Marketing Ideas Even Shoestring Startups Can Afford

marketing ideas

Marketing ideas may be free but they certainly aren’t optional for your business, especially if you’re a brand new startup trying to build interest in your brand. So how can some small startups afford decent marketing? Marketing ideas are not something you can do without completely – they must be part of your long-term business … Continue reading

Retail Marketing! Get On Board The Promotional Train

retail marketing

Retail marketing isn’t simply opening a shop and hoping for the best. When you get on baord with some retail marketing ‘how to’ you’ll find more success than if you just cross your fingers and wait. When you walk into a store, what’s the first thing that you see? Is it the stack of jars … Continue reading

Promotional Products: Your Essential Guide

promotional products

Promotional products have been around for decades and are favoured, or not, depending on your type of business. However, maybe they are worth a second look with a modern marketing approach. Now, there are many different promotional strategies and approaches you can use and promotional prodcuts can often be left out of the mix. While … Continue reading

Business Advertising: Could You Be Doing More? Let’s Explore

business advertising

Business advertising is often imperative when you are a start-up, if you have tough competition and when you want to be seen to be innovative. So… could you be doing more? Starting up your business may have you buzzing with excitement and then feeling completely overwhelmed all at the same time. It is one of … Continue reading

Business Blogging: Making It Work for Your Brand

business blogging

Business blogging is now a widely recognized method of promoting your brand.Why? And what will business blogging do for you? Business blogging helps with SEO (Search Engine Optimisation), keeps the content on your website fresh and provides useful information for your customers and potential customers. However, simply having a business blog isn’t enough to make … Continue reading

Reduce Your Marketing Spend Without Reducing the Results

marketing spend

Your marketing spend is a vital part of business to understand and get under control. If you are looking for ways to cut business costs, you may have identified your marketing campaign as one area where you seem to be overspending. In fact, a lot of businesses could achieve the same marketing results while cutting … Continue reading

5 Event Trends Businesses Have To Hurdle

event trends

Event trends come and go from tupperware parties to speed dating. However, for businesses, the advancement of technology may have made a difference to event trends now. Corporate events are the new king of marketing. Ten years ago, they were the best marketing technique a company never had. Nowadays, everyone giant corporations and SMEs use … 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

Go Global Or Go Home:

go global

Go Global Or Go Home: Why The Global Marketplace Could Expand Your Small Business Just think about how much the nature of small business has changed over the past 30 years. There was no such thing as ‘go global’. Your average high street in the ‘80s was rife with small businesses, boutiques, “Mom ’n’ Pop” … Continue reading

Insanely Clever Visual Marketing Hacks

visual marketing hacks

Visual marketing is reaching another level because the brain craves infographics. 70% of sensory receptors are in your eyes, while it takes 50% of the brain to process visuals.   It is no wonder that the number of visualized data on the internet has risen by nearly 10,000% in ten years. Yep, you read that … Continue reading

What Does It Take To Be A Smart Entrepreneur?

smart entrepreneur

What Does It Take To Be A Smart Entrepreneur? That is the question to which every entrepreneur wants the answer. What does it truly take to be a smart business owner? What separates a successful business from an unsuccessful one? Companies rise and fall all the time. The business world is highly fragile, no matter … Continue reading

Have You Embraced Diverse Marketing Yet?

diverse marketing

It shouldn’t really come as much of a surprise just how important diverse marketing is to the success of your business. After all, if you’re not bringing in new customers, then your business is never going to be able to grow or even properly sustain itself. However, one mistake that far too many businesses make, … Continue reading

What Subtle SEO Does For The Initial Business Relationship

subtle SEO

SEO has continually proven itself to be the most effective method of acquiring business through online affiliate marketing means. It’s likely that you already understand the massive business interest in pursuing SEO strategy these days. While the internet has revolutionized the way that businesses work, communicate and engage with their clients, it has also allowed … Continue reading

Gain The Upper Hand Against Your Competitors

gain the upper hand

Competition is always going to be fierce in the business world. As such, you need to make sure that you gain the upper hand for your business. Ideally, you want to separate your business from the rest of the crowd and make sure it seems like the smart choice for customers or users. But how … 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

What Makes A Great Multi Channel Marketing Campaign?

multi channel marketing

Multi channel marketing is going to have to form part of your marketing lexicon if it hasn’t already. In today’s fragmented digital environment, your target audience isn’t just in one place. Instead, they’re scattered over multiple platforms and come to your business from many different approaches. The days of having a single marketing funnel are … Continue reading

Ensuring Your Online Setup is Professional and Accessible

online setup

So, you’ve started your own business and chances are that you’re considering setting up online. This isn’t surprising. Almost every business nowadays has some sort of online setup. It makes sense. More and more people are spending increasing amounts of time surfing the web, so it’s a great place for you to make a profit … Continue reading

Ultimate Characteristics Of Stellar Marketing Campaigns

Stellar Marketing Campaigns

Stellar marketing campaigns are those that provide you with the results you require. So what are the characteristics of successful ones? When you want a business to grow fast, you need to make sure that you are happy with whatever approach to marketing you are taking. The fact is that marketing can vary dramatically from … Continue reading

Customers Aren’t Stupid – Make A Real Impact With Your Marketing

Make a Real Impact With Your Marketing

Walk outside of your room or office and take a walk down the street. Look at your surroundings. What will you see? Well, you’re first likely to notice the architecture. The design of the street layout. The people around you. Once these social and navigational thoughts are understood, it’s likely that you’ll notice marketing. Marketing … Continue reading