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A great new concept to help with health and wellbeing in the workplace

I’d like to introduce Susan Walgate, who’s created a great new concept to help with health and wellbeing in the workplace and support your local charity at the same time. Susan runs a business that rotates artwork throughout the region for as little as 50p per day. A third of the revenue goes to...

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The Power of Uniqueness

Do you find yourself competing on price?  Do you struggle to maintain customer loyalty?  Is it a battle to convince new prospects to buy? Today, I want to share with you a foundational principle that will revolutionise your business.  It’s called a UNIQUE SELLING PROPOSITION (USP) and if you don’t already have one, NOW is the...

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Business NE

Welcome to the first edition of Your Business NE, the only Digital North East Business magazine that is devoted to helping local businesses increase profits by simply learning from the useful hints and tips that that magazine offers. The magazine is FREE so if you like what you see and would like some FREE...

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Why you don’t have to be up by 5am for work everyday!

I found this a really interesting read. After reading it, it appears that organisation and what works for you is key. Your routine may not suit everyone, but it’s good to know that you don’t have to! Feel free to read and share Carol Roth’s article from Entrepreneur… We’ve all heard how successful entrepreneurs...

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DL Expo – 17th May 2017

Are you a business owner or manager in the North East of England? The you should come along to the DL Expo on Wednesday 17th May. Come and join the FREE Big Breakfast Networking opportunity, listen to head line speaker Marc Hogan, attend selected seminars and gain Professional consultations (FREE) that will help smaller...

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5 Ways Entrepreneurs benefit from using ‘Deal Websites’ for their Discounts

I’m always looking to see how Entrepreneurs boost their business. This piece from Entrepreneur shows that advertising your discounts on ‘Deal Websites’ such as Groupon, Wowcher etc can really work… Click here to read the full article by Rehan Ijaz

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Grow your business via social media

Social media has become intrinsic to growing your audience for your business – But only if it’s done correctly! This article by Jonathan Long shares the top 6 must-do tips and tricks used by other Entrepreneurs that work. A lot of businesses do social media marketing wrong. They hear everyone screaming, “You must have a...

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Have you got your Branding right?

If you don’t have a powerful and visible personal brand, you are putting yourself at a disadvantage in almost every aspect of your professional, business and personal life. Personal branding has become a requirement for anyone looking to grow their business, get a better job, get noticed by the press, take their career to...

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3 Important steps to hold your marketing accountable to the bottom line

Do you ever say to yourself, “I think about half of my marketing is working, I’m just not sure which half”? Or experience the frustration of throwing away hundreds of pounds on unproven, unpredictable marketing campaigns with absolutely NO idea whether or not you’ll get a satisfactory return? Today, we’re discussing an important principle...

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Mentoring staff

As a business owner or manager you’re probably faced with little time to mentor or motivate your employees. However, by investing time in doing so (particularly with long term staff) will pay dividends in the long run as they will become more confident in dealing with problems and situations themselves rather than leaving you...

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7 Steps to winning new customers

Whatever your business it’s important to keep new customers coming to your door. Take a look at this article below from Entrepreneur to see what you can do to keep them coming on in!!

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Do you have a real team behind you?

When it comes to your employees do they work as a cohesive unit – or is there backbiting, slacking off and complaining? Today, I want to introduce you to an important principle you simply MUST understand if you want to create a work environment where your people can feel empowered to operate at optimal...

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