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6 reasons why a marketing professional can improve online value

Sometimes it is hard for business owners to understand the value of utilising a marketing professional to assist them.  Today we are going to look at just one area of a company’s marketing communications.  We are going to look at the website…
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Why "Black Friday" may not be the best marketing promotion

The marketing promotion "Black Friday" has become a transatlantic marketing phenomenon.  But just because something gets a lot of hype, doesn’t necessarily mean it is right for your business.  In this article we take a look at the…
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Why are robust processes critical to marketing success?

Whatever anyone says, Marketing is merely a process.  It is not a dark art, and anyone pretending that there is a “secret marketing formula” for success, is talking cobblers.  Marketing is actually a very logical process. …
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Why ROI is key to Marketing Strategy (and how to influence it)

In any sound marketing strategy all roads must lead to ROI (return on investment). Otherwise what is the point of it all?
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How to evaluate marketing activity effectively

A look at what you need to understand in order to evaluate marketing effectiveness.
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The Marketing Secret to Keeping Customers Smiling

I think I speak for the vast majority when I say that we all would like our customers to be happy customers. So, what makes a customer keep coming back? What makes a customer happy? What makes a customer smile?
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Why marketing communications need to get inside the customer’s mind

When is the last time you created any marketing communications for your business? It may have been a website, landing page, e-shot, social media post or a promotional campaign. The chances are it will have been in the last week or so. Now have…
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What your business can learn from New Year rituals!

First of all, let us take the chance to wish everybody the warmest season’s greetings.  We hope you have a great year and that next year proves to be an even more successful 12 months.  Which brings us nicely onto the topic of our…
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How to Check Whether Your Marketing Messaging is Aligned

Is your marketing messaging aligned? Let’s face it, most business owners are specialists in their field.  Unless they are running a marketing agency or consultancy, marketing is unlikely to be their specialism.  So, is it any wonder that…
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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…