13Nov

How to build your ecommerce business

By j.evans / November 13, 2020 / Handy Tips / No Comments

Building your ecommerce business:  How to use drop shipping The drop shipping market is currently valued at over USD 149.4 billion and is expected to reach USD 557.9 billion by 2025.  Over 33% of all online stores use it.  So what is it? Drop shipping is a supply chain method in which the retaile...

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12Oct

How to start a white label business

By j.evans / October 12, 2020 / Handy Tips / No Comments

Have you ever thought about starting your own white label business and selling online? It’s easier than you think – if you put in some work. So …what is a white label?  It’s a product or service produced by one company and rebranded and packaged by many other companies as their own.  Here’s...

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21Sep

Getting new ideas to market – how to avoid the pitfalls

By j.evans / September 21, 2020 / Handy Tips / No Comments

New ideas – opportunities – and pitfalls Have you got time on your hands?  Use it to turn your innovative idea into a new business or explore new ways to pivot an existing business.  In challenging times, there are always opportunities! But what do you do next and how do you avoid the...

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13Aug

Looking for funding for your business?

By j.evans / August 13, 2020 / Grants and Awards, Handy Tips / No Comments

Looking for funding for your business ideas. Know where and how to look and who to contact.

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9Jul

COVID tips to help your business survive and thrive

Do an audit: what could you have done better, smarter or quicker during the lockdown? Make a contingency plan: prepare for other business disruptions Can your employees continue to do some work from home? What ongoing protocols do you need to have in place? Can you reach a larger market by delive...

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11Jun

Disrupting the food delivery disruptors ….

By j.evans / June 11, 2020 / News / No Comments

Disrupting the food delivery disruptors

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7May

Seven ways for your business to survive the COVID-19 crisis

By j.evans / May 7, 2020 / Handy Tips / No Comments

Plan how to manage your team, your business and cash flow during the crisis Audit your current skills, services, products and capabilities and consider how, or if they could be delivered differently. g. via YouTube, webinars, online platforms Explore the current needs and gaps in the marketplace....

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4Dec

Are you ready?

By j.evans / December 4, 2019 / Handy Tips / No Comments

Christmas preparations for your business Advise your customers of your opening hours over the Christmas period; update the messages on your email, social media and phone. Where appropriate, provide an alternative contact point.  Ensure you have sufficient stock, staff and resources for your busy ...

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15Nov

Do you own your face?

By j.evans / November 15, 2019 / Technology / No Comments

Do you own your face? Facial recognition technology is widely used. Others are using and selling your image without your permission.

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29Aug

Hobby? … or business? What you need to know!

By j.evans / August 29, 2019 / Handy Tips / No Comments

Should you turn your hobby into a business? So … you make clothes, design websites or take photographs?  Should you turn your hobby into a business?   You will need time, money and a long-term commitment to run a business.  But you should also be able to answer these questions. Your product or se...

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