For the longest time, I’ve told myself I’m an organised person.  If you looked at my family, it would all make sense, my dad and my three older brothers all exhibit the same signs. Whiteboards covered in shopping lists and jobs to do around the house, typically on time to events plus an all but…

Read More

If you can’t find time to do effective marketing then this article is definitely a MUST READ! It is probably the biggest issue we see small businesses come up against. We think about 99% of our clients have used the ‘didn’t find the time to…’ or ‘didn’t get chance to…’ or ‘I wanted to, but then I…

Read More

One of the main complaints we have from small business owners when discussing content marketing is that they simply don’t have time. Is this you? Are you constantly rushed off your feet trying to do all your client work, in meetings, or out networking? Firstly, making time for your business is all about mindset. A…

Read More

More and more now, blogging has become almost a norm of a marketing strategy. It is a great way to show your expertise, get across your brand, and entice people to find out what you are all about. However, it is a time sucker. We talk to many micro businesses who simply don’t have time,…

Read More

A little bit of customer care advice for you today. Remember our current customers are our top asset when it comes to marketing our businesses, so keeping them as our fans is essential. So here’s some things you should never say to them…these are all things that have been said to us in the past,…

Read More

Our good friend Tiana from TalkingBusiness.biz introduced us to the ‘Content Audit’ which we think is a fantastic way to keep your content in check. If you are just starting to put more of a strategy into place regarding your content, or if you have been going for a while, then it works as a…

Read More

Sometimes showing some bad marketing can be a good way of illustrating how to improve. Driving to our office one day we were shocked at this piece of marketing which is a prime example of how not to do something (sorry for the bad photo taken from the car!) The sign says “Opticians Now Open…

Read More