Business Link Bye-Bye: Smart Start-Up

With the Government Business Link closed in November this year, potential entrepreneurs will lose what has proven to be a valuable source of advice and guidance. The financial turbulence experienced in recent years has made some of the biggest companies in the UK close their doors, not only leaving thousands of people unemployed, but also making clearer avenues for new SMEs to emerge. New companies are continuing, with the SME sector accounting for 99.9% of all companies in early 2010.

Business Link Bye-Bye: Smart Start-Up

Of course, not all early stories have happy endings. Without proper preparation, finding your feet as a business can quickly turn into a wobbly that you cannot recover. Without Government support through Business Link, you might ask where you can get the advice you need to start a new business? Well, the Government itself suggests a professional business coach is your answer.

How can Business Training help?

Beyond your initial idea, there are a number of important things that you should consider carefully before you are ready to launch your business. It is important not to rush through these initial stages. While your time is a valuable resource, it is not the most important factor when it comes to launching a new business.

Falling into the trap of the belief that it is very important to make yourself “out there,” many business owners have produced business cards, logos, websites and slogans before they do the necessary research and face the complex problems that need to be faced if businesses want …

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Ways to Find Link Exchange Partners

Being a home based business you should be using link exchanges to help market your business. It can be a time consuming task to find these exchanges.

Below you will find a few methods to help you find these exchange links.

1. Search Engines, Use search engines and perform searches using a key word that relates to your website.

Type in the keyword you want. Then add the URL, site, link. Type in key word submit URL, site link. Type in your key word with exchanges.

2. Check out your competitors link sites. The sites that are linking to your competitors site could be used to link to your own. Search link:http//

3. Link directories. See if you can exchange links with each one of your competitors link sites.

4. Link exchange tools. There are several sites that will match you with other sites that are interested in link exchanging to your website. Two of the best ones are Linkalizer and sitesell’s value exchange. You do not want to use ones that completely automate the process. The search engines don’t like these sites and you may get penalized for using them.

5. Software There is software that can help you find exchange sites like yours and will email you to let you know which ones they are. LinkAssistant is a good one for this. Make sure you read up on the spam laws before going with this method. These are only a few ways to help you. Though they are …

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