Christmas can mean everything starts to get eerily quiet if you’re a B2B business OR if you’re a product-based B2C business it can be the extreme opposite and represent one of the most lucrative sales period of your year! With our little gift-finding project UnderWraps it feels a bit like a run-away train and we’re trying to define some[…]
We’ve been working with several startups this month on branding and building that sense of meaning from the very start. A brand story can help you convincingly sell into the press, inspire your team and inspire customers – so how do you get it right? Our first pick-a-mix piece below has some amazing examples from[…]
So how was summer for you? It can be a strange time when you run your own business. If you’re running a B2B business in my experience it can become an exercise in holding your nerve, as clients go away and timelines slip beyond recognition; but be assured it all picks up again in September[…]
Churning out blog posts is a good way to generate lots of content that you can post on social media,
Content marketing is all the rage, but it isn’t as simple as bombarding your customers with content and then expecting them to hand over their hard-earned cash.
We all know how important creativity is so here are 5 tips to boost your creativity and get your mojo back.
For the last edition before a little break over summer I’ve launched into a biggie – conversion. We spend so much time looking at acquisition and driving traffic for our startups, but there is much to be gained from making changes to optimise the results from that increased traffic. Hope these articles help you too.[…]
Anyone involved in social media should know the value of metrics, but what happens when you’re focused on the wrong ones?
Social media marketing is a powerful part of your overall online marketing strategy, but it’s also easy to dilute your message across too many different platforms.
The May edition of the Bootstrap Broadcast has landed with a focus this month on community: Community can mean many things in business, but there’s one thing for sure… whether we’re talking about your facebook fans, insta-followers, or a community of members in your platform, they are one of your strongest assets. Your tribe is[…]
One of the big mistakes people make when they start with social media is expecting them to all work the same.
The April edition of the Bootstrap Broadcast has landed with a focus this month on differentiation and how to achieve it with branding, your proposition and your product. The newsletter is always [I hope!] packed full of resources, courses & events to grow startups of all sizes – inspired by questions from those I teach[…]