Google ranking

Nine bad habits that will kill your Google ranking

Algorithms that index websites are constantly updated and, as a result, tactics that once worked can become redundant overnight resulting in a Google …

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China’s scramble for “new retail”

The China Digital Conference 2018 (CDC) will focus on the key drivers across the eCommerce platforms in China and important insights to new retail dev…

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Q&A: Softly, softly approach leads to a tasty business

Soft Serve is the next big boom for the hospitality and restaurant industry worldwide that can be added to any restaurant menu and increase sales.

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How to build an online marketing presence

A seven-step guide to creating an online marketing strategy that will cover all the bases and build your audience significantly.

Small business marketing in the digital age

Debunking digital marketing myths

Are you trying to create brand awareness? Or let your customers know about a discount offer? To measure the success of your digital marketing you need…

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Finding and engaging your target audience – Part 2

It can’t be stressed enough just how important it is for a small business to put their target audience first.

Facebook Marketing

The truth about Facebook’s “Boost Post”

Many businesses spend so much money on Facebook’s “Boost Post” feature, but very rarely do these posts get the desired results in terms of conversion.

Social Media

Record number of SMEs using social media

Research reveals a big jump in the number of SMEs with a social media presence, with Facebook as far and away the most popular platform.

mobile marketing

The design and detail of mobile marketing

Effective mobile marketing involves close attention to the technical details, particularly site responsiveness and optimisation for mobile devices.

The business card is not dead

So you got a business card – what’s next?

A business card is a very viable, very real lead and, like all leads, it needs to be carefully nurtured to convert into a real business opportunity.

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Heard well by a few or ignored by many?

It’s easy to feel inadequate if you’re not being pursued by the equivalent of a small nation but we need to be sure we’re putting our focus on p…

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Five simple steps to innovate your social media strategy

The first step creating an effective social media strategy is ensuring it aligns with your core business goals.


What messaging means for businesses

Messaging bots give smaller businesses professional and personalised customer service capabilities they might not otherwise be able to afford.

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How to thrive as a bricks and mortar store – Part 2

A case study shows how opening a bricks and mortar store can give a significant boost to businesses that start up as online-only concerns.

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Five tips to help your small business thrive in its first year

A marketing strategy lays the foundations for building a successful small business, and it consists of four components: goals, clients, a point of dif…

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Finding and engaging your target audience – Part 1

A segmented marketing approach can help small businesses in finding and engaging their target audience more effectively.


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