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4Ms Business Foundation Series – Part 4: Marketing That Sells Marketing is critical for any new business. Unless you have a killer location, how will customers know you exist? ..Consider new ways of growing the business, such as using social network marketing to draw traffic to your website and raise brand awareness (start with the biggest ones first: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter). This form of marketing is essentially free and can help you to market your business for very little cost”. – Michael Evans Marketing is the one area that many start-up entrepreneurs (especially......

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They say perfect things come in small packages. So here’s a ‘short a but sweet’ Guest post from one of our partners that sheds light on how to make your business memorable to potential clients and partners! Enjoy So what makes a good company and what do you need to do to get started? – Interesting question!   Good businesses engage and captivate their customers. As a customer, you only want to buy from people you trust. Trust is built up over time but first impressions also count. So, let’s talk about......

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The Importance of Teams, Why the Best Leaders Cultivate Them & Making Teams Work Note: Mark Suster originally published this post on April 17, 2016. I am reposting most of it here because the content is relevant to most of our small businesses. Getting our teams to work efficiently and more is challenging. When doing teamwork properly, the results are transformative and much more than the sum of the individual parts. Never one to just raise a topic, I have added extensively to the original to give actionable strategies to make teams work......

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This is a Guest post by Giacomo at http://www.language-media.co.uk. We like it because it’s short and sweet, while covering some of the Digital Marketing essentials for small businesses and Start-ups in the Internet age. Enjoy Short but complete guide to digital marketing fundamentals In the modern age of technological advancement, digital marketing is a vital element of successfully attracting customers and clients to any small business. However, getting started with it for your small business can seem to be a daunting and overwhelming task for those who are not yet well versed......

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4Ms of Business Foundation Series – Part 3: Money – 14 Top ways to fund Start-ups   Welcome to the third instalment of the 4Ms of business foundation series. The first article examined Business Models for the digital economy. If you missed it, see it HERE. The second part of the series looked at Management Models. See it HERE. The final post in the pack will shed light on Marketing for small businesses. So be sure to check in on next month’s update. Access to money drives the small business economy. Without......

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Welcome to the second instalment of the 4M series on business foundations for small business and start-ups today. The series kicked off with the post that examined Business Models (structure) for Today’s Start-ups, last month. You can see that part 1 post HERE. We ended part 1 recommending that today’s start-ups and small businesses should adopt lean/flat business structures. Anyone can be a good manager, right? After all, we have all had managers, right? Wrong. This post examines the right approach and qualities for managing modern small businesses in the digital age......

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This blog post is curated from Inbound Rocket. I love it because choosing a name for your business is often one of the hardest tasks for start-ups. This single task often leads to much procrastination and lost time. An even worse fate is choosing the wrong name, which then has to be changed after the business has started trading. This can be costly in a lot of ways including brand identity, marketing materials, and stationary like business cards. This post walks entrepreneurs and small business owners through the steps to choose the right business name......

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Small Business Digital Marketing Services video This is a brief introduction video to www.smallbiz-emarketing.com’s digital marketing services for small businesses and start-ups in Croydon, London, Surrey and surrounding areas. We hope you agree that this video works like a picture that says a thousand words, only better! On Youtube, you will find several Digital Marketing services videos in all shapes, forms and sizes. We love the video because it does an amazing job of telling our story in under 90 seconds. After watching our digital marketing services video, a contact fedback recently......

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I found this video by Problemio on Youtube and was amazed by the awesome practical and easy to do suggestions to find out if your business idea has a good chance of being successful – this is something that every entrepreneur must do before launching their startup business, otherwise your are very likely to lose a lot of money very quickly. Doing your research could also give you valuable ideas to improve your products and services to raise your chances of succeeding. Simple Strategies to Test your BIG Startup Idea Many entrepreneurs start......

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11 Essential Ingredients very blog needs: infographic This blog post is curated from Rafal Tomal at CopyBlogger. I love it because it tells you quickly and simply, how to create a blog post that people will want to read and engage with. Remember that people are also more likely to share your post with their networks if it is well-written and helps readers to answer questions or issues they are dealing with. Getting a handle on blogs Business blogs provide resources to visitors in the form of content, advice, guides, reports, etc. The Atlantic states......

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