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Marketing plan preparation

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...

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Is Your Marketing Plan Fit for Purpose?

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),...

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Smart Marketing for SMEs

There are more marketing options than ever before. 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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Stand Out From The Crowd

A local community magazine and business directory came through my door this morning. It’s a small A5 format publication containing community news pieces, articles and local business adverts. I always have a look through as...

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