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Are you a marketing “inbetweener”?

This article explores the phenomenon of the marketing inbetweener.  This refers to those companies who want to market themselves better but don’t want to invest significantly in the “dark art” that is marketing. Running a business…
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Marketing on an Elastic Shoestring: How to Expand Reach While Tightening Your Marketing Budget

In the fast-paced world of marketing, adapting to economic uncertainties is crucial. As businesses grapple with concerns over costs and economic fluctuations, marketing budgets often find themselves under scrutiny. However, in the face of such…
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SME Marketing – What are your options?

Why is SME marketing so important?  Well, SMEs are the lifeblood of the British economy.  Without the entrepreneurial spirit of those starting their own business and inwardly investing in growth, the country would be in a bit of a…
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How to effectively evaluate marketing ideas and spot a “dead duck”

Marketing ideas are plentiful.  Whether you are a business owner, a marketing professional, or simply a consumer, we all have those moments of inspiration when we come up with a killer marketing idea for a company or brand or new venture. …

How To Avoid A Marketing Strategy Plan Failure

Businesses can spend a lot of time, effort and money investing in a marketing strategy plan and yet sometimes, even though they have approached it in the right way, it can still sadly fail.  This article takes a look at some of the most common…

What is “Strategic Marketing” and why is it so important?

Strategic marketing, or marketing strategy, is a term that you may hear quite a lot, but perhaps not quite understand it fully.  It is sometimes dismissed as only being of relevance to larger enterprises. But, in actual fact, strategic…
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5 Reasons Why a Marketing Plan is so Critical to Success

A Marketing Plan is one of the most important business tools for any company to utilise.  If you are looking for funding to start up a business, a bank will want to understand your marketing plan.  If you are looking for investment to take…
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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 set a Marketing Budget

An overview of what to consider when setting your marketing budget to ensure that you get a positive return on investment.
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Should Brexit impact how you conduct your Marketing?

Barely a week goes by without someone enquiring about the impact of Brexit on the SME marketplace. It is quite difficult to work out exactly what impact Brexit is going to have on SMEs. But one thing is for sure, if the external environment…