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Elizabeth set up HomeforBusiness to help other people set up businesses from home. Over the last few years this is exactly what Elizabeth has been doing herself. She has worked as a Communication Consultant for clients such as Southern Health, and created an online brand such as Buildingateam for BTFI and a website for a leading Opthalmologist in Manchester. Elizabeth is  a partner in a UK regulated online doctor consultation website Prescription2home.

Number of Entries : 72

Why Quitting Your Marketing May Be The Best Way To Grow Your Business

Are you feeling overwhelmed with the time it takes to market your online business yourself? If so you're not alone. I recently read an article by Greg Digneo called 'Why Quitting May Be the Most Profitable Thing You Do This Year' which resonated with me. Now Greg wasn’t talking about quitting his business but quitting his marketing! Ridiculous as this might seem, I think this is the great advice for a start ...

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How To Write A Better Website Brief

I often hear stories from web designers, developers and copywriters who have trouble getting a good website brief because their clients are confused about the direction they want to go in and have no clear objectives. This can be time-consuming and stressful for everyone involved. It doesn't matter if you're planning to create your own website or to use an external web designer, you'll still need to write a ...

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Mobile Design Checklist: Is Your Website Mobile Ready?

Most of us were reluctant. We’d worked hard to create gorgeous websites that looked incredible on desktops and laptops. We didn’t want to do it all again. But, as the mobile market increases and people spend more time on their smartphones and tablets than ever before, your website needs to be mobile ready. Of course, mobile web design a comparatively recent advance. For many of us, it’s hard to know where t ...

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Who’s Top Dog This Week? 5 Top Digital Resources For Start-ups

I know many of you are starting up and trying to grow your businesses online. One of the first lessons I learnt when I started out was that you can have a great website but without traffic you're stuck!  Of course at the start nobody wants to pay for traffic until you see money coming in. Here is my selection of resources to help you get more free traffic to your site. Editor's Pick 11th April 2013 5 Ways t ...

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Mobile Marketing: 5 Facts to Motivate You Into Mobile Marketing

Most of us already know that we should be taking mobile marketing seriously, and leveraging mobile devices not only as a marketing tool, but also as a new sales channel. But few of us really know why. Even if your competitors are launching big mobile campaigns, optimising their websites and engaging with customers on smartphones and tablets, it can be hard to get motivated enough to do the same.  However, i ...

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Use Rich Snippets Before Your Competitors Do

Conventionally, the only way to get a worthwhile amount of traffic from search engines was to achieve the number one spot. The vast majority of web users click the first result they see for a given phrase, with a significant drop-off in traffic over the next two items. After the third position, most search queries will only deliver a negligible amount of traffic. But if your competitors are dominating those ...

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Who’s Top Dog This Week? 5 Top Digital Resources For Start-ups

As well as HomeforBusiness (of course!) every week I come across some great practical articles which I think will be valuable to anyone who is setting up or running a business from home.   Here is a list of my favourite for this week. Editor's Pick - 1st April 2013 1: What To Do After You've Published Your Article  by Norma Doiran at Normadoiran 2. The Marketer's Simple Guide To Creating Infographics in Pow ...

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Editor’s Choice: Four Franchise Opportunities Available Now

Most people take a fairly narrow view of franchises. Fast food restaurants are perhaps the most popular type of franchise available, for those that can afford the expensive fees and tiring workload. But there are many different types of franchise available. Even if you don’t think a franchise is for you, take a look at just four of the existing opportunities that we've found.  Our criteria has been to find ...

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What Are the Most Tried & Failed Businesses?

Most of us when we start-up in business understand the risks involved but never believe that it will happen to us. The reality is that 95% of all small businesses fail within five years. Check out the infographic below presented by Top-Business-Degrees.net to find out which types of businesses are likely to fail and why. An important fact to remember when starting a business is that success is more likely i ...

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Basic SEO Guide For Start-ups Part 2

Basic SEO Guide Part 2 This video is a part 2 of a video demonstration of Hubspot's post, 'TheShortest Tutorial Ever On SEO (Search Engine Optimization)'. If you haven't watched the first Basic SEO Guide Video I would recommend you watch this first as we cover a description of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and keywords. Both videos are for  beginners to SEO. If you found it helpful click the like button ...

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