A Word Of Advice For Event Managers: The Customer Is Always Right

the customer is always right

You’ve heard the expression “the customer is always right.” And while some might quibble with whether that statement is always true, it’s been a companion of those of us in marketing for a long time.   The bottom line is that you should give people products that they want, not what you think they need. … Continue reading

Should You Outsource Your Production?

outsource your production

If you sell one or more physical products as part of your business, you might have been advised to outsource your production, so that you can save money and maximise your profits, but is it really a good idea to do so?   It’s fair to say that there are many advantages and disadvantages to … Continue reading

Breaking Down Communication Barriers Between You and Your Customers

communication barriers

Communication barriers are one of the biggest issues facing companies today. There are many common issues that pop up no matter how small or large a business is, and they always lead to one problem: a lack of communication. For instance, perhaps a piece of software you created received a lot of hate due to … Continue reading

Is Your Business Website Boring?

Is Your Business Website Boring?

Is your business website boring? How would you know? You’re a clued up business owner. You know the internet and a vibrant online presence is vital when it comes to running a modern business. So you’ve done it: a check in the box, you’ve got the social media accounts and – of course – you’ve … Continue reading

3 Psychological Hacks To Embed Your Marketing Strategy In Your Clients Heads

Psychological Hacks

It’s a no brainer right? Companies that invest so much money into marketing ultimately dream about having their work stick. By ‘stick’ we mean something that’s ultimately remembered, and this can come in many different forms. There’s a reason that most companies dream of being regarded as a household name. Take ‘Coca-Cola’ for instance. The … Continue reading

A Call To Action You Can’t Help But Click

call to action

The most important part of any marketing campaign is its call to action. You could have the fanciest, gorgeous, effervescent, relatable and compelling campaign ever imagined, but without a call to action, it will all be for nothing. Your call to action is the part of your advert that encourages the viewer to take the … Continue reading

Take Your Business to the Next Level

Take Your Business to the Next Level

Do you feel that your business has, of late, got itself stuck in a rut? Or do you simply feel that your business is ready to take the next step in its existence? Then you need to be brave enough to take it to the next level.   This may mean doing things you’ve never … Continue reading

Do You Want A Workplace That Wins You Sales?

workplace that wins you sales

Do you want a business workplace that wins you sales? Maybe you don’t realize that your workplace is one of the most vital assets at your disposal… if you use it right.   More than giving people a place to work, it can create a more engaged, motivated, and happier team which is good for … Continue reading

One Size Does Not Fit All When It Comes To Business

One Size Does Not Fit All When It Comes To Business

In business, there is most certainly not one overarching and all-encompassing way of doing things and there is no room for a ‘one size fits all’ approach at any point.   Business owners must always be open to the fact that each task they and their business undertake is going to differ from the last … Continue reading

How To Make Your Staff Laugh

Make Your Staff Laugh

Have you ever thought about how to make your staff laugh? Or at least happy. The hardest part of being an employer is juggling the mammoth task of keeping your business operational whilst also ensuring the cogs that keep the system running (the people you employ) are running happily themselves.   Unfortunately, you don’t rely … Continue reading

A Marketing Strategy for $500? Yup! That’s Right

A Marketing Strategy for $500

A marketing strategy for $500? This may not seem believable at first, but it is totally possible to launch a successful marketing campaign for your business with only $500. Yes. We said it. We said those three things in the same sentence; $500 Successful Marketing.   You see, a high impact marketing campaign simply requires … Continue reading

Marketing Mysteries : Creating A Booklet

creating a booklet

These days, most people believe that marketing only works through online mediums. They feel that traditional methods simply don’t have a place in today’s modern world. But, they are wrong! Online marketing might be a hot topic among marketers nowadays. However, it complements existing offline methods.   Perhaps one of the best-known ways of marketing … Continue reading

Do Your Employees Need To Show Better Customer Service? Here’s How They Can

better customer service

In competitive times, better customer service will always keep you ahead of your competitors. If you want your employees to do more and achieve more, you should focus on how they deal with customers. After all, your customers are the ones that matter more than anyone else. If you can’t keep them happy, your business … Continue reading

When It Comes To Websites, Beauty Sells

Beauty sells when it comes to most aspects of business. So small business owners know that their website is a place where their potential clients go to snoop on them. Competitors will want to find out whether they really are the professional company that they say they are. It’s the website that provides the first … Continue reading

Make Yourself The Middle Man: Create A Marketplace

marketplace

Where do you sit in the marketplace? How well-known are you? The modern world of online business is so fraught with competition that it makes it hard for new businesses to get a foot in. A lot of companies try and, ultimately, fail.   Unfortunately, most prospective businesses can’t see a way around this and … Continue reading

Touching Customers With Opt-in Options

customers

Sometimes, doing business requires being direct. Getting customers to notice and shop with you is a hard challenge that a lot of companies struggle with. In most cases, this is because they’re not doing everything that they can to ensure that they are reaching out to customers.   It’s not considered rude to contact customers, … Continue reading

Build Better Supplier Relationships With Simple Tips

Build Better Supplier Relationships

Build better supplier relationships with some simple tips that will elevate your business above the competition. It doesn’t really matter what business or sector you are operation in – whether service or product – you are almost completely reliant on your suppliers. Therefore, an approach to build better supplier relationships must be addressed in your … Continue reading

Where the Heck is Your Branding? Get It Recognized Now!

your branding

Marketing is essential for any business – as you must surely be aware if you’re on this blog! But a key aspect of memorable marketing is your branding. When you’re developing your brand, you need to think about at least three things. Your branding is about creating a personality and look for your business that … Continue reading

Your USP Is A Powerful Tool – Learn How To Use It

usp

Every business needs a unique selling point (USP). It’s a key feature of your business that makes you stand out ahead of competitors. It helps you to tailor your efforts to the right people and make more sales. There are numerous ways to develop your unique selling point. You might want to try and be … Continue reading

If You Build It, They Will Come: Tips For Finding Customers For Your New Business

new business

So you’ve set up your new business. You’ve had the idea, and you’ve put in the work to make it a reality. First of all: congratulations! Being able to take that first step of conceptual to concrete is difficult and takes no shortage of hard work. But now you’re faced with a new dilemma: how … Continue reading