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    GoOn UKLloyds Bank is a Founder Partner of Go ON UK - a UK initiative to make our nation the most digitally skilled in the world. Why? Because research shows that when companies embrace online skills, they increase turnover and become more efficient. And when UK organisations prosper, we all benefit from a stronger economy.

    Visit the Go ON website for more information

    • Building your website

      Building a websiteSmall to medium-sized organisations that use the Internet frequently are much more likely to see an increase in turnover than those that used it less often. By bringing your company online with a website, you can better serve your existing customers, while also attracting new ones.

      Discover how your company can benefit from having a website

    • Setting up and using email

      setting up email

      78% of small and medium-sized businesses say they saved time by using email. In addition to saving your company time, email will improve your record keeping, customer service and overall efficiency.

      Find out how your company can benefit from using email

    • Marketing online

      Marketing online

      67% of UK adults now go online to both research and purchase goods and services*. With more online shoppers than any other major country**, Internet use among UK consumers will only continue to rise. Tap into this growing audience and strengthen your brand by taking advantage of cost-effective digital marketing opportunities.

      Click here to see how you can benefit from marketing your brand online

    • Using social media

      Using social media

      Over half of small to medium-sized businesses notice increased customer interaction as a result of doing business online. Social media is a major contributor to this because it is designed to be engaging and interactive. It's a cost-effective way to encourage customer participation and build valuable relationships.

      Find out how you can build valuable relationships with social media

    • Improving search engine ranking

      Improve search engine ranking

      UK Internet users made a record-breaking 2.7 billion visits to search engines in December 2012, a 17% increase from the previous year*. People are relying on search engines to find what they're looking for, so ensuring your company appears frequently and accurately in search results can lead to significant increases in traffic and, ultimately, more sales or donations.

      Find out how your company can benefit from ranking higher in search engines

    • Interacting with suppliers online

      Interacting with supplies online

      Reduce your overhead costs and ensure quality by working with the top suppliers available. By researching and comparing suppliers online, you can locate those that offer the best value for money.

      See how your company can benefit from interacting with suppliers online

    • Banking online

      Banking onlineSignificantly reduce the time and resource it takes to manage your company's finances by switching to online banking. With safe, accessible and automated services, you can spend more time meeting targets and less time bookkeeping. In fact, over 300,000 SMEs are already using Lloyds Bank secure online banking system.

      Find out how your organisation can benefit from banking online

    • Receiving money online

      Receiving money onlineOver half of small and medium businesses saw increased sales as a direct result of implementing online transaction tools. By using the Internet to accept payments or donations online, you can reach new customers, reduce costs and sell more efficiently.

      Find out how your company can benefit by transacting online

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    Business can increase turnover and become more efficient by embracing online skills. Our guide is designed to highlight the benefits of online skills, digital platforms and marketing and communication channels, and how to apply them to your business.

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    Trading internationally can open up many opportunities to your business. Before trading globally, however, you will need to do your homework. We’ll guide you through the steps you’ll need to consider.

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    A close eye on today and a keen eye on tomorrow – they’re two ingredients for a successful business. Our range of practical guides and resources can help you manage your business to support you’re your current and future ambitions. You'll find links to useful websites and organisations, as well as helpful business tools.

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