Author Archives: Roger Gabriel

Are you still a Windows XP user?

If you’re still an old Windows XP user or even Vista user, you’re probably worried knowing that after long years of support Microsoft has now ended its support for the world’s second most popular operating system way back on 8th April 2014. Microsoft … Continue reading

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So where can you get good startup advice?

So you’re ready to start a business. The UK has a very supportive environment for startups, with a flourishing wealth of networks, groups and organisations for all types and styles of new business, where you can get practical advice, ideas … Continue reading

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10 points to help business start up

Below is a simple 10 point checklist which you should consider before starting your business. To make it more interesting try and answer these points by giving yourself a score for each question – 0=Don’t know and 5=Great. 1. How … Continue reading

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Why not start a business from home?

It’s simple to start a business from home and growing numbers of people are doing it. There are 2.9m home-based businesses in the UK and they contribute £300 billion to the economy. As part of its long-term economic plan to back … Continue reading

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Key Start – Up Questions

Starting your own business can be a daunting thought and one which needs time to consider, however, working with The National Centre for Micro Business we have developed a simple and helpful checklist. 1. Why are you in business, and … Continue reading

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More Top Tips for Media Success

Sometimes you need to think big, and just go for it. Be Present – once you have your Facebook, YouTube or Twitter account spend time developing your style and presence.  Remember you are starting from the beginning, from scratch, and … Continue reading

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Want to know why things go viral?

So what makes something go viral? If you ask most social media “gurus,” they’ll tell you it’s all about getting lucky. Viral isn’t a strategy, it’s like buying a lottery ticket. Or they’ll talk about cats. Lots of people share … Continue reading

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Attention Grabbing Headlines

I came across this amazing fact whilst surfing the net, that 4 out of 5 (80%) of people determine whether to keep reading about your products or services on the basis of your website headline. Now with that in mind … Continue reading

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Increasing your Facebook Reach

You can increase your Facebook reach by understanding a few simple rules that Facebook use.  While Facebook has never officially divulged exactly how to gain greater reach, there are several tactics that if followed do work. Be topical and brief: … Continue reading

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The whirlwind of social media

The whirlwind world of social media is like Pandora’s box – it holds powerful tools that can seriously boost your business to attract new customers, retain loyal ones, and engage the digital world…or it can be a heap of resources … Continue reading

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