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.
(offering special 15% discount to SYOB users)
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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
or call 01304 382211 for more information and a free count.
If you run your own business in
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.
If you can help new business start ups or existing small businesses in the
area, we would love to promote you here free of charge. (Add Your Business)
Are you struggling to get phone calls, new customers and calls to your business?
We can help you make more money from your website by getting you found in Google. We can design a bespoke marketing strategy for your business so ultimately you make more money.
Mobile friendly web design
Optimising your website so it ranks higher in local business searches
Branding and Logos
Print Artwork (business cards, flyers, brochures)
Got Marketing: The small business guide to practical, commonsense, effective marketing is a new book written by Denzil Lee in a no-nonsense, jargon free way so that any business owner can understand and, more importantly, use a range of effective marketing tools and techniques. For start-ups it covers everything they need to first launch and then actively promote their new business. Each chapter covers the different marketing tools a small business should be using to effectively promote their business, that is:
ArroSigns make and supply Shop Front Signs, Moulded Letters, Stainless Steel letters, Perspex Letters, Vinyl Lettering. ArroSigns also make and Supply Brass Plaques and Stainless Steel Plaques
Offering sales training and sales solutions. Providing your sales people, product and service a route to market.
Are you struggling to increase your sales?
Do you have enough resources to help you grow?
Do you need sales support without the massive overhead cost?
Do you need face-to-face contact with your audience every day?
Do you need someone to promote your offering?
Digital Storm, the creative ideas agency, specialises in design, web and marketing. - Websites Email - Logos and branding - Sales Promotion - Advertising - Packaging - Print
Marketing and PR are essential to service existing clients and generate new ones as well as enhancing your reputation across all media. Hook provide services and solutions for a range of individuals and companies across the UK. From email marketing, social media, PR, PPC, SEO and bespoke affordable packages. The team are dedicated to traditional values and providing a quality professional service at all times.
Hotline.co.uk is the most trusted name in the UK for corporate items, promotional bags, corporate business gifts, promotional gifts and printed merchandise. Our extensive range of corporate business gifts items includes printed mugs , bags, keyrings, recycled products, promotional pens, executive gifts, personalised mouse mats and more. All gifts can be imprinted with your logo and our guaranteed lowest prices mean that you promote your brand for less.
There are lots of big voucher websites offering great savings from well known national chain stores but here at PrintAnOffer.com we aim to only include invaluable local independent businesses to give them a chance to show customers what they have to offer. Printanoffer.com Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch are looking for local independent businesses in these areas to advertise with us and are offering a months FREE advertising, with no contract or upfront payment details.
Tasty Marketing is a brand new dimension in local services - we pride ourselves on offering a service with transparent inclusions and prices. We have no hidden charges or commitments, with free initial consultations always available. Years of experience a