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WiRE Members share their top tips and tricks

Combating spam

Posted: 11th May 2015

The causes of “spam” e-mails are numerous, ranging from cheap bulk marketing to that used by organised crime syndicates. The effect on businesses like ours can be the daily irritation…

Business networking tips

Posted: 11th May 2015

Getting the most out of network meetings The following tips should help you to make the most of attending WiRE meetings, or indeed any other networking opportunities you may have…

Are you called Peter?

Posted: 11th May 2015

I’m a chartered accountant.  No, I’m not a fat man in a pin-striped suit.  I’m a woman in a pink jacket and grey skirt.  And I’ve seen far too many…

Are you a Search engine Savvy?

Posted: 11th May 2015

It isn’t rocket science, says Susan Hallam of Hallam Communications, but it helps to know where to start. Here she offers a few tips… Research your key phrases Find out…

Alternative Promotional Ideas

Posted: 11th May 2015

This article focuses on some of the low-cost, no-cost promotional ideas particularly suited to the budget restrictions and entrepreneurial spirit of the smaller business. Introduction Promotion is essentially a communications…

8 things to do when your computer goes down that will benefit your business

Posted: 11th May 2015

By: Helen Culshaw

Isn’t it scary how reliant a lot of us are on our computers these days? We don’t even think about it most of the time, then suddenly along comes the…

5 Networking Top Tips

Posted: 11th May 2015

Barbara Lyndley gives her top tips on how to be an effective networker 1. What are you looking for? Be clear about what you want to achieve, whether it’s gathering…

10 Top Tips for Starting a Business

Posted: 11th May 2015

So you know you have a great idea for a business and it has been a long -term dream to run your own business but you are in danger of…

10 Top Tips Can’t Get No Satisfaction?

Posted: 11th May 2015

Businesses are desperate to show that they care about their customers. How often do you read or hear that they are ‘committed to achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction’?…

10 steps to building a social media strategy for networks

Posted: 11th May 2015

Imagine you’re a curator in a city museum. The gallery spaces are yours to conjure with. You have to attract and engage an audience of city dwellers and visitors. The…