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

How To Use Data To Drive Your Marketing Decisions

How To Use Data To Drive Your Marketing Decisions

When it comes to marketing, there are so many different directions that you could decide to go in. Of course, the decisions that you make will always be based on your own individual marketing needs. Every business is different, so there would be no set blanket marketing strategy that can work for each. You have … 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

Social Media for Business: Getting It Right

Social Media for Business

Social media for business is now seen as an essential digital marketing tool across all industries. It can help you connect your brand with your audience, as well as find opportunities with other professionals and businesses. However, it’s very easy to get social media wrong when you try to use it for your business. Many … 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

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

Create A Winning Business In The Race Against Technology

building a website

Having a winning business is the end game when you own your own company. And if you are an employee, then don’t you also want to work for a company that’s on the winning side? There are countless articles out there about why an online presence is important for your winning business. The chances are, … 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

Building Trust In Your Business

Building Trust In Your Business

Trust is one of your most valuable commodities as a business. If your customers, clients and even your employees trust you, then they will stick with you, and you will have a successful business as a result. Of course, building trust in your company is not always as easy as it sounds. Trust is a … Continue reading

A New Plan For Your Brand: Making A Good Second Impression

good second impression

Perhaps your business achieved success in the past but it’s started to falter recently. As the market continuously changes, companies come and go within each industry on a never-ending basis. That’s the way business works. However, it doesn’t have to be the way your business works. The reason that the majority of companies fail to … 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

Here’s Where Your Marketing Dollars Need To Go

marketing dollars

Marketing dollars? What are they?   There is no doubt that marketing on a shoestring budget is pretty annoying. If only you had the millions to blast on marketing your company could be massive. Alas, that isn’t the case and you have to keep up with the rest by spending the bare minimum. This strategy … Continue reading

Keep Your Enemies Close: Why Competition Is Good For Business

Keep Your Enemies Close

Keep your enemies close? Really? Well, you have to be better than average to make it in this industry. In fact, you have to be pretty exceptional. Why? Because there are so many rivals on the market that consumers have a lot of choice. If business standards aren’t up to scratch customers will simply choose … Continue reading

Selling Online Isn’t Hard – So Why Make Life Difficult For Yourself?

selling online

Selling online and running an online retail business shouldn’t be hard. But a combination of a lack of experience and sheer stubbornness can make it that way for the majority of entrepreneurs who start up in e-commerce. The main problem with selling online, as with so many retail businesses, is in managing the products. Often, … 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

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

Avoid Growing Pains: Increase Website Sign-Ups Today!

increase website sign-ups

Are you looking for useful ways to increase website sign-ups? Successful websites have a lot of people signing up to their updates and newsletters. These are incredibly useful when it comes to converting users to customers. Here are the ways you can increase website sign-ups today! Don’t rely on pop-ups Many people make the mistake … Continue reading

This Is How Small Businesses Waste Their Marketing Dollars

waste marketing dollars

Wasting money on marketing is one of the biggest challenges facing small businesses. Money wasted on bad marketing campaigns is mostly money down the drain. What’s more, even if you don’t get any tangible return, you can’t get that money back. It almost feels like gambling, but with really really bad odds. So where are … Continue reading

Low-Budget, High-Impact Marketing For Small Business

Marketing for small business is always a challenge predominantly due to small budgets. However, another major challenge facing is how to spread the word. Marketing application covers different tactics so there’s no such thing as one method that trumps them all. Every small business is different, and so are the marketing needs of each of … Continue reading

Snoop Competitors. Why It’s Such A Good Idea.

snoop competitors

Snoop competitors is what you may need to do because the world of SEO and backlinks can be a tricky one to navigate. In fact, there are so many variables to consider that it can sometimes get a little overwhelming. But, as with many tricky things in life, there are short cuts. Probably the best … Continue reading