How a website can strengthen your brand

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If your website doesn’t accurately represent your brand, you’re doing your business a huge disservice. Derby Hub’s Koobr discuss why and how you can strengthen your brand identity with a better website.   Your brand identity is the absolute summation of who you are and what you…


Date Added: 23 May 2017

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How your small business can make a big impact!

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Being part of yesterday’s presentation ‘How your small business can make a big impact’ together with Yvonne Gorman from Essential Print Services and my colleague Craig Barker from Koobr was a giggle from planning to presentation. Our goal, ‘Make it memorable’, and the first…


Date Added: 18 May 2017

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What is a "Presentation"?

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A presentation provides a limited amount of time to present a message or topic to an audience, that audience could be an individual person or hundreds of people. Whether it’s 60 seconds or 60 minutes, it’s a story that needs structure with a beginning, middle and an end. It doesn’t…


Date Added: 05 May 2017

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5 Great Benefits of an EPoS System for a Restaurant or Bar

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An effective point of sale makes all the difference between business success and inefficiency. Derby Hub member CBE’s highlights 5 Great Benefits of an EPoS System for a Restaurant or Bar.   The challenges of running a successful bar or restaurant are very different from other forms of retail…


Date Added: 02 May 2017

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Proposed fracking could disrupt private properties and places of business across the East Midlands. Derby Hub member Nelsons Solicitors discusses litigation and what you can do if fracking plans are a concern for your place of business.   A drilling company has approached the landowners of Sherwood…


Date Added: 17 February 2017

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Is your business at risk from information thieves? Derby Hub member Owen at Code 56 explains the dangers of ‘phishing’ and how to prevent it from happening to you.   Phishing (pronounced “fishing”) is a type of social engineering attack, where the attacker sends people some…


Date Added: 09 February 2017

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The secret to successful marketing

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Marketing is the cornerstone of success for every business, whether you’re in retail, manufacturing, or the service provider industry. But what is the secret to effective and successful marketing?  Derby Hub member Alison Beardsley from TEC.I.T. takes a look at the 5 steps you need to initiate.…


Date Added: 23 February 2016

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How to write effective content

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Content creation goes far beyond blogging, it’s the lifeblood of your business online. We take a look at why fresh, high-quality content is so important and how to use it effectively across all channels of your digital marketing efforts. You’re not a writer. You’re never going to win…


Date Added: 16 October 2015

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The Art of Interaction:

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A Guide on Social Media Usage for Business.  Social Media has been used in business for a long time. It’s easily the most efficient method of communicating directly with your target audience outside of hitting them up at a local bar. Everyone uses social media, so it’s important to know…


Date Added: 03 September 2015

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The Three Pillars of Social Media

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The Three Pillars of Social Media When it comes to running a business, marketing and networking are absolutely key to establishing yourself as an effective and respectable entity. Similarly, social branding and online presence are essential in maintaining a positive relationship with customers, as well…


Date Added: 12 August 2015

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