• Rupert Everett: ‘I was living in terror for my life when Aids began’

    In one way, Quacks is a natural place to find Rupert Everett. The keenly British comedy has “something of the Carry On, Stanley Baxter era” about it, he says – a sharp, playful script; a generous, gracious ensemble cast also featuring Rory Kinnear and Mathew Baynton; very accurate historical detail, such as Everett’s thunderous physician trying […]

  • ‘I lived in fear of brown envelopes’: being chased by the taxman

    For Nick Walton, 2005 marked the start of a tumultuous five-year tax battle when he received a letter from HMRC that questioned his tax return. They didn’t tell him what the issue was. The investigation was thorough. In the first interview, an enquiry officer asked about Walton’s job as a freelance journalist and honed in […]

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    What is Snapchat and How Can I Use It for Business?

    If you’re over 25 years old, there’s a good chance you’ve asked yourself, “What is Snapchat and how can I use it for business?” Yes, demographics are very important when you consider using Snapchat as the majority of its user base to trends young. That leads to a question you need to answer even before you […]

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    What is Visme and How Do I Use It for Business?

    If two of your greatest obstacles to implementing an effective content marketing campaign are “Producing Engaging Content” and “Producing Content Consistently” you’re not alone. The fact is that many businesses cite “lack of internal content creation resources” as their No. 1 challenge to content marketing success. So, how do you get past this constraint? By making use […]

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    What is Canva and How Do I Use It For My Business?

    What is Canva? Canva is a tool loaded with enough easy-to-use features and functionality that anyone can create a variety of engaging content that gets shared. Last week, you were introduced to Visme, one of a new breed of “no tech or design skills required” content creation tools that have taken the online world by storm. […]

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    What is Udemy And How Can I Use It For Business?

    Type “Online marketing courses” in a browser, and you will get 29+ million results with every option imaginable. And one of the search results undoubtedly will be Udemy, an online learning platform. What is Udemy? Udemy has a library of over 40,000 courses, 20k instructors, and 12 million students in 190 countries around the world, […]

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    I Have a Customer Who Wants the Cloud, How Do I Write My First Proposal?

    As IT companies embrace the business opportunity the cloud presents and transition to become cloud-ready service providers, one of the first questions that may arise is how to draft a proposal that reflects the change in orientation, from traditional project-based to managed services. For the answer, Small Business Trends turned to Chaitra Vedullapalli, cloud architect […]

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    What is Amazon Launchpad and How Can I Use It for My Startup?

    When it comes to eCommerce, Amazon is the undisputed king. The sprawling digital marketplace sells over 200 million products per year in America alone, and it’s consequently evolved into a crucial sales platform for businesses of all shapes and sizes. But it can be understandably difficult for tiny startups to stand out and prosper on […]