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Where to Focus Your Time When Starting a Business

If you're starting a business, you're probably feeling a tad confused about where to focus your time.  Many of you will be juggling a full-time job whilst getting started, with limited time to concentrate on your own business, so knowing what's most important and attracts the most business is a top priority. We interviewed red… Continue reading Where to Focus Your Time When Starting a Business

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Elly Jayne on Making the Switch From Being Employed to Running a Business

In April 2015, Elly Jayne Moyser decided to take the leap and leave her job of 3 1/2 years at Mac Cosmetics to work on her own business 'Elly Jayne Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist'. Whilst employed by Mac, Elly was on the events team covering events such as London Fashion Week, the Capital FM… Continue reading Elly Jayne on Making the Switch From Being Employed to Running a Business

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How to Start Your Business: Registering & Trademarking

Starting a business can be daunting and confusing.  This blog post will explain how to register your business (if you need to; more on that in a bit....) and trademark your business name/logo to stop others from copying it or using it. Please note that this is for businesses within the UK. Here's what you… Continue reading How to Start Your Business: Registering & Trademarking

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In Need of Funds to Help Grow or Start Your Business? You May be Eligible for a Grant…..

Do you need some extra funds to help grow your business further?  Or perhaps you're just starting a business and need funds to help you get started? You may have had a quick search on Google and, if anything like me, been instantly frustrated (that's putting it politely) at the lack of clarity of options… Continue reading In Need of Funds to Help Grow or Start Your Business? You May be Eligible for a Grant…..

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Selling Stuff on eBay? 5 Essential Tips For Boosting Sales

So you've started your eBay store, listed some products, sat back and waited...and waited...and waited...nothing, or perhaps a slow trickle of orders? In December 2016 I started an eBay Store as a side business: MelBels_foreverything, that has grown from just selling a few bits from around the house, to over 175 feedback (100% positive) and… Continue reading Selling Stuff on eBay? 5 Essential Tips For Boosting Sales