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How To Grow Your Service Firm: Create an Action Plan & Marketing Pack (Part 3 of 6)

In part one and part two of this series, we looked at why and how 'The Expert' model is so important for the success of service firms. To get the increased sales and profits you now need an Action...
Robert Craven
Robert Craven
The Director's Centre
Posted on: 13.03.14
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Jack Wills founder reveals his top 5 tips for entrepreneurs

Peter Williams, founder of the successful British clothing brand Jack Wills, reflects on the hard work, determination and experience he's gained, and offers his five tips to entrepreneurs starting...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 28.02.14
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How businesses can use Pinterest as part of their social media strategy

Not just for food and fashion, businesses across all sectors, from manufacturing to engineering, have taken advantage of Pinterest and are successfully integrating it into their overall social media...
Supriya Kaur
Supriya Kaur
Business West
Posted on: 21.02.14
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Strategic Marketing: It's all about Understanding

Strategic marketing is an investment in effective selling. It's not producing a brochure, having a website and expecting customers to break your door down. It's all in the understanding...
Nick Marsh
Nick Marsh
Business West
Posted on: 18.02.14
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How To Grow Your Service Firm: The Expert (Part 2 of 6)

Following on from part 1, in part 2 Robert Craven expands on what an expert does, and what you can do, to succeed in driving the growth of your professional service firm. 'How to Grow Your Service...
Robert Craven
Robert Craven
The Director's Centre
Posted on: 13.02.14
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Embrace the 'Experience Economy' or You Won't Be Able to Compete

How can a business move from being a product or service business to delivering an experience? Guest author Grant Leboff, one of the UK's leading sales and marketing experts, explores why businesses...
Grant Leboff
Grant Leboff
Sticky Marketing Club
Posted on: 13.02.14
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Richard Branson's 3 steps to quitting your job

Richard Branson on how to quit your day job and start up in business for yourself.
Posted on: 11.02.14
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Looking to raise finance? Banks are not your only option

Raising finance can be a difficult task and with the media often reporting banks not lending, we take a look at alternative sources of finance. This blog provides an insight into the types of lending...
Posted on: 14.01.14
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How to recycle and manage waste in the office

An organised office will help you run a successful business and ensuring excess rubbish doesn't clutter the workspace is a key part of this.
Tim Brown
Tim Brown
ImRubbish
Posted on: 08.01.14
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