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12 Jan 2017

With advancing technology, the internet has created avenues for generating income. Unfortunately, with the proliferation of fraudulent internet marketers who seek to extract money from their victims rather than help them make it, making money online has become even more challenging. Finding a source of making money online often requires a lot of effort and time.

Here are three possible...

23 Dec 2016

With cloud computing and various software programs taking the top spot, many entrepreneurs don’t have investing in hardware as their main priority. However, although hardware storage isn’t quite as important now everything can be stored online, computer memory, RAM and other essentials in any business’ IT department should still be kept up to date. If your employees are complaining of slow...

21 Dec 2016

The UK ѕtаrt-uр scene іѕ thrіvіng. According to the Bаrсlауѕ аnd BGF Entrерrеnеurѕ Index, the number оf new buѕіnеѕѕеѕ іѕ uр 3.86%, thе biggest rіѕе іn 3 years. Sо, whаt аrе уоu waiting for?

Remember, thоugh, tо mаkе sure уоu gеt independent lеgаl advice.

1. Dесіdе whаt уоu’rе gоіng tо dо and write a Business Plan

According to a recent Forbes ѕurvеу, 42%...

20 Dec 2016

If your high school senior has enlisted your help in selecting a university, you are no doubt a very proud parent – rightfully so. Selecting and applying to college can be a stressful period. Students who are fortunate enough to have their parent’s support are very lucky on many levels. One of the most daunting tasks is to select a university when your student has not yet developed a specific...

13 Dec 2016

Ten giant nutcracker kings have arrived on the streets of Shrewsbury and visitors are being encouraged to join the Nutcracker Trail from today.

The magical nutcrackers are individually named and visitors are invited to find them all and list their names in the trail booklet. Once all ten have been found return the booklet to the official Christmas post box in the Darwin Centre on Pride...

07 Dec 2016

Pubs and bars in Shrewsbury have rolled out a winter welcome ahead of the Shrewsbury Winter Festival this weekend and are asking beer enthusiasts to choose their best shrewsbrew.

Shrewsbury’s first Winter Ale Trail, sponsored by Hobsons, invites...

07 Dec 2016

1) With the days flying by this time of year and the never ending to do lists getting longer, make life easy shopping at Shrewsbury Winter Festival – you’ll find gorgeous and unique gifts, Christmas decorations and of course fantastic local, seasonal food.

2) It’s a fantastic family day out with lots of activities for children.  Come and make Christmas decorations, see the reindeer,...

05 Dec 2016

If you run an e-commerce store, Christmas is probably going to be your busiest time of the year. Organization and preparation are key to a successful and stress free-period. Get it right and you could well see your business continue to grow throughout the new year. These tips should help you get started.

Write a Plan

What are you hoping to achieve over the festive period? Do you have a...

24 Nov 2016

Monday 5th December in the Alb - 6.30 till late! Free tickets.

We’ve invited some of the digital industries leading talent from both Shropshire and further afield to come along, share skills and present earth-shattering ideas.

There will be four speakers and five minutes...

21 Nov 2016

The wait is over. Today Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) launches its annual Christmas production on You Tube, which shows heart-warming footage of Christmas in Shrewsbury.

Opening to a moving adaptation of ‘Silent Night’, the 90 second video tells the familiar story of a mum, played by Olga Lewis, preparing for...


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