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Who do I really work with?

I’m one of those people that loves to have a go at things, if I then decide it’s not for me then so be it but I will have tried.  When I made my first career shift from a global company to a business looking to exit, I wanted to see how transferable my skills […]

3 things you can do to make marketing easier, today

Set the big picture vision If you have a vague idea of where you are going but no real, aligned longer-term goals for the business, it’s likely you will be more reactive in your marketing. When you don’t have a constant vision and mission to keep you focused and drive your teams, you lose your […]

How to use great marketing to be a better boss

Share vision – map it out Your vision is so clear to you, you know where you were in the past, what you are working for and where you are going. You’ve lived and breathed this since day one. You assume that EVERYONE else understands this and feels the same right? You can just FEEL […]

Don’t wait for sales to slow before marketing

We’ve all done it, rested on our laurels and thought ‘We’ve cracked it…”, the sales are coming in, customers are happy and everything is great. Then all of a sudden, a competitor ups their activity or a sales person leaves so a territory is unmanned. We can’t hit budget, we can’t compete and the recruitment […]

Top 5 reasons your marketing might fail and how to avoid them

There are some stark differences between people who succeed with their marketing and those who don’t even get off the ground or fail.  Over the years, I have made a conscious effort to understand the reasons for the success and failures and apply them in to my own efforts to get clients where they need […]

5 top tips to get your marketing creating a saleable business

1. COMMUNICATE Sounds obvious right? Ask yourself who you are communicating to… Is it senior management only? Is it all of your staff? Is it some of your staff? Is it your customer? It needs to be a two-way street with all of them, if your communication is one-sided and infrequent you run the risk […]

Your lack of strategy is bleeding you dry

Your lack of strategy is bleeding you dry You don’t want to invest in your marketing because you’ve no idea where to start.  You don’t have time or money to waste on making mistakes and trialing tactics that you know won’t help you grow. You are ticking marketing boxes without really knowing what return you […]