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  • The 7 key elements of an effective direct mail campaign

    In a world dominated by ever-updating newsfeeds and 140 character exchanges, it seems that the traditional practice of direct mail has no place in modern communication, particularly as businesses look to utilise cheaper, faster ways…

  • The power of referrals – how tradesmen can win new customers online

    Traditionally, tradesmen have thrived on word-of-mouth recommendations, but in today’s marketplace online referrals can have a big influence on whether a customer decides to employ your services.

  • 10 costly mistakes you can’t afford to make when negotiating fees

    The ability to negotiate the highest possible fees without risking a client relationship or an instruction has become increasingly important to individual professionals and professional service firms in recent years.

  • The 3 big mistakes that stop your press release from being published

    When you’re starting or running your own small business, you have an endless list of jobs to do. One of the most crucial is generating interest in your business and creating awareness of your products…

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    Lessons in steering your business to export success – The Brompton Bicycle

    The Brompton Bicycle is a great example of how a simple idea can be transformed into a global business. Today, the company behind the bike is a well-known British business success story, but it wasn’t always the case.