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Selling Business Ideas

May 13th, 2009 » Comments (2)

A reader asks: Can you tell me how to go about selling my business ideas? I’ve got some great business ideas, but I can’t afford to start the business myself. To sell my business idea I’ll have to explain it to people so how can I stop them stealing it? You can’t stop someone stealing […]



Email – Sales – or Sales Prevention?

May 12th, 2009 » Comments (0)

People often tell me about email mis-communication. Earlier this week, a business I like and trust sent an email broadcast apologising for any offence that may have been caused by the email broadcast sent the day before. They have a novel means of maintaining a relationship with their database by forwarding little jokes. They are […]



The Apprentice 2009 (UK) – Episode 7

May 7th, 2009 » Comments (1)

This week the candidates headed up North, inflicting their charms on Manchester and Liverpool. Their task, to select two products which they would then sell to retailers in and around Manchester and Liverpool, Sir Alan Sugar having lined them up two appointments (a DIY store and a fashionable furniture shop)  to get them started. If […]



Swine Flu Creates Business Opportunities

May 6th, 2009 » Comments (2)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks you’ll have seen, read or heard all sorts of news about swine flu. At times some of the reporting has made it sound like we’re facing a repeat of previous flu pandemics and the prospect of millions of deaths worldwide. Scary stuff and […]



Business Consultancy – Making The Most Of The Internet

May 1st, 2009 » Comments (7)

It’s easy to take things for granted when you live in the UK. Running water for example. What would you do if you suddenly found yourself without running water? Well we found out last night, when during an advert break (despite having a PVR we still wait until the adverts – which we fast forward […]