There’s always something you can do that will make your business better even if you’re short of time. Here are our quick wins for better sales, marketing and teamwork.
When you’re brainstorming your marketing messages, make sure you know the one thing that will make more sales happen as a result of your marketing.
Big is often touted as the ultimate goal–build a bigger business, grow a bigger list, get a bigger office, create bigger turnover, be a bigger brand. But do you want a BIG business?
If you’re not already sending handwritten thank you notes, congratulations cards, or even simple hello letters, you could be missing a trick. Direct mail is still a very good way to connect with prospects and clients.
Even being in the running for an award can be good for business. There are definitely prizes for taking part in pitches and panels. Why you shouldn’t be worried about showing off…
Where I work makes a big difference to me too so it’s important to me I’m mobile. Knowing where I do my best work also means I can be in the right place to get the best results. Where’s your office?
I expect you already have a lot of know-how stashed away in your brain or on your bookshelf that you’re not making the most of right now. Here are our favourite books we love to re-read.
When we’re not busy building brilliant software for small business owners, we live in the ‘start-up’ and ‘entrepreneur’ world. In this world there are a lot of buzzwords, and we like to play ‘bingo’ with them!
Recently, I took some time out to speak with Kane Fulton of TechNorth to talk through what Connectably is, the planned launch, the Leeds tech scene, Entrepreneurial Spark and tips for other entrepreneurs launching new businesses.
Even when you’re giving things away – advice, samples, information, or tasters you still need to have your ideal audience in mind. Just giving away ‘something’ is never going to get you a queue of perfect prospects lining up.