Great Examples of Co-Branding (And What You Can Learn From Them)

co-branding

C0-branding is the new way to protect your brand while building a business. So how do you do it successfully? Maybe you’re a seasoned entrepreneur who’s spent years honing your formula for a well run and profitable business. Perhaps you are an aspiring entrepreneur who dreams of making your mark on the business world in … Continue reading

Collaborative Working Strengthens Your Marketing Efforts

collaborative working

Collaborative Working: How To Use It To Strengthen Your Marketing Efforts Collaborative working is somewhat of a buzz word in the business world. It’s something that people strive to achieve across a range of industries, but especially in creative areas like marketing. There are some great ways that you can develop a closer working team … Continue reading

What Does It Take To Set Up A Business From Scratch?

set up a business from scratch

To some, the idea of setting up a business from scratch is always going to feel intimidating. Because no business can be born overnight and immediately see success. In order to make something that’s going to take lasting effect, and that will really wow your customers, it takes work. Not only does this refer to … Continue reading

Money Matters: Getting Your Startup’s Finances In Order

Money Matters

There’s something very romantic about the idea of setting up your own business. While it’s true that being your own boss can bring you unbridled joy, it’s simplistic to think that running a company is a walk in the park. One of the greatest hurdles you’ll come across when taking the plunge and trying to … Continue reading

Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Real Leader?

Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Real Leader?

Whether you’ve found yourself in a position of leadership or if you’ve always wanted to start your own business, something we need to learn as leaders is how to, well, lead people.   People look to us for knowledge and direction so if we’re unable to provide our staff with a purpose, it can be … Continue reading

Successful Marketing Event Checklist

successful marketing event

You will need a successful marketing event checklist to ensure your promotion  hits all the right targets. Marketing is all so focused on the digital elements these days. It’s all about social media engagement and search engine optimization. Nobody can deny the importance of all of that stuff but it’s taken over completely and people … Continue reading

Ready, Set, Go! How To Stop Your Business Falling At The First Hurdle

ready set go

Ready. Set. Go. Startups are remarkably complex things that a lot of people don’t take seriously. For some, the idea of starting a small business is easy. How hard can it be? You just come up with an idea, get some money, and then everything falls into place. You’ll be surprised at how many people … Continue reading

The Sales Funnel: The Marketing Model You Need

sales funnel

As a business owner, do you really know all there is to know about the best marketing processes that turns into tangible sales? You understand the importance of marketing, and of course, a lack of effective marketing will have a drastic impact on your business. When you are in the process of running your business, … Continue reading

3 Shamefully Easy Ways To Increase Your Ad Click Through Rate

click through rate

Click through rate is now part of the modern marketing lexicon. Is it part of yours? If not, then you need to read these shamefully easy tips eight now! In the modern advertising world, there’s one term that everyone is speaking about. Every business and advertiser under the sun is talking about CTR (click through … Continue reading

Reliable Marketing Options for Your Budget

reliable marketing options

Reliable marketing options are open to interpretation depending on who is selling. So what’s the argument for new suggestions? Any new injection of cash to your firm is worthy of celebration. If it’s your first cash injection, even more so! This obviously means you have been approved for some form of loan or investment from … Continue reading

Going Solo? Marketing Made Easy For Independent Real Estate Agents

independent real estate agents

Independent real estate agents is a growing sector and more salespeople embrace being their own boss, and making more money. There are lots of industries and sectors in which a professional’s goal is to leave behind employment and become independent so that they can work for themselves. One industry in which this is an extremely … Continue reading

Free Trials And Why Your Services Business Needs Them

free trials

If your business offers any kind of service, then you have likely at least once floated the idea of offering free trials.   Of course, no business owner likes the notion of a “free” anything. You’re in this to make money, not to offer a freebie that people can use and then abandon – so … Continue reading

Networking Events That Weave A Web Of New Clients

networking events

Networking events can be scary functions you seek to avoid, or a great opportunity for increasing your business. But what about creating your own? Interactivity and personability are two of the key tools when it comes to building relationships in business. And the one perfect way to put these into practice is to create networking … Continue reading

Make Your Business More Efficient In 3 Easy Steps

Make Your Business More Efficient In 3 Easy Steps

How many times have you wanted to complete a report only to be inundated with phone calls, knocks on the door to your office and random, seemingly insignificant emails? There comes a time when meeting the deadline to the project you are working on takes priority over the photocopier jamming for the seventeenth time. The … Continue reading

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