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8 Effective Ways to Promote Your Business on Social Media

In recent years, social media has gone from a new idea to an absolute must for marketers. Of all the new media marketing platforms, social has most thoroughly turned traditional marketing on its head...
Lexie Lu
Lexie Lu
Posted on: 02.06.17
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If the NHS can’t stop ransomware then how do small businesses?

In the early aftermath of the widely reported NHS WannaCry ransomware incident, we continue to explore the extent of cybercrime facing our online society. The Safer Cyber strand of the Police and...
Ian Maxted
Ian Maxted
Posted on: 25.05.17
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How to earn website visitors trust in 5 easy ways

If your site doesn’t seem trustworthy at any point of a visitor's initial experience, they’ll likely turn back and head elsewhere. T o earn trust, make sure you do the following...
Khalid Saleh
Khalid Saleh
Posted on: 28.04.17
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There's gold in that data!

It's been five years since we first heard that ' Data is the new oil' , in those five years the tools available to us to collect, sift, analyse and share that data have exploded in number. In...
Chris Weston
Chris Weston
Posted on: 24.04.17
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Head of cities at Uber reveals how intrapreneurship is the driving force behind sustainable cities & driverless cars
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Fred Jones speaks about how a culture of intrapreneurship at Uber is behind innovations such as driverless cars.
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
Posted on: 03.04.17
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How to put together a robust IT disaster recovery plan

Creating an IT disaster recovery plan is an essential safety measure for any company reliant on IT systems, and let's face it, what business isn't.
Dave Blackhurst
Dave Blackhurst
Posted on: 03.04.17
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BT director reveals expansion plans at Business West networking breakfast

BT is growing its footprint in Gloucestershire and wishes to spend more money with suppliers in the region. The initiative was revealed by Paul Coles, regional director for BT in the South West at a...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Posted on: 22.03.17
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How to stop your business drowning in data

The rise of the cloud has enabled businesses to do so much more in 2017, from managing your own accounts, to working remotely with a team across the globe. Lower costs, more flexibility, and better...
Sarah Hewitson
Sarah Hewitson
Posted on: 20.03.17
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Put 'Help' at the heart of your video marketing strategy

In today’s cluttered digital world, cutting through and getting heard is increasingly tough. Plenty of doomsday stats have recently been predicting the death of content marketing, owing to increased...
Jon Mowat
Jon Mowat
Posted on: 10.03.17
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