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10 ways to use Valentines Day to market your business

Some love it some hate it and whilst it may not be your bag, Valentine’s day is a good opportunity for small business to connect with their customers and offer something fun and engaging. It’s been shown that some companies can double their email enquires with...


Hiring a freelance sales person: 10 rules to success

Hiring a commission only sales person to promote your products may seem like a no-brainer, but Liz Sparkes from Physis knows the pitfalls and offers 10 Rules for success Forewarned is Forearmed! Many businesses have historically used the services of self-employed...


How to follow up networking events

This certainly been a great year for networking.  So many new forums were set up and it seemed for many, networking became a key factor of their marketing and business development activities.  But in chatting to some entrepreneurs, they’ve been disappointed by the...


Manage time better and avoid the time thieves

Manage time like you mean it! Getting stuff done it hard.  Saying no is hard.  Having no money in the bank – that’s REALLY hard!  Learning how to be more effective and manage time better is one of the most important skills you will need to develop as a small...

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Raise your profile Webinar Replay

Prior to our Business Visibility Masterclass, we  did a Q&A webinar with Jessica Huie, Natasha Courtenay Smith where we made ourselves available to answer any questions about how to get more visibility for your business. As it was the first time doing this kind...


10 strategies on how to be a better networker

Networking is one of those skills that can make or break your business.  And sadly, it's not always intuitive about how to do it well. One of the most important skills I learned as I moved up the corporate ladder, that still serves me well today is the art of...


Creating a customer avatar

Do you know the things in life they’re hoping for? If not, why not? Having a complete picture of a specific ‘ideal customer’, or persona, can help you to develop the right products and services just for them. If you know exactly who it is that you are dealing with,...