Starting a business in the UK is easier now than ever. It still takes a lot of hard work of course, but with resilience and self-belief, you can make a success of it. Having a great idea is just one part of the battle, putting the idea into action and everything else that comes after is where it counts, and that includes researching short term loans if required. Here are 10 top tips for starting a business in the UK. 1 What problem are you solving? Firstly, in what way will your service or product help solve a problem that… [Continue Reading] "10 Tips for Starting A Business in the UK"
Category: Content marketing
Having a successful marketing strategy is crucial for any small business. Design plays an important role in marketing. Thankfully, you don’t have to be a graphic designer to create a professional look for your brand. These best design apps for small business owners cover a variety of design needs. Taking on the creative and visual part of your business is rewarding, and it can also save you money. Although, you could get a loan if you had to and hire a professional – no matter your credit rating, since a very bad credit loans direct lender is a potential option.… [Continue Reading] "Best design apps and services for small businesses"
If you run a blogging site like this one, BloggedTopics.com, or something completely different then you know the importance of having relevant content. This is what evergreen content is except this type of content is always relevant. Evergreen content is any piece of content that stays relevant and is always of interest. This type of content is in contrast to content that is time-sensitive such as news pieces or current events style content. Some examples of this type of content could be: Listicle pieces (best 10 movies of the ‘80s for instance) Tutorials Definition pieces (explainer posts) Mistakes/pitfalls There are… [Continue Reading] "Evergreen content and your business"
Everybody knows that content is king, or rather great content is king, but simply pumping out content, regardless of how great it may be, is not going to mean too much if you don’t have trust and influence. For instance, you may have a life-changing product but if you are selling it from a cardboard box on a street corner, you are not going to get very far. You need to start building influence. Take that same product and have a high street store sell it for you and watch those sales start to rack up! Content marketing is pretty… [Continue Reading] "Building influence for your site"
When the pandemic is over, what is the world going to look like? Many things have pretty much returned to normal here in the UK, but some things are never going back to the way they were – going back to the office, for example – for business in 2022. A lot of businesses are happy for their staff to continue working from home, and some businesses are making it mandatory. Not everyone is happy with that, my friend included, but sadly there is not much they can do. That being said, some people are looking to start their own… [Continue Reading] "Starting a business in 2022"
Many small and local businesses have been battered during successive lock-down measures. Many of these have had to close their doors for good – even after government assistance to help them remain open. Sometimes, our best efforts just aren’t enough for our small business to stay in business in 2021. For those of us that remain, how do we pick up the pieces and surge forward in 2021? It is import to start taking steps now so that your business can hit the ground running next year. By implementing the steps outlined here, you will help make your business grab… [Continue Reading] "Elevate your small business in 2021 after Covid-19"
44,000 years. That’s roughly how long humans have been sharing stories (or, performing content marketing), according to a piece on ArsTechnica. Indonesian cave paintings were the first infographics, and they were the first recorded stories that were shared. Hit the fast forward button to skip a few millennia, and we are telling more stories than we ever were and in a variety of different ways. The digital world that we now find ourselves in is evolving at a breakneck pace. Content gathers dust on the digital shelf like fossils in some long-forgotten museum, and today’s trending hashtag is tomorrow’s meme… [Continue Reading] "Why content marketing is cost-effective and powerful"
Content marketing answers the question: “Are you going to find your next client, or are they going to find you?” Hopefully, you’ll have more of the latter than the former. It makes things much easier and would be a signal that you are reaping content marketing benefits fully. Business owners need to have a properly defined inbound marketing strategy. That is, one that is a combination of content marketing, search and social media. Content marketing is the very foundation on which a successful inbound strategy is built. Without content, there is nothing to share. If you don’t already have a… [Continue Reading] "10 Content Marketing Benefits"