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AJ Dosani is a Managing Director of Ace Accountancy in Sutton. He is a committed badminton player with a love for football, healthy eating and supporting disadvantaged young people to participate in political debated. He took over the family business from his father at a relatively young age and has overseen its growth ever since. An ambitious entrepreneur, AJ has recently started an international business that provides services to architects which he is investing his skills, time and effort to build into a successful company. AJ’s enthusiasm for a better way to do accountancy......

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Mark Wileman (Independent Distributor Utility Warehouse) Mark is passionate about helping people, not just to save money, but also in creating and achieving business goals and dreams through the opportunities Utility Warehouse provides. In his five years in business, in which he combines entrepreneurship with his day job in retail, Mark has made personal gains including public speaking. He has also successfully built a base for what he hopes will become over the next few years, a residual income generator, which will change his life as well as that of his family.......

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  Gary is the founder and owner at Advanced Print Services in Coulsdon. Their services include photocopying, printing, banners, business cards, flyers, brochures, canvas photo print, booklets and programmes, mugs and promotional items as well as embroidered and printed workwear. Gary started the business way back in 1992 – he emphasises that Advanced Print is far from old – Gary says they are young at heart as they are forward-thinking and invest in modern technology. Gary is passionate about cars. In fact, they are all petrol-heads at Advanced Print. They work fast......

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This is a Guest post by Giacomo at http://www.language-media.co.uk. We like it because it’s short and sweet, while covering some of the Digital Marketing essentials for small businesses and Start-ups in the Internet age. Enjoy Short but complete guide to digital marketing fundamentals In the modern age of technological advancement, digital marketing is a vital element of successfully attracting customers and clients to any small business. However, getting started with it for your small business can seem to be a daunting and overwhelming task for those who are not yet well versed......

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4Ms of Business Foundation Series – Part 3: Money – 14 Top ways to fund Start-ups   Welcome to the third instalment of the 4Ms of business foundation series. The first article examined Business Models for the digital economy. If you missed it, see it HERE. The second part of the series looked at Management Models. See it HERE. The final post in the pack will shed light on Marketing for small businesses. So be sure to check in on next month’s update. Access to money drives the small business economy. Without......

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Here’s a Guest post following a request I received by email to share it with you. I think it is interesting reading for our wonderful subscribers, so here it is. Enjoy! How Small Businesses and Startups Can Stay Competitive and Close Big Deals Guest post by Danny Wong  Originally in Small Business (November 16, 2015)  Lean businesses have an advantage over their larger counterparts: They can move fast and innovate, which affords them a competitive edge in negotiations. With a smart approach to sales and thrifty marketing strategies, they’re empowered to do more with less. Furthermore,......

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I love this post by that looks at a health issue we should all pay attention to Stress. Whether you are an entrepreneur or digital marketer, we all work under pressures that may well be damaging our health! Put simply, burying your head in the sand about work stress is probably the fastest route to an early grave! I can honestly say that there will not be you, your business or job without good health. This flowchart gives you a simple and straightforward way to measure how stressed you are. You will......

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Welcome to the second instalment of the 4M series on business foundations for small business and start-ups today. The series kicked off with the post that examined Business Models (structure) for Today’s Start-ups, last month. You can see that part 1 post HERE. We ended part 1 recommending that today’s start-ups and small businesses should adopt lean/flat business structures. Anyone can be a good manager, right? After all, we have all had managers, right? Wrong. This post examines the right approach and qualities for managing modern small businesses in the digital age......

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This blog post is curated from Inbound Rocket. I love it because choosing a name for your business is often one of the hardest tasks for start-ups. This single task often leads to much procrastination and lost time. An even worse fate is choosing the wrong name, which then has to be changed after the business has started trading. This can be costly in a lot of ways including brand identity, marketing materials, and stationary like business cards. This post walks entrepreneurs and small business owners through the steps to choose the right business name......

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I found this video by Problemio on Youtube and was amazed by the awesome practical and easy to do suggestions to find out if your business idea has a good chance of being successful – this is something that every entrepreneur must do before launching their startup business, otherwise your are very likely to lose a lot of money very quickly. Doing your research could also give you valuable ideas to improve your products and services to raise your chances of succeeding. Simple Strategies to Test your BIG Startup Idea Many entrepreneurs start......

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