Category Archives: Small business

Retailers greatest new e-tool

Want to show prospective customers your range, layout, this weeks specials, or the new greatest design? Google business view uses the same technology as streetview to give browsers a view of the inside of your business. The most obvious immediate … Continue reading

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Mapping Social Media

Most Aussies will probably recognise the diagram above, the London Underground. The first time anyone arrives in London, an underground map isĀ  a vital piece of paper, even in these days of mobile phone enabled GPS tools. The underground system … Continue reading

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3 points to measure e-marketing productivity.

When looked at from the “helicopter perspective ” there seems to be three points of threshold competitive activity that you simply have to get right, or all else is irrelevant. Having a few meaningful measures at those three points is … Continue reading

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5 practises for successful blogging

  Over the weekend, my sister, a writer, called me a “blogging machine”, recognising the challenge of producing 3 or 4 worthwhile posts a week. Caught me a bit by surprise, because I just blog, write about what seems important … Continue reading

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2 vital and connected KPI’s for SME’s

Share of wallet, share of attention Share of Wallet is, very simply, your share of an existing customers total purchases in a domain you service. You can fiddle at the edges in the way you define the domain, but it … Continue reading

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Business of Social Media.

The business function of Social Media is to spread the message, and make sales. Each platform differs in the balance between the “Social” and “business” focus but nevertheless, they are essentially the digital equivalent of a social gathering. Some are … Continue reading

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6 imperatives for effective SME email marketing.

Cold emails are usually no more welcome that a cold phone call. However, For small businesses, the emergence of email marketing has transformed the opportunities they have to communicate, but so many fail to do some pretty simple things before … Continue reading

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