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Starting your business 

Pursuing your dream of running your own business? We can help you with expert business advice, programmes, and events to give your business the best opportunity to succeed.

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What to think about when starting a business

Starting a business is exciting. So many possibilities and often a dream you have had starts to come to life. Yet, if you’ve never started up a business before how do you go about it?

Learn about how to start a business

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Search for free opportunities

There are a number of business support programmes, including funds and accelerators, aimed at entrepreneurs and businesses that have just launched.

Search for West Midlands Start-Up Programmes here

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Top tips to improve your business website

Improving your conversion rate doesn’t have to involve expensive website redesigns – something as simple as rewriting the heading of a page can deliver a sizeable uplift. Here are some simple changes you can make to your site today.

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Top tips to improve your sales strategy

Here are 5 tips from our sales webinar series including the importance of personalisation, differentiating a "no" from a "not now", and building a customer persona to focus your efforts.

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Case study: Adored Pets Cuisine

Learn how the support of one of Business Growth West Midlands' expert Advisers helped this start-up to get off the ground successfully. 

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