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  • Starting a business in a competitive industry

    by Jasper Martens | 24 Feb 2010

    Starting up a business can be tough, especially in a fiercely competitive industry. We asked Clara Beasley, the founder of Gridmodels.com, about her experiences of starting up and running a model agency business in the motorsport industry.

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  • Attract more traffic to your website?

    by Rosie Beasley | 24 Feb 2010

    Within our knowledge team one of the most asked questions is: “How do I attract more customers to my website?” It’s almost become on a level of: “Is there life after death?” In this article I’m not going to answer this question, but I can give some tips to small businesses on how they can attract the right customers to their website without having to spend a large amount of money. So how do you stand out in the crowd?

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  • 5 key online marketing concepts for beginners

    by Josh Hall | 23 Feb 2010

    The internet has become an all-pervasive force, not just in business but in people’s day-to-day lives. Its impact on the world of marketing has been immense, with many businesses now spending significantly more on web-based marketing than on traditional offline marketing activities.

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  • Top 10 business advice articles of the week

    by Jasper Martens | 19 Feb 2010

    Every week we select 10 articles we think are worth reading at the end of your work-week. Start your weekend now - have a look at these articles selected by our Simply Business knowledge team.

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  • Great workplace movies and why we love them

    by Rosie Beasley | 19 Feb 2010

    We spend about half of our waking lives working, probably more if we are business owners, which is undoubtedly why films and television shows about the workplace are so entertaining for so many people.

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  • 5 financial implications of hiring additional staff

    by Josh Hall | 18 Feb 2010

    As the UK begins the slow process of recovery, many firms are beginning to consider expanding their workforce again. Josh Hall discusses the financial implications of hiring more staff.

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  • How to keep buy-to-let records for your tax return

    by Josh Hall | 18 Feb 2010

    Landlords, like any other business owners, have a number of important record keeping obligations. These help you to give the correct information on your tax return and save money at the same time.

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  • 'SME owners see social web networking as a place for people with too much time on their hands'

    by Jasper Martens | 16 Feb 2010

    As part of our Small Business entrepeneur knowledge interview series, Ces Loftus of Creatively Minded Design explains why good brand design and social media is essential to improve your small business.

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  • Top 10 business advice articles of the week

    by Jasper Martens | 12 Feb 2010

    Every week we select 10 articles we think are worth reading at the end of your work-week. Start your weekend now - have a look at these articles selected by our Simply Business knowledge team.

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  • How to create an effective business card

    by Josh Hall | 11 Feb 2010

    Despite the rise of electronic methods of communication, in many industries business cards continue to reign supreme. For many professionals, business cards are significantly more than just contact information. They are a way of projecting an image of yourself and your firm; of establishing yourself in the mind of the receiver.

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