Protect Your Online Reputation

Some time ago I spoke at a local tourist group (Discover West Norfolk) event and advised the audience to never assume that their business name was safe if they chose to ignore or overlook social media.  As I talked I explained that Norfolk Lavender (an international name if ever there…

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Rules of Social Engagement All Newcomers Must Know

Many small businesses who know little or nothing about the world of the internet dive in to social media in the belief that they can build their business opportunities on the hoof.  In other words – they can fudge their way paying no attention to the key mistakes often made…

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Change Your Twitter ID and Keep Your Followers

As we all know, nothing stays the same.  Whether we are talking business or not things change all the time and we need to adapt to accommodate this. As your business evolves there are sometimes good reasons for rebranding.  This presents some minor challenges in that it is not just…

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WordPress Works For Today’s Business

There are many ways to design and construct a business website.  Today’s internet demands shareability with any on-line marketing activity so every business needs a website that can keep  up.  To compete in the changing on-line market place good business websites must: be easy to update at the drop of…

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Internet Evolution – the 3.0 Web

I am acutely conscious that the world wide web has evolved continually since its inception.  However, it was a recent revelation to me that the various phases of it are now being named!  I should not be surprised really because everything to do with software and technology seems to start…

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Difference Between Blogging and Social Media

The numbers of internet users that have caught the social media and blogging bug grow daily and will continue to do so exponentially thus making it all the more critical to retain a competitive edge.  But how many of us really understand the big picture? Many of us simply post…

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Cloud Storage and Back Up – What You Need to Know

On-line back up is not the same as cloud storage.  There are a number of businesses who promote their services using both storage service terms. But how do you know that you are getting what you are looking for when it comes to cloud storage?  Data storage in the cloud…

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Social Media – Getting Started For Small Businesses

One way or another it is constantly being proved that social media is here to stay and small businesses who are not proactively engaged in at least three of the main platforms are going to be left behind by the competition.  Once you establish your social media presence keeping it…

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Delegate to Your Own Virtual Assistant

A Virtual Assistant (VA) is a growing 21st century trend. VAs are self-employed professionals able to offer cost-effective administrative and office support to large or small organisations, executives, entrepreneurs and busy individuals. With our help your time is freed up so that you can concentrate on growing your business.  With…

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