SWOT Grow your business and dodge threats by writing a SWOT. What it is A SWOT Analysis helps you to discover your business’ strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Strengths and weaknesses can be found internally, whereas opportunities and threats are external to your company. How its helpful Assessing your business’...

Last year we conducted extensive research about our competitors here in Birmingham, and this showed that business like you, want marketing support. We always aim to be the best at providing support  for Birmingham Businesses, and research has showed that our services and package solutions are...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… so we have created a festive calendar for you to enjoy throughout the first few weeks of December! We want to celebrate everything creative and get you excited about it too. As well as this, Christmas is coming...

How to make pop-up boxes less irritating. No one likes to click and a site and immediately be bombarded with pop-up boxes demanding their attention. But so many sites use these pop-ups to advertise their newsletters, offers and much more (even we do!) so they must...

Emails, phone calls, letters, social media… today there are so many ways of getting in touch with people that we can sometimes forget how important it is to meet face to face. And, in the business world it can sometimes be hard to meet all your...

I know I was not alone this morning when I skipped into the office clutching our finalist certificate for the highly acclaimed Venus Awards. I am thrilled to announce that last night (7th October) we were named as one of three finalists for the Natwest Small Business...

When does a new business need a website? Is a website necessary for a business that is only just starting out? Before you begin to make sales and generate a large amount of business is there any point in spending money on a website? Will anyone...

What does a blog add to your website? Is it really necessary or just an optional addition? In this post, I am going to put forward some strong points for the addition of a blog to every website. The figures Statistics show that a blog can really...

How to design a memorable business card. A business card acts as a reminder to your contacts of who you are and what company you work for. Your business card should be sharing the information that is most important for people to know about your business. But a...

You’ve successfully gained a huge number of twitter followers, your mailing list is bulging at the seams, but this doesn’t seem to be translating into sales. What’s going wrong? You may be spending too much time focusing on growing your contacts and not enough time on what...