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Reaching Goals Alongside the London Marathon Runners

April 11, 2014 3:26 pm | Leave your thoughts | Written by

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Trainer SSA staggering 888,552 runners have completed the London Marathon in its 33 years of existence!

This weekend, another few thousand runners head to London for their Marathon challenge, a brave member of the 08 Direct team included! Whilst the rest of us are saving our legs, we explore the similarities of reaching those all-important goals for a small business.

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How to go about promoting your business on social media

February 20, 2014 10:36 am | Leave your thoughts | Written by

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Social-mediaSocial media is now commonplace in business with most involving it in their marketing strategies. It is one of the easiest and cheapest ways for businesses, of all sizes, to put themselves in front of potential and current customers. Each social media outlet gives you the opportunity to talk to and interact with people so that you can promote your products and grow your presence within your chosen marketplace – but it takes work and careful thought. We’ve put together some of our top tips to help you get started on social media…

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UK Storm: How can businesses recover?

February 13, 2014 10:34 am | Leave your thoughts | Written by

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Overwhelmed_Flood_sign,_Upton-upon-SevernAfter yesterday’s hurricane-force winds and the ongoing floods affecting a large part of the country, we’re hoping that businesses around the UK have been able to keep up and running without too many problems!

Disaster recovery is something that is vital to all businesses, with the recent problems simply irritating that fact. Luckily, with current technology and the growing culture of remote working, businesses are able to stay online if their immediate location is out of action.

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What can businesses learn from the Winter Olympics in Sochi?

January 28, 2014 4:33 pm | Leave your thoughts | Written by

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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014The Winter Olympics are almost upon us so we’re gearing up for some fantastic sporting action here in the 08Direct office. We’re also thinking ahead to the inspiration that businesses can take from the event and the athletes that are taking part. Take a look below at the major lessons we think businesses should look out for over the next couple of weeks in Sochi.

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