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Plastic coffee cup waste is being cut by a simple change

A simple change in the way hot drinks are priced at one university has made a big difference to the number of cups that are thrown away, and it's not costing customers anything extra.<p>A smartphone film by Dougal Shaw for BBC World Hacks. Like, Share, Engage.<p>Check out easy ways to reduce your plastic …

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How to Build an Effective Social Media Strategy from Scratch

If I were to ask you 'what’s the most important rule for a marketing specialist', what would you say?<p>My answer would be to never neglect your …

Marketing

Small Businesses, Follow These Three Critical Steps To See Immediate Online Results

Last month, one of my friends asked for help with their small business. They had a website but it didn’t deliver many results. While working with them, I identified three vital components that were missing. Few businesses have the time or the money to build an empire. However, every small business …

Marketing

How to Grow Your Email List in Compliance with the GDPR [Infographic]

The new European regulation on the processing and handling of personal data, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR), enters into …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Events 2018 - NFAN

in Events tagged<p>NFAN Events 2018 – Open Days and Education Workshops – dates<p>We are pleased to offer another varied members’ events programme for the …

5 Things Customers Don’t Want to Hear…EVER

Share<p><i>Tara Hunt is the author of “The Whuffie Factor,” and is a contributor to the HootSource blog. This post originally appeared on Tara’s website,</i> …

3 GDPR blind spots to avoid

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into enforcement in four short months, and many are talking about the regulation as if it were a natural disaster: “Are you ready for GDPR?”<p>While there’s no need for panic — especially if you’re already working towards compliance — …

4 Unknown Facebook Features Your Business is Missing

These powerful tools can take your Facebook marketing to the next level.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook has hundreds of features built into its platform to help small businesses thrive. However, if you’re like most entrepreneurs, you’re only taking …

Social Media

3 Social Media Trends That Need to Be on Your Radar for the Rest of This Year

If you're a betting man (or woman), put your money on live video, virtual reality and platform crossover.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s difficult to wax poetic about the social media trends of today, because, based on social media's very nature, those …

Social Media

BBC Radio 4 - Money Box, The death of the single price?

If you've caught a train recently or booked a hotel or even taken an Uber minicab you'll be familiar with the idea that a fixed price for a single product is fast becoming a thing of the past. This practice of charging different prices based on how much people are willing to pay rather than the …

How to build a business that lasts 100 years

If you want to build a business that lasts, there may be no better place to look for inspiration than your own immune system. Join strategist Martin …

Haunted House Plastic Black FR- Amusement Parks Use Ours!

Haunted House Black plasticFR + Tape! Passes NFPA 701-15 Test 1 Certs for fire marshall. Opaque Spooky. Famous Amusements Parks Use Our Year after …

Samsung SMART Signage TV: Digital Signs and TV for Small Businesses - Small Business Trends

Lots of small businesses use televisions in their premises: gyms, sports bars, restaurants — to name some. But what business owners may not realize …

Do Groupon And LivingSocial Do More Harm Than Good?

The Groupon hangover is setting in, and providers and retailers alike are looking for a Bloody Mary.<p>Would you buy a $5-for-$10-at-Lioni-Italian-Heroes coupon from this man? Groupon CEO Andrew Mason wants to know. | Photo by Saverio Truglia<p><b>A year ago, the calculus</b> of a daily deal seemed simple: A …

eCommerce

Shows from Social Media Examiner

Social Media Examiner offers a <b>weekly video show</b>, two <b>weekly audio podcasts</b>, and a <b>weekly live video talk show</b> to help boost your marketing skills and …

Social Media Marketing for Small Business

“As the owner of an new online shopping site it's hard to have ads that look any different from anyone else. Ripl is easy to create small videos …

Online Leaflet Printing and Flyer Printing

Summer Events<p>Get a head start for summer with our exhibition range!<p>Posters...<p>...Printed by people who want your business to …

35+ Ways to Decorate Pumpkins Without Carving

If you're sick of buying a flimsy pumpkin-carving set every year, you've come to the right place. Not only is the annual cost of pumpkin carving …

Decorations

6 Reasons Businesses Need Social Media Marketing

In order for a business to grow quickly, they need to be able to reach a wide target audience as soon as possible. Without an active social media …

Child dies in E. coli bug outbreak linked to blue cheese

<b>A child has died following an outbreak of the E. coli O157 bug in Scotland.</b><p>The child was among 20 confirmed cases of infection - detected between 2 and 15 July - 11 of whom had received hospital treatment.<p>Health officials are investigating possible links to Dunsyre blue cheese, which is made with …

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