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My Summer Internship In Barcelona

June 13, 2014 by freegreenbeans

I never thought I would be spending my summer away from my family, friends, and home to spend two whole months in Barcelona, casually known as “la ciudad condal.” When… Read more…

Categories: Entrepreneurship

Lavalocker Innovating an old industry: Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services in Barcelona

September 22, 2013 by freegreenbeans

The mobile and app revolution has been in full force now for a few years.  While initially the majority of apps were about “new” experiences for example: social gaming or… Read more…

Categories: Entrepreneurship

Small business using Google

July 11, 2013 by freegreenbeans

  Google Plus (+) Google Plus is a free multilingual social network which is now the second largest social networking site in the world, having surpassed Twitter in 2013.  Google… Read more…

Categories: Expat Business Advice

The Art of Learning in a Book Club

April 30, 2013 by freegreenbeans

I recently attended The Big Read in Barcelona and we read The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin.  Ironically, I found that the art of learning from this book was… Read more…

5 Top SEO Tips

April 23, 2013 by freegreenbeans

5 Top SEO Tips Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an important key to success for your online business. It helps ensure that your website can be easily found. Here are… Read more…

Increase Motivation by Reorganising your Workspace

April 11, 2013 by freegreenbeans

On Friday, have a tidy. Experts have revealed that Executives waste up to six weeks a year searching for lost items and that clutter destroys motivation amongst staff. Research shows… Read more…

Categories: Expat Business Advice

How can I add a social media strategy to my small business

January 4, 2013 by freegreenbeans

I am hearing a lot from small business owners that they feel they need to be doing social media and feel embarrassed to say they don´t do it.  But then… Read more…

Boosting your sales this quarter

September 20, 2012 by freegreenbeans

Want a boost to sales this quarter?  Don´t overlook your existing or past customers.  They are the cheapest and easiest customers to sell too. Finding new customers is 6 times… Read more…

Categories: Expat Business Advice

10 Useful Apps for increasing productivity for Small Businesses

June 18, 2012 by freegreenbeans

  Let software make things easier for you.  Here are some applications that will help your productivity and efficiency.  Most are free too. 1. – Great free storage app,… Read more…

Categories: Expat Business Advice

The steps needed to renovate or construct a home in Catalonia

May 9, 2012 by freegreenbeans

Another great blog from guest blogger, Rosa Bassols, for those expats thinking about renovating or constructing a home in Catalonia. A lot of expats have brought houses or are looking… Read more…

Categories: expat propery advice