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December 2012 Blog Posts (14)

Business Advice Berkshire

‘The knowledge which got you where you are, may not get you to where you want to go’.

What do I mean?  Very simply, if you want to improve your business, your sales, your marketing and your income you have to learn more.  

So the question is – how valuable is knowledge?  Well I am sorry to have to tell you that learning alone is a total waste of time.  

What do I mean?  I mean that learning…


Added by Steve Mills on December 20, 2012 at 22:32 — No Comments

Internet Marketing Training Berkshire

You can not be Serious!

If you are putting off your Search Engine Optimisation...

The methods employed to increase your search engine rankings may seem like rocket science to you, so you have probably avoided dealing with this issue. I am here to tell you - the time has come to face your website!  A high search engine ranking for your website is so essential that if you have the…


Added by Steve Mills on December 20, 2012 at 22:30 — No Comments

Can You Spare A Few Mins to complete this Marketing Survey

Hi all, I'm currently conducting a Marketing Survey and need your help / input.  

As a thank you I'm offering each respondent a free Marketing Consultation if it's of interest - if not, no problem I'm just keen to see how different companies compare and I'll release the findings once we've reached 100 responses.

Take the survey here:…


Added by Chris Lunn on December 20, 2012 at 9:00 — No Comments

Building a Team

As a business leader it is your role to get the most from your staff.  You must become the team coach, not the centre-forward.  You must create the conditions for your team to succeed whilst striving to remove any dependency on your own efforts or technical knowledge.  Here are some guidelines for creating a successful team.

Define a shared, clear, worthwhile purpose for the team – and continue to reinforce this

  • Define clear boundaries for the team and…

Added by Nick Bettes on December 18, 2012 at 15:26 — No Comments

Birthday Cakes Berkshire

I met a company the other day who do personalised birthday cakes on-line in a day.  The cakes are also great for corporate cakes and thanking people for referrals, or for their custom.  

Simply upload your picture, or logo and the cakes is sent to your client, or family member by 10am the following day.

Their website is -

Added by Steve Mills on December 12, 2012 at 22:18 — 2 Comments

Kick Start 2013 with Negotiation Training

A friend recently asked to drive my car so I wasn’t surprised when he told me that he had bought one the same. He proudly proclaimed that he managed to screw the salesman into the ground and got 15% of the ticket price. He told me that negotiation was easy.


In this case the negotiation certainly should have been easy. My friend held all the cards; it is simple to find the market value of a second hand car and just as easy to do a web search to find all the available cars for…


Added by Nicola Hussey on December 11, 2012 at 12:05 — No Comments

Marketing to existing customers

If you value your customers - ensure you stay in regular contact.

Businesses often spend a lot of money on marketing to gain a new customer, then do nothing to stay in touch with them. But actually it’s easier and more cost-effective to gain repeat business than to find completely new customers - this is what makes the difference between good business and a…


Added by Rob Pickering on December 10, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments

Anyone interested in marketing their products or services in and around Twyford?

RG10 is the local market leader - with its magazine, web directory and wide screen at the doctors' surgery.

Check our latest e-newsletter for this month's advertising update.


Added by Nikki Ochtman on December 5, 2012 at 23:08 — No Comments

LinedIn Training

LinkedIn is the world's No.1 Social Media website for business people.  It is currently 175,000,000 people connected worldwide, with over 11,000,000 in the UK, most of which are either senior management, or business owners.

The question is - Is your small business maximising its true potential on LinkedIn?  In other words, are you using this superb way of marketing your business for free, to your target market?

If the answer is NO.  Then you are like 95% of the businesses that…


Added by Steve Mills on December 4, 2012 at 9:47 — No Comments

Half Price Head Shot Offer for Networking in Berkshire Members

Hi all, as someone who spends a lot of time utilising online networking services, my mug-shot springs up in a number of places.  It's funny therefore that when I'm out and about, I always meet people who say "you look completely different to your profile photo"!

This is something I'd been looking to rectify for a while but it wasn't until I met Dale…


Added by Chris Lunn on December 3, 2012 at 13:17 — 1 Comment

The Value of Delegation


“There are two parts to being in business, doing the work and managing the business. Most people in business spend way too much time doing and not nearly enough time managing.”




Added by Debbie Edwards on December 3, 2012 at 10:15 — No Comments

Seven Steps to Gain New Customers

Marketing can be divided into two main aims - attracting new customers and then keeping them. We’ll be focusing here on getting new customers and dealing with keeping them in the next article.

Before you spend the first penny on marketing it’s vital to get a few things clear. Follow this 7-step process and your marketing will be effective.



Added by Rob Pickering on December 3, 2012 at 9:09 — No Comments

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