Six things to remember when setting up your own business

The decision to stop working for other people and start working for yourself is rarely taken lightly, and can be as overwhelming as it is exhilarating. Chances are you’ve done your research and know the steps you need to take to promote yourself and your services (after all, you…

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CRM - what it should mean to you

Whether you are working for yourself, as part of a small business or even running your own enterprise – you will probably have heard the phrase CRM being bandied about – but what does it mean and why is it so important? CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management, and seeing as the…

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10 golden rules for working from home

Having the flexibility to be able to work from home is considered the holy grail of self-employment; you can plan your days to suit you and eliminate that mind-numbing commute. All of this is great, but if you find yourself spending less time working and more time stalking friends on…

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Why it is important to network - whatever your profession

For many people the idea of ‘networking’ conjures up images of suit-clad professionals swapping business cards in swanky wine bars. While this is of course an option, we’re here to tell you that there are other ways. But first of all – why should you bother networking at all? In…

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The importance of being online

Starting a small business can be a stressful time and the idea of setting yourself up online can be daunting. The truth is, these days you don’t have to be a technical wizard who speaks only in JavaScript riddles, you simply need to put in a little effort to…

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