Category Archives: Small business tips

20 Productivity Tips from UK Startup Founders and Business owners

20 productivity tips for founders

Running a business, especially in a tiny team of one, can be overwhelming. Sole founders, business owners and startups have a hundred things to do and it’s all too easy to lose focus and feel motivation drain away. This can be detrimental to your business, not to mention your well-being as a human.

So I asked our fellow UK business owners and startup founders to share their top productivity tips. After receiving so many thoughtful replies and helpful tips, I’m feeling seriously motivated and inspired!

Read on for some fantastic, real-life advice on how to stay productive, like a boss.

Continue reading

Best coworking space for London startups

For sole traders, start-ups and ‘homepreneurs’, permanent office and meeting room premises are often an overhead you can’t justify, especially in the early days. Finding a quiet, comfortable (and professional) coworking space to talk business with your customers or partners is key but arranging important meetings can be tricky when your office is your kitchen table or in a bag on your back.

Continue reading

10 Quick Business Blogging Tips

10 quick business blogging tips

Blogging should be a key part of your digital marketing plan. A well written blog is a destination for your target audience, it demonstrates your expertise and supports your social media and SEO performance too. So if blogging is always on your list of things to do for your business, but never quite makes it to the top – make today the day you get your blog on! Here are 10 tips to help you kick start your business blog:

Continue reading

10 Free Images for your Easter Marketing Campaigns

10 Free Images for your Easter Marketing Campaigns

It’s nearly Easter so in the spirit of the season, we’ve curated 10 gorgeous ‘Easter themed’ images that are absolutely free for commercial use. Why not add an Easter holiday twist to your email marketing campaign, or use them to design your Easter special offers page. You could add a ‘Happy Easter’ banner to your email signature or get some Easter stickers printed with Moo and send them to your favourite customers.

Continue reading

Is your website ready for the mobile friendly algorithm update?

Woman looking at a mobile phone

There is less than a month until Google’s ‘mobile friendly’ algorithm update officially comes into force. I say officially as it is very likely that Google has been using mobile friendliness as a ranking indicator for some time.

However, from 21 April, Google will start to label sites that are mobile-friendly, and use that to determine whether a website should rank higher in search results. This algorithm is likely to have a huge impact on mobile search results and understandably, this is making webmasters and businesses anxious.

Continue reading

Learn how to code with these 4 great resources

learn how to code with these great resources

While most of us in the marketing sphere don’t need to be code ninjas, it’s incredibly useful to know your way around a stylesheet without picking up the phone to a developer. Getting a handle on the basics will not only make you more self-sufficient in your digital endeavours, it will help you communicate your needs to the technical teams you work with every day in your business.

Here are four wonderful resources for aspiring coders that cater to a variety of learning styles, from in-person coaching to online tutorials and video courses.

Continue reading