Facebook terms and conditions surrounding Business Pages have changed over the last couple of days. These changes affect contests, promotions and offers.
You might have heard about them, and wondered what on earth all the fuss is about. There's been a lot of talk about third party apps that might have…Continue
Added by Lisa Chaffey on August 30, 2013 at 6:52 — No Comments
Take a look at our event Sunday September 8th at Bray and if you want a new approach to your life to enhance your enjoyment instead of stressing, ruminating, not sleeping, worrying about all its details, come and join us for the day. It costs £87 and it will be the best spent amount on yourself for a very long time.
Added by Deborah Wharton on August 28, 2013 at 15:26 — No Comments
£21bn = the estimated cost of cybercrime to UK businesses according to a government report.
Cyber threats pose a tangible and significant risk to UK business by targeting organisations valuable assets such as data and intellectual property, as such UK businesses are feeling the full force and cost of cybercrime.
Every day, numerous IT systems are under attack or compromised across the globe. Whether that’s a hacker who compromises your systems and/or data, or a hacker who is…Continue
Added by Scott Sayce on August 22, 2013 at 11:10 — No Comments
Just a reminder that I am holding a free webinar tomorrow evening at 8pm. We have 85 seat taken up, so only 15 left.
Here's what I am going to cover:
1. Why most marketing advice does not work
2. Why using typical marketing strategies is no longer enough
3. How to use the six steps of Prudent Marketing
4. How to overcome one of the biggest problems most businesses face - creating…
Added by Steve Mills on August 22, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments
As more and more business owners recognise the importance of having an online presence, we are always being asked ‘What do I need to get started?’ Obviously every business is different but here we have…Continue
Added by Lisa Chaffey on August 21, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments
What are key performance indicators?
How can you identify your KPIs?
Added by Nick Bettes on August 20, 2013 at 19:05 — No Comments
Social media is an important business tool, but when it starts taking over your life it’s time to take a step back. Do you recognise any of these classic symptoms that you may be addicted to social media?
The first thing you do in the morning is browse your news feeds
Its ok to admit it. We do it too. But think about it…Continue
Added by Lisa Chaffey on August 20, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments
I met with Simon Butcher of Sign-A-Rama Thames Valley see www.signarama-thamesvalley.co.uk yesterday and we had a great discussion on the different shop fascias, vehicle graphic and exhibition banner products that he can supply. Definitively worth a look at the website as there’s so much he can do.
The meeting also gave me the opportunity to discuss our new client referral initiative, a great way to help develop…Continue
Added by Paul Brooks on August 20, 2013 at 11:29 — No Comments
FREE Webinar: How to choose the best person when recruiting
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM BST
FREE Pension Expertise Webinar: Everything you and your business needs to do for auto enrolment.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM…Continue
Added by Tim Drake on August 19, 2013 at 14:48 — No Comments
No matter how good we are at telling people about our products and services, it’s always heard with a degree of scepticism; After all, we would say we’re good, wouldn’t we! But if your current and past customers say you’re good... it’s a lot more believable.
What I most often see businesses using are unattributable one-liners: “Excellent service at a great…Continue
Added by Rob Pickering on August 19, 2013 at 11:57 — No Comments
Why is it that prospects need to hear your message so many times before taking any action? If you are doing your marketing well, targeting the right people and have created powerful marketing materials that use language your target audience relates to, why don’t they jump to their feet the first time they see your message?
Added by Lisa Chaffey on August 19, 2013 at 11:50 — No Comments
HALF PRICE SAGE TRAINING THIS AUGUST
For just £100, you can enjoy a full day's training, completely tailored around you. This is ideal for beginners and those with no prior knowledge. Courses will cover the following:
Added by John Sharp on August 19, 2013 at 8:28 — No Comments
Let’s face it – times are getting tougher, and they may yet get worse. As far as small businesses are concerned, this is bad news, and many are already starting to suffer. Businesses within a range of industries and fields are reporting a downturn in the market as a result of widespread economic volatility that doesn’t just stop at the UK’s borders.
Added by Steve Mills on August 18, 2013 at 16:55 — No Comments
Some of the reasons to use LinkedIn as part of your marketing
Added by Steve Mills on August 16, 2013 at 22:47 — No Comments
I'm often asked whether it's worthwhile upgrading to a Premium account on LinkedIn. My usual response is that if you're job-seeking, it's probably worthwhile.
I've always been happy with the free version but having read the attached article perhaps it's time for a re-think...
Added by Barbara Patrick on August 16, 2013 at 7:00 — No Comments
AT LAST – A RESPONSE TO ‘NO WIN NO FEE’
It has been all too easy for individuals to bring a ‘no win no fee’ action against a business when an individual has been injured due to the alleged negligence of the company and this of course can have a direct affect on your insurance costs.
A major change in the legal system has been long overdue and we therefore welcome the Ministry of Justice reforms that came into effect on 1 August 2013. These…Continue
Added by Paul Brooks on August 15, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments
It can be difficult deciding how best to communicate with your customers. You want to keep up with the connected and instant world of online information yet you know many customers probably still appreciate a hard copy document they can read away from a computer screen.
With information easily available on PCs and mobile devices and people comfortable with the technology, it’s no surprise businesses find it easy to communicate online. The question of…Continue
Added by Tim Wickham on August 14, 2013 at 9:44 — No Comments
Insuring a new business needn’t be complicated and a little time spent planning what needs to be arranged from day one, will avoid unnecessary problems in the future.
If like many start-ups you are going to work from home, you will almost certainly find that any existing car or household insurances will need to be upgraded or changed.
For car insurance, the policy will need to be extended to include business use – even if the only business journeys…Continue
Added by Paul Brooks on August 12, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments
I'm delighted to announce the launch of the Door to Design website.
We've been working with owner Katja, to help showcase their projects going their forward so it's going to be a website which evolves pretty quickly.
If you'd like to discuss your requirements for a website, feel free to get in touch with me direct.
Added by Chris Lunn on August 12, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments
The problem with excuses - or ‘reasons why not’ - is that they prevent us from taking exactly the action that would be needed to achieve the results.
Think about some aspect of your business that you would like to have better results with. It could be having more customers or more…Continue
Added by Rob Pickering on August 12, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments