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Venture Navigator

Venture Navigator is a new online service, funded by the government, to help start ups and small businesses. It provides three main services : Assessments of key aspects of business plans ; resources – business information targeted to help based on the results of the assessment ; and an online community where owners and entrepreneurs …

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Business Scam

Here is a report from a business in Crowborough on a scam that is affecting local businesses. It reminds us all to be aware of what information we provide to cold callers: “I thought that you might like to make members of the Local Business Network aware of a suspected telephone scam which has been …

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Second training course – 21st Century Sales & Marketing

Mayfield Business Forum is running the second of its business training courses on Thursday 25th November 2010 from 6pm to 7.30pm. It will be held in London House in Mayfield High Street, East Sussex. The courses are aimed at helping small businesses, sole traders and those working from home in and around Mayfield. They address …

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Attracting Visitors to your Website

The September 2010 meeting was a great success with 16 attendees, a great presentation by Julie Rae of and lively discussion around the subject of how to draw people to your webite. Julie spoke about SEO, search engine optimisation, which means how to set up your website so that when people search the internet, …

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New website

Well, it is finally here – the new website. The old one had good information on it but proved too inflexible for editing and formatting. I hope you like the new one with its cleaner interface. It also has a much clearer website address which makes it easier to find. There is still some work …

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