Digital technology has changed the way people create, distribute and use copyright works. People want to use new technology that is easily and readily available, but many uses of technology, such as transferring old LPs to MP3 for ease of listening, constitute civil or criminal offences.
There are two core issues: a) the production of digital copies of materials held in the… Continue
Added by Dr Maria Anassutzi on June 13, 2010 at 19:03 —
Sustainable printing is the process of producing commercial printed materials with the least impact on the environment. So if sustainable printing is to be a goal, the first thing that needs to be done is to identify how the commercial printing process effects our environment.
For the purposes of this blog I will refer to the lithographic printing process, since this is the most common commercial system. However there are numerous other printing processes which will have issues that… Continue
Added by Sara Brown on June 11, 2010 at 14:13 —
Most small businesses tell me that they win a significant amount of business from referral and yet very few have a system for doing so.
I think that this is a big mistake and I help my clients to win even more business from referral by introducing referral systems into their business.
Further details can be found by clicking here
Added by Steve Mills on June 11, 2010 at 12:56 —
I've tried to pull together some quick links for networking events by town for future reference. Here are some to get us started and I'll add in more as we go: Continue
Added by Chris Lunn on June 9, 2010 at 21:28 —
For a while now I have been interviewing or chatting to my clients, partners, friends or those in the industry. I felt the need for something new, refreshing and punchy and hope that EXPOSED overs a bare to the bones snippet in to the life of a number of professional people in the Events, PR or corporate world.....our first lucky victim is......Tom Dee from The Pineapple Parlour.… Continue
Added by Carli Adby on June 9, 2010 at 19:39 —
As the Keeping Business Local Expo approaches Reading for the second year running, it is becoming clear that one of the best recommendations for this event is the business success achieved by previous delegates.… Continue
Added by Debra Mann on June 6, 2010 at 20:15 —
Added by Carli Adby on June 3, 2010 at 16:34 —
If you use the calendar function in either Outlook or Gmail (possibly some other clients too) I'm sure you'll be very appreciative of the BBC as they've created a file you can import all the information from (including which channels to watch each game on).
Here's the link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/world_cup_2010/8677077.stm
I hope this helps with your World Cup scheduling and… Continue
Added by Chris Lunn on June 1, 2010 at 19:00 —
Continuing my information sharing in light of the new Digital Economy Act 2010, I would like to highlight the Twentieth Century Film Corporation and others v Newzbin Limited case. This is an important case which considers the on-line application of the Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988 (CDPA), in view of the newly adopted Digital Economy Act 2010 (2010 Act).
Newzbin is a members-only Usenet indexing website that operated a P2P network, by… Continue
Added by Dr Maria Anassutzi on May 29, 2010 at 17:11 —
The UK economy is driven by small businesses. They make up 99% of all UK businesses and they are the engine for growth and job creation.
With most exhibitions in London many Local Businesses can’t afford the time or generally the cost to exhibit. Keeping Business Local Expo’s fill the gap in the market for SME’s businesses to showcase their company, Network and Find New Suppliers and these exhibitions are replicated in Local towns around Thames Valley, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire,… Continue
Added by Absolutely Design Nick Buckland on May 29, 2010 at 10:30 —
Stickers a better tool for advertising with a short…
Added by Gliroy Farnandez on May 28, 2010 at 11:40 —
Hi, for all facebook users I recommend looking at your new privacy settings via the account option.
For those of you who are interested to read more about the changes, this article on the Guardian website is pretty comprehensive.
Keep your information safe!
Added by Chris Lunn on May 27, 2010 at 13:00 —
Having had some experience with Youth Charities & after having a Q&A session at my old university I realized that I really did want to do something useful and that concentrated on offering some young people in my… Continue
Added by Carli Adby on May 27, 2010 at 10:00 —
As you'll see from our Networking Groups section we have a range of groups for you to join in with online (for free) and keep up-to-date with other members and discussions etc.
I've pulled together a summary of the current groups and I recommend clicking in to the ones which catch your eye and joining them asap! If you would like to see your group featured, you can do so via the 'Add A Group' link towards… Continue
Added by Chris Lunn on May 27, 2010 at 8:00 —
The majority of web traffic is driven by the major commercial search engines – Yahoo!, Bing, MSN, and Google. If your site cannot be found by search engines or your content cannot be
put into their databases, you miss out on the incredible opportunities
available to websites provided via search – people who want what you
have visiting your site.
Whether your site provides content, services, products or information, search engines are a primary method of navigation for… Continue
Added by Richard Woods on May 26, 2010 at 15:47 —
The newly approved Digital Economy Act 2010 (Act) is set to amend Intellectual Property legislation by:
- Reducing online infringement of copyright;
- Increasing to £50,000 fines for all intellectual property offences for online and offline copyright infringement;
- Providing the…
Added by Dr Maria Anassutzi on May 24, 2010 at 18:37 —
I do a thrifty Thursday on my blog, a day dedicated to finding useful bits of info, chit chat, news or views online that I am interested in that week and think you good people may be too. Quite relevant to me at the moment is writing copy as I am re-writing my 'all about me' paragraph and basically all text that goes anywhere related to my business, so this is what I… Continue
Added by Carli Adby on May 17, 2010 at 13:07 —
...If you don't know about this yet or have not ordered your free tickets then check out the Business Start Up show taking place on May 21st / 22nd May in London. It has seriously loads for small and medium business's and is sponsored by Lloyds TSB.
I'll be there....camera in hand!
Hope to see some of you… Continue
Added by Carli Adby on May 12, 2010 at 22:14 —
I got involved with my local residents association and photographed a Barn Dance and Mayfayre....i know of a quite a few other local business's who got involved and offered their support so check out the pictures below for your overview of the event....lots of fun, laughter, dogs and wine!…
Added by Carli Adby on May 12, 2010 at 12:47 —
We all know that an increasing amount of economic activity is being conducted on the net. Regardless of the variations of the international economy, large profits are being made online. A decade after the bursting of the dot.com bubble, the tactics being deployed by online firms have become increasingly sophisticated. Along with the corporate giants and medium-sized enterprises making money on the net, entrepreneurs and small firms are also making the most of some of the… Continue
Added by Cheryl Howard on May 11, 2010 at 13:20 —