Do you work in a remote or rural area?
If your business is based in remote Britain, chances are you will identify with the staggering 63% of small, rural businesses who told the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) they can suffer due to poor broadband speed. Maybe you’re one of the one in six adversely affected by the state of the road network or part of the large percentage of people whose mobile signal simply doesn’t stand up. While these factors, and many others, can be frustrating, thousands of business from estate agents and photographers to vets and construction companies operate in rural areas, and thrive. If you’re out of town and are feeling out on a limb, we have a few easy to implement ideas to get you back on track and in control.
Are you frightened of Facebook? Terrified of Twitter? Scared of Snapchat? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Whether you’re a start-up, small business or solopreneur, getting up to speed with the digital world can seem like a daunting task. However, embracing social media and making it part of your marketing mix, is a positive steps towards business success. At Face for Business we have seen first-hand just how effective a social media presence can be and believe you can be part of the digital world by following these seven simple steps.
For many, being your own boss is the ultimate employment dream. No set hours, no one calling the shots and as for tricky office politics, they become a thing of the past. However, while you work with clients you love and get first dibs on holiday dates, you need to be motivated to succeed, and this is sometimes the hardest job of all. Without a boss cracking the whip it can be easy to fall into bad habits, miss deadlines and come unstuck, but don’t worry, we are here to keep you on track.
There is something delicious about the long Easter weekend, and we aren’t just talking about the chocolate! It’s the first break since Christmas, a sign that summer is on the way and a chance to kick back and relax. Whether you love long country walks, enjoy the fun of collecting Easter eggs with the children or fancy yourself as a bit of a culture vulture, we have put together some great ideas of what to do in and around Liverpool during the spring break.