Businesses boom as a result of the St Neots Street Food Fest

Businesses boom as a result of the St Neots Street Food Fest It’s official! The pilot event for the St Neots Street Food Fest was a resounding and undeniable success, not only for the vendors involved but for other businesses in the town as well. Celebrating the first event since the easing of lockdown, Shifties […]

Seven Shopify Apps to Use When Building an eCommerce Store

By Daniel Jones, Shifties Contributor and Founder of RUNESILK.  Seven Shopify Apps to Use When Building an eCommerce Store I have played with most of the well-known eCommerce platform providers, and to date, I still find Shopify the most user-friendly solutions. Whenever I have a product-based business, Shopify is always my first choice to build […]

Building a Product Launch Marketing Plan

Building a Product Launch Marketing Plan The “Launch” of a start-up is an extremely critical phase of the company’s life cycle. This is your big announcement to the world and that usually takes a bit of planning, especially when it comes to marketing. You have heard the saying “failing to plan is planning to fail”, […]

Self-development – when small steps are the heroic effort

Written by David Duker, Shifties Contributor.  I truly believe that anything is possible. No matter who you are or what stage of life you are at I am a firm believer that you can do, experience or achieve absolutely anything that you set your mind to. There’s only one slight catch – it won’t necessarily […]

The Rise of LinkedIn

Written by Markie Reads and Joe Gannon, Connect with your ideal clients (not just anyone), or people who you can learn from or collaborate with. But remember you are a person first, so do not make it all about your product, make it about the customer.

Nurture your growth mindset – 5 top tips

Written by Sarah Loddick, Imagine if you had support and encouragement from your very own personal cheerleader and coach every single day. Wouldn’t that be great? But impossible, right?

My passion is my business

Written by Naomi Rose, Have you ever sat at your desk at work with a never-ending list of jobs that need doing and thought, ‘I wish I was doing something else’?

Time to Launch!

Lift Off

Written by Victor Sacks, VS Associates Ltd Rocket boost your business! Right from the off… So, you’ve decided to start your own business? How awesome is that?! As I’m part of this fabulous group of collaborators known as Shifties, who has a logo that is a Rocket, let’s use a Rocket Launch as an analogy […]