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Is your business dull, lame and boring?

April 11th, 2014 | No comments Source: EnterQuest

Most small firms’ marketing messages send their customers to sleep instead of stirring any interest or desire to find out more about their products and services. So how can you turn this into an opportunity…

Daft ideas, excuses, prejudice and failure

April 4th, 2014 | No comments Source: EnterQuest

One of the biggest problems with starting a new business, or a new project or activity in an existing business, is that other people (and sometimes even you, yourself) will expect the idea to fail before you even start…

Three important ‘must haves’ in any small business

March 28th, 2014 | No comments Source: EnterQuest

It’s a widely recognised fact that the majority of enterprises that are started by people with no experience of running a business and who don’t know what to do once trading, are more likely to fail…

The missing business start up ingredient

March 21st, 2014 | 3 comments Source: EnterQuest

When you started your business or, if you’re in the process of starting one now, what do you think is (or was) the first and most important thing you needed to have before you made the decision to start up?…

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