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It's all about the story! Three stories that will win business

I was once given a piece of advice that I didn't actually take at the time, but it has stuck with me ever since; 'It's all about the story.' The meaning of which is pretty much: take a chance, do it...
Robin Mason
Robin Mason
Posted on: 22.07.15
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10 tips for successful networking

Networking is a key way to generate leads and get to know other business people; particularly if you run a small business or are growing. Events vary in format and the type of businesses they attract...
Laura Cunningham
Laura Cunningham
Posted on: 14.07.15
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5 Tools To Kick Start Your E-exporting Strategy

If you are growing into international trade, or thinking about exporting to a new market, here's 5 tools to help your SEO strategy and website rankings.
Charlie Bradley
Charlie Bradley
Posted on: 30.06.15
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Breathe new life into digital customer relationships

In a world of connected technology, automated systems and "Big Data" companies risk losing the invaluable personal connection with their customers. We talk to marketing professor and award winning...
Steven Van Belleghem
Steven Van Belleghem
Posted on: 22.06.15
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A day in the life of an international marketing manager at River Island

With over 350 stores across the UK, Ireland and internationally throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe, River Island's marketing team sure have their work cut out for them. We find out what it...
Amanda Fenby
Amanda Fenby
Posted on: 17.06.15
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9 young entrepreneurs nailing the start-up scene in the South West

With a thriving business scene, the South West is the place to set up stall. We showcase 9 exciting new businesses in the region started by talented young entrepreneurs, who share their top tips for...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Posted on: 17.06.15
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Halal in Asia

Muslims account for about 40% or about 240 million of Southeast Asia's population, thus making Islam the most widely practiced religion in this region. Majorities are found in Brunei, Indonesia and...
Carole McCarthy
Carole McCarthy
Posted on: 04.06.15
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Mastering finance: 5 tips for start-up success

Raising finance requires careful planning, as a thorough fine-tuned financial plan will significantly boost your chance of obtaining investment and launching a successful business. We take a look at...
Alyson Eyval
Alyson Eyval
Posted on: 04.06.15
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Facebook Video: 5 tips for small businesses

The rapid momentum of Facebook video is both exciting and challenging for digital marketers because, although it offers a whole new opportunity for high levels of brand reach and engagement, it's...
Lana Richardson
Lana Richardson
Posted on: 26.05.15
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