Marketing, advertising & sales, are three of the most important aspects of any business, whether you are based in
or anywhere else in the word!
Without customers, there is no income, and therefore no business! However, there is plenty that you can do (and without spending a fortune) to make sure that your business has the best chance of success.
You will need to think about design, print, marketing materials, marketing strategy, advertising, how to find customers and how to keep them. This site is designed to help by highlighting the companies locally who can assist with your planning (see list of
firms below) and by providing the business information that you need.
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Free Marketing Resources
The following items are in our FREE start-up pack and can be download individually or as part of the whole pack.
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How to Write Your First Marketing Plan
Having a great business is not enough if nobody knows that it exists. This easy to follow guide will help you consider how you are going to reach your market.
200 Guerilla Marketing Weapons
Use this extensive list to help you choose from the many marketing channels that are available to you and keep track of which have been tackled.
Beginners Guide to Public Relations and Checklist
Public Relations (PR) can be an invaluable weapon for startups... if handled correctly. This introductory guide should set you off in the right direction.
Maverick Marketing is a book written by business growth expert Andrew Ludlam, owner of Maverick Marketing Consultancy.
Based on Andrew's experience working with professional service firms, Maverick Marketing provides the methodology, mindset and motivation to help you generate more leads and ultimately more clients. There's no theory, just practical 'road-tested' marketing strategies and tactics that any business owner can now profit from. For more details, please
Marketest are the start-up and small business market research experts, providing cost effective and efficient expert research.
With 12 years experience and almost 1 million international panelists to survey worldwide we have the resources and capabilities to enhance your business plan, whether starting a new business, launching a new product or service or simply adding value to your business.
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Looking for Mailing Lists in
At Selectabase we can supply you with accurate mailing lists of businesses or consumers in the
area, for use in direct mail and telemarketing campaigns.
You can even choose from specialist lists like new start up businesses, new home movers and local consumers about to celebrate a birthday.
All our data is fully verified from reputable sources, and available at affordable prices. Order online now at
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If you run your own business in
and would like to learn more about
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Sharpe Digital is one of the UKs leading search engine optimisation specialists. The SEO experts in London can get your website into position one of Google where all your customers will see you. With over 5 years experience in search engine marketing, Sharpe Digitals friendly and skilled team will get you exceptional results within the search engines.
Evil Octopus helps brands reach millions of new customers through a word of a mouth network, blasted across social media.
Evil Octopus helps you find the most effective influencers to tell your story to the relevant audience. We work with social media celebrities to create social media campaigns with high impact that generates huge awareness for your brand.
We specialise in helping organisations through the necessary change program to harness the power of social media as a B2C and B2B marketing tool. Our team are acknowledged thought leaders in the fields of social media, social selling, digital transformation, marketing automation, customer experience and change management and can help your organisation become a digital disruptor rather than being disrupted!
We typically work with the Chief Digital Officer (CDO), the Chief Technical Officer (CTO), the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Chief Operating Officer (CIO) or the board members of organisations to help ensure that the programmes we run have the maximum chance of success.
We specialise in providing the following services
We can help you to understand what, and how, your stakeholders think - whether they are customers, prospects, employees or even opinion formers like the media
Like This Fan Page is a free fan page directory and marketing site. We also help you with all your Facebook business marketing needs and by sharing tutorials and tips all for free.
Space City is a London based TV advertising production company specialising in DRTV advertising (Direct Response Television Advertising). A London TV advertising company keeping TV advertising costs low with high impact campaigns.