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The wonderful thing about this section of the website is that if you don’t ‘know how’ to do something one of our members will!

We believe in sharing our skills and networks, so that everyone benefits by being a member of The Business Culture Hull. You can be rest assured that every person sitting in the room at our events will have knowledge and experiences that will help your end goal.

So, come on everyone, share! If you tell us your skill set, we’ll tell you ours!

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Essential reading for Business Owners

It’s difficult to talk about security and cyber crime without getting technical. The following article attempts to provide real world advice and practical guidelines to get you on your way to protecting your business assets from attackers. https://www.cyberessentials.ncsc.gov.uk/advice/

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5 Ways To Engage On LinkedIn

5 Ways To Engage On LinkedIn 1 – Thank and Welcome People for Connecting With You This a great way to start a relationship and is really LinkedIn speak for “nice to meet you”. You have to understand that LinkedIn is its own eco-system with its very own set of etiquette. Once someone connects with you- immediately send them a

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Designing an App

This article was originally published on Mattix Design Ltd.  Developing an app is a great way to add real value to your business, as well as engage with new and existing customers. “An application can enrich customer experience with additional functionality that is harder to replicate with a basic website,” explains Mark Bucknall, Director of Built With Code and Founder

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Benefits of Virtual Servers for SMEs

Traditionally in an average SME, the term ‘server’ refers to a big noisy computer, a lump of tin in a room somewhere out of sight within the business premises. The more servers a company has, the more lumps of tin they have sitting in the room, each pulling electricity and generating heat. The concept of server virtualisation began in the

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Five worthwhile business IT purchases

There’s an old phrase that goes “a fool and his money are soon parted”.  When perusing the world of available technology, it wouldn’t be too difficult to spend a lot of money very quickly.  It is worth taking the time to research purchases before placing an order, to separate the marketing hype from reality with regard to the benefits you

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5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Rebranding Your Business

A brand’s visual identity is incredibly important. Afterall, first impressions count and potential customers can quickly be turned off by a business if they appear unprofessional and outdated. Nevertheless, changing up your brand is a huge step for any business, and one that should be approached with caution. A recognisable brand can take years – and sometimes decades – to

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How to increase your customer support experience

We’re in the business age where brands are defined by their customer support experiences. Consumers are eager to connect and engage with their favourite brands, but what makes a successful customer support experience? Think back to your own customer support experiences for a moment and how they affected your decision as a consumer. Most of us have experienced a poor

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PLANING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK?

Social media, like your website, is your shop window the to the world 24/7, therefore, the messages and images you post must be relevant, targeted and reflect your brand and ethos. The image above is meant to be a simple visual aid on how best to plan your social media posts for the week.  Obviously, the more time you spend

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Networking tips

Networking is a vital part of business development and should form part of your marketing and business strategy. Please check out my top tips for productive networking. Know your stuff. The first and biggest thing is to thoroughly understand your own products and services, so that you have the confidence to speak about them and explain in 30 seconds or

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Register your phone for the Emergency SMS

Did you know that since 2009 it has been possible to send a text to the emergency services on 999 – referred to as Emergency SMS.  The service is primarily aimed at people who have hearing or speech impairments but can be used if you are unable to speak on the phone or perhaps where there is limited signal to

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