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 Northern Ireland firms below) and by providing the business information that you need.
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.Download
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.Download
Public Relations (PR) can be an invaluable weapon for startups... if handled correctly. This introductory guide should set you off in the right direction.Download
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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 click here.
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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 http://www.selectabase.co.uk or call 01304 382211 for more information and a free count.
If you run your own business in Northern Ireland and would like to learn more about marketing, we have compiled a library of useful resources and frequently asked questions which we hope that you will find both interesting and useful.
Sales and Marketing Forums UK
We offer business marketing advice on effective sales and marketing for your business and its completely FREE. UKSMF is dedicated to offering the best available direct information to business owners. Working by yourself can be daunting at the best of times as a member of UKSMF you will benefit from a community of experts advice at your finger tips. See website for more details.