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How an audio business gets its message heard with 123 Reg

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Do potential customers take one look at your website and run a mile? You might think that your product is strong enough to stand on your own merits, in which case it might come as a surprise to discover the number of different ways poor web design can put off a potential customer. Edmund Draycott,…

Top tips from the Start Up Britain Tour


This summer, 123 Reg is on the road with the Start Up Britain Tour. We’ve already hit towns and cities across the country, and there are plenty more stops to come. But for those of you who missed us when we were in your neighbourhood, or are just too busy to get along and see…

Which social media platform should my business be on?


Social media is part of everyday life – Twitter hacks become major news stories, and video bloggers top the bestseller charts. Despite this, it is still often hard to know how social media can benefit your business. In this guide, we’ll take a look at all the major social networks and provide real examples of…

6 small business marketing tips direct from Google

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Google dominates our online lives; in fact around 88% of all internet searches in the UK are made via its search engine. That means if you’re running a small business, Google has the potential to drive a huge number of visitors to your website, either through organic search or AdWords. So wouldn’t it be nice…

Ecommerce SEO: A user’s journey from search to purchase

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Appearing in search results is vital for any ecommerce business, but with massive companies like Amazon and eBay dominating things, smaller businesses need to get clever if they’re to compete. In this guide we’ll look at the user’s journey from search to purchase and how to ensure the process is aligned with your search engine…

10 things we learned at the 2016 Business Show


This week the 2016 Business Show took place at the London Excel. 123 Reg had a stall there along with Nominet, but we also took the time to catch some of the hundreds of seminars that took place. From this we’ve distilled 10 great tips to help potential and new business owners realise their dreams.…

How AppyParking took the road to business success

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Parking is a nightmare. Different cities have different rules about when and where you can park and if you’re travelling to an unfamiliar area you may accidentally attract a fine. That’s what drove Dan Hubert to create AppyParking – a business focussed on helping people understand where and when they can legally park. The idea…