Virtual Assistants – do you have a marketing plan?

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This is an extract from the 30 Day VA Challenge by @HelenStothard I know you are only just setting up but you do need a marketing plan. Even more importantly, you need to stick to your marketing plan. Now don’t panic and think I am suggesting you embark on expensive ad campaigns. I would hope by now […]

Getting business from Twitter – appear in the searches

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This is an extract from the 30 Day Twitter Challenge by @NikkiPilkington   Welcome to Day 11! OK, so yesterday you worked out some keyphrases you wanted to be found for, and you did some research on who was showing up when you searched for them, right? What you should have found is that when […]

Small Business SEO – Monitoring your Google listings

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This is an extract from the 30 Day SEO Challenge by @NikkiPilkington It’s important that you monitor your search engine listings, and there are many tools out there to do this. However, I always recommend Raven Tools Raven Tools will tell you what your positions are now, how they’ve moved since your last report, whether […]

LinkedIn for Business – What makes a good recommendation?

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This is an extract from the 30 Day LinkedIn Challenge by @Nigel_Morgan Have you ever raised a dubious eyebrow when you see testimonials on a website? You know what I mean, those glowing words that are almost too good to be true and are only affirmed by practically anonymous sets of initials. They are a […]

Small business sales tips – Where Does Your Customer ‘Hang Out’?

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This is an extract from the 30 Day Sales Challenge by @GaryGorman When you’re running a business, and particularly when you’re starting out lots of well meaning people will say: “You’ve really got to get on Twitter and Facebook. Oh and get your LinkedIn profile up to date because that’s important. Oh…and get an advert […]

PR help for small businesses: Being like McDonald’s. Seriously.

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This is an extract from the 30 Day PR Challenge by @Nigel_Morgan Now I am not going to spend this post puffing up McDonald’s as a firm of PR genius – in fact far from it I could list the myriad bungles – they are poor at PR. However I do want to talk about […]

Have a bumper harvest with Organic PR

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Organic PR is the name given to a winning approach to public relations and social media marketing created by Morgan PR and something we are happy to share with you. It recognises that most businesses are already full of opportunities to promote themselves and do not need to use gimmicks of spin to encourage people […]

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5 Ways NOT To Market Your Services On Twitter

If you are a business owner who needs to learn about marketing, it’s important to learn how to Tweet for success. Like any other matter in marketing, there’s a right way to do things, and then there is the wrong way to do things. Those who want to market their services on Twitter should learn […]

How are small businesses using Social Media?

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5 Tips to Make Your Business Blog Successful

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Having a blog can be a great thing for all businesses to do as it offers you another way of writing about your work and promoting your company to your target audience. This means it’s important that you do everything you can to make your business blog as successful as possible. This article takes you through 5 tips […]

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