Is ‘Good Enough’ Really The Enemy Of ‘Perfect’?

We all want our creations to be perfect. The perfect product, the perfect service, the perfect article. This article isn’t perfect. If I’d tried to write the perfect article it would never be finished. There’s always something more to tweak, a little more that can be clarified, another example that More

No Matter What The Cost, Any Website is a Cheap Website

Why A £5000 Website Is A Bargain As a web designer/developer, probably the the most common question I’m asked is “How much does a website cost?” Working mainly for small business startups as I do, the answer often sees clients almost go into shock! It’s the next question that is More

Networking with – “Our business is helping your business”

Succeeding in business is never easy, but without a contact network it is much harder than it needs to be. I want to take the opportunity to introduce you to a Yorkshire based business network community called I joined a couple of years ago, and it has been very More

Price: The Race To The Bottom Is An Easy One To Win

Over the years I’ve found that the scariest step in the sales process with clients isn’t the acquisition of potential business, and it isn’t the first meeting with a potential client. No, to my mind the scariest part of the sales process is the price negotiation. Most businesses go for More

Business Networking: An Introduction To Meeting People You Don’t Know

Introduction: As a business owner I’ve learned many things, usually by making mistakes—sometimes expensive mistakes. If passing on the things I’ve learned may help someone, then I think I have a duty to help, as others have helped me. With that in mind, let me just say that if you More

Appearance Is Everything: How To Look Professional, Even If You Don’t Feel It

Many businesses work from home, sometimes simply from a kitchen table. Owners refer to themselves as “we”, even if they’re the only person in the company. Small businesses often feel that they can’t compete with the bigger companies, often because they see themselves as “the little guys.” I’ll tell you More

How To Fight Viruses, Malware, And Trojans

Do you often use online banking? Do you run your own blog? Do you store your data in the cloud? Do you use an email system accessible through a web-browser? Does your business rely on the data held within your computer? What would you do if your accounts became compromised? More

Home and Small Business Data Backup And Storage

It doesn’t matter if you’re a home user or small business, you still need a data backup plan. Being able to protect your computer’s data files is something everyone should know about and deal with. It is never too late to start, and it’s not a complicated or expensive process. More

Why do I need a website, or “What have the Romans ever done for us?”

Your business is moving along nicely. Sure, there are quiet patches, but we all have those, don’t we? When things are quiet, do you find yourself looking for things on the Internet? Do you sometimes find yourself wondering “Why do I need a website? What can it do for me?” More