Given many small businesses don’t last more than two years, turning 10 is a huge reason for us to celebrate. In 2009, Business Blueprint was founded with the goal to provide coaching to small to medium business owners, helping them to bring their business into the 21st century. We have definitely achieved that goal, helping…

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‘Standing on the shoulders of giants’ is an expression which means ‘learning from the best’. As a small business owner, it can be difficult to stay up to date with the latest trends, especially when it comes to marketing and video. So standing on those shoulders and checking out how industry leaders do things can…

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Stealing is, of course, illegal but many people don’t seem to see it that way when it comes to stealing the written word. Unfortunately, the practice of plagiarising—taking someone’s content and sharing it as your own—is rife around the world. There can be consequences at a higher scale but taking legal action as a small…

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In today’s digital age, there are so many tools and platforms out there that can help your business. But how can you sift through the information overload and pick the ones that will work best for you? In Dale Beaumont’s one day workshop, he has collated the business knowledge he has acquired over the years…

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Struggling to build your own website? Instead of starting from scratch and deciding which plugins to add, you can check out exactly which tools successful websites use to build their page. Then, you can consult with your web developer to see how you can incorporate those same technologies in your business. In this video, Dale…

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Creating content to educate and engage with your audience can feel like a grind after you have come up with your first few topic ideas. What’s more, if you’re busy or not particularly tech-savvy, using Google Adwords to do keyword research can feel overwhelming. This video will show you one of the quickest free tools…

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Video content is one of the most powerful promotional tools to boost engagement and connect with your target audience. However, as a small business owner or consultant, starting quality video production can seem quite daunting and expensive. Thankfully it’s possible for you to start small and create quality content for your audience. In this video,…

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Do you want to dramatically improve image quality, size and colour without losing quality? Normally you would have to use complicated photo editing software like Photoshop, Lightroom, GIMP and Corel PaintShop to upscale your image. However, if you’re not an experienced image editor or you don’t consider yourself tech-savvy, you may feel overwhelmed and have…

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If you regularly use social media to reach your audience, one of the things you’ll notice is every platform has different image requirements. Whether that be Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest or YouTube. And if you don’t crop your images in advance, they will crop them for you. That is why it’s best to optimise images…

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Sometimes, it’s easier to show someone what to do rather than telling them. What’s more, by capturing and sharing an image, you have something to refer to forever. Using screengrab technology, you can share and communicate in moments what would take much longer by writing notes or trying to explain something in person. In business,…

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