Category Archives: Small Business Communication

A little help from my friends!

Since starting my business 10 years ago I have been very lucky to have been surrounded by a network of great people who have given me help and advice, helping me develop my company in the best way for me. … Continue reading

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Two’s company – or even three!

As a small business owner marketing can be hard work and expensive. Whether you are going down the networking route, doing presentations, or marketing yourself through more traditional methods, such as adverts, it takes time and money to do it … Continue reading

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It’s all about relationships!

One of the key ways small business owners in the service sector get business is through referrals – either from customers or from strategic introducers they know well. But many of us are not very good at requesting referrals or … Continue reading

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Your world in your website!

  Why do we have a website? When I first started my business I felt I had to have a website. I never thought I would get business through the internet but understood that businesses that do not have a … Continue reading

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Are you as financially savvy as you need to be?

        As business owners we need our businesses to make money. In my opinion an established business which does not pay its owner(s) a decent wage is really a hobby. So given that we need our businesses … Continue reading

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Radio Gaga!

          Last week I was given the opportunity to be part of the Packed Lunch radio programme on Glastonbury FM. I had not previously thought about talking on the radio. But when Alan Philpott proposed the … Continue reading

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Conferences rock!

I thought as a conference I am organising is just around the corner it would be a good time to revisit the theme of professional conferences. I have been to the CIMA Members in Practise conference for years and have … Continue reading

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Connecting is the key!

I have long believed that effective networking is key to business success. This is particularly so for business to business services. However, it is always difficult to decide which of the numerous networking groups are best for your particular business. … Continue reading

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Read all about it!

It is now 6 months since I started writing and distributing my newsletter Bright Business Bulletin and I have certainly learned a lot along the way. I came up with the idea of producing a monthly printed newsletter at the … Continue reading

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Read all about it!

My last post was all about the Entrepreneur’s Convention and how motivated I was when I came back. Just to prove this was so I thought I would base this blog on my journey writing a newsletter for the first … Continue reading

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