Category: Web Business

The Forgotten Bite Back With Brexit

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As in the USA, France, and many other countries, in Britain, two years ago, we too discovered more about a previously almost invisible group I call the Forgotten people. Those who live quietly, who get on with their lives as best they can, who are just about managing, sometimes holding on by…

Why STEMMA, Not STEM, Can Help The Best Organisations Thrive

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STEM is a popular acronym standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (or Math for our American visitors). STEM people help solve many different kinds of problems we have in our world today. With STEM, modern life is stunningly better. However, there is a problem ... ... STEM is far…

Why Be An Entrepreneur?

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Entrepreneurs employ themselves, and like to work out how solve new and old problems for others; they're often keen on experimenting with what's possible. But why bother to become an entrepreneur or become self employed? Arguably, everyone who works is self-employed: a key difference between someone who is "employed" and…

Three Ways to Thrive On the Web Today

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Lots of updates are happening on-line now, and the changes to come, mean that the web landscape is, I believe, indeed entering a new phase of rapid growth and development. We'll see how mobile phone technology and the web eventually become one. For example, we'll dial up websites directly from…

The Scottish Independence Vote

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At one point, some years ago, we had over 7,000 registered subscribers to our emails and updates, though I don't think we have that many now. Nevertheless, if you will indulge me, I want to share with you my own perspective with readers about the question of Scottish independence. So…

How To Hire Your Future Employer

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While of course the world is always changing, today, for many, the rate of change seems to be speeding up. Globally, more and more people are now working in gig-, freelance-, and consultant-driven roles. As old structures morph or dissolve, new opportunities are also being born - every day! Here's…

Web Business Construct Number Two

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Your Twin TowersOften, someone may suggest that a particular business market is saturated when too many people are all trying to sell the same or similar products or services, to the same groups of people who may or may not be interested in what is being said. Some "experts" may…

Website Security, Mobile, Social Media

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The world is changing! A simple statement that is both obvious, yet at the same time is undeniably true with deeper implications for people with websites! Online especially, the web changes much faster than the world at large. In this article, we explore 3 ways to make the web work…

Web Business Construct Number One

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The ChallengeHow to build a fun and profitable website when you have all the basics in place: domain name, web design, web Content Management System (CMS), sufficient content, and so on? Solution: focus on one customer, client, or website member at a time. Why? Every customer, client, or website member…

Web Business Start-up Guide 8 of 15

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How your website works is the second visible component to its "look and feel", with which a visitor or customer experiences when assessing your web business. If you're not designing or developing your own website, work with your chosen web designer or web developer to create the functionality you want. Search…

Web Business Start-up Guide 7 of 15

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Establish Your Website Look And FeelYour web design look, feel and functionality are the most tangible links that your visitors and customers have with you. Your web site is the first point of contact with a new visitor and a potential customer. So remember, first impressions really do count. That's…

Web Business Start-Up Guide 6 of 15

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Commit To Voluntary Self-Discipline Amid A Relaxed Mood Of FunLots of people believe that self-discipline and fun can't co-exist. I beg to differ and am living proof that they can, and do. To accomplish anything worthwhile, we certainly need self-discipline. Yet, life is to be lived, not just endured, so…