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5 steps to building a successful sales culture

The seemingly elusive high performance sales culture is not as unattainable as many think. There are clear steps businesses can take to move their employees to a successful sales culture.
Shylie Smith
Shylie Smith
Posted on: 10.10.14
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7 basic SEO tips to help your business get started

Getting to grips with Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) basics is essential to increase traffic to your website and therefore improve the opportunity for sales and lead generation. This blog will...
Chris Danks
Chris Danks
Posted on: 15.07.14
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How to maximise your email marketing

Email marketing is still the most effective digital channel for marketers and offers great opportunities for businesses that do it well. So what's the secret?
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Posted on: 09.07.14
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Social Media: What's the pay off for business?

Facebook was launched in 2003, LinkedIn in 2004, Twitter in 2006. All three have now gone public creating big pay offs for the founders and investors. In this article Greg Cooper demonstrates,...
Greg Cooper
Greg Cooper
Posted on: 13.06.14
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10 Minute Review: Mission, Vision, Strategy

Mission statements and leadership visions are often forgotten because over time they disconnect from reality. This might happen because: leaders conjure up the mission and vision without sufficient...
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Posted on: 13.06.14
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Encourage word-of-mouth recommendations for your business

Few things are more valuable than happy customers who recommend you to others. Read our top tips on how to encourage word of mouth advocacy from your own customers!
phil bridgeman
phil bridgeman
Posted on: 14.05.14
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5 ways to maximise your face to face networking with social media

How can social media work to maximise the impact of your real-world networking? Here's 5 quick tips on how digital can assist or form part of a robust, long-term networking strategy.
phil bridgeman
phil bridgeman
Posted on: 11.04.14
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8 reasons why you can't ignore Google +

With over 1bn enabled accounts and 360m active users, Google+ is growing at 33% per annum and now the second largest social network after Facebook. Greg Cooper talks us through why businesses can't...
Greg Cooper
Greg Cooper
Posted on: 13.03.14
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5 ways that storytelling can empower your business

Most people recognise that storytelling has a place in business, but many don't know where it fits in. Here are five areas where storytelling can enhance your business communications.
Claire  Taylor
Claire Taylor
Posted on: 13.03.14
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