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A marketing strategy will help you identify your best customers, understand their needs and implement the most effective marketing methods.

The internet has transformed business marketing. No matter what you do, the internet is likely to be at the heart of your marketing strategy.

Social media is firmly established as a marketing tool. Having a presence opens up new lines of communication with existing and potential customers.

Good advertising puts the right marketing message in front of the right people at the right time, raising awareness of your business.

Customer care is at the heart of all successful companies. It can help you develop customer loyalty and improve relationships with your customers.

Sales bring in the money that enables your business to survive and grow. Your sales strategy will be driven by your sales objectives.

Market research exists to guide your business decisions by giving you insight into your market, competitors, products, marketing and your customers.

Direct marketing can be a highly successful way to generate sales from existing and new customers. Find out how to target them in the best way.

Exhibitions and events are valuable for businesses because they allow face-to-face communication and offer opportunities for networking.


Favourable media coverage can bring a range of business benefits. But how do you attract the attention of editors, broadcasters and journalists?

The right sales tools improve sales success rates, whether you use a customer database or sophisticated customer relationship management (CRM).

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Small firms need to concentrate on niches that are either too small and specialised for the big boys or too new for a large firm to catch on to.
Reviews of the UK’s most popular small business CRM software. Best free, best for ease of use and best for power users.
Webinar exploring how technology like Blockchain can revolutionise global trade by bridging funding gaps and unlocking opportunities for global trade.
As a business, you will gather client data and information to deliver products easier. Gathering inaccurate data can damage your business. Here are ways to validate client data.
Big data is playing an increasing role in everyday life - whether you are collecting data or the subject of the data collecting algorithms. We share four unexpected uses of big data.
Most companies implement ERP and CRM systems these days to automate business processes. Learn how an MS Dynamics consultant can support your implementation.
Call recording software can be an invaluable tool to keeping customers happy making it easier to retain their custom.
Time is money. Discover how your small business can save time and generate more sales with marketing software tools.
What is augmented reality? Discover how it brings products to life and the advantages it offers both consumers and retailers.
There are many ways to keep in contact with customers. But your office phone system can improve customer service, increase sales and boost profits.
Having the right information about your customers can help to seal a deal. There are four key types of information that can help you make a sale.
A guide to customer relationship management - CRM - and how can it help your small business
Whatever business you're in and however small your firm, CRM can help you to manage problems more effectively.
Good customer service can turn customers into evangelists for your product or service, spreading the word and bringing in new business.
Sales forecasting is essential for short and medium-term business planning. An accurate forecast can help you manage your cashflow.