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A woman is doing a stock take so she can manage stock turnover more efficiently

Why inventory turnover matters (and how to manage it)

If you run a retail business, you will be holding stock. Your inventory turnover affects your profitability, so you need to manage it. Learn how in this article.

Date: 5 December 2023 By:

A man watches YouTube videos on his tablet device

Key lessons for successful video brand marketing

45% of people watch more than an hour of video on YouTube and Facebook each week. We share seven key lessons if you want to join the video marketing revolution.

Date: 20 November 2023 By:

Two entrepreneurs are preparing their Christmas stock

Six small business tips to thrive this Christmas

Christmas can be a key trading period for many small businesses. Get six top tips that can ensure your business capitalises on the festive period.

Date: 6 November 2023 By:

Out of Home advertising in Picadilly Circus, London.

How Out of Home helps scale-up businesses build a brand

Discover how Out of Home (OOH) advertising can help small businesses reach their target audiences – not matter what that audience is.

Date: 23 October 2023 By:

A sales team discuss their new strategy after implementiong sales automation software

14 ways sales automation can boost your business

Sales are the lifeblood of your business. Sales automation software can turbo-charge your sales, reducing admin, making customer information accessible and keeping your sales strategy on track.

Date: 9 October 2023 By:

A marketing agency that specialises in small business marketing is formulating a marketing plan

Four rules a start up marketing business should live by

Start up businesses are characterised by rapid growth, limited resources, and constant innovation. Any marketing agency working with a start up business needs to adhere to these rules.

Date: 21 September 2023 By:

A four-star rating is submitted online via a smartphone

The value of online reviews

The majority of shoppers admit that online reviews have an influence on their buying decisions. Getting great online reviews can be a powerful and effective way to attract new customers.

Date: 10 August 2023 By:

A team conducting a video conference with customers

Protect customer relationships as a growing start up

Nurturing customer relationships is key if you are to successfully grow your start up business. We share four strategies that can help you build and protect your valuable customer relationships.

Date: 31 July 2023 By:

A male telesales operator talks a customer through their options

Why your start up needs guided selling to scale successfully

These days, customers expect a personalised, curated buying experience – and that's where guided selling comes in. Discover how it can help you scale your business.

Date: 25 July 2023 By:

An influencer unpackages a new product for her followers

How packaging enhances the customer experience

Your packaging doesn't just get your product safely from A to B. It can be a powerful tool in boosting the customer experience and improving brand awareness.

Date: 12 July 2023 By:

A man is using an app on his mobile phone

App development for start ups: ten benefits

Discover the many benefits of developing an app for your start up business from extended market reach to increased monetisation options.

Date: 5 July 2023 By:

A map of the world with a multitude of faces

In-house translator vs translation agency. What to choose in 2023?

If you're entering new, overseas markets you will need to be able to communicate with customers in their own language. But what's the best way to do that? Via a translation agency or in-house staff.

Date: 9 February 2023 By:

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