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Getting Funding For Your Start-up
You’ve got an awesome tech start up idea and a buddy who once made a WordPress site for his uncle’s business. Your investor ready right? Well not quite. Although we hear the stories of companies raising millions of pounds without even
Why Did You Launch Your Business?
People launch their own business for a variety of reasons, whether it’s spotting a gap in the market, moving on after redundancy or pursuing a hobby. Some motivations are better than others and it has been said by many “successful”
The Health of Perth’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
On Thursday (23rd June), on a very sunny day in Perth, a vintage 1966 Routemaster bus was the meeting place for new and aspiring entrepreneurs, and the local business support agencies that can help them. This was the fourth stop
Copywriting to turn website visitors into customers
A couple of weeks ago on the Startup Britain blog we announced the launch of the 123 Reg free online business training. It’s packed with 60 modules, designed by our experts to teach you all aspects of how to grow
How to write your startup’s sales process
What is it and why is it important? A sales process is a series of predictable events or phases you need do to turn prospects into paying customers. Having a process helps you avoid time-wasting activities, while replicating and scaling
How good design can turn visitors into customers
Last week on the Startup Britain blog we announced the launch of the 123 Reg free online business training. It’s packed with 60 modules, designed by our experts to teach you all aspects of how to grow your business online.
How to close a sale: 3 techniques that stand the test of time
Closing fills people with dread due to fear of rejection or not wanting to appear pushy, and these fears can sometimes prevent people from closing. To help you close, think of it as inviting your prospect to make a decision.
“Get on Board with a Board” – about the value of strong business boards
I recently read an article by Maia Heymann (below) from Converge Venture Partners. In it she makes the case for the value that strong boards can bring to early stage companies. I couldn’t agree more. Having invested in scores of