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Chris Dale
How To Maximise Marketing Value In A Radio Interview

Yesterday I was interviewed by a radio station for a client of mine. It got me thinking about interviews like this and how, as a small business, you need to make the most of every marketing opportunity.  They can make …


Chris Dale
20 ways to generate more sales leads

Generating a steady flow of sales leads should be the goal of any business.   But it is one area that many businesses have difficulty, mostly because they don’t have the marketing system in place to generate those leads.   …


Chris Dale
How To Unleash The Power Of Gratitude To Grow Your Business

Sometimes all you need to do is say thanks. It’s not a difficult thing to do.  We teach our kids good manners every day and we use them ourselves, but it’s amazing how many business owners don’t apply the simple …


Chris Dale
5 Things This Plumber Can Teach You About Marketing

It’s not often I come across a tradesman who knows this much about marketing. Last week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Adrian Fadini, the founder of Sydney-based plumbing business, ‘Plumber to the Rescue’, (how good is that …


Chris Dale
10 Proven Techniques To Build Your Credibility

In business, your credibility is everything. With good credibility comes new clients and repeat business. If you combine it with visibility, profitability follows. But how does one gain credibility? Here are 10 proven techniques you can use to build your …


Chris Dale
7 Ways To Tell Your Marketing Is Stuck In The 80’s

I liked the ‘80s. Not for the fluorescent socks or for those sexy leg warmers the girls used to get around in. I loved the Karate Kid.  I wanted to be him.  Well, not Ralph Macchio, ‘cause he was kinda skinny and …


Chris Dale
7 ways to turn regular customers into raving fans

Does your business have raving fans?   I don’t mean regular customers.  I mean fans that recommend you to anyone and everyone they know.   You don’t?  Well that is a shame because raving fans also do your marketing for …


Chris Dale
5 Tips To Improve Calls To Action On Your Website

This is a guest post by Bobby Collins from BCWeb. I’m often asked what I consider the most important element of a business website. That’s easy – the call to action. A call to action is when you ask the …


Chris Dale
Are Your Relationships An Investment Or An Expense?

I’ve been thinking a lot about relationships lately and how they relate to business. As we go about our days, we have relationships with clients, suppliers and other networks including accountants, doctors, hairdressers and financial advisors to name a few. …


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