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The Advice Hub is a free online library full of genuinely helpful articles and ‘ungoogleable’ tips for small businesses.
It’s purposely written in an accessible, confidence-boosting, human sounding way by founders or experts who’ve been there and done it, including our very own Holly.
We delve into the lessons learnt the hard way, so you don’t have to – from dealing with parental guilt or hiring friends for example, to learning how to get more Instagram followers or becoming VAT registered.
Some articles are quite factual and some more soulful across eight key categories, ranging from marketing & social to business wisdom, so no matter what you need, it’s covered.
A big thank you to the brilliant small business supporters at Dell Technologies for helping us bring you this treasure trove of knowledge and advice, completely free of charge.
We’ve organised our articles into the topics we get asked about the most, to help you find what you need! Explore the categories below.
Latest from the Advice Hub
We’ll add new articles every week and if you can’t find what you’re looking for, or have a story to share, please let us know! Scroll down the page to get in touch.
Letting go with love: closing your business (and being ok with it)
Think of closing a business? Discover how to do it while keeping a positive outlook.
The 5 pieces of equipment you (really) need when starting a small business
Dive into our beginner’s guide to the five pieces of kit we think you should consider when starting a business.
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3 ways to use quiet time to push your business forwards
Experiencing low sales? Here are three things you can try to grow your business while it’s quiet.
How to be smart with your time and protect what you love
How to design your own working week, ruthlessly prioritise and learn to delegate.
Self-care tips for small business owners
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A reminder to put self-care first when the work/life line begins to blur.
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Should small businesses increase prices during the cost of living crisis?
Feeling the pinch in the cost of living crisis? It’s time to review your pricing. Here’s how…
Cold, hard winter ahead? 10 tips to keep toes warm, costs down and spirits up
Practical money-saving tips for small businesses in the cost of living crisis.
Is your tech sustainable? 5 points for small businesses to consider
We may be small businesses but the impact we can make together is huge. Here’s why you should consider using sustainable tech…
How to ensure steady sales and make your income last year round
Struggling to maintain steady sales year round? This article may help…
How to combat loneliness when running a business
Feeling lonely? Holly gives you the reassurance and advice you need to feel less alone…
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