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Expert on Web Marketing Tips for Small Business

Kelvin Newman is the resident expert on Internet Marketing Podcast, UK’s most popular internet marketing podcast, downloaded by over half a million people. In this episode, I ask him what it takes to have such a well-respected podcast that continues to attract a huge following.

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SBK022 Everybody, Everyday is the true Continuous Improvement Way.

Today’s episode is a special one as I go back to my true Kaizen roots and speak with Bruce Hamilton, the President of the GBMP (Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership), a non-profit provider of lean technology.  Bruce has extensive experience in

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SBK021 Problem Solving for a Better Business

Problem Solving is the essence of any Continuous Improvement effort.  In this episode, I go back to the fundamentals of Kaizen and focus on the art of problem solving as a basic business improvement tool. I discuss 10 common problem

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SBK020 Are You Listening to Your Customers?

IdeaScale is a powerful online tool, based on empowering communities to have a say in driving innovation for a business by automating the process of collecting ideas and listening to your customers.

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How to Get Free Business Intelligence

Running any business without the use of Intelligence or Insight is foolhardy. It’s akin to driving a car in pitch darkness, with the headlights turned off ! Although you might start the car, move a few metres, will you reach your destination?

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18 Business Planning Made Simple

Writing a solid Business Plan doesn’t have to be as hard as you think.  If 2011 is the year you want to start a business, chances are, you’re going to need a Business Plan. Whilst some people see the process

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17 Son Grills Dad over Book

A really special episode in which my son, Tinashe, a Journalism and Communications undergraduate student, interviews me about my book, PIMP YOR BIZ, launched this week. It was great to be in the hot seat for a change and face the music. Amongst other things, I get grilled on:

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16 Twelve Business Improvement Ideas for Christmas

Why not tap into the many, mostly free, productivity and business improvement tools available and unleash the power of web 2.0 business tools for your business.

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13 Ten Ways to Optimise Your Website – Part 2

We conclude the “10 Ways to Optimise your Website and Boost Conversion”. This episode focuses on often overlooked things like optimising the size of images, configuring javascript so it loads asynchronously and the concept of “keep alive”, a setting allowing your webserver to keep a connection to the browser open

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12 Is Your Website Up for the Speed Race?

Optimising your website for speed brings with it numerous benefits for your online business. An increase in conversions, customer satisfaction plus a reduction in operational costs all positively impacts the bottom line. In terms of SEO, the faster your website the higher it will rank in the natural or organic searches. Yet, how often do we sit and wait for clunky and slow, image heavy websites to load?

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