Paul Harper has over ten years experience in business development, Internet marketing, and website design. A business mentor and adviser Paul operates Zedcomms Business Support and Marketing company. The director of various businesses in the UK and executive operator of business projects too. The founder of one of the countries biggest franchised website design companies and a visionary who saw the self-edit website system as the way forward back in the 1990s. Paul built a network of conscientious business advisors who delivered world-beating products to UK SMEs.
Read his thoughts, marketing tips, and stories to help a business succeed. Marketing your product or service in a modern world. It’s all changed! — again.



Interesting to see Google and WordPress as the MARKET LEADERS: These are the leading technologies per industry. Numbers are based on websites visited by Wappalyzer users in the last six months. CATEGORY APPLICATION WEBSITES DETECTIONS Advertising Networks Google AdSense 1,576,394 183,096,930 Analytics Google Analytics 7,532,387 789,231,038 Blogs WordPress 3,475,578 226,787,312 Build/CI Systems Jenkins 4,983 3,960,409 Cache Tools Varnish 466,554 102,310,080 CAPTCHAs reCAPTCHA 536,038 25,214,037 CDN CloudFlare 328,749 133,337,321 CMS WordPress 3,4 Source: Wappalyzer

Server updates

Server updates

Upcoming Client Server Upgrade and Migration being performed on our Lexus server on 15th August 2015. This move to a new faster server will take place on the 15th. Although downtime is not expected be aware there may be some slowing of websites hosted with us on the day. Thank you! Follow us on Twitter for more updates.

Free Meet a Mentor events announced 

FREE Meet A Mentor events – helping business owners and enterprise mentors to connect. These are the first in a series of events taking place in Exeter, London, Birmingham and Newcastle. Are you a business owner looking for mentoring support? Then Meet A Mentor is for you!  Our events are sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group and the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE) and are therefore free for both mentors and mentees, however places are limited so we’d recommend signing up as soon as possible to secure your place. Attendees will find a range of volunteer mentors who are willing to commit time at the event helping business owners’ deal with the day to day and longer term […]

Cabinet Office visit to North East. | BJ Upholstery

Cabinet Office Visits SFEDI and the IOEE. Recently the Partnerships Team in the Cabinet Office visited SFEDI, the IOEE and some small businesses that have benefited from mentoring support. The Partnerships Team is a small policy team based in the Cabinet Office in Whitehall which was set up in 2011 to improve relationship management of large companies on behalf of the Prime Minister in order to deliver key Government priorities on skills, jobs and growth with large employers.In the run up to the election, it was looking at how it could do more to support small and medium sized companies to promote regional growth working with our network of large […]