Some of my favourite tech tool

As a small business owner, it’s important to have the right tools at your disposal to help you manage your day-to-day tasks and streamline your operations. In April 2023, I produced a list of 10 of my favourite small business tech tools that I use regularly. I have made some minor changes for this update […]

Bigging up the BBC

The post is an update to a post first produce in March 2023 An echo chamber is a place where you are only exposed to information and opinions that reinforce existing beliefs and biases. Surrounded by like-minded individuals who tend to consume news and information from sources that reconfirm pre-conceived notions. It happens everywhere. In […]

Will AI destroy us?

This is a heavily edited update of an article called ‘Go Digital or Die’ written in January 2023, but so much has changed since then! Adopting new technologies is no longer the sole domain of flashy startups and hi-tech software companies. It is a necessity for every business. Farmers, shop keepers, business consultants.. whoever you […]

Doing Business on the Isle of Wight

What makes doing business on the Isle of Wight different from other parts of the UK?   The Isle of Wight is approximately 150 square miles in size, with a population that hovers around 140,000 people. As a result many bigger UK and international companies ignore the island, seeing the need to catch a ferry […]

Why do Local Governments Fund Programmes of Business Support?

Small businesses play a crucial role in the UK economy and make a significant contribution to local communities. They create jobs, boost local economies and provide a diverse range of goods and services. To support and encourage the growth of small businesses, local government in the UK funds programmes of support to help small business […]

SEO: Search Engine Optimisation

In December 2022 we ran a series of events taking about different aspects of marketing, one of which was about Search Engine Optimisation when I spoke with Emma Pearce, along with a dozen small business owners, about why SEO is so important for a business. This is a summary of that conversation… What is SEO?  Search […]