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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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“Know Your Enemies, Know Yourself”

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Sun Tzu may have been talking about war, but his advice applies anywhere. Going into a networking event without sufficient planning is setting yourself up for an awkward experience with nothing to show from it. There are two steps involved in preparing yourself for your first networking event, and thankfully,…


Date Added: 29 July 2015

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Derby Hub TV

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Derby Hub very proudly presents a new member benefit, Derby Hub TV. Periodically Derby Hub will be filming members, so that they each get a chance to share their secrets to success and business tips. On this episode of Derby Hub TV, Yvonne Gorman from Essential Print Services introduces Derby Hub member,…


Date Added: 08 September 2014

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Derby Hub on the move

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Over recent weeks, the Derby Hub membership committee created a survey, asking members about their key considerations and preferences over a new venue for Derby Hub. After much consideration and negotiation, Derby Hub have secured a new venue for our lunchtime meetings. We recently announced to our members…


Date Added: 29 May 2014

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Starting from the beginning

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Being employed means someone is responsible in paying you. Being self-employed is when it’s up to you. A self-employed attitude is sometimes ‘now I can do what I want’ but it took me some time to realise that you are still employed…but by your clients. You therefore, need to…


Date Added: 26 February 2014

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