Marketing

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Knowledge

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Twitter vs. Instagram: the pros and cons for small businesses
The pro's and con's of using both twitter and/or instagram for your small business.
Becoming an Ebay trader
Moving to a digital shop front can help with the downturn for all retailers at this present time.
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Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.
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Social Media and your Business
We all use social media today but what is it and how can your business use it?
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Developing a Marketing Plan
Developing a marketing plan is one of the most effective ways for a small business to survive and thrive, especially in increasingly competitive times
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Marketing: Profiling a Target Audience
Do you know who your customers are and their needs?

Resources

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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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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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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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.

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Insights

How To Keep My Zoom Meetings Safe
An article by solo16 on staying safe on Zoom.
Customer Communications - How to Stay Sticky
Our marketing specialist Dee Gerrish shares how to keep your business ‘sticky’ as lockdown eases.
Top Tips for Selling Your Ideas!
How to sell an idea?
How well are Independent Schools communicating through their websites?
Over the past few months, lockdown has meant that we have all relied heavily on technology and the i...
How well are UK colleges and universities communicating through their websites?
We reviewed over 100 websites for universities and colleges across the UK, this is what we found...
14 SEO Myths you don't want to fall for
I started providing SEO services in 2001 and things were a lot simpler than they are now. Things hav...
Marketing transformation – After the Covid-19 storm has passed
Consider this - After the Covid-19 storm has passed, the marketing tactics you’ve employed in the pa...
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...
I’M A BUSINESS MILLENNIAL - WE RESEARCH YOU ON SOCIAL MEDIA BEFORE COMMITTING TO BUYING FROM YOU, DO...
In this third ‘Millennial Buying’ article series, the below important topic will be investigated: ...
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...
Are law firm websites getting to the heart of the matter?
It is often said that your website is your digital shop window but in reality it is more than that. ...
Six marketing metrics to measure the success of your efforts.
When it comes to marketing metrics that matter to your business, report on data that deals with the ...
Top Tips for Negotiation within a competitive and changing business world!
Negotiation tips for converting business and increasing sales.
Work Hacks – Microsoft Teams
Does anyone else find it really annoying when your colleagues clog up your inbox with replies saying...
Free Social Media Marketing Calendar that will Save you Time
Get access to a free social media calendar template, to save your small business time.
The Benefits of Magento 2
All in all, there’s no doubt that the performance of Magento 2 is much better than Magento 1. With M...
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4 plug-ins every WordPress site should have
WordPress, loved by the internet (powering over 30%of the internet) but it can be improved, and freq...
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Making the Most of the Exhibition
Tips and tricks to make sure you're getting your ROI when you exhibit.
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SWOT it Out
A SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool designed to help you to understand your business accord...
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Strategic marketing - Whitepaper
Marketing strategy forms the fundamental base for any new start-up or established business looking t...
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Why Marketing Strategy is a Business Imperative.
At its simplest form, a marketing strategy is used to explain how an organisation will accomplish pr...
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The 12 Benefits of Market Research
Market research is a crucial part of any and all marketing plans. Although businesses may think they...

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