Online spending is growing rapidly in the UK. E-commerce in 2009 will be worth over £20bn and, experts say, by 2013, online spending will make up for 10% of total retail sales. If you have a product to sell, you're in a good position, but how to attract customers to buy? Emma Jones offers five recommendations.
Whether you're selling beaded jewellery or your time as an expert in finance, it's good for business to develop a community around you. Bonding customers to each other, will bond them ever closer to you. In this feature, Emma Jones reviews two free community building tools.
More and more people are getting home from work and turning on their computer again as they try to build up their own business on the side to counter the effects of the recession, says a report by Enterprise Nation. They give some tips on how to manage two jobs.
What makes for the perfect home office? Home business guru Emma Jones gives some tips.
Having more time is the big goal of most working parents so how do you stretch work time that bit further so you can fit it better around family life? Emma Jones says homeworkers have the edge and gives some tips on making every minute count.