Month: April 2022

The Five Key Tips That Helped Me Go From Full-Time Employment To Being My Own Boss

The year 2020 will forever be etched in our memories. For many of us, the constant battle against COVID-19 and the restrictions on life as a result of it, will feature prominently on the agenda when it comes to ‘worst year ever’ chats.  When the pandemic hit, and those who could work from home began …

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Why Every Business Should Adopt A Subscription Model

The way we buy is changing.  Currently, there is an ongoing shift away from making individual, one-off purchases for goods and services, in favour of a subscription (or reoccurring income) model. This model has expanded from its roots in magazines, music, and streaming to now being commonplace in industries such as software, automotive, fashion, and …

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5 Top Tips For Stress Relief: How To Have A Healthier Mind At Home And At Work

The world is a stressful place right now. The COVID-19 pandemic saw a surge in mental health issues, with statistics from the World Health Organization reporting a worldwide increase in depression and anxiety of over 25%, with a particular impact being had on young people and women. The root of much of this increase may …

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5 Powerful Ways To Raise Your Online Profile

The internet offers businesses unrivalled opportunities to promote their services, connect with potential clients and customers, and convert interest into sales. But the online marketplace is crowded, even oversaturated. There is more competition now than ever before and standing out is a challenge.  This is why if you want to improve your chances of achieving …

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When Times Are Good You Should Advertise, When Times Are Bad You MUST Advertise!

Many business leaders have talked about why it is important to ‘pivot’ during the COVID-19 pandemic. They all have their own ideas about what it actually means, and their own agendas for telling business owners why it is important.  But what does ‘pivot’ actually mean, and why is it important? A ‘pivot’ refers to a …

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Thrive: Free Business Support Service Launched

A new business support service called Thrive has been launched, offering a range of business training and support services for the self-employed and small to medium-size enterprises (SMEs) in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset*, and Torbay. The service aims to stimulate economic development through improving SME productivity and competitiveness, helping businesses to grow, create jobs, and reach …

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What Are Infographics And Why Should You Be Using Them?

The first statistical graphs as we know them today were created by William Playfair in his 1786 book The Commercial And Political Atlas, although some historians argue there are cave paintings in the Serra Da Capivara caves in Brazil with similar features to many modern infographics that date from as far back as 25,000 years …

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