A question I get asked often is “Should I set up as a sole trader or a limited company” Another question that usually comes straight after is “What is the difference between a sole trader and a limited company?” So, I thought I’d put this short article together to explain in simple terms the difference […]
Running a small business has a lot in common with being a parent. There are no rule books, no accepted protocols set in stone and no blueprint to follow to guarantee the success of any business. Being in business since a young age and for the past few years a consultant and mentor, I’ve been […]
It’s an alarming statistic that over half of new businesses fail within the first couple of years. Here are the top five reasons why. Find out how you can easily avoid business failure.
I’m currently working 16 hour days (again) redesigning a website for an existing client. The website in question is a ten year old one that I work on regularly for this client. The client in question knows the value of having a good online presence and in fact around 80% of their business is now […]
You may not realise it but everyone who is in business or any customer facing role needs to know how to sell. The truth is, you’ve been selling since the day you were born. Each time you cried as a baby you were selling, each time you talked your parents into letting you have ice […]
During the past few years I’ve not had to deal with a hacked website at all, but over the past two months I’ve dealt with four! Today one of my own websites was hacked. Despite increased website security that exists these days, every website runs the risk of being hacked. When it happens, I say […]
It doesn’t matter how much you try to please your customers and deliver a good service or product, you will inevitably receive a customer complaint at some point. The reasons for a customer complaining are many. It’s possible that your product or service has fallen short of their expectations, this is perhaps the usual cause of a […]