Category Archives: small business

Jack of all trades

Over this last week I have been speaking a lot with a good friend of mine. He is currently setting up the UK office for a German company who provide encryption solutions for businesses. Now, he has come from an … Continue reading

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Dealing with failure

I consider myself to be very lucky as I love what I do. Sometimes it gets a little frustrating when everything happens at once and there is just not enough bodies to throw at the problems but on the whole … Continue reading

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Little worm on a big hook

The title of this post comes from a line in a classic film, in my opinion, which is The Crow. During the film Skank is asked by Top Dollar ‘Don’t you feel that?’; he response by saying ‘I feel like … Continue reading

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Are you getting it yet?

Are you getting what the IT community is about yet? A while back I wrote a post about the power of the IT community and what it can deliver to you, it seems so strange looking back that there was … Continue reading

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A checklist for everything

When I first started in I.T I was young and able to absorb everything I read and memorised it all. Then as the years passed by I learned more about processes for performing regular tasks in my work and they … Continue reading

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Power of Community

My experience of the IT community up until running my own business was..well inbred to say the least. The company that I worked for previously bordered on almost grooming you to distrust other IT companies as if they were the … Continue reading

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How to look after your client

I went out today to visit a client who was having problems with ESET Anti Virus.  It transpired that despite paying for the software from their previous supplier and it being licensed until September 09 it was having a problem … Continue reading

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The importance of listening

Over the years I have seen a great many IT engineers come and go, after all 16 years is a  long time in the trade. During that time I have also taught a number of engineers the best ways to … Continue reading

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Strategic Web Masterclass

Following on from my recent post about Strategic Marketing Masterclasses, the same company is now running Strategic Web Masterclasses. So what is a “Strategic Web Masterclass”? In simple terms it will help a business owner or the person tasked with … Continue reading

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2 day Strategic marketing masterclass for £75!!

I try not to do any shameless “whoring” but sometimes it just has to be done for the greater good.  There are a great deal of small business out there trying a great deal of marketing tactics without success because … Continue reading

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