Archive for February, 2014

Help save the UK’s economy and thousands of jobs

February 28th, 2014

The EU Commission Vice President is doing her best to implement changes to EU regulation that will make it considerably harder, if not impossible, for the data industry to survive within Europe. Now, we know what most of you are thinking; “Why should I care?” It’s a valid question. We all hate those annoying sales calls… read more

The world is constantly changing, your business needs to keep up

February 20th, 2014

Embracing change is incredibly important as a business. The world is evolving faster than ever before and businesses need to stay as up to date with these changes as possible. To prove our point below are 5 changes in the last 10 years that have revolutionised businesses world wide.   1 – 10 years ago… read more

10 ways to keep people on your website

February 19th, 2014

Yesterday we released an article about things that will drive customers away from your website so today we thought we would let you know about things that will make people stay. As we’ve already established, sometimes driving people to your website simply isn’t enough. The real trick is keeping people there and creating staying power… read more

10 things that might be killing your website

February 18th, 2014

So you have spent years and thousands of pounds creating a product or service that you want to sell. You have spent almost as long getting your marketing right and you are successfully driving customers to your website. In that case, why aren’t you converting your incoming traffic to sales? It could be a lot… read more

5 Reasons why your business needs to be using social media

February 17th, 2014

Social media has a dirty reputation when it comes to marketing. It’s the newest kid on the block and it’s easy to think that older forms of marketing as being better established and a proven entity. The thing is that social media grows larger every year and it’s impossible to ignore social media any more…… read more

Romance your customers with romantic on-hold music

February 14th, 2014

In case you’ve forgotten (in which case there might just be time to run out and get a last minute gift now… you’d better hurry) Valentine’s Day is today! Everyone knows that Valentine’s Day is a day for romance and loved ones, but the world doesn’t stop so it can also be a day for business… read more

10 apps that will help improve your business

February 13th, 2014

Technology is supposed to be there to make our lives easier and apps are a perfect example of this. There are great apps out there that genuinely make life easier and saves us a lot of time (which is obviously great for businesses) but the question is, how can we separate the good from the… read more

10 easy ways to make your business green

February 12th, 2014

Being seen as a green business can be a big boost for your company image. Saving the environment is a very hot topic at the moment and every day it picks up more and more support from both businesses and the public so it has never been more important to try and make your company… read more

Get started with marketing in just 3 simple steps

February 11th, 2014

Marketing is important to any business whether they are new or established, small or large. Advertising makes potential customers aware of your business and it reminds existing customers that you exist. It’s always important to stay on top of your marketing to ensure that you maximise your businesses potential. Marketing however, is not straight forward… read more

Get into the spirit of the Winter Olympics with SwitchboardFREE

February 7th, 2014

At SwitchboardFREE we’re all getting excited about the Winter Olympics that start today (Can it really have been nearly two years since the London Games? Scary). In an effort to get into the spirit of the games we’ve updated the slider on our home page and we’ve created the below desktop wall papers. We would… read more