How To Take Your Business Global

How To Take Your Business Global

Blog, Business Development, Sales Management

Many individual countries are a massive market, but for some businesses, they’re just not big enough. Once a business has managed to conquer the market of their home country, the next logical step is to look abroad. And it’s easy to see why. Going global as an importer-exporter offers plenty of opportunities, some of which mightn’t have been possible in a home country. Continue reading “How To Take Your Business Global”

Self Promotion: Make Your Business Stand Out

Self Promotion: Make Your Business Stand Out

Blog, Business Development

Every year, countless businesses are formed and launch their products/services. As a result, many of these go out of business pretty soon. But how, exactly, do you stand out from the crowd? In short, self promotion. Think of a big business; Apple, Microsoft, Coca-Cola. They’ve all got products that are pretty similar to their competitors. But, they’ve promoted themselves to the point where their brand in instantly recognisable. Continue reading “Self Promotion: Make Your Business Stand Out”

Sales Pipeline Management: A Beginners Guide

Sales Pipeline Management: A Beginners Guide

Blog, Sales Management

Unless you’re a retailer, or a completely consumer faced business, you already know that a prospect isn’t likely to find your business, approach it and buy your product in one go. Unfortunately it isn’t that easy for most of us. If it was, a lot of our jobs would be a lot easier. This is where your sales pipeline comes in, as well as where you need to effectively manage it. Continue reading “Sales Pipeline Management: A Beginners Guide”

The Importance Of Quality Business Relationships

The Importance Of Quality Business Relationships

Blog, Business Development

As the saying goes, no man is an island. And the same can be said for businesses. They need strong, healthy relationships in order to strive; without them, your business will flounder. One of the keys to business success if forming a thriving relationship with suppliers, employees, customers and other contacts. Putting effort into these relationships will make them thrive, helping your business prosper. Here’s how quality business relationships can make or break your business. Continue reading “The Importance Of Quality Business Relationships”

Budget 2018: How It Affects SMEs

Budget 2018: How It Affects SMEs

Blog, Business Development

Budget 2018 is set to have a number of benefits for almost everybody, with a number of tax cuts and the introduction/increase of other taxes. But how does this affect SMEs? What exactly does it mean for small businesses, or businesses in general? While most of the budget focused on the likes of welfare and household goods, there are some key takeaways. Continue reading “Budget 2018: How It Affects SMEs”

The Importance Of Customer Service

The Importance Of Customer Service

Blog, Sales Management

When most entrepreneurs set up a business, they focus on developing a high-quality product that people actually want. While that’s an important issue, many businesses tend to neglect the customer service part of the equation. Too many businesses tend to think that, if the product is good enough, it’ll sell itself. If only it was that simple. Continue reading “The Importance Of Customer Service”

Boost Your Small Business With Social Media

Boost Your Small Business With Social Media

Blog, Sales Management

These days, it seems like many of the companies that utilise social media effectively are large multinationals who can afford to pay for a marketing department. It’s only recently that small business’ and other SMEs are starting to catch on to how social media can really help their business. Others are using it, but don’t know how, or even if, it helps. Continue reading “Boost Your Small Business With Social Media”

How Mystery Shopping Can Improve Sales

How Mystery Shopping Can Improve Sales

Blog, Business Development, Sales Management

It seems that there is a lot of companies struggling at the moment with bad customer service experiences. This is, unfortunately, a common thing . If your company suffers right now from a bad PR or simply a lack of customers, then it is time for you to test your business and your team. One of the best ways to do that is through mystery shopping. Continue reading “How Mystery Shopping Can Improve Sales”