Sales and New Markets 

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Knowledge

guide
Choosing and Using a Website Designer​
If a business is looking for a professional, well-structured and secure website that complies with all the relevant legislation, it is worth investing...
A Virtual Shop Front Door - Down Your Street
The Royal Mail has just announced that online shopping in the UK has risen by 9% in the last year. What do our 'bricks and mortar' retail businesses i...
advice
B2B Events - Enabling Business Growth or a Mercenary Marketing Tactic?
Engage with your clients and prospects whilst providing useful knowledge, information and access to new networks.
case study
Marketing That Drives Sales
Procol
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Independent report - Made Smarter Review
An industry-led review exploring how UK manufacturing can maximise benefits of digital technology through a strong industry - government partnership.
guide
Methods of Entering Export Markets
This guide will help you select an export market-entry method that is suitable for your business. It explains the difference between direct and indire...

Resources

Export for Growth

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To help businesses accelerate sales and boost profits through exports.

Export for Growth
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UK Web Design Association

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Set up in 2001, the UKWDA brings together more than 10,000 British web industry professionals under one supportive umbrella organisation.

ukwda.org
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European Territorial cooperation programme

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A cornerstone of European integration, European Territorial Cooperation helps to ensure that borders are not barriers, and that ideas and assets are shared to resolve common problems across Europe. Interreg France (Channel) England falls under this umbrella helping to fund projects that benefit the French and English regions around the Channel. 

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Supplying The South West

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Open tenders and quotation opportunities for councils in the South West.

SupplyingTheSouthWest.org.uk
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Family Business Support - Institute of Family Business

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IFB is the UK’s family business organisation, supporting and promoting the UK family-owned business sector through events, networking, representation, thought leadership and analysis. Their network is open exclusively to family business owners and managers - by families, for families.

IFB.org.uk
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Department for International Trade (DIT)

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DIT secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.

gov.uk/department-for-international-trade
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The Web Design Directory

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a database of web designers, web agencies, SEO consultants, marketing freelancers located in the UK.

web-design-directory-uk.co.uk
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Creative Review

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This magazine helps businesses to keep up to date with the latest design trends to ensure websites always look current.

creativereview.co.uk
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Contract Finder, GOV.UK

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Contracts Finder lets you search for information about contracts worth over £10,000 with the government and its agencies.

ContractsFinder
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Wiltshire Emergency Services e-tendering service

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The Bluelight eTendering site was launched in November 2004, to give suppliers easier access to tenders and quotations published by the Police and Fire and Rescue services. The system is a complete Internet based solution, meaning no software resides on either the buyer’s or the supplier’s computers.

BluelighteTendering
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162 websites with amazing free stock photos & images

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Finding the perfect free stock photos for any creative project can be a nightmare. You can spend hours searching for websites providing images that only just meet your visual criteria. Then you have to check attribution details, copyright licenses and if you can even download images in the size you need.

Free-Stock-Photos
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Marketing resource for business

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The Donut website is aimed at helping businesses to succeed by providing reliable information and resources that can save business owners time and money.

http://www.marketingdonut.co.uk/
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Documents

News

The Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub Impact Report...
A new report published today takes a look back at the pandemic and the response by the Growth Hub
$1.44bn bid made for Vectura
Wiltshire biotech company targeted
Cyber certification for SupaTrak
Security against cyberattacks
T H White acquires Murley’s
Company extends to new territory
Future Farming Resilience Fund Opens Next Month
Grants will be provided to support England’s farmers and land managers with preparations for the Agr...
eBay for Business Awards Open for Entries
The annual programme is accepting applications.

Events

Insights

Selling in the Modern Sales Environment
The sales environment is constantly adapting.
An Agent has to be pro-active
How has the estate agency business changed over recent years?
Why do estate agents have such a bad name?
How can we change the reputation of estate agents?
Before You Sell to a Decision Maker… You Need to Understand their Buying Persona...
The selling environment is like the animal kingdom: * Different needs * Different personalities and attributes * Different communication styles
Top Tips for Selling Your Ideas!
How to sell an idea?
I’M A BUSINESS MILLENNIAL – ARE YOU GIVING ME THE CORRECT TRAINING IN YOUR BUSIN...
In this fifth ‘Millennial Buying’ article series – have you asked this question to your leaders? • What millennials want from their employers?
I'm a Business Millennial - Is your company's marketing attractive to me?...
In this fourth ‘Millennial Buying’ article series, following requests from the readers - the below significant subject will be explored: • Busine...
I’M A BUSINESS MILLENNIAL - WE RESEARCH YOU ON SOCIAL MEDIA BEFORE COMMITTING TO...
In this third ‘Millennial Buying’ article series, the below important topic will be investigated: • The importance of ethics and brand to a Millenn...
I am a business millennial - is your business listening to my needs.
In this second ‘Millennial Buying’ article series, we explore the way in which millennials buy - and what happens after they’ve made a purchase.
I'm a business millennial - You need to know how to sell to me.
I’m Jamie Martin and I’m an experienced Sales Trainer. Even more importantly I’m a Business Millennial, born between 1980 and 1994 and I’m a thought l...
Top Tips for Negotiation within a competitive and changing business world!
Negotiation tips for converting business and increasing sales.
People Development: Engaging with your Employees to retain them during market ch...
To give employees purpose throughout their career journey, the engagement of an employee plays a vital role in retaining them.
So you think you’re a trusted advisor!
Many of us, especially consultants like to think we are a trusted advisor for our clients, but are we, really, and how would we know?
The 12 Benefits of Market Research
Market research is a crucial part of any and all marketing plans. Although businesses may think they know who their target market is, after some resea...
The Art of Getting What You Want
Negotiation is the nitty-gritty of the actual transaction between customer and business. Yet strangely enough, it’s something that most people try to ...

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