Monthly Archives: September 2011

Google Plus – Just another social media site?

Dated: 21 September 2011

    When Google+ was released for testing 3 months ago, there was a bit of a Buzz (excuse the pun) And Google implemented the initial testing with it’s usual style of limited invitations. Personally, I think limiting the initial stage makes sound business sense as it means they can test it properly on a larger […]

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What type of business plan?

Dated: 14 September 2011

Business plans can be a great tool to keep you on track in your business and to help you answer lots of questions that may be you haven’t thought about. Though a lot of business owners don’t realise that there are different types of business plan for different purposes. The most common reasons to write […]

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Staying organised

Dated: 7 September 2011

Have you ever noticed that when things are really busy suddenly you start forgetting things you wouldn’t normally? It’s very easy once you get to capacity to start forgetting things regularly because the average brain can only remember 7 things. Notably this is also one of the reasons people are told to count to ten […]

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Is buying a business like buying a car

Dated: 6 September 2011

A couple of months ago, one of our clients bought a business. We’ve been working with them for only a couple of weeks but it’s become apparent that there are pretty serious discrepancies between what the seller told them about the business and the reality. The more we’ve talked, the more it seems like buying […]

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Email Etiquette

Dated: 6 September 2011

How do you differentiate your emails from spam emails? Using your email database with respect is key for any business these days. Though, it’s difficult to find that balance between personal communication that drives business your way and unwanted spam which drives people away. So how do you make your email communication work for your […]

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