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Cut Through The Noise & Generate Sales

Expert guest: Tim Prizeman from Kelso Consulting

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Brand vs Branding – The Vital Difference & Why It Can Make or Break Your Small Business

Expert guest: Giles Redmayne from Purpose

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Overcoming Startup Paralysis – How to Implement that Big Idea NOW

Expert guest: Hugo Sykes from Community CallBLOCKER

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Stop Destroying Your Current Customer Relationships

Expert guest: Noah Fleming

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The Roadmap to Success – Finding Your Dream Customers

Expert guest: Ben Tallon

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Are You an Accidental Content Marketer?

Expert guest: Ramona Rice from Rose & Womble / SportsGalPal

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3 Quick and Simple Coffee Break Tips to Help Grow Your Business

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DEFINE. The issue being challenged is to look beyond the accounts. In order to grow a business you need to have a strategy and clearly defined goal alongside a solid plan. CHALLENGE. You’ve probably heard the saying ‘To fail to plan is to plan to fail’ (attributed to Sir Winston Churchill) and all business-owners are…

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Don’t Feel Bad About Taking A Holiday – 3 Cloud Computing Systems to Help Power Your Break

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A OnePoll survey conducted on behalf of Xero showed three quarters (76%) of small business owners and entrepreneurs have sacrificed their holidays to power through and keep their business running smoothly. But the truth is, even if we can’t take the fabled “complete break”, that doesn’t mean that we have to sacrifice time away. And, with…

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Excellence Expected Named One of the Best Small Business Podcasts of 2015

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Wow, what a surprise and honour it is that, less than a year in to the show and Excellence Expected has been named one of the best small business podcasts of 2015.  Being named in a short list that includes Paul Boag, Chris Ducker & John Lee Dumas is a great, great honour and I attribute that to the superb…

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Disruptive Business Idea? Don’t Keep It to Yourself, Tell Someone!

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Define It starts with a spark of inspiration. You see a gap in the market, an unmet need, a social problem that could be addressed with thought, innovation and hard work. Done right, it could really make a difference. Done fast, it could steal a march on potential competitors. Done in a controlled manner, and…

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How UK SMEs Can Use Technology to Reap Rewards of New Government

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Define Can UK SMEs use technology in order to make the most of what the Conservative government will offer these firms over the next five years? Challenge A number of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) across Britain rejoiced as it was announced the Conservative party will run for another five years as the Government of choice…

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Bucking Bad Habits – Why Financial Planning Shouldn’t Be Reserved for Year-End

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Define Financial year-end is one of the most important points in a business’ financial calendar – providing a key opportunity to re-evaluate overheads, costs, turnover and profit, in line with industry economics and performance rates. But this shouldn’t be reserved to big blue-chip companies, it’s also essential that smaller businesses in the trade are in…

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