Marketing blog

When should you retire your old content?

Date: 14 December 2018

By: Jon Wade

Creating business cards on a tight budget

Date: 13 December 2018

By: David Isted

Five steps to affiliate marketing success

Date: 13 December 2018

By: Amy Mathews

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Are sales slipping through your fingers?

Running a successful business can be overwhelming at times. A simple CRM system can help you streamline your process and never miss a sale.

Date: 3 October 2018   By: Helen Armour

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Marketing - why a smile still sells

Today's empowered consumers don't like being 'sold to'. How businesses can engage with an online audience, and why emotions are still powerful.

Date: 3 September 2018   By: Juliusz Dzierlatka

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Why your small business needs a CRM system

You don't need extra admin - so is a CRM really worth it? Yes - here's how one could help you look more professional and convert more leads.

Date: 23 August 2018   By: Helen Armour

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Why delivery is key to online sales success

Delivery options and service are crucial for ecommerce retailers that want to keep customers coming back for more, says James Middleton.

Date: 12 June 2017   By: James Middleton

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Why direct selling is back in fashion

Direct selling has come a long way since Tupperware parties; now young people are driving change in this growing industry says Paula Gorry.

Date: 7 February 2017   By: Paula Gorry

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Why jelly babies (and other props) can improve your presentations

Got a presentation coming up? Expert Steve Bustin says ditch the slides and focus on new ways to engage your audience – from props to straw polls.

Date: 3 January 2017   By: Steve Bustin

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Are you still presenting like it's 1999?

Conversational presenting allows you to find out what your audience wants before you present your solutions. Spencer Waldron explains.

Date: 15 November 2016   By: Spencer Waldron

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What to do when someone won't return your call

What do you do when you can't get through to a business contact? Andy Bounds explains how to make contact with hard-to-reach prospects.

Date: 19 August 2016   By: Andy Bounds

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Do you need a new approach to selling?

Selling does not have to be a one-way communication says sales expert Andy Bounds; it should be about agreeing a joint way forward.

Date: 20 June 2016   By: Andy Bounds

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Does your small business need marketing automation?

Marketing automation has been shown to increase sales - even for smaller businesses. And it can quickly turn more leads into sales.

Date: 18 April 2016   By: Christina Richardson

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11 ways to make your next presentation a sure-fire success

People ask me loads of questions about presentations, says Andy Bounds. Here are 11 FAQs and answers that can help you transform your presentations.

Date: 25 January 2016   By: Andy Bounds

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How to prepare for a successful TEDx talk

'Here's how I prepared for my TEDx talk, which was entitled Why women need to speak up; a subject very close to my heart', says Jay Surti.

Date: 14 December 2015   By: Marketing Donut contributor

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Ace your next presentation - tell a story!

A key skill for marketing professionals is being able to create presentations that stick.Try story-telling to stand out from the crowd, says Prezi MD.

Date: 23 November 2015   By: Marketing Donut contributor

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Four simple ways to improve your presentations

Four simple techniques to improve your presentations. Andy Bounds explains how to put passion and engagement into your presentation

Date: 3 November 2015   By: Andy Bounds

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What makes a great salesperson? The answer might surprise you...

The Sales Executive Council (SEC) has found that salespeople behave in one of five ways, depending on the situation. Here's what they found.

Date: 5 October 2015   By: Andy Bounds

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Seven ways to improve your sales proposals

Persuading people to do what you want is hard; especially if you aren't there to do it – which happens when someone has asked you to submit a written proposal.

Date: 1 September 2015   By: Andy Bounds

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Why there are no rules in communication

“Give me some rules of thumb with communication – rules that I can follow without thinking.”...

Date: 27 April 2015   By: Andy Bounds