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thumbnailMediocre is not a competitive advantage – turning your competitors into followers
May 24th, 2017
Growing or improving the competitive position of an established business has been the focus of a number of events and initiatives we have been involved in recently. For many businesses the ability to produce, provide or deliver something either ...
thumbnailWriting Killer Website Copy Without Being Bland and Salesy
May 2nd, 2017
Everyone’s attention is difficult to grab on the internet, so you need to really nail your website copy. But what makes great website copy? Is it bullet points? Is it pushing your features and benefits, or just your features? If you’re not a...
thumbnailHow To Deal With Stress At Work
April 27th, 2017
At one stage or another in our lives, most of us will be affected by stress to some degree. It can be brought on by things like divorce, bereavement, money worries, workplace problems or family conflicts, or it can simply build up as a results o...
thumbnailThree forms of cyberattack that all SMEs must be able to deal with
April 19th, 2017
Small businesses should by now be aware of the increasing number of cybercrime offence headlines in the 2017 news. Many of these crimes affected large businesses, but it would be a mistake to think that small businesses are protected by their si...
thumbnail5 top tips to boost your online presence using social media
April 3rd, 2017
Love it or hate it, there’s no avoiding social media anymore. These free online digital marketing services can really help you reach new customers, find new contacts, and spread the word about what you do to thousands of potential clients.
thumbnailSeven Legal Considerations When Setting Up A New Business
March 30th, 2017
Setting up a new business is an exciting and challenging time. Whatever your new venture, securing the right advice – be that financial, legal, HR or otherwise – is crucial. In the long-run it can save you both time and money, removing unnec...
thumbnailWhy your business website needs a blog
March 20th, 2017
You may have asked yourself the question whether you should be blogging and still not made a decision. I hope, at the end of this article you will ask yourself a new question: “How can I incorporate blogging into my marketing efforts as quickl...
thumbnailJob Vacancy: D2N2 Growth Hub Manager
March 6th, 2017
Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Notts, NG2 3NG
thumbnailBusiness Lounge Sessions at Venturefest East Midlands
March 6th, 2017
There’s even more on offer for delegates at this year’s Venturefest East Midlands with their boutique Business Lounge sessions. These sessions will offer the opportunity for delegates to hear and learn from experts within the Venturefest Eas...
thumbnailFuse: Connecting graduates and small businesses in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
February 27th, 2017
Fuse is a scheme aimed at better connecting graduates and small businesses in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. The programme takes the elements of a corporate graduate scheme, and makes it available for SMEs in the area. This includes: