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Anthony Karibian

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Why does your business need superfast broadband ?

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Dec 8, 2015 12:28:15 PM

While a typical household might have very few occupants who need to use the internet at the same time, businesses could have tens. Superfast business broadband is designed for multiple users, to handle any extra demands. Superfast fibre and cable broadband offers significantly faster speeds than ADSL services. Consequently, you can do more with time and get more out of a working day. Choosing this option, you’ll experience less of the slowdowns in service that might jeopardise your staff productivity.

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Topics: Broadband, CEO's blog

Looking to switch your current business broadband provider?

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Dec 8, 2015 11:20:53 AM

Looking to change your current business broadband provider? You should first be aware of your current contract situation. Being in contract your supplier would generally inform you to pay cancellation fees if leaving, but under the law a lot of practices would justify an early cancellation. Here are some tips and information that will help you clear your situation with your current provider. You might be able to end your contract within your minimum terms with no extra charges!

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Topics: Broadband, CEO's blog

Small businesses are paying more today for business broadband and phone services

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Aug 14, 2015 10:44:18 AM

Our research shows that small businesses in the UK are overpaying for Business Broadband and Phone Lines.  The top providers have raised prices almost every year in the last 5 years.   

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Topics: Broadband, CEO's blog

Maximising the SEO Value of Google+ for Your Local Business

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Jan 30, 2015 3:48:48 PM

bOnline SEO Consultant, Martin Podlucki, shares his tips for Maximising the SEO Value of Google+ for Your Local Business:

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Topics: CEO's blog

Improving service is an easy way for SMEs to cut costs

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Jun 20, 2014 10:45:13 AM

Providing a great customer experience is one of the most important aspects of running a successful small business. If your customers aren’t satisfied, they won’t come back and make any further purchases from you. They certainly won’t recommend you to their friends, and they may even air their grievances in public, which has the potential to lose you sales and damage your reputation beyond repair.

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Topics: CEO's blog

Can crowdfunding help get your business off the ground?

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Feb 13, 2014 5:45:51 PM

For many people, the biggest barrier to starting their own business is finding the money to get their idea off the ground.

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Topics: CEO's blog

Free eBook: How to create business website that works, in 10 simple steps

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Feb 11, 2014 4:49:23 PM

From my years of experience in online marketing, I’ve seen the fantastic impact a good website can have on the success of small businesses. Even the most basic online presence can give small businesses a real boost and can help them attract more customers.

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Topics: CEO's blog

Left your tax return to the last minute? Help is at hand

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Jan 29, 2014 2:56:59 PM

If you’re self employed or run your small business in a partnership, it’s likely you’ve had a weight on your shoulders which has been growing over the last few weeks. This Friday (January 31) is the deadline for self-assessment tax returns relating to the 2012-2013 tax year.

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Topics: CEO's blog

Got a website? Great! But don't neglect offline marketing

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Dec 12, 2013 11:09:49 AM

At bOnline we spend a lot of time encouraging people to market their businesses online, as many small business owners have still not realised the importance of a digital strategy.

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Topics: CEO's blog

Why this weekend could change your small business forever

Posted by Anthony Karibian on Dec 5, 2013 12:27:10 PM

With Christmas just a few weeks away and bank balances still fresh from payday, the first weekend in December is one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. This year, small businesses could see an even bigger rise in sales as the UK celebrates its first Small Business Saturday.

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Topics: CEO's blog

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