5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Business Networking

5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Business Networking

And What To Do Instead… As you seek to grow your business you will have plenty of opportunities to network, and I’m sure many of you already actively attend networking events as part of your sales and marketing strategy. If you do, then I hope it is bringing you rich rewards and a steady flow of new business leads. Sadly however, for many business owners I speak to, this is […]

How to Use Your Website to Attract More Clients

How to Use Your Website to Attract More Clients

In this day and age almost every business, no matter how big or small, has a website… but is it really doing its job? In the earlier days of the web most websites were simply online versions of the company’s marketing brochure(s) and their purpose was primarily to outline who they were and what products/services they provided to prospective clients. Whilst that purpose still holds true today, the web has […]

Double Your Income and Halve Your Stress

Double Your Income and Halve Your Stress

What better gift could you give yourself than greater prosperity and substantially less stress… Seriously! If you could unwrap that as a present, wouldn’t you be ripping the wrapping paper off like there was a winning lottery ticket inside!  If it was offered to you on a silver platter, who wouldn’t want that right? In the game of life and business, two of the key questions I ask clients are… […]

Winning in the Game of Life and Business

Winning in the Game of Life and Business

What does it take to consistently perform at your best and produce the results that you desire? There’s no ‘one’ answer to that question. In my experience it’s about having a multitude of tools in your arsenal that you can draw upon in different situations to bring out your best self and ‘hit it out of the park’. One such tool that we use with our clients is called Pitching […]

Have You Overlooked the Most Underrated Key to Success?

Have You Overlooked the Most Underrated Key to Success?

In fact, far from overlooking it, most people strive to avoid this at all costs fearing that it will be their undoing. That humiliation and disaster lay just around the corner. Yet, contrary to popular belief, it really is one of the fundamental keys to success. So what is this hidden key…? Conversely to what you might expect – it’s ‘Failure’. Many people perceive failure as something to avoid at […]

How to Find a Great Web Theme for your WordPress Business Website

How to Find a Great Web Theme for your WordPress Business Website

Designing a professional business website that you can edit and update yourself has never been easier! With new technology emerging on to the market at a rapid rate, new or existing business owners can easily take control of their website design and maintenance with little technical knowledge. If you can fill in the relevant fields, click toolbar buttons, type, and click the mouse – then you pretty much have all […]

How to Choose the Right Email Marketing Provider

How to Choose the Right Email Marketing Provider

There are many companies in the marketplace that provide email marketing and it’s often hard to choose the right one. Especially given that it’s not always easy to predict your future business needs – so what might be the right solution now, may not suit your needs in a year or two’s time. Getting it wrong though… can be costly! One often neglected factor is the potential cost or loss […]

Email Address Encoder – Stop Spam from your Website

Email Address Encoder – Stop Spam from your Website

Cut down on email spam from your website Do you have a contact email address on your website? Most companies do. If so you’re most likely getting lots of unsolicited email or spam. Spammers use web crawlers, otherwise known as ‘spambots’ to crawl through websites, in much the same way as Google and other search engines, but with the malicious aim of harvesting unprotected email address and then adding them […]

Coaching Success in Organisations

Coaching Success in Organisations

“Across corporate America, coaching sessions at many companies have become as routine for executives as budget forecasts and quota meetings.” (Investor’s Business Daily) The benefits of coaching within organisations has long been established and are highlighted in a recent study conducted by Manchester Inc., which quantifies the business impact of external executive coaching. The study included 100 executives, mostly from Fortune 1000 companies. Organisations that provided coaching to their executives […]

Are you making this common error when writing or talking about your business?

Are you making this common error when writing or talking about your business?

I was prompted to write this post after receiving an email newsletter from one of my close colleagues that began by asking a fatal question along the lines of: “Are you are finding my  ‘insert subject of whatever you were writing about‘ tips useful?” Now you might think that’s a quite innocent question and that it’s a good idea to get feedback from you audience, and on one level both […]