Category Archives: Small Business Marketing Strategy

I am still at it!

Unbelievably it was four years ago, September 2013, when I returned from the Entrepreneurs Convention in Birmingham buzzing with ideas. Helen Lacey, Red Berry Recruitment, and I had a very bouyant discussion on the way home in the car, and … Continue reading

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Minding your Ps and Qs

        Running your own business can be the biggest thrill you will achieve in your working life, or the most stressful and demoralising experience you can imagine. On some days it is both! However, I have come … 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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My business world on a page (or four!)

Following a conversation with one of my strategic partners I realised that I had not prepared any new marketing material for some time. He wanted something, which would clearly show people what I can do for their businesses, so that … Continue reading

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A little help from my friends!

In my last blog I complained of being uninspired after a long winter. Well things have moved on a bit since then and I am feeling much more positive now. One of the reasons for this is that I have … Continue reading

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Minding your Ps and Qs

Running your own business can be the biggest thrill you will achieve in your working life, or the most stressful and demoralising experience you can imagine. On some days it is both! Continue reading

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Effective Referring Rocks!

Last Friday I was invited to a Referral Institute pipeline class by one of my key referral partners. As all my business comes through referrals of one sort or another I felt it was high time I found out how … Continue reading

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LinkedIn? – Join a Group

I talk to many business owners who join LinkedIn, because they’ve been invited, but don’t know what to do next. LinkedIn can be a great source for networking, marketing awareness and sharing ideas. One of the best ways of doing … Continue reading

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