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[ 19 Jul 2018 | No Comment ]

Playing games for many is rarely seen as anything other than a fun hobby. However, if you’ve ever tried completing Dark Souls or nailing every challenge in Myst you will understand skill and dedication involved. More and more teens see gaming as their potential future. This value should be rewarded and Dean Anderson, Gamestatix believes that it won’t be too long before it’s possible for every player to make a living just by playing video games.
Value shared and rewarded
Developers need dedicated players with the insight and experience to review their …

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[ 9 Jul 2018 | No Comment ]

By John Auckland, TribeFirst
No one can deny that the social and political landscape is changing. Driven by the digital revolution and gathering pace as the number of so-called ‘digital natives’ reach adulthood, this paradigm shift is a result of society shunning traditional leadership models and preferring direct connection instead of intermediation. It’s because of this shift that crowdfunding was born, and the effects it’s having on society are far more profound than many realise.
I’ve been bold enough to state in the past that I believe all good ideas will be …

business, business planning, marketing, online business »

[ 16 May 2018 | No Comment ]

If you’re a mom who likes to blog and be on social media, there’s more to just clicking share and post.  You can actually increase your blog’s brand awareness by planning out a solid social marketing strategy. With its growing span, business applications and uses, social media is a powerful marketing arsenal that could be the backbone of your blog’s road to monetization.
As a hip mom who already has valuable blog content to boot, all you need is an effective social media strategy to get a solid following and a …

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[ 1 Feb 2018 | No Comment ]

Brothers Chris and Dan Morgan established online learning website New Skills Academy in 2013. Here Chris discusses the challenges they faced – and the milestones they’ve since notched up…
In 2009 I left a comfortable job in recruitment to start my own business with my brother. The company involved generating leads for an online training programme which would eventually develop into a successful, multi award-winning business providing online training for over 100,000 students, called New Skills Academy.
Taking those initial steps into the world of business – the risks and decision-making …

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[ 10 Jan 2018 | No Comment ]

Is your website delivering the customers you hoped it would? No? Then Tim Butler, Founder of Innovation Visual says you need to action these 10 steps to boost its performance:
Know your numbers
How many visitors does your website get every month? How many leads does it generate?
Are people filling out contact forms and clicking on phone numbers? Without having access to the correct information, you will be completely in the dark and won’t know how many real potential customers are on your website and how well your website converts.
Improve your search …

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[ 9 Aug 2017 | No Comment ]

It’s a term we’ve all heard, these days website have to have “Responsive Design” but what is it exactly? Read on to find out all about it from Peter Freeman of Templedene.
A responsive website, simply put, responds to the size of the screen or window they are displayed in, in particular for smartphones or tablets.
In more technical terms, the website actually has a number of sets of instructions, or responses, which the browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer etc.) can choose to use depending on what size the viewable window is. …

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[ 3 Aug 2017 | No Comment ]

Ransomware has become the bogeyman of the IT world, sending managers, freelancers and, well, just about everyone really, into a sweat. It seems like it’s a new threat, but it’s thought that the first versions – scareware – started hassling people way back in 2005.
What is ransomware?
Scareware used to frighten people into believing that all their information would be broadcast to the world at large if they didn’t pay up before the deadline; but in reality, this threat had no basis at all. The malware couldn’t get into any files …

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[ 5 Jun 2017 | No Comment ]

Guest article by Dave Millett, Equinox
From a one-person microbusiness upwards we all need telecoms. The variety available means it’s hard to be certain you’re getting the right deal and you can find yourself with contracts it’s hard to escape from.
Don’t believe everything
You may find suppliers saying “you’re still in contract”. But this isn’t always true. The supplier may have recorded dates incorrectly or could even be trying to mislead you. Ask for a copy of the signed contract, e-contract, or recording of the contractual conversation.  The onus is on the …

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[ 29 May 2017 | No Comment ]

Much has been written about what makes a website secure, but what makes visitors to your website trust it? And does your website come up to scratch? In this feature Peter Freeman of Templedene uncovers the 4 main things that affect how much someone trusts your website.
Design quality
Design quality matters, your website much look professional and suitable to your business, for example a lawyers firm may well want to project a sober and serious look, whereas a nursery school will want to look bright and fun. Try and avoid flashy …

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[ 24 Mar 2017 | No Comment ]

What is E-commerce? 
E-commerce is short for electronic commerce. OK, many of you probably figured that, but what does that really mean? E-commerce refers to online sales. It’s the transactions that happen on the internet, the buying and selling of products on the web. Yes, it’s not a new concept, but it’s never been as widespread as it is today. According to the United States Department of Commerce, e-commerce sales increased by 15.1 percent from 2015 to 2016. Businesses who avoid selling or buying merchandise online do so at their own peril.
E-commerce is …