Tag Archives: Small Business Support

I’m Guilty Of It, Are You?

Are you guilty of walking into a shop, seeing something you really liked, maybe photographing it, then leaving to search for it online? I am embarrassed to say, this week I have done it, twice. I can’t imagine many of … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Search Engine Optimisation – Part 2

Continuing from my previous article ‘Search Engine Success – Content is King’ I am adding more essential  search engine optimisation tips for success. With each new Google update, and with the ever-changing rules of the game, playing wisely is not only … Continue reading

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Does Marketing Work For You?

I had a 3pm call scheduled with a client yesterday, he is contemplating a ‘pivot’ in his business. Business is good; his aspirations have shifted. After discussing the potential mission statement and manifesto of his idea we moved on to … Continue reading

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No Direction? Set Goals

To ‘kick-off’ the weekend we joined a group of friends at a ‘pop-up’ restaurant that we love, The Little Piggy Supper Club. I love the concept, ‘foodies’ open their homes to food-lovers and offer an exquisite, home-cooked menu, we rock up … Continue reading

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Website Overhaul

The Situation My client is an established heating and plumbing merchant supplying trade and public with quality plumbing and heating equipment. The business is generating a solid turnover from a loyal customer base. This is a competitive industry and margins … Continue reading

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Happy 19th Birthday Google

Today is Google’s 19th birthday. I don’t know about you but I am a Google ‘frequent flyer’, I use it all the time, for almost anything. 20 Years ago we would have reached for the Yellow Pages, or the Thomson … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride For Want of a Better Name

Today marks the 30th anniversary of The Princess Bride. WIlliam Goldman’s 1973 novel (a great read)  hit the big screen in 1987 with an impressive cast and some cracking cinematography. Cameos from Peter Cook, Mel Smith, Billy Crystal; the best … Continue reading

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A Marketing Opportunity? Don’t Miss It!

Recently I spent time in Chicago working with a client. The usual early start gave us a chance to wander up the Magnificent Mile and ‘hit the shops’.  One day, I kid you not, there had been a duck invasion. … Continue reading

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How Angry Are You?

“Don’t Get Mad, Get Wise” Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Arun’s latest book ‘The Gift of Anger‘ is a gift in itself in a troubled world. Inspired by the teachings of his grandfather, there is much we could benefit from. “We should … Continue reading

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Is it Too Late to Save Our High Streets?

In the light of the news that Cambridge has won the award for ‘Healthiest Retail Centre‘, ahead of Oxford Street among others, I thought I would take a look at our High Streets. A Week in France I have returned … Continue reading

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