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Big Issue?

July 26th, 2008 » Comments (0)

Big Issue? Big Issue? Big Issue? If you’ve ever wandered around an UK town for more than half and hour you’re certain to have come across someone standing on the pavement holding something and shouting (sometimes just dejectedly saying): Big Issue? Big Issue? Big Issue? If you’ve bothered to look at them as you rush […]



Ask and Listen (Market Research is Free)

July 22nd, 2008 » Comments (0)

Many of us who run small and medium sized businesses envy the very large corporations who can afford to invest in large-scale market research projects before they make any changes. What we forget is that we already have access to a bountiful supply of market research – and it is all free (well, maybe the […]



The Fruit Van Man

July 15th, 2008 » Comments (17)

Tim (of Seriously Home Business) originally posted this as a comment on Give Them Sandwiches, but after a quick chat we thought it would make an interesting post. Here’s what Tim had to say: Two guys in a car or van, each has a large portable cool box. Between the hours of 8am-2pm they visit […]



Trust

July 7th, 2008 » Comments (3)

I went to see a craftsman at the weekend. I was not sure about what I needed. At the end of the discussion, he had talked me out of the most expensive options (saving me several hundred pounds) and had shown me two examples of his work. His quiet confidence in his own skills, coupled […]



Give Them Sandwiches

July 3rd, 2008 » Comments (17)

Watching some local builders queuing up to enter a building site today I noticed a number of them that had McDonalds or local sandwich shop packaging in their hands. I’ve also had a number of requests for more posts on cheap business opportunities that anyone can start-up so I began to think. It seems to […]