Ideas

It’s good to talk

It’s good to talk

Ding!   Ding!   Ding!   Are you sitting behind your desk staring at a computer screen and waiting for emails to announce their arrival with that distinctive “ding”?   Annoying isn’t it? Not half as annoying as not getting the business that you were...
Are you a supplier or a partner?

Are you a supplier or a partner?

We all like to think we are completely invaluable to our clients and that they think that we, and sliced bread have an awful lot in common.   If you are in the Service sector, it’s the service providers who identify exactly what their client needs, wants and...
Have business cards had their day?

Have business cards had their day?

Definitely not! Do you go networking? If so, you must give out a good quality, well designed business card that reflects who you are and what you do. And, how to get in touch with you! You could always get a cheap online business card as long as you don’t care what...
The Big Ideas Networking Event

The Big Ideas Networking Event

Join us for fizz, nibbles and cake to help us celebrate our birthday whilst making valuable connections and having meaningful conversations. Meet exhibitors who will help you grow your business and hear from guest speakers about branding, marketing, sales and other...
Good things happen when people get together

Good things happen when people get together

Local businesses across the country are fighting back against the internet by providing customer experiences that simply cannot be delivered online. The physical, tangible, real life interactions that happen when you meet someone are invaluable to a relationship....
How do you increase your chances of winning?

How do you increase your chances of winning?

Maybe they’re just not that into you You emailed or called a business you wanted to buy from. You asked for a quote. They said they’d get back to you. They didn’t. You chased. Nothing. How often does that happen? Maybe they did email a quote. Then what? Never hear...
Get picked!

Get picked!

BE A GREAT BIG BRAND STRAWBERRY: Why are strawberries red? And what the pip has that got to do with marketing? Bear with… Birds know that red berries are the ripest and tastiest. Strawberries have evolved to advertise their tastiness by changing colour to an intense...
Getting the most from selling online

Getting the most from selling online

Part one: Merchandising your online store As more and more people get in the e-commerce action it’s important to remember how it all started. Shops and stores showcased their products, built their reputation, looked after their customer base and spread the word....
What’s the big deal with design?

What’s the big deal with design?

Whether good or bad, design is everywhere we look! From the moment we wake we are being exposed to and influenced by design of some sort. Be it the clothes we choose to wear that day to the branding on our cereal packaging someone has thought about ‘what goes where’...
Good things happen when people get together

How to get More Web Enquiries

Top 6 tips to get more web enquiries and grow your client list People are busy and easily distracted. So how do you encourage visitors to stay a bit longer on your website, find what they need, and get in touch easily? Ultimately, how can you convert your web traffic...