Welcome to Micro Biz Mag

We’re an online magazine for the smallest businesses in the UK. The country’s micro businesses and freelancers are a tax-paying powerhouse of hard work, unrivalled creativity and true passion for their work. And we bloomin’ love it. So we’ve made it our mission to compile guides, interviews, answers and advice for freelancers, micro businesses and teeny tiny businesses across the UK.

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Grants and Funding List

A curated list of business grants in the UK
Useful Bits
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6 Media Enquiry Services (That are not HARO)

For anyone looking to get a client or their own brands in the press, media enquiry services can be game changing. HARO is probably the most well known, but by no means the only one. So here are some more UK centric alternatives.

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The Best Keyword Research Tools in 2021

Keyword research tools. There are hundreds of options, but which are the best? Here are my personal favourites based on years of trying, using, dropping, changing and signing up for new ones!

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How to Build an Ecommerce Website in 2021

Need to get your physical shop online quickly? Here’s our guide to building an ecommerce website fast in 2021 with user-friendly and fast to launch hosted solutions.

Over half of Brits are happy to work from home for as long as is needed

The Best Home Office Chairs Under £200

The small matter of a pandemic has more of us working from home than ever before. A solid home office chair is an important purchase and here’s our round up of the best for under £200.

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The Best Proposal Writing Software

Writing proposals is a key part of running a B2B (and sometimes B2C) micro business. If you’re not from a sales background yourself and you

7 Tips for Super SEO Copywriting

As an SEO specialist myself, it might seem odd for me to open a guide to SEO copywriting by saying that I actually despise that

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How to Check Your Keyword Rankings for SEO

Free ways and paid tools to check your keyword rankings as a freelancer or micro business. We’ve rounded up free tools, freemium tools, paid rankings checkers and outlined some manual ways in which you can check your keyword rankings.

Advice from Pros

Tips

How To Get A Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

Self employed mortgage applications can seem an intimidating and complex process. So we’ve spoken to four mortgage experts to get top tips on improving your chances of landing a mortgage as a sole trader or self employed company director.

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How to Build an Ecommerce Website in 2021

Need to get your physical shop online quickly? Here’s our guide to building an ecommerce website fast in 2021 with user-friendly and fast to launch hosted solutions.

Research

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Remote Working Statistics 2021

Remote working allows people to essentially work from anywhere, (not necessarily just from home). But just how prevalent is remote working in 2021? We’ve taken a look in our 2021 round up of UK remote working statistics.

Startup Statistics UK 2020/2021

Is Britain really one of the best places in the world to start a business? And how many are started in a given year here?

We analysed the figures and have compiled a list of must know startup statistics for 2021.

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Side Hustle Statistics UK

The phenomenon of the “side hustle” — namely having a second source of income in addition to a full-time job, is on the rise in the public. Let’s crunch the numbers.

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Furlough Scheme Statistics 2020

The government’s new furlough scheme (officially named the “Job Retention Scheme”) has helped millions of employees around the UK to keep their jobs and continue

Freelancing Statistics UK 2020

Freelancing Statistics UK 2020

In this article we delve into freelance statistics in the UK to find out which careers are most popular amongst freelancers and which types of

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Business Grants: A Postcode Lottery?

Are business grants in the UK a bit of a postcode lottery? Statistics from The UK Domain reveals the areas with the most and least funding for business grants across the country.

Talking Money

Money. Can be a bit of a headache, can’t it? We’ve sourced some tips to help with anything from funding to chasing up pesky unpaid invoices.

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Talking Money

Interviews

Over to you. We love hearing about your business and freelance journeys and we frequently interview micro business entrepreneurs here.

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