Koobr celebrates new growth

Branding agency Koobr is celebrating rapid growth, introducing three new members across its digital marketing, design, and web development teams.   The creative agency, based in Derby, has been steadily recruiting over the past few months to coincide with their busiest quarter to date. The new additions include an SEO and PPC specialist, a new…

Taking a Business Lease

Is your business currently in the process of taking out a lease? Derby Hub members Nelson’s Solicitors talks about the key things you really need to consider to protect your legal rights as a tenant. You could be taking your first Lease for business purposes or moving your business location. Either way, taking a Lease…

What is a “presentation”?

A presentation provides a limited amount of time to present a message or topic to an audience, that audience could be an individual person or hundreds of people. Whether it’s 60 seconds or 60 minutes, it’s a story that needs structure with a beginning, middle and an end. It doesn’t necessarily have to be supported…

The secret to successful marketing

Marketing is the cornerstone of success for every business, whether you’re in retail, manufacturing, or the service provider industry. But what is the secret to effective and successful marketing? Derby Hub member Alison Beardsley from TEC.I.T. takes a look at the 5 steps you need to initiate. Marketing is not about sales. It’s not about…

How to write effective content

Content creation goes far beyond blogging, it’s the lifeblood of your business online. We take a look at why fresh, high-quality content is so important and how to use it effectively across all channels of your digital marketing efforts.   You’re not a writer. You’re never going to win a Pulitzer Prize for that article…

The three pillars of social media

The Three Pillars of Social Media When it comes to running a business, marketing and networking are absolutely key to establishing yourself as an effective and respectable entity. Similarly, social branding and online presence are essential in maintaining a positive relationship with customers, as well as attracting potential clients. To this end, there are three…

“Know your enemies, know yourself’

Sun Tzu may have been talking about war, but his advice applies anywhere. Going into a networking event without sufficient planning is setting yourself up for an awkward experience with nothing to show from it. There are two steps involved in preparing yourself for your first networking event, and thankfully, they’re both pretty simple.   Know…