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Not sure where to start with marketing your business? Read our checklist of essentials for any business looking to get started.
Can your business keep up with the world’s leading startups? Read this to discover what successful new companies are doing and what they can teach established businesses.
Stick with us here. These up and coming “trends” may not be new to you, but they're still worth a look. Apparently internet marketing has been a thing for a while. We’re not saying you have to change what marketing you do, but when was the last time you checked up on...
Building a website is just like building a house. Sure, you could turn up with a ton of bricks, get stuck in with a shovel and hope for the best, but you should probably think things through a bit before you start. We’ve worked with loads of small businesses, helping...
Sublime design is intertwined with the third wave coffee movement. This is a great thing. In my opinion, having an appreciation of aesthetics enhances the whole experience, it’s part of what makes the experience of specialty coffee different (which I’ve said before)....
For some businesses, the period just after Christmas and New Year’s is a bit on the quiet side. While it may be tempting to wallow in lethargy after recent revelry, this is actually the perfect opportunity to take things up a notch.
The point of content marketing is to offer something of value. Instead of the same old sell, sell sell, there are loads of ways to increase conversion and improve retention by offering useful information that helps your customers. Here are just a few things you can...
Get more from your marketing with engaging audio visual content to grab the attention of your potential customers
Your projects are priceless examples of the quality of your work. By recording the work you have put into them, you effectively build a portfolio which can then be used to grow your business and attract new clients. Individual case studies can be built which clearly...
Adding new content to your website on a regular basis is very important if you want to be noticed by Google and increase your visibility with prospective customers. One way of doing this is with portfolios and case studies.
If you’ve been looking into what you can do to market your business online, you’re probably aware that most strategies these days revolve around providing content, after all, Google's favourite slogan is "content is king". If you're not fully aware how important it is...
No matter what you business specialises-in, chances are you need your customers to succeed and happy customers means a successful business. Read our top 10 tips to help you maintain contact with your customers:
Many businesses are venturing into home made audio visual content to engage with their customers. Few get it right, and getting it wrong can make your business seem bland and uninspiring. Are you making the most of your potential? Alloy Marketing would love to help.
As a small business owner you already know your website is vital to your success. To have a successful website you need to regularly publish new content that is information rich, and will tick boxes for the bots at Google and other search engines that rank your site. Adding testimonials from customers is one way of doing this.
Small businesses are using the skills and advantages that their big competitors lack and there is no reason you should not be doing the same.
At at time when digital natives are coming of age, it is important to get the right balance for your business through a continuous and active online presence. Follow our top tips below on how you can get it right:
Top 10 New Years Resolutions for businesses. Find out how to set new goals and learn more about your audience.
We have so much going on in our daily lives that is hard to balance, not only getting everything done on time but also checking the next tasks are set up and ready for your attention.
Here we cover some key steps you need to take to leverage the digital presence of your business to increase leads and turnover.
The core calculation here looks at your last 12 months turnover and your growth goals, then calculates your projected marketing budget for the year ahead. Those figures provide the base amounts, then all the other choices are basically weighting factors, which either...
Looking for the best invoicing and accounting software for your business? We’ve tried the lot, so have a read of our free advice.
Learn more about Google's historic changes, including a left-hand panel with powerful tools that will make it easier to find what you are looking for. http://youtu.be/C-rnxNFRAQA
Internet marketing strategies involve many different techniques, all revolving around your website – which acts as the foundation of your on-line presence. A new design will set you apart from your competition and improve the conversion rates.
Self-employed and small business owners have a great need to promote their business as cost effectively as possible. Small business owners strive to achieve the security of a steady flow of enquiries and work coming-in, but may be unsure how to get and maintain any...