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5 Things Your Headshot Photograph Needs To Have & Not Have

Posted on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

I’m aware that this post may sound like a bit of a rant and I may struggle to argue otherwise. The reality is that your headshot photograph is so vitally important to being perceived professionally by your clients, that getting it wrong is not an option for me. I care about this stuff. However, it…

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Windows XP and Office 2003 Support has Ended

Posted on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

By now if you have Windows XP and Microsoft Office 2003 you should know that has ended on the 8th April 2014, or one of the employees that is working on the machine should of informed you about this. Worried? Well there are a few options available to you. Depending on your size workforce Microsoft…

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HeartBleed Bug

Posted on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

If you’re an IT professional, gadget blogger or token geek in your circle of friends, chances are, you’ve been hounded relentlessly over the past couple of Days. about “this Heartbleed thing.” “Do I need to update my antivirus?” “Can I login to my bank account now?” “Google already fixed it, right?” We’ve heard them all,…

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From April 2014, Microsoft withdrew their support for XP, and Office 2003.  This means that many companies have had to suddenly upgrade to new versions of Microsoft Office – 2010, 2013 or Office 365. Having a new version of Office is a bit like having someone come into your house and move all the furniture…

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Judge steps in to save homeless soup kitchen

Posted on Friday, April 11th, 2014

Judge steps in to save homeless soup kitchen In a decision which reveals that property rights can be overridden by the duties owed by public authorities under the Equality Act 2010… …the High Court has stepped in to save a soup kitchen which had fed the East London homeless for over a quarter of a…

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The new tax year is here!

Posted on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

It is usually this time of year that everybody is frantically trying to get their last minute plans in place before the 5th April – which to be honest is what we are usually doing too! But this year we thought we would take a different approach; instead of putting last minute plans in place, let’s…

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What are iBeacons and why they might change marketing?

Posted on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Here at MSO we like to be in the know of all cutting edge technology on the market. So when we heard of iBeacons and how it can change marketing we were all excited to find out more… What is an iBeacon? An iBeacon is a branded product developed by Apple. Yet, another highly anticipated…

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Tidy up your spreadsheets to get the most out of them.

Posted on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

If you are having trouble with your data in Excel, for example may the autofilter isn’t working properly, or the correct information is not being picked up, it may be worth having a look at the layout of the spreadsheet. Ensure every column that contains information is giving a relevant heading. Use consecutive rows for…

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We recruiters are quick to admonish candidates for a poorly written CV and you will read countless articles outlining the Dos and Don’ts. There is no doubt that the CV is a marketing document to tempt potential employers; however, what is often overlooked is the fact that on the flip side of the recruiting coin,…

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How much is your list worth?

Posted on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Marketing has changed forever. It will never, ever be the same again.  If you pay attention to people banging on about all the same old stuff from the 20th Century, then you’re going to be led up the garden path. Truth is, people like Seth Godin, Guy Kawasaki have their fingers right on the pulse. Joint Ventures, Relational Marketing, Tribes, Fans:…

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