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Will Stevens

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10 winning ideas powered by 123 Reg and Crowdfunder

 
 

Earlier this year, 123 Reg and Crowdfunder teamed up to offer ten businesses a game-changing opportunity. We challenged budding entrepreneurs and growing startups to pitch us their ideas, and pitch they did. Hundreds of entries were received, and we plucked out the top ten to start them on the path to crowfunding success – with…


Why your slow website is losing you customers

 
 

When it comes to doing business online, speed matters. Customers expect things to be done fast – from next day delivery to instant customer support, people don’t want to hang around. Remarkably, this desire for speed even extends as far as your website. Think about it – how many times have you clicked on a…


Overcome your fears and launch your dream business today

 
 

Do you dream of starting your own online business, but worry that a lack of technical skills will turn the whole thing into a nightmare? It’s not an uncommon fear. But it’s a fear that’s based on a common misconception. The idea that you need to have strong technical skills in order to launch a…


Landing pages: The key to improving website sales

 
 

In a perfect world, people would just arrive at your website and buy whatever it is you’re selling. Unfortunately, things aren’t that simple – the journey from arriving on a site to completing a desired action is a complex one. That’s why it’s important to ensure this journey gets off to the best possible start.…



30 minutes to a better website: Cleaning up your homepage

 
 

In this, the first in a new series of posts, we’ll look at quick changes that you can make to your website which will give it greater appeal to potential customers. You don’t have to be a web design genius to make these changes, especially if your site uses a simple content management system such as…



Why you should get involved with #MicroBizMattersDay

 
 

Time is one of the most precious resources for any business. And when you’re doing everything yourself, time becomes even more valuable. When you’re juggling demands from customers or clients with keeping your finances up to date and the scores of other tasks you have to do, it can be easy to lose track of…


Why a secure website is a must for all online businesses

 
 

Turning a hobby or an interest into a business is the dream for many would-be entrepreneurs. And although there are those who never take action to turn that dream into reality, there are some who see an opportunity and seize it. Johanna Hooper, founder of fashion retailer Little Miss Festival, is part of the latter…


8 ways to grow your small business brand in 2017

 
 

Branding is the lifeblood of businesses both small and large. But it’s an issue that’s often overlooked – especially if you’re pressed for time. In this article, we’ll look at some ways you can focus on building your brand in the year ahead. Done properly, branding can help you engage new and existing customers and…