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What is HVOF coating?

High-velocity oxygen fuel coating is used to improve wear resistance, prevent corrosion, reduce the erosion of the surface of or improve or restore the surface of components. Used in a wide variety of applications with a range of coating materials, it is highly effective and one of the most environmentally friendly methods on the market. Image Credit This method involves using a thermal spray coating process to spray molten or

How to Avoid Common SEO Mistakes

Successful SEO requires a comprehensive variety of skills and knowledge, but one of the most important attributes to have is a willingness to consistently strive for improvement. Many SEO mistakes are repeated time and again, and here are some of the most common. Image Credit Failing to Address Broken Links This is a particular problem if the page that is broken has accrued a large number of backlinks, because you

Five important uses for excel

Microsoft Excel is regarded as the standard for organising and presenting data in charts and spreadsheets, used by everyone from professional accounting to home finances. Available on Windows, MacOS, Android and iOS, the range and level of its uses are too numerous to count, but here are five important (and sometimes surprising) ways Excel can be used.

Sewing machines through history 

Sewing machines are a staple in any household with someone with a love of creating their own items. There are many different brands available and the size and capability of the machines will depend entirely on your budget and requirements. Next time you are sat at your machine with the Dressmaking Fabrics that you bought have a think about these sewing machine facts.

12 million new jobs created in India because of e-commerce

The onward march of digital adoption is creating marked growth across the world, with Apple now celebrating one billion sales of its legendary iPhone and associated industries flourishing, from manufacture through to e-commerce. Digital is now ubiquitous across the globe, and escalating! Image Credit In India, this growth looks set to herald an incredible 12 million new jobs, in a nation where the population is young, increasingly educated and keen

Food business M&S changes tack

British food retailing is changing. While the large supermarkets still have a significant share of the market, discount retailers as well as convenience food stores have started taking market share. Despite this, Marks and Spencer recently took the decision to slow down expansion of its Simply Food outlets. Here we look at why, and at how our shopping habits are changing. Image Credit According to the Guardian, the UK food

Use your website to increase sales figures

A well-designed website is an important part of any modern business strategy, but there’s more to a good digital marketing strategy than a great-looking site. Make sure you’re getting the best results by incorporating some of our top tips into your site, and see how your profits increase. Image Credit Promote one product According to Entrepreneur, a sure-fire way of increasing sales is by featuring just one products on your

Surprising Benefits That Accountants Can Offer

Hiring an accountant? As we explain here, they can do much more than your tax return. Image Credit 1. Accountability Accountants can issue reminders about your goals, your to-do list and your deadlines, saving you stress and fuss. 2. End Procrastination Often we lack confidence and so put things off. An accountant will know which receipts and networking events could be taken off your tax bill. 3. Grow Your Business

Bricks and mortar: what is the buying alternative?

The latest construction headlines hitting the UK say it all: there is a brick shortage coming. This may mean that if you plan to buy a new build house you may have to put that plan on hold. There is a very traditional process for buying a property built on bricks. It is a legal process that involves a conveyancer and a survey carried out. The conveyancer changes the owners