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UK Business Forums

    1. Private Forum For Full Members

      Private discussion for holders of the UK Business Forums Paid-Up Full Membership, that won't appear in the public search engines.
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    2. Review My Website

      Post a link to your website here if you would like some honest feedback from other Full Members.
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    3. Franchising

      Discussion, help and advice on the franchise business model.
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    1. UKBF Upgrade Forum

      News and information about the big UKBF upgrade, coming December 2013!
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      1,876
      Latest: No Blog Posts in Profile Dan Izzard, Apr 10, 2014 at 9:38 AM
    2. General Business Forum

      General business discussion, advice and assistance.
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      669,233
      Latest: Teesside TV Billmccallum, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:18 AM
    3. Retail

      A forum for 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses.
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      2,354
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      31,561
      Latest: Taking credit/debit card payments at events GraemeL, Apr 16, 2014 at 9:39 AM
    4. E-Commerce Forum

      E-commerce, shopping cart and payment processor discussion, advice and assistance
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      12,987
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      134,364
      Latest: B2B on Amazon RepricerExpress, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:16 AM
    5. Accounts & Finance

      Business finances, including banking, bookkeeping, VAT and other taxes
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      184,873
    6. IT & Internet

      Technical advice for (non ecommerce websites) & Internet discussions
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      18,183
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      185,632
      Latest: User stats on a page ServWise, Apr 16, 2014 at 10:39 AM
    7. Best Practice for Small Business

      Business best practice ideas and discussion. Sponsored by The Guardian Small Business Showcase
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    8. Technology

      Hardware discussions - from the best desktop computers for business, to tablets, laptops and smartphones
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      615
      Latest: I PHONE V BLACKBERRY YOU ARE ALL DELUDED DazRave, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:55 PM
    9. The Pitch

      Get involved with Britain's biggest smallbusiness competition!
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    10. Startup Clinic

      Advice and topics for people just getting into business.
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      Latest: Financing for a van josaswaste-andre, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:11 AM
    11. Employment & HR

      Employing & managing staff for business owners.
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      Latest: Notice Period/ Breach of Contract? kando, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:18 AM
    12. Legal

      Business Law including general advice, contracts, and company structures.
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      Latest: Distance Selling Rule. Missing item Billmccallum, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:11 AM
    13. Insolvency

      Advice and resources for members seeking help about insolvency.
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    14. Sales, Marketing & PR

      Advice and discussion about sales, selling techniques, your marketing mix and PR activities
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      Latest: Exhibiting at business shows llhjpackaging, Apr 16, 2014 at 4:10 AM
    15. SEO, PPC and Online Marketing

      Search engine optimisation (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC), plus all other aspects of marketing your business online.
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      12,061
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      157,651
      Latest: PPC v organic analytic question Clodbuster, Apr 16, 2014 at 10:08 AM
    16. Tradespeople

      A forum strictly for tradespeople and businesses looking for trade services.
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      1,506
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      15,215
      Latest: recently started my own plastering business The Byre, Apr 16, 2014 at 10:49 AM
    17. Regional forums

      Business discussion and networking for the UK regions, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland
      Latest: Hi Ecigwizarddurham, Apr 15, 2014 at 8:25 PM
    18. Tenders

      Request products & services from full members of UK Business Forums
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    19. UKBF Marketplace

      Products, services, special offers and more (only Full UKBF members can post adverts)
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    20. Sponsorship, Partnership & Investment

      Develop your business through sponsorship, partnership and investment with other UKBF members.
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    21. Press Releases

      Post your company press releases and marketing information here.
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    1. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company
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      Latest: Hello noo81, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:13 AM
    2. Verified Member Forum

      Space for Verified Members to introduce themselves and their businesses.
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      Latest: Hello from Dato Capital Dan Izzard, Apr 2, 2014
    3. Time Out

      Take a break from your business! General non-business chat.
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    4. Events

      Upcoming business and networking events
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      2,582
  1. User forums

    User groups for discussion about a particular product
    1. Feedback & Help

      Suggestions for improvements to UKBF and help using the forums
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      Latest: newbie haven??? Anonymouse72, Apr 14, 2014 at 10:18 AM