Go for Growth Review and Tips (20 September 2011)
I had the wonderful opportunity to represent My Business Help at the Go for Growth Seminar with Verne Harmish providing practical advice on various aspects of business, including small businesses.
So let’s take you through a series of blog posts which will hopefully give you an insight into how Verne’s experience and advice can assist businesses across the board from small to large business.
Verne says “Routine Sets YOU Free!”. What does he mean by this?
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Too many clients are wasting their precious design budgets by not starting the design process correctly.
The first and most vital step in the design process is to produce a well thought out brief and give it to your designer at the beginning of a project. Doing this will produce a win-win result for both client and designer, as clear guidelines are in place before a project commences.
Just as a builder needs architectural plans to build a house, a creative designer requires an informative brief to produce an effective visual solution. Continue reading
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Market research myths for SMEs:
(1) Think of market research in terms of what large corporations do; a mixed quant and qual approach, ending up with a large report that requires in-house researchers to absorb and develop strategy. They are big budget and require time to act on the results – two things SMEs don’t generally have.
(2) Think it is easy to whip up a survey and invite people on social media and then change their business according to those results.
Attract customers and ensure the ongoing success if your small business with this no-nonsense guide. Whether you own a bakery or a boutique, a plumbing or a finance business, this book gives you straightforward strategies to find more prospects, build your customer base and secure market share.
Small-business guru, Carolyn Tate empowers you to apply hundreds of high-impact and creative ways to market your business without breaking the bank.
Team at My Business Help on FM90.5
My Business Help hits the airwaves with a new radio program launching Wednesday August 3 2011 on FM90.5
A special 3 hour launch will run from 4pm-7pm with the normal time being 4pm-5pm thereafter.
Amanda Rose, a connection specialist and strategic alliance builder is the resident interviewer. Amanda brings with her over 10 years experience in a range of disciplines including marketing, branding and social media although her true specialty is to bring businesses together for joint success.
The rest of the My Business Help team includes the one and only Jeffro and the lovely Nic Baines.
Confirmed guests for the launch include: