Archive for 2012

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    12Ps of Business Planning

    December 11th, 2012

    Just about every business owner I know takes time at Christmas to reassess their business achievements and set next year’s goals and new projects. Here are my 12Ps of Business […]

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    Business Insurance Renewal – Take it Seriously

    December 10th, 2012

    This weeks guest post is all about that thrilling subject of business insurance. Steve Mansfield of Insure-PMR sets out what you need to consider when renewing your business insurance. So, […]

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    How to Ruin a Business Awards Night

    December 4th, 2012

    Killing Business Awards in One Easy Lesson I recently attended a business awards dinner expecting to hear about lots of successful business’s. I had been to the same business awards […]

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    No-one buys on price

    November 30th, 2012

    My guest blog this week is from Steve Jessop. Here he discusses the age old debate about the role that price plays in the sales process in No-one Buys on […]

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    Planned Exit or Not

    November 27th, 2012

    Let Me Get Out of Here – But When I’m Ready! Whilst  the UK is gripped (or paralyzed) by I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! I have been […]

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    How to Make More Money

    November 20th, 2012

    Let’s face it virtually all business owners are in business to make more money, and if you make more money you should also be making more profit, and that helps […]

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    How to Get Your Business Growing

    November 13th, 2012

    Times are tough, and it’s unlikely to change for a while. But, there are thousands of thriving and growing businesses out there all bucking the trend. Here are some things […]

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    How to Write Marketing Messages

    November 6th, 2012

    Making your Marketing Messages Really Effective You have your business (or an idea for starting a business) in place but how do you let your potential customers know what you […]

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    How to Choose the Right Accountant

    October 30th, 2012

    For any business, choosing the right accountant is a critical decision for any business owner. Pick the wrong accountant and it will cost you a lot of money, time, increased […]

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    Nothing is Impossible

    October 22nd, 2012

    Nothing is impossible, or is it? As we know from the film Mission Impossible, the impossible always becomes Mission Possible! Yes, there will be hitches and hiccups along the way […]