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Creating a marketing plan that works for you

Posted on 24/10/2016, 11:14

One of the most common issues we find is that SME business leaders don’t have a clear idea of how to prepare a marketing plan.

Here are five simple steps, which combined with our free downloadable Marketing Plan template should help you on your way:

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Is Your Marketing Plan Fit for Purpose?

Posted on 24/10/2016, 11:08

Many SMEs don’t have a marketing plan at all and those that do are often dis-satisfied with the result; too general, covering too long a period (12 months in some businesses is a long time), not adaptable to changing circumstances or quickly out dated.

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Smart Marketing for SMEs

Posted on 24/10/2016, 10:00

There are more marketing options than ever before and nearly half (47 percent) of small business owners direct or manage their own marketing efforts despite not having any formal marketing training.

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Ecommerce Trends to Watch For In 2016

Posted on 03/06/2016, 08:40

If you are in an Ecommerce business, it is essential for you to know the current trend in the business for 2016.  According to the experts, the ecommerce industry will take an amazing turn this year.

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Top 5 Online Marketing Tips

Posted on 13/05/2016, 09:42

When you are looking for ways to improve your online marketing, it is important that you have an active role and that you are looking for ways to attract new clients.

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How small businesses can be Effective with their Marketing

Posted on 05/05/2016, 09:18

Most companies waste most of their marketing spend by not focusing on their customers sufficiently – who they are, what their business needs are, how they buy and what media they use.

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5 Questions You Should Ask Every Customer

Posted on 11/12/2015, 14:14

One way to gauge the quality of the effectiveness of your business is by listening to the feedback coming from your own customers.

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Building your Elevator Pitch

Posted on 26/11/2015, 10:11

Have you ever been in that situation? You know the one……you are in lift, with a stranger, it’s a slow lift and they ask that question:

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4 Ways to Improve Customer Retention

Posted on 28/08/2015, 09:17

The Case for Customer Retention

Before we get into how to improve customer retention we should ask why give it focus alongside acquiring new clients? The answer it turns out is very simple and backed up by compelling evidence:

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The Creation of Interconnectivity and the Internet

Posted on 25/08/2015, 14:14

Today, most expect to stay connected through the use of the Internet.  Finding information online, developing websites for business, email connections and creating a presence through the Internet are some of the many facets that are expressed on the World Wide Web.  The Internet was given public access on the 23rd August 1991 by founder, Tim Berners Lee. This particular innovation and the approach used is one that continues to reach new associations with interconnectivity and development for the global community.

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People Series: Blog 4 – Performance Management

Our last newsletter focused on the importance of setting objectives and expectations for each of the roles in your organisation. Having done that it is vital to review performance against the objectives set.

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People Series: Blog 3 “Objectives and Expectations”

So, you’ve now decided on your organisational structure, the roles you are looking to fill and started to recruit your team (see our previous newsletters). Now it’s time to start to think about setting the objectives for these roles and, just as importantly, your expectations.

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People Series: Blog 2 “Recruitment”

Good recruitment always starts with being clear about what you are trying to recruit for.  This sounds simple but is rarely easy…

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