Direct purchases of raw…
Interesting angle on whether Social Media can work for all businesses, and indeed, which ones it may suit the best, from Niall Harbison in his blog today. He argues that the relevance of Social Media activity to a business depends on its…Continue
Added by Annelouise Norman on January 31, 2012 at 10:46 — No Comments
Colour for Winter. My Exhibition at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead closes 5th Feb after a 5 week run. Do get down there if you haven't already visited, not to be missed. http://nordenfarm.org/?tmpl=event&e_id=12890. Unique photographic artwork, see my website …Continue
Added by Tom Lennie on January 30, 2012 at 22:14 — No Comments
Fifth in a series of entries inspired by Social Media Examiner - 26 Ways to Engage With Customers Using Video All quotes come from the article - have a look, it's an informative lesson in using video.
Here’s a unique idea from Insite Motion Media: “A video featuring a creative…Continue
Added by Annelouise Norman on January 30, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments
Hi all, I just wanted to let you know that our team has just launched our new website: www.TheAccessoriesCrowd.com
But how do you know that you are getting value for money for any particular product or service?
The search for value for money starts with quality, cost and timing but soon evolves into…Continue
Added by Nicola Hussey on January 24, 2012 at 9:55 — No Comments
Direct purchases of raw…
Added by Nicola Hussey on January 20, 2012 at 11:06 — No Comments
It is often said that 'you cannot, not, communicate' and when doing business face-to-face (and networking) we place great importance (and inevitably make judgements) on the messages we receive from the body language of others. In this context 'the body cannot lie' whereas 'words can be manipulated'.
An example of the positive and proactive 'manipulation' of words is in our use of Open and Closed questions. I posted a blog about this yesterday and more information can be found via…Continue
Added by Ian Wooler on January 18, 2012 at 18:25 — No Comments
My Purchasing is completed by staff without any specific training or knowledge of Purchasing, so it is not as effective as it could be. Sound familar?
You understand the value procurement can bring to your organisation, however…
Added by Nicola Hussey on January 16, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments
Added by Chris Lunn on January 14, 2012 at 0:22 — No Comments
Have you seen this fantastic video called "This Is Brighton"?
A few things to note
Added by Annelouise Norman on January 10, 2012 at 10:23 — No Comments
Why do you need a sales commission scheme?
The underlying assumption is that rewarding salespeople financially for performance will encourage them to work harder and sell more in pursuit of those rewards. This view is not borne out by academic research but in practice sales commission schemes are almost universally used. A carefully-designed commission scheme when implemented on top of good management practices and a solid sales process is a useful…Continue
Added by Nick Bettes on January 9, 2012 at 16:14 — No Comments
It looks like Ford Motor Company have something on common with the BBC on Social Media Guidelines - brevity. The core principles of the Ford…Continue
Added by Annelouise Norman on January 9, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments
Holy Moly, owned by Endemol and one of the largest entertainment news and gossip websites in the UK, recently tweeted that they had a record month of 14million page impressions in 30 days – with 40% of those on mobile devices.
That’s an amazing statistic and shows that more and more people are using smartphones and…Continue
Added by Tracy Thomas on January 8, 2012 at 20:52 — No Comments
Hi all, I've written a blog post for Digity and thought I'd see what you all thought about my ideas and if you have any words of wisdom of your own to offer retailers in tomorrow's market place?
"Given the economy, but more importantly the change in user habits, the High Street has today seen another one of it's major supporters face a financially tough time as Blacks Leisure go in to Administration.…
Added by Chris Lunn on January 6, 2012 at 10:46 — No Comments
The Local Berkshire charity that supports children and their families facing or following a bereavement.
We're looking for corporate partners to support the work of…Continue
Added by Vickie Randall on January 5, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments
A 'Profit improvement Plan’ is an essential part of any business strategy but one that is often overlooked.
Added by Julian Strutt on January 4, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments