Rebecca's Recent Posts

5 practical ways to increase productivity and get more free time

• 11/09/2015 10:34 AM
 The feeling that you could always be doing more for your business never really goes away. Particularly for solo business owners, your time is how you make your money, which is why taking a proper break without thinking about work can feel so impossible. But being busy, despite sometimes being seen as a badge of honour, just makes us less productive, creating a never-­ending cycle of stressed, busy people. So to save you the time you would even spend thinking about it, we have come up with a few easy ways you can immediately start to shave the minutes, and perhaps hours, from those menial tasks that can swallow up your entire day. Read More
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Keeping the cybercrime pirates at bay

• 11/06/2015 3:36 PM
Does your business have £4000 to spare?That’s the average cost of a cybercrime attack on a small business in the UK.Have you ever stopped to consider the threat of cybercrime in your business? These days, pirates aren’t just found in the sea, but also behind a computer holding business information to ransom for a hefty bounty. Read More
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4 tactics for eliminating the dreaded customer no-show

• 11/02/2015 12:37 PM
How it feels when your 5 o'clock doesn't turn up and you could have gone home forty-five minutes ago.Sometimes, customers can be really frustrating. Yep. We said it.We’ve all experienced the ‘no-show’ customer or the ‘cancels ten minutes before the appointment’ customer.  It’s not only frustrating, it’s actually a big drain on time and revenue.But we also know that on a good day you love all your customers. They are the people that make your business possible after all. So let’s make sure that your business gets more of the good kind of customers. We've assembled a list of ways to eliminate the wasted time and money that comes with a no -show to ensure that your business blossoms. Read More
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5 ways to WOW your clients

• 10/23/2015 1:43 PM
It’s easier than we think to stand out in a crowded marketplace - it’s all about showing your personality and showing that you care. Check out these five top tips to wow your clients... Read More
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Why we use Stripe for payments

• 06/29/2015 1:59 PM
After much deliberation, tea, cakes and multiple cups of coffee, the Appointedd team decided to use Stripe as the software's payment processor.We looked into a vast array of different payment processing companies to assess our options and to find out which company would fit best into our system. Eventually, after looking at who ticked the most boxes, it was Stripe.   Read More
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3 ways to boost smallbiz productivity

• 02/13/2015 12:30 PM
As a small business owner there is always something to do, whether it's the day-to-day runnings of your business, your sales campaign, or getting on top of those dreaded books. We hear you! This week we are featuring a guest blog by hypnotherapist Sara Maude with tips on how to boost your productivity – so you can make the most of your time and get on doing with what you love. Read More
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