On Saturday 7th December 2013 the UK is celebrating its inaugural ‘Small Business Saturday’ event. This government backed campaign is supported by the Prime Minister and run by American Express. It is a day to encourage support for and to champion the 5 million small businesses in the UK.
With Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and a whole host of other social media platforms for people to join and post content to, it can often be hard to keep them free of candid images and posts. These posts can sometimes come back to haunt you, so what can you do to avoid such issues on the internet and also make yourself stand out from the crowd when it comes to your career or starting a business? Plusnet finds out…
Recently we’ve been curious about how people interact with music: how and where they listen to it, how much money they spend on it, whether they want to see it live, and so on. We took a look at our recent bandwidth breakdown to see where people interacted with music online – the main contenders aren’t so surprising: Youtube, iTunes, Spotify, Myspace and Vimeo were among the most popular.
Cyber Monday, dubbed ‘Mega Monday’ here in the UK, is taking place next week, where a whopping £500 million is expected to be spent by people using their broadband internet to shop online ahead of the impending Festive period. This follows ‘Black Friday’, which you may have heard about in the news today, which is the biggest shopping day of the year in the US. So what is Cyber Monday and what is all the fuss about? Plusnet finds out.
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