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Tips for managing your brand's reputation in responding to the coronavirus pandemic

Brand reputation is everything in business and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will prove a make or break moment for brands depending on how they choose to respond.
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 31.03.20
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Keep connected during the COVID-19 pandemic using LinkedIn

In the face of the current emergency I believe it is important to focus on what we can do, the things we can control. Although we may be prevented from meeting face to face, the fact is that we are...
Greg Cooper
Greg Cooper
Front of Mind Coaching
Posted on: 18.03.20
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Why a marketing plan is important for your business

Setting up and launching a new business can be an exciting and busy time, so it’s tempting to jump right in to the middle of things, without properly planning your actions. Whilst this may work in...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 17.02.20
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5 Steps to more Engaged Customers

Many companies overlook the potential depth of interaction that can be achieved when dealing with their customers, often not capitalising on these opportunities. In treating every purchase...
Luke Marshall
Luke Marshall
Posted on: 11.02.20
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Which LinkedIn Invitations should I accept?

There are three basic connection strategies on LinkedIn. Connect with everyone, connect with people you have met, or connect broadly but selectively. I don’t recommend the first two. The “everyone”...
Greg Cooper
Greg Cooper
Front of Mind Coaching
Posted on: 11.02.20
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5 reasons why entering awards is good for business

No matter what the size of your business you can enter a business award. There are a huge variety of awards around from local to national, industry based or with specific criteria. You can find out...
Phil Bridgeman
Phil Bridgeman
Business West
Posted on: 10.02.20
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Customer connections with Facebook & Instagram

Working with Facebook and the British Chambers of Commerce, Business West are pleased to welcome a blog from Sorcha de Gras, SBG Program Lead for Facebook. We understand the value of Facebook for...
Sorcha de Gras
Sorcha de Gras
Facebook
Posted on: 29.01.20
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8 Tips on How to Structure a Business Blog Post

Writing a blog is a great way to connect with your audience and share your business knowledge. It’s a way of telling your story and showing yourself as an expert in a particular area. As Editor of...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 08.01.20
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How to get 1000 followers on your business Instagram

Instagram is your site of choice; now, you need to apply the best strategies to gain and grow a loyal and organic group of followers. But how?
Laura McLoughlin
Laura McLoughlin
Omnia
Posted on: 07.01.20
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