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Choosing the right domain name for a business

Sham Hussain, marketing executive at digital service provider Yell, discusses the importance of choosing the most appropriate domain name for your business.

Business Technology

Marketing

Optimising Twitter for business

In this age of 24/7 communication, your consumers are not only people who buy your product or services, but are vital to your online presence and valued members of your marketing team.

Business Technology

Choosing the right domain name for a business

Sham Hussain, marketing executive at digital service provider Yell, discusses the importance of choosing the most appropriate domain name for your business.

Marketing

Optimising Twitter for business

In this age of 24/7 communication, your consumers are not only people who buy your product or services, but are vital to your online presence and valued members of your marketing team.

Business Ideas & Planning

How to make a business partnership work

Companies led by a duo rather than a single head often attribute their success to the power of their business partnership.

Legal advice

How do I protect my idea?

I have developed and researched a new idea that I think has the potential to be commercially successful. How do I protect my idea?

Business management

Interview with Denise Proctor of baby equipment rental service The Baby Loft

Mum of two Denise Proctor started baby equipment rental service The Baby Loft in 2010 and expects to double its opening year's turnover of £20,000 this year.

News

Shorter apprenticeship schemes do not provide same value as longer courses

Business owners are concerned that shorter apprenticeship schemes do not provide the same value as longer courses, the Forum of Private Business warns.

Advice

How to increase profitability

SmallBusiness.co.uk presents five ideas for increasing profitability and keeping your business in the black.

Business Technology

The benefits of fully integrated business management software

As any business owner knows, both efficiency and effective communication are the Holy Grail of good business management.

Business management

SMEs should open their doors to the world

There has never been a better time for small enterprises across the UK to be embracing worldwide trade in order to help their businesses flourish and grow.

Employing & managing staff

Innovating from within

Companies are empowering staff at all levels of authority to contribute key ideas and strategies and the resulting intrapreneurs can benefit businesses in multiple ways, writes Ben Lobel.

Blog

The way the apprentice cookie crumbles

Jamie Lyons, co-founder of FundedApps, Adi Gaskell, editor for the CMI's management blog, and Nigel Botterill, founder of Entrepreneur's Circle, offer their views on Wednesday's The Apprentice, in which the teams had to produce and market a new brand of biscuit.

Marketing

Reduce risks associated with social media

Brands looking to make their mark within the social media sphere need to be aware of the potential pitfalls.

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?

Partner content

Why your business should switch to a broadband-based phone network

Analogue phone systems are increasingly being replaced by smarter broadband based networks – here’s why you should consider switching

Partner content

Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.