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Is compliance killing the creative industries?

Date: 10 October 2018

By: Victoria Harrison

Is bad customer care damaging your business?

Date: 10 October 2018

By: Jamshed Chaudhary

Are sales slipping through your fingers?

Date: 3 October 2018

By: Helen Armour

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Ready for your close-up? How to come across well on video

Whether it's a webinar, interview or virtual meeting, presenting yourself effectively when video conferencing is a vital skill. How to get it right.

Date: 25 June 2018   By: Helena Brewer

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Using webinars to share business knowledge

People learn best with highly visual, interactive content. How to use webinar technology to effectively train employees and reach prospects.

Date: 1 June 2018   By: Tim Erinwright

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Make an impact with digital tickets

Standing out is the name of the game when it comes to selling online. Could virtual tickets help your business make a lasting impression?

Date: 21 May 2018   By: Alexa Coleman

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Networking made easy: how to work a room

Networking made easy. Andy Bounds provides a simple step-by-step guide to make your next networking event more successful - and more enjoyable.

Date: 21 April 2017   By: Andy Bounds

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12 ways to reduce your fear of public speaking

Frances Cahill offers 12 ways to reduce your fear about public speaking and explains how to get more out of events in order to promote your business.

Date: 12 July 2016   By: Frances Cahill

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Why practice makes perfect when it comes to communication

Andy Bounds explains why you need to practise key communications – from your elector pitch and opening lines to your response to objections.

Date: 22 February 2016   By: Andy Bounds

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Is your elevator pitch letting you down?

If I am at a networking event and someone asks me "what do you do?", and if I reply "I’m a consultant", they might say "between jobs, are you?"...

Date: 9 February 2015   By: Andy Bounds

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How marketing helps small firms get ahead

SMEs have unique advertising needs and are often subject to financial restrictions. So which approach is best – promotional or experiential marketing?

Date: 1 December 2014   By: Marketing Donut contributor

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Are you making these common networking mistakes?

Is your networking bringing you a steady stream of new business? If not, it could be because you are making a few fundamental mistakes.

Date: 9 October 2014   By: Marketing Donut contributor

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What’s the best location for your exhibition stand?

If you want to get the most form your exhibition stand then you need to choose the right location and layout.

Date: 22 September 2014   By: Richard Edwards

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The hidden benefits of networking

The internet is full of "how to" articles on networking, with many tales of success as well as examples of cringe-worthy failures. There are networking tips for intraverts and for extroverts, advice on speed networking and online networking, meet-up groups, referral networks and much more.

Date: 16 September 2014   By: Marc Duke

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How to make your exhibition a strategic success

Exhibitions are hard work but done well, they can deliver substantial rewards. Here are seven ways to help you maximise your return on investment:...

Date: 15 September 2014   By: Marketing Donut contributor

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Ten ways to attract visitors to your exhibition stand

Attracting large numbers of visitors to your stand at an exhibition is a two-stage process — including activities pre-event and during the event. Here are ten ways to maximise visitor numbers:...

Date: 28 August 2014   By: Marketing Donut contributor

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How to avoid common mistakes at exhibitions

Events can be a great addition to a marketing activity plan. Whether it’s a tradeshow, exhibition or an event you’ve put together yourself – getting access to real potential buyers in the flesh can be highly effective.

Date: 28 May 2012   By: Bryony Thomas

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The ten secrets of successful exhibiting

Having been established within the exhibition industry for 15 years and boasting a combined experience of 40 years (crikey!), we decided to spread the love and have put together some simple exhibiting principles.

Date: 9 November 2011   By: Paula Tenwick