Guest Blogs

Why Google Business Pages Are So Important For Local Businesses

December 15, 2016 by Alison Page 0 Comments

For businesses with physical locations or localised services who rely on attracting and retaining new local customers, it’s vital to utilise the power of a strong online presence. It may seem like the most important aspects of an online strategy is the setting up of the website, social media profiles and possibly an Adwords campaign, […]

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Strap on Your Boots by Jules Wake

September 22, 2014 by Alison Page 0 Comments

The road to getting a book published is a rocky one and takes determination, tenacity and downright pig-headedness, many of the attributes you need to run a successful small or medium sized business. Here, former self-employed PR Consultant and now author, Jules Wake shares some of her tips on getting published, which she believes are […]

How to Keep on Top of Google’s Algorithm Changes

March 25, 2014 by Alison Page 1 Comments

We all know how important search engine optimisation is for a business. Being at the top of Google, whether you are a large, national brand, or a small, local company, can literally transform your business. The vast majority of web searchers only click on the top 3 search results and rarely go as far as […]

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Planning Ahead – How to get the most out of Trade Shows

February 28, 2014 by Alison Page 0 Comments

Trade shows can be a fantastic way of making new contacts in your industry and increasing business. They can also be very expensive. The day of the trade show can pass very quickly, and without a plan you will find you’ve wasted your time and money. By planning ahead, you can get the most out […]

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Getting your blog noticed

November 27, 2013 by Alison Page 1 Comments

So, you want to write a blog? It might be a standalone blog, or a blog attached to a website that promotes your business. How are you going to write it – and what’s it going to be about? And how are you going to get people to notice it? Here are a few tips to […]

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Google+ in the Business World

July 20, 2013 by Alison Page 0 Comments

The following article has been written by Aaron Hawkins, senior SEO executive at Distinctly Digital, an SEO/PPC agency based in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Google+ is the fastest growing social network.  Since its launch on June 28th 2011, Google+ has seen its popularity soar. Many of the early adopters to this emerging social network were those in […]

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The 5 Golden Rules For Advert Design

June 25, 2013 by Alison Page 0 Comments

“Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing but nobody else does”  – Stuart Henderson Britt Thanks Raj for this guest blog post. Earlier in the week I listened to a great presentation by Raj Nagji of The Local Directory on the pitfalls of […]

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Business Networking Good Tips Guide

April 23, 2013 by Alison Page 0 Comments

Many thanks to Viva Networking for this guest blog post. Based on working an 8-hour day, 5 days a week, between the ages of 18-65, with 4 weeks holiday a year, did you know we spend 90,240 hours of our life working? That is a lot of hours! Moreover, depending on the work you do, […]

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How to Use Call Tracking to Measure & Optimise Your Inbound Efforts

March 8, 2013 by Alison Page 0 Comments

Analytics software has come a long way over the past few years, and it’s now becoming increasingly easier to measure where responses to your marketing efforts are coming from.  Google have their free analytics software, showing you where your website traffic has come from, what pages they visited and other user behaviour that is nothing […]

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Anything Is Possible Until We Decide Otherwise by Becky Rui

January 23, 2013 by Alison Page 2 Comments

Becky Rui is the daughter of an old school friend of mine. She is just 20 years old, a talented photographer and a savvy young lady. I asked her to write a guest blog for me, you’ll see why. Read her inspiring story below… Being self-employed is wonderful for anyone who is doing what they […]