Massive Facebook Marketing Myths – Debunked

Facebook gets masses of attention and lots of credit for being THE social network for all businesses. But if you don’t have a fully developed marketing plan that gets to the heart of your business and your customers and enables you to make make informed marketing decisions, you could be wasting the potential of the…

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Master the Art of Small and Micro Business with These 7 Tips

More and more people have made the decision to create their own small and micro business in order to live the lives they want. The decision is rarely taken lightly or in haste, and those taking the plunge cite freedom, flexibility and control as their top reasons, with creativity, fulfillment and passion running a close…

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Stop Searching! Your Best Customer is the One in Front of You

Know and Nurture Your Customers We live in a review-before-purchase culture (think about Tripadvisor, Amazon etc.) with customers who want to feel nurtured and part of a community. Word of Mouth is becoming Word of Mouse: 80% of people trust online reviews as much as a personal recommendation 74% of people rely on social networks…

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The BIG List of 26 FREE Image Sites

Back in September 2016 I told you about 21 Really Useful FREE Image Sites, so I thought it was about time to re-visit that list to see if anything has changed or if there are any other suggestions I can make. And guess what?! There’s more … But, before we get to the list, it’s…

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Video Marketing for Small Business: A Fun, New Tool

You know I love sharing business building tools that can really add some interest and fun to your small or micro business marketing? Well, that’s what I’m going to do this week; introduce you to a new tool that – very easily – helps you bring video marketing into your small business. Keep reading for more info…

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Getting Started with Email Marketing: Marketing 101

On Wednesday 14th June 2017 I delivered a training course at The BEC on Getting Started with Email Marketing. This video is the section on Marketing 101 from that training session. You can watch the video and read the transcript below. Transcript from the Video Getting Started with Email Marketing: Marketing 101 I’m going to go…

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5 Small Steps to Building a Big Contact List

How Networking Can Be a Brilliant Way to Build Your Contact List I was out networking this week. At one of the events we had a really useful and insightful presentation from one of the group about the need to schedule post-networking time to take action on follow-up. I totally agree. Networking is about building…

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Top 10 Creative Apps to Bring Your Social Media to Life

Bring Your Social Media Posts and Adverts to Life We all want our social media posts and our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram adverts to stand out from the crowd. The more creative they are; the more likely they are to be appealing to our fans, contacts and customers. So, continuing my recommendations for super-useful, easy-to-use…

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5 Steps to Building Your Brand on Instagram

As a small or micro business, you have probably started to establish an online presence to attract leads and promote your products and services. It’s likely you have a website and a variety of social media accounts – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest etc. So, when someone comes along and says you need to add another…

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