Category: Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks

Category: Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks

Brand
September 28, 2019 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

Building a brand doesn’t happen over night it takes time. It is important that wherever you have a presence, your imagery, strap lines, colour schemes and even fonts are consistent. We’re talking about defining your own style guide. A tool to enable graphics designers and content producers to build a strong and consistent brand across

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Your Facebook Page Cover Video Grabs Attention
July 13, 2019 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

Have you thought about using video in place of your Facebook cover photo? When people visit your page, your cover photo is one of the first things they’ll see. For new visitors, it can help represent your brand and portray your story in just a few seconds. It makes sense that a short video can

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Curriculum Vitae
May 6, 2019 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

Web developer working as a freelancer. Expertise is front end development with strong graphic design background and experienced in back end development. I keenly pursue SEO best practices.

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Growing your own engaged community
March 7, 2018 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

However you define your community, it’s essential that real people are playing an active part and moving things forward. Meeting people face-to-face remains a core activity in maintaining a sustainable community.  Shaking someone’s hand and giving them a card or leaflet yields results in terms of getting them to come along to your next event

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What happens with your Digital Legacy?
January 11, 2018 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

  Tomorrow is promised to no one Who knows what will happen tomorrow and what if it were the worst? If you’re reading this you’ll probably have at least one e-mail account and probably a social media account or few.  The need to plan for when you are no longer around becomes more and more of

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Your connection is not secure – Don’t panic!
December 16, 2017 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

As with all good things, the internet has a down side. Along with the convenience of access to information, shopping from your armchair, entertainment on demand, etc., there are horror stories going around about identity theft, data breaches, hacking and the rest. Internet users are, understandably, wary. Google, the world’s preferred search engine, has brought

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TREND ACADEMY : Colour Workshop 17 / 18 July 2017 at Parkside Building, BCU
July 6, 2017 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

Free workshop to be held on 17 and 18 July at the Parkside Building, Birmingham City University.  This is the first workshop for the newly established Trend Academy: the theme is colour. Understanding and using colour effectively a vital element of many market sectors. Whether it is developing your brand online, attracting customers to your

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No Brainer: Google Your Business with Google My Business
May 24, 2017 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

If there’s one thing you must do as a local business when your shiny new website goes live, it’s to Google your business with Google My Business. On it’s own, this free tool won’t make your website suddenly top the search engine results but for local searches, your site could be one of three that

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Bootstrap-Tour with “Not Now” option for user
March 3, 2017 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

I’m using the excellent Bootstrap Tour on a web application.  Whilst not overly complex, I was mindful that some of those who would be using the application I was developing were not as internet savvy as others.  So the Bootstrap Tour seemed the ideal tool to use.  It allows me to give users the option to

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Facebook Page verification broken with no fix in sight
January 23, 2017 Small Business Advice, Tips and Tricks Sid Edwards

Thousands of Facebook page administrators have been repeatedly presented with the following notice each time they try to verify their pages. Facebook claim that “Verified Pages appear higher in search results.” So it would seem an important thing for page administrators to do but the system of verification is broken. What do they mean by

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