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Manage your calendar

Three Top Tools For Managing Your Jam Packed Calendar

19 February 2013 by Kathryn Hall

However much you love running your micro business, there are certainly plenty of challenges. And one of the top ones for many busy micro business owners is how to manage your time. If you regularly find yourself starting the week with a ‘to do’ list containing a million and one items (giving you a headache before you’ve even begun), then these three calendar efficiency tools will help you ... Read More


Content Marketing

I hate interruption marketing

Now You Can Market Your Business Without Annoying Customers

I’d like you to imagine that you've just sat down to dinner with your family. It’s the end of a long day.  It's your first opportunity to begin ... Read More


Retirement Speedometer Racing to End of Work Career

Pension Auto-Enrolment: the good, the bad and the ugly

This article is aimed at micro businesses with employees, outlining how to comply with pension-auto enrolment. If you’re a freelancer you may still be ... Read More

PR & Social Media

Social media

How To Sell Through Social Media

Social media is here to stay. And thank goodness because used well it's an incredibly powerful micro business sales tool. To use social media ... Read More

Sales & Marketing

Birds tweeting social media concept with clouds speech bubbles

Hybrid Marketing: Big Brand Techniques Perfect for Small Business

This year, social media has undoubtedly been a hot topic when it comes to marketing. Many big brands have run campaigns on social platforms that ... Read More


Consumer Satisfaction

What Is Good Value For Money?

I heard the expression "value for money" for the first time nearly 30 years ago. Since then it has always been important for me to give value for ... Read More

Web, Tech & SEO

Micro Business SEO

How To Use SEO To Let Customers Find You Online

As a micro business owner you have probably heard of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). SEO is the process by which marketers and webmasters can ... Read More