Do you have a competitive advantage?

We can all easily convince ourselves that our business is different. We can believe your product or service is truly ground-breaking.   “If customers could see how good we are…” “If people realised how we could help them” “Don’t people realise our product is better quality than….”   I am sure...

How to grow your business faster

If you look through Facebook and LinkedIn there is a list as long as your arm of people who can coach, mentor and support you in growing your business. In our social media, internet-driven world, the possibilities and opportunities for you to grow, build and...

Is LinkedIn Premium worth it?

If you've got onto LinkedIn to grow your business, you've probably at some point reached what is called the 'commercial limit' or you have been offered a free 30 day upgrade.   If you've been extremely proactive you have probably got yourself in the LinkedIn naughty box.   As...

Are proposals ruining your business?

I've written proposals for years. I've done pitches for years. There was one big question I always had. How do I write a proposal which demonstrates to the prospective client that I know my stuff whilst not giving away the crown jewels?   If you're in any...

Do you suck at LinkedIn?

62% of B2B marketers aren't generating any revenue from LinkedIn! but 38% are! 46% of social traffic to corporate websites comes from LinkedIn. Is this true for you or are part of the 62% that isn’t generating revenue from LinkedIn? Too many people get LinkedIn’s potential but are not...

Marketing BS at its best!

If you have an eye on growth for your business, you will have come across the plethora of marketing tools and probably wondered “Which is the best option?” “How do I prevent myself from falling for marketing BS?” The past decade or so has created huge opportunities for...

4 Things agencies need to focus on.

Working in the world I do, I am surrounded by clients who are eager, excited and passionate about growing their businesses. We’ve had the privilege of working with some great companies with brilliant ideas. I can be a cynical grump sometimes, but because the nature of...

6 Key elements to building a £1 million business.

If you are in business, the first million is the hardest to achieve, statistically, only 4.1% of start-ups reach £1m turnover in the first 3 years of trading. The stats get a little hazy after the 3-year period but what is clear is that to...

Is #Brexit really such a big deal for SME’s?

Since 2016, our nation's politics have been dominated by #Brexit. We have had a new Prime Minister, too many cabinet reshuffles and many preaching about the impending oblivion our nation faces. We are not facing oblivion but it's close. If the remain vote had clinched it, there...

Quit your addiction to porn before it kills your business.

Your heart races. Images flash through your imagination. Technology that can enhance your effort. No, I'm not talking about smutty magazines and various 'devices' you can buy online. I'm talking about marketing porn. I'm talking about the tell-tale signs your addicted to marketing porn! Marketing porn might get your juices flowing,...