Business Growth

January 30, 2019
3 Ways to Grow your Business

Are you asking the question; how can I achieve business growth? Are you thinking 'growing my business is impossible'? It can often be challenging and lonely running a small business and you can be juggling lots of jobs. This often means you have less time to seek out new business and your time is more […]

December 3, 2018
Referrals, Referrals, Referrals!

We give them, we receive them, we want them – but how do we get them? Passing a referral to someone is a very fulfilling experience – we all know how good it feels at Christmas or birthdays to give presents. Giving a referral can also be a serious business, especially as we are passing […]

November 23, 2018
Developing The Adaptive Skills Essential For Success At Work

Want to develop yourself and your colleagues, but don’t have the time, the budget or the inspiration? Ready to discover the most valuable adaptive skills, which are in greatest demand across all work sectors? The Importance Of Applied People Skills It turns out that developing applied people skills may now be more important than ever […]

November 16, 2018
Starting A Business From Scratch

Some Of The Facts According to the Office of National Statistics, more new businesses are being registered every year. This probably explains why their statistics show that even more businesses fail every year too. According to an article on Recruitment International 8 in 10 companies fail within their first year. The Telegraph indicates that half of UK start-ups fail within five […]

November 10, 2018
Measuring Content Performance

How To Measure Success Like anything in business, you need to measure your success. Turnover and profit are the most important indicators but web traffic, product performance, and anything else that is quantifiable gives you a snapshot in time as to how you’re performing. If you’re a website like ours that attracts people because of […]

October 24, 2018
What Is ‘AI’ – Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence, also known as ‘AI’ is essentially the process of creating something – typically machinery which can make decisions by itself. Therefore something that is artificially intelligent. Google refers to AI as something that will meaningfully improve someones live. If you’re the same as me, I’m already thinking about the film I-Robot featuring Will […]

October 7, 2018
Business Strategy – Planning

Thinking about the future direction of your business and your business strategy? Strategic planning is key to making the necessary decisions you’ll need to make to drive your business forward. It’s about identifying the corporate objectives for your business and planning actions to achieve those goals. If you haven’t done it already we would encourage […]

August 16, 2018
What Is Preventing Your Sales From Growing?

There are many reasons for sales not growing some of these are within your control and some may seem out of your control. However, if you are proactive and aware of your downfalls you can adapt to overcome these problems. Stuck in your ways Probably the most common reason for a stunt in sales is […]

August 13, 2018
Organic Business Growth

I often give talks to groups about marketing and their marketplace. When I joined this industry I wanted to apply the marketing lessons I had learned and apply a theoretical marketing style to a very real market. We appreciate that a lot of small to medium-sized enterprises have tight budgets and would like to achieve […]

August 10, 2018
Why Do We Market Our Business?

This may seem like a simple one but to answer with: ‘to attract new business’, only scratches the surface. As some of you may have heard me say ‘marketing is all-encompassing’ and by asking the question why do we market doesn’t just mean – to advertise… This article may serve as a reminder as to […]

August 7, 2018
Building A Million-Pound Business

Where do you start when building a million-pound business? There are thousands, probably tens of thousands of people who will tell you what you’re doing wrong in business. There are some that will give limited advice on what to do right and here at The Business Ninja we give lots practical information which you can […]

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