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

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

Personal Touch: Bring Back Face-To-Face Marketing

personal touch

The personal touch could be the old-fashioned marketing advantage your business needs. In a digital age; the majority of business marketing is carried out online. However, getting a sense of who you are as a brand can be a challenge when there’s no personal touch through a screen. Especially when you’re a smaller business in … 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

Are You Ready To Launch? The Essential Startup Checklist

ready to launch

Are you ready to launch a new business as a first-time entrepreneur? Chances are you’re wondering if you’ve covered all your bases when it comes to launching your startup. After all, there have been hours and hours of work put into this so far. Coming up with the idea was the easy part! Translating that … 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

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

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

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

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

Has Your Business Outgrown Itself?

Has Your Business Outgrown Itself?

When you’ve started a new business and things are going well, it’s tempting to start trying to expand as soon as possible. But is this always sensible? There are so many businesses out there that have failed because they’ve tried to run before they can walk. If you don’t have the customer base to facilitate … 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

Business Costs: Can You Cut Them?

business costs

Business costs are the one constant when you run a business. So, if one thing is true about the world of business, it is that – for the most part – it revolves around money.   Why do people get involved in business if not to make cash? No-one is looking for a quick cash … 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

Marketing By Value, Which Strategy Wins?

marketing by value

Marketing by value is always going to be a key part of your business model. Without the right marketing and promotion your business could be dead in the water long before you ever set sights on your target customer.   There are lots of different options when it comes to marketing. For instance, you can … Continue reading