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Six ways to maximise landing page conversions

A landing page is the heart of your online marketing campaign, capable of driving leads down your conversion funnel in a matter of seconds. So how do you create a first impression that’s both persuasive and consistent with your brand?...

Date: 18 December 2013   By: Marketing Donut contributor

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Are you prepared for your next face to face sales appointment?

Preparation is one of the keys to sales success, especially for face to face appointments. It should be one of the main focuses when it comes to winning new business. However, more often than not, I find that lots of people are still doing the wrong sort of preparation.

Date: 17 December 2013   By: Andy Preston

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The 12 days of Christmas planning

Just like people decorating their houses for Christmas, there are countless ways of preparing your business for the festive season, depending on the type of operation you run. For instance, if you’re a plumber, it might simply be a question of finding a reliable means of managing any calls that...

Date: 12 December 2013   By: Marketing Donut contributor

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The restless consumer: why your customers are way ahead of you

Guess what? Your customers are quicker than you.

Date: 11 December 2013   By: Marketing Donut contributor

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How to tailor your sales process to your customers

Are you confident that your company is able to capture your customer’s needs? And more importantly, are you using them to create a viable sales process?...

Date: 9 December 2013   By: Richard Edwards

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It's not luck, it's good timing

Getting noticed is often a matter of showing up when somebody is looking for what you’re selling.

Date: 5 December 2013   By: Bryony Thomas

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Why we have been 'hampered' by prize draw rules

We were delighted to receive a sample Makro hamper recently, aimed at small businesses that want to treat their favourite customers at Christmas.

Date: 4 December 2013   By: Liz Dawe

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Killer email tactics for start ups

If, like me and many other startups, you don’t have a dedicated sales person then it will be you and you alone who has to find clients, win the work, do the work, and invoice for it. That’s not one, not two but three hats for you to wear.

Date: 3 December 2013   By: Marketing Donut contributor