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If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably heard people talk about the important of “backlinks” but it’s possible you don’t really understand how it fits into your marketing strategy? What is a backlink? Put simply – it’s a hyperlink to another website. So for example, this is a backlink to our Hesford Media agency […]

All about Coworking

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As a small business owner, you might have heard the term ‘Coworking’ mentioned by your peers, but do you know what it is all about? In 2018, an estimated 2,188 spaces were opened worldwide and this number is set to reach 25,968 by 2022, an increase of 42% from 2019! What is Coworking? Coworking spaces are […]

How to start a fashion business blog

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We receive a lot of enquiries asking us ‘how to start a fashion business’ and so we have put together this guide for aspiring fashionista’s! Our founder, Nikki Hesford, comes from a fashion and manufacturing background, appearing on Dragons Den and subsequently receiving £250,000 of equity investment. She knows the hard slog of prototyping, manufacturing […]

International Coworking Day

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As International Coworking Day approaches on Friday 9th August, many reading this may not be quite sure what Coworking is or why as a freelancer or small business owner it’s important to you! What is Coworking? Coworking is a relatively new concept, of sharing workspace with other small business owners rather than committing to a […]

Facebook Hoax

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  This hoax has been going around now for a number of years – that Facebook only shows you posts from 25 people in your friends list, and an instruction to Copy and Paste and re-post on your own status, in an apparent attempt to trick the Facebook algorithm into showing you content from more […]

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Never boost Facebook posts

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