Entries by Ian Kirk

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If you want your prospects to buy more, offer less

It sounds counter-intuitive. Surely if you want people to buy more, you have to offer them more? Well actually, research has discovered that too much choice has the opposite effect. Have you ever gone to a restaurant and looked at the menu and just felt overwhelmed at the amount of choice? Sometimes there are so […]

How well do you really know your customers?

When it comes to your customers, can you really say you understand everything about them – from what defines them as individuals from the general populous, to what makes them tick when choosing what to buy? This process of clearly outlining and understanding customers is one that many businesses strangely overlook, and in doing so […]

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Why everyone in your business should live and breathe your mission, vision and values

Your mission, vision and values are what define your business and can steer the manner in which you operate. However, we often find that many businesses either don’t have any in place, or they simply remain amongst senior staff and aren’t communicated to employees throughout the entire business. While on the surface either of these […]

Should your business still use Instagram in 2018?

In March 2016 we wrote a blog looking at ‘5 reasons your business should use Instagram’ – however since then a lot has changed and some of the reasons we championed the social network no longer exist. For example, we were huge fans of the level of organic reach posts received, however this is no […]

How can I grow my email list using my website?

Collecting data for email marketing can make for a great way to regularly communicate with your target audience with the view of converting them into paying customers. However, for many small businesses the process of collecting data can prove to be a challenging one. We’ve looked at how you can go about collecting data for […]