Category Archives: Business Tips

Putting Down Roots – Gardening Tips for the Small Business Owner

Nancy Goodyear applies her grandpa’s age-old gardening wisdom to business growth, showing how strong roots and hard pruning are the secrets of a good harvest. When you run your own business, whether it be a start-up or an older, more … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day for Small Businesses: Get It Down in Writing!

Community member Lubna Gem Arielle explains why trust is not enough when it comes to business, and why you should keep a written record of what was agreed. As a small business owner or entrepreneur, it can be tempting to … Continue reading

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6 Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Once a Year – Part 4

Ethical marketing strategist Lynn Serafinn offers a step-by-step guide to the ‘Where, When and How’ of your annual business plan. Part 4 of a 4-part series. In my last three articles, I’ve been talking about why business owners should take … Continue reading

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6 Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Once a Year – Part 3

Ethical marketing strategist Lynn Serafinn challenges business owners to ask WHY they bother to do what they. Part 3 of a 4-part series. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been writing about the need for every business owner to take … Continue reading

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How to Protect a Catchphrase

7 Graces community member Lubna Gem Arielle explains how to protect a catchphrase as a trade mark. Note from Lynn Serafinn: Sorry for the break in blogging over the past couple of weeks. I’ve been busy celebrating my 60th birthday! … Continue reading

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#VATMOSS – New Tax Law Discriminates Against Small Businesses

Social commentator and marketer Lynn Serafinn discusses the new EU legislation called VATMOSS and tackles the ethical, practical and economic issues it raises. Over the past decade, we have witnessed both a digital and an economic revolution on a global … Continue reading

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