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Cheltenham Tribe Night – how do you keep your passion alive?

February Tribe night February can often be all about love as we celebrate or try to ignore Valentine’s Day. As businesswomen, we have many loves in our life, one of them is our business. Or have you perhaps lost your passion for your business? Join us for our monthly Tribe night as we hear from
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Benefits of Volunteering

3 years ago I was asked to be a trustee for a local charity. At the time I could only commit one afternoon a month, it hardly seemed enough, but the charity assured me it was making a difference. The charity is called Square Pegs Charity who provide a creativity and well- being hub in the
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Do I Really Need Web Hosting?

Do I really need web hosting? The quick and easy answer to this question is yes if you have a website. Here at Black Nova Designs Ltd we have businesses move to us almost daily, as our hosting offers increased web traffic, optimised images, and impressive load speed to name only a few of the
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Our Book for May – Fight Like a Girl: The Power of Being a Woman by Lisa Bevere

What is the strength of the woman? […] What should upset a woman? And what would fighting like a girl look like if it was done right? We’ve come a long way with destroying gender stereotypes, but there still quite a bit to do. With society still constantly attempting to place women in a box,
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Are You Really Charging Your Worth?

One of the biggest problems women come up against in business is pricing their business services. This all comes down to knowing your value. How do we determine value? Well we start by looking at what you’re providing your ideal client, both tangibly and intangibly. So your service may result in your client gaining more
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Stop Firefighting, 5 Steps to Start Improving Now!

We need to guarantee the perfect customer experience every time we interact with them; ensuring they return and refer us to others. How do we make sure that this happens? How do we put things right if they go wrong? The system of quality assurance is prevention, putting good practices in place to make sure
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Chani Martin: M&M Promotions

Our magazine started by accident, we didn’t set out to produce a magazine at all in fact. The original idea was to allow six businesses to advertise on the back of our A6 promotion card for a small fee thereby funding our own marketing initiative whilst supporting some of our member’s businesses at the same
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Chani Martin: M&M Promotions

M&M Promotions work closely with our clients to understand their business, their customers and the marketing strategy. With that information we are able proactively suggest and help to plan a promotional merchandise campaign that is individually tailored to your business. We started out selling mugs pens and rulers, and we still sell a lot of
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Magazine Adverts

Advertising in magazines is something that hasn’t changed over the years. They are there to help keep the cost of the magazine itself down and are the reason some are free. But how often do you look at the ads? Do you look at all of them? What is it about those ads that you
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Be Visual – See the Bigger Picture

Be Visual – See the Bigger Picture

As your business grows you will need to re-evaluate roles and resources and adjust how you deliver your product or service to your customer. This is can be a nice problem to have but opportunities also pose as risks to the business coping mechanisms. The important thing is to make sure the growth is sustainable
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