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Some articles and insights to help you in the world of business and marketing as well as profit generation, innovation and creating assets of leverage.

​​CRMs, Data And Automation For SMEs

CRMs, Data And Automation For SMEs

Long has it been a challenge for small businesses when it comes to CRMs and managing customers via data. Free CRMs are not much better than a spreadsheet and, as soon as you want greater functionality, the costs spiral to beyond what most SMEs can justify. Maybe there's an answer.

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​How To Create Income Predictability In Your Service-Based Business

How To Create Income Predictability In Your Service-Based Business

If you're running a business, you'll know how important income consistency and predictability are. How do we generate regular money coming in to the business in a predictable way so that we can maintain stability and grow.

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​How To Create Income Predictability In Your Product-Based Business

How To Create Income Predictability In Your Product-Based Business

If you're running a business, chances are you're looking at ways to grow and scale. But that's always hard unless you can be sure you have steady money coming in. You need consistency.

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​The Brutal Realities Of Passive Income Vs Active Income

The Brutal Realities Of Passive Income Vs Active Income

Passive income has become the golden goal for everyone. And we see the same trend in marketing, where people seem to seek quick and easy tactics - free tricks to achieve success. But people who run successful businesses don't have this mindset. Want to know why?

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​10 Ways To Relieve Stress

10 Ways To Relieve Stress

Running a business is stressful. And you need creativity to thrive. Stress can be managed. In this blog, I suggest a few ways you can keep on top of it and start to turn things around in your business.

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​Social Media Can Be A Very Bad Thing

Social Media Can Be A Very Bad Thing

This week, we're introducing a bit of Discipline stuff. I do a lot of work on Discipline. And I have mainly been using a bunch of strategies and tactics on myself to make a serious difference. My aim is to turn these into a programme for people. But, for now…

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​​Get Out There And Help People.

Get Out There And Help People.

I often work and consult with marketing and digital agencies. In simple terms, I am bringing my long-term experience (since 2001) of running a small (up to 5 man) creative and digital agency and all the mistakes, assumptions...

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​What Does Marketing Mean To You?

What Does Marketing Mean To You?

It's 2017 and I have been running around the Thames Valley in Berkshire, England offering free marketing mastery consultations. So far, so good. But why did I do this?

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​11 Questions

11 Questions

When looking at the most successful businesses... Why do you think: Apple don’t have a blog that shares useful tip-bits on computing or design or software... or anything.

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​What's Your Problem? Blog Article

What's Your Problem?

So, I once had a client who's MD would blow hot and cold and run through the office demanding another eshot be sent out. It had worked well in the past a few times. But things change...

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​Invest In Your Creative Blog Article

Invest In Your Creative 

It seems that the current start-up world is obsessed with funding. Whenever people talk at accelerators or incubators and in start-up meetings is always about funding.

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​Build The Trampolines Before You Jump - Richard Branson

Build The Trampolines Before You Jump

I have ranted (sorry... blogged) about this before. You see, “Survivorship Bias” has a major problem. People who survive retrospectively attribute factors to...

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​Our Creative Model – An Overview

Our Creative Model – An Overview

More and more, people are realising that they are creative. Throughout the last 10 years, the myths and illusions of the marketing world have been chipped away

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​Through Pain Comes Creativity - And Energy

Through Pain Comes Creativity - And Energy

There are some people who have all their business blocks stacked up nicely. They have some cash in the bank. They have a perfect brand story. They have got hugely credible experience... they have a nice website... and they are struggling.

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​Jump Off The Cliff And Build The Parachute.

Jump Off The Cliff And Build The Parachute.

For anyone starting out a new business. The myth that you "Jump off the cliff and build the parachute on the way down" is something that many of you will have heard of. This is, of course, a complete lie...

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​Is Your Problem Staring You In The Face?

Is Your Problem Staring You In The Face?

I have been working with 3 clients recently who all have a similar opportunity (which is my word for "problem"). They have lost clarity in their existence. Sounds bad doesn't. Like losing your eyes. And it is...

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