with everything from start up loans to partner business advisors, we've got every aspect of business support covered
Find A Business Advisor
We work with lots of Business Support Organisations across the country. If you're in need of support for your business then get in touch with one of our partner business advisors here.
Find a Business Loan
Designed for people who want to set up a new business, or already have a business that is less than 3 years old, and need some money to get things going.
support in your area
Wondering what resources are available in your area? Take a look here for a list of Growth Hubs across the UK who work to provide support for businesses in your area.
How to Build a Portfolio
Need some inspiration for building a portfolio you can show to potential clients? We've put together a draft portfolio in Canva that you can use as a starting point to build your own Portfolio.
Enhance Your Skills
Learn the skills you’ll need to start or grow your business - from testing out your idea with market research, to writing a budget and business plan.
Check Out Our Blog For More Tips, Tricks & Skills!
Building Your Very Own Winning Brand
Defining your brand’s goals and a clear path to how you will achieve them, and where those achievements will lead is key to the success of your business. No matter how successful your business is, if it’s not utilising the best strategies in digital marketing then you’re missing out on revenue.
You’re about to start a new business and know you need a logo. You also have a
reasonable understanding of how branding is important – so you go online and Google images. Job done, right Wrong!
Your brand is often formed from the reason you want to go into business in the first place. What change do you want to make? What is the purpose of your product or service – the reason you want to start your business? These form a crucial part of defining who and what your company is. Stories are powerful, and behind every robust and recognisable brand is a good story.
Video marketing is using videos to promote and market your product or service, increase engagement on your digital and social channels, educate your consumers and customers, and reach your audience with a new medium. Audiences are spending an average of 19 hours a week watching videos online. Ignoring video marketing is no longer an option for brands who want to excel.
Using social media allows you to attract customers, get customer feedback and build customer loyalty. increase your market reach, including international markets, do market research and reduce marketing costs, and increase revenue by building customer networks and advertising both organically and using paid strategies.
Analytics helps businesses get a better grasp of their website. It also helps evaluate and measure how marketing, content and products are performing relative to user engagement. This tool collects data and sorts it into useful information so you can make decisions about how best to market your business and/or products.
The need for SEO is at an all-time high. As consumers shifted online, even the most traditional business realized that they need to accelerate the shift to digital. SEO is the most viable and cost-effective way to both understand and reach customers in key moments that matter.