Having an updated database that contains the names and contact details of both existing customers and prospective clients is one of the most vital marketing tools for a company of any size.
By Louise Robinson 21 Nov 2013 08:32
One thing that some small to medium business (SMB) owners find challenging is to delegate tasks to others, particularly during the early days when they are still nurturing a fledgling business.
By Louise Robinson 10 Nov 2013 10:54
Telemarketing tends to get a bad rap, because when it is done incorrectly or badly, it can be a great annoyance with which business owners risk driving prospective customers away and even alienating their existing ones.
By Louise Robinson 17 Oct 2013 08:53
There is a belief that cold calls for the purpose of appointment setting leave many a recipient cold, but it is still cited as being the second most effective tool for growing one's business, second only to referrals.
By Louise Robinson 19 Sep 2013 07:30
If you are sold on the idea of growing your sales channel into Africa, where do you begin? Do you just start to call up various businesses left right and centre, hoping that someone will enter into a partnership with you to buy or help you sell your own product or service?
By Louise Robinson 2 Sep 2013 12:00
When you're a small company with modest marketing resources, honing in on your specific target audience can be tricky and even large corporations don't want to waste money on a major campaign by targeting the wrong market.
By Louise Robinson 7 Aug 2013 08:53
The technological age has made it much easier to not only get in touch with current and potential clients and business partners in real time, without any delay, but also to create what has fast become a crucial marketing asset to any company: a database.
By Louise Robinson 11 Apr 2013 09:31
You have a fantastic product or service. You have invested valuable resources into creating or acquiring an up-to-date, accurate and extensive database of prospective leads and clients for your company. So why aren't you seeing any results in terms of return on investment and sales?
By Louise Robinson 14 Nov 2012 07:46
With the proliferation of media and distribution channels, declining trust in advertising, multitasking by consumers and digital technologies that give users more control over their media time, it is no wonder that many businesses are left wondering how to get the right messages through to their customers.
By Louise Robinson 4 Sep 2012 11:55
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