Business Growth

Advice, ideas and inspiration on how to grow your business

There are many ways to grow a business and in this section we look at key strategies, and how you can grow your venture on a tight budget. We also look at how to plan your expansion and decide what areas to focus on, as well as events and shows with great networking opportunities, and software or systems that can support business growth

Top Tips for Christmas Email Marketing

Top Tips for Christmas Email Marketing

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Top Tips for Christmas Email Marketing

Do you know how to optimize your email strategy to get the best results at Christmas and New Year? This infographic shows you how.

Best E-commerce Platforms for Small Retailers

Best E-commerce Platforms for Small Retailers

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Best E-commerce Platforms for Small Retailers

When starting your own e-commerce business, picking the right e-commerce platform can be tricky. Here's our guide what we think are some of the best.

Guide to 20 Popular Startup Terms

Guide to 20 Popular Startup Terms

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Guide to 20 Popular Startup Terms

Read Fleximize's guide to 20 popular startup terms – ideal for entrepreneurs who are new to the buzzing startup and business funding scene.

The Rise of the Tech Startup

The Rise of the Tech Startup

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The Rise of the Tech Startup

The swell in UK startups and digital businesses has been remarkable helping to grow the UK economy, But what are the stats behind this rise?

The Expensive Video Game Problem

The Expensive Video Game Problem

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The Expensive Video Game Problem

Funding is an issue that plagues the gaming industry on a daily basis, so how can we overcome it, and how can developers find the finance they need?

Registering Your Business as a Limited Company

Registering Your Business as a Limited Company

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Registering Your Business as a Limited Company

​Being a sole trader may offer you the business structure you want, but it doesn’t give you the protection a limited company gives you.

Create a Great Place to Work and Unlock Business Potential

Create a Great Place to Work and Unlock Business Potential

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Create a Great Place to Work and Unlock Business Potential

How to unlock potential by creating a great place to work. Find out what makes a positive workplace and why it inspires people to work better.

Setting Up or Altering a UK Partnership Business

Setting Up or Altering a UK Partnership Business

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Setting Up or Altering a UK Partnership Business

Setting up or altering a UK partnership business requires some practical and legal knowledge; these FAQs should help you get your company up and running.

3 Steps to Revolutionizing Your Product Cycle

3 Steps to Revolutionizing Your Product Cycle

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3 Steps to Revolutionizing Your Product Cycle

How to work out what your customers actually want, how to deliver it (metaphorically and literally) and the effect it could have on your business

Freelancing vs Full-Time Employment

Freelancing vs Full-Time Employment

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Freelancing vs Full-Time Employment

What would work best for you? The freedom of freelancing or the stability of employment work. Check out this article about the pros and cons of each.

Market Your Niche Product: The Hacker's Way

Market Your Niche Product: The Hacker's Way

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Market Your Niche Product: The Hacker's Way

Marketing a niche product can be difficult. Here's a super-quick and low-cost way of getting your niche product in front of the right crowd, however small.

So You Think You Can Entrepreneur...

So You Think You Can Entrepreneur...

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So You Think You Can Entrepreneur...

What is entrepreneurship really about? And do you have the true spirit of innovation?

How to Find Your Perfect Marketing Agency

How to Find Your Perfect Marketing Agency

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How to Find Your Perfect Marketing Agency

Taking on a marketing agency can be a daunting prospect for any small business, so here's what you should expect and how to find the one most suited to you.

How to Drive Sales For Your New Product

How to Drive Sales For Your New Product

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How to Drive Sales For Your New Product

When launching a new product there are two things you should consider before starting your marketing campaign; content & delivery. Here's why.

Launching Your Own Personal Training Business

Launching Your Own Personal Training Business

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Launching Your Own Personal Training Business

​To launch your own personal training business you will need to make sure you can deliver a quality service yourself, or hire a partner. Here's how.

Is Your Business Ready to Go Global?

Is Your Business Ready to Go Global?

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Is Your Business Ready to Go Global?

It can be one of the most difficult decisions an entrepreneur will ever make - Can your business stand the test of time in a different country?

A Licence to Kill

A Licence to Kill

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A Licence to Kill

If you’re operating solely within the UK, there's often no need to obtain a business licence. However, specific licences may be required in your sector.

Dealing With Sub-Contractors

Dealing With Sub-Contractors

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Dealing With Sub-Contractors

It's important to remember that a sub-contractor isn’t an employee, so you can’t treat them as one. So how do you deal with them when it all goes sour?

Can You Actually Save Money on Business Tax?

Can You Actually Save Money on Business Tax?

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Can You Actually Save Money on Business Tax?

Tax in the UK is decided by the type of goods or services you’re providing, not the type of company that runs it, so can you use this to your advantage?

How You Can Learn to be Creative

How You Can Learn to be Creative

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How You Can Learn to be Creative

You can’t teach someone to come up with great ideas, but creativity is something that can be nurtured and developed with the right kind of attitude.