Self-made female entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing group of millionaires in the UK. Here’s how JK Rowling, Michelle Mone and Hilary Devey became diamonds under pressure.
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The latest thinking on how to get your website higher up the Google search rankings.
Some legal aspects of running a business are straightforward. Here’s where you could save money by doing it yourself.
How the ‘power of the playground’ helped two mums, with no design experience, invent and launch Splats.
Are you following your dreams? It’s a term associated with achieving your ambitions, finding your purpose or starting a business. But have you ever considered the literal power of dreams to deliver inspiration and drive those goals?
The Business & IP Centre at the British Library is a fantastic resource. Here is how they are supporting women in business.
Bringing people together gives your business momentum. You have just one chance to get it right – and so many ways to go wrong!
Love it or hate it, Facebook is a top driver of business sales and engagement. Can you afford to ignore it?
Lots of food businesses have made the leap from kitchen table to household name. Whatever your ambition our top ten tips will get you off to a solid start.
Many small business owners are put off social media, because they do not know how to translate it into sales. So how do you turn Twitter into turnover?
Yesterday’s budget introduced tax-free childcare. That’s great news for most self-employed parents. But at the same time childcare support is getting tighter for self-employed parents moving onto Universal Credit.
Technology has launched us into a marketing minefield. Do you need offline? Online? Above the line? Should it cost the earth? Will an online dialler improve customer relations? Should your webpage be CSS, Wordpress, self-hosted or custom-built?
It’s a tough time to get business funding, but there are still some options out there.
You can find women-friendly business support in your area by using our newly updated interactive map. It includes listings of over 50 organisations across the UK.
Trade shows offer real value to small businesses during a downturn. But, it’s more important than ever to see clear, value-based outcomes that will follow from your investment of time, effort and money.
How does a therapist build a successful practise? What are the secrets? There is no magic formula but with a bit of hard work you can promote your practise and get referrals.
Consumers are fast-forwarding through commercials and paying less attention to billboards. Take a look around you. How many smart phones do you see? That’s how you need to reach them – SEO.
Although there are a lot of different types of social media and many can be used to help promote your business there are three key players in the market: facebook, twitter and Google+
There are options for home working which won’t leave you either working 40 hours a week with no sales, or £25 down and in possession of a ‘training guide’ that tells you how to set up your own bogus job adverts.
At just 18, Katie Smith turned her cravings for Marmite and Monster Munch into a successful business. Follow her progress in this great series of video clips from Business in You.
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