Be tenacious to succeed in business

by Steve Upham : altspace Coworking Office Our regular networking event recommenced in September with an inspiring talk from Emma Nawaz the Managing Director of Blackstone Solicitors based in Hale.  Over 25 people were in attendance for the evening hosted with the Federation of Small Businesses at altspace Coworking Office, Altrincham.  The talk centred on … Continue reading Be tenacious to succeed in business

Start Up Stories: Brexit not stopping Manchester Investment

by Steve Upham : altspace Coworking Office It's been over a year now since the vote for the UK to leave the  European Union and it feels like a suitable time to gauge the business mood.  Manchester Digital in association with the Startup Factory hosted a panel debate on 8th Sept to discuss how Brexit … Continue reading Start Up Stories: Brexit not stopping Manchester Investment

Start Up School 5 : Research and Promotions

Market Research and Early Promotional Work If you’re starting up in business or deciding to go it alone as a freelancer it’s important to know who your customers will be. This is one of the foundations of your enterprise and will have an impact on your company strategy, marketing plan and promotions. Promotional Work is … Continue reading Start Up School 5 : Research and Promotions

Startup School 3 : Branding your Business

Steve Upham : Director of altspace coworking office, Altrincham Once you've established your company structure and financing then you need to think deeply about naming and branding your business.  It's a cliche but first impressions count and you want to create a favourable presence and emphasise professionalism from day one.  This week I'll cover some recommended … Continue reading Startup School 3 : Branding your Business