Shiny may attract a crowd but the Wizard of Omaha himself is often found investing in the dull and functional, so long as it’s fairly priced. That seems to be the case with Inform Direct, which raised £450,000 on our equity crowdfunding platform. Although far from sexy, Inform Direct would appear to tick all of the boxes Warren Buffett looks for in an investment. Here are his four main points for finding a good investment.
Here are some top tips that can be used to maximise sales from your site and ensure that this seasonal period is the most successful in recent years.
As from 1 January 2014, Bulgarian and Romanian nationals will be able to work freely in the UK.
A bold statement maybe, however the Chancellor has been unerring in maintaining his course from economic quagmire to the clear waters of prosperity, which is proving to be the right decision.
In 2011 and 2012, we uncovered some of Britain’s most disruptive early-stage businesses for our Future 50 programme. How have they fared since in changing their markets…?
Companies are in business to make money and increase market share. To achieve that requires competitive advantage and a positive reputation in the market.
In 2013, businesses worldwide will spend well over $100bn on digital advertising and Google will take $1 in every $3 spent. We know from working with global e-commerce advertisers that Google is the dominant analytics player and here is where Google can capitalise profitably on the control they have over the analytics marketplace.
Event webcasts are one of the most cost-efficient, convenient and sustainable ways for businesses today to run events. But running a webcast is more than just setting up a camera and pressing record. There are a number of best practices to follow to make certain your company gets the maximum benefits from your online production.
As we enter the holiday season, business owners must find a way to bridge the gap between the real and digital worlds. Here is how location-based marketing can help you win more local business…plus learn how to receive complimentary ad credits on Foursquare*.
The New Year sees us all making lists and resolutions of things we’d like to do differently with our business. Is a review of your online payment methods on there? Well here’s why it should be.
If the focus of your IT costs has been on spending money on software and hardware infrastructure, you have only scraped the tip of the iceberg. The long-term ongoing costs – support and services – remain unseen, and these can be considerably more. Experts have estimated that 80 per cent of total IT costs occur after initial purchase.