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Direct marketing campaign ideas for small businesses - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

With all the focus on digital marketing and social media, approaching your potential clients via other routes can be a great differentiator for your …

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Benefits of blogging for small businesses - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Blogs have come a long way since they were just a way of expressing personal views and interests to a niche audience. Over the last few years, they …

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How do you know your social media marketing is working? - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Social media platforms are an extremely effective brand awareness, lead generation and nurturing tool. Businesses of all sizes benefit from using …

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How to launch a marketing campaign before launching your business - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

So you are just about to launch your brand new business with products that you can’t wait to show the world. It’s highly likely that you already have …

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The complete event marketing guide for small businesses - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Marketing your small business to new and existing clients is all about grabbing their attention and creating interaction which will (hopefully) lead …

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How to enjoy your holidays when you work for yourself - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

You could be planning to go away for a few days or a few weeks – you still might panic before and during your time off or even end up working, …

Using stories to differentiate your small business - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

A good story is one of the most effective ways to get attention – no matter if your audience is a small child, a group of friends in the pub or your …

How to plan, market and run a successful webinar - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Webinars are a great, cost effective way to attract your potential customers through knowledge and experience sharing without any geographic …

10 tips for staying focused and productive when you're feeling overwhelmed - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Running a business requires a lot of energy – you need to focus on a variety of roles whilst exceeding your client’s expectations as well as being …

Which social media networks are right for your small business?

When you are setting up your marekting strategy, it’s essential to pick the social media networks that you will focus on. Social media marketing is …

Event marketing benefits for small businesses - Squirrels&Bears

Event marketing is a great addition to your digital marketing channels and will bring you closer to your potential and existing customers as well as …

How to create a marketing strategy for a small business

When setting a marketing strategy, the key is to start with the end goal and work backwards. Your marketing objectives should go hand in hand with …

Pre-launch social media campaign ideas for small businesses

So you are just about to launch your brand new business with products that you can’t wait to show the world. It’s highly likely that you already have …

10 small business blogs to add to your reading list - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Learning new things and keeping an eye on what’s happening in your industry is essential if you are running your own business. Getting out there and …

Seven websites for free stock photos - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Visuals are an essential part of your branding should you use them for your website, blog, presentation or any other communication. Stock photos can …

20 Free resources for your small business - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Managing a small business requires a lot of time and resources. No doubt you will learn as you go, but there are a number of great free resources out …

30 free small business marketing tactics - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

It might look a little bit overwhelming when you are starting to market your small business. It might also look expensive. And it can be. But there …

50 ideas to market your small business - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

<b>1. Tell your friends and peers</b><p>When you are starting with a blank client list, the best place to start is to contact those who already know you. Even …

30 Ideas to market your small business - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

You don’t have the same budget as big corporates, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be smart about how you spend your money. Marketing your business is …

Marketing blogs to add to your reading list - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

There is a lot of content out there and sometimes great resources get lost in the mix. Blogs provide great insights and tips that can inspire and …

How to beat demotivation and feel positive again - Squirrels&Bears

Not every day is a good day. Our motivation and drive depends on external circumstances and our own mindsets – the challenge is to bounce back from …

Infographic: The rise of social media customer care - Squirrels&Bears

<i>This is an infographic created by WebsiteBuilder.</i><p>Quality customer support and proper social media strategy are musts for businesses. This infographic …

Seven blogging tips for small business owners - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Content is in centre of all marketing communication and blogs are a great way to get your voice heard and build your brand. If you are a blogger or …

10 productivity tips for small business owners - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

There is only a limited time available to complete your projects and with the volume of work and ambitious deadlines it can often feel overwhelming. …

Social media guide for small business owners - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Social media is one of the most effective routes to your target audience, it helps to build your brand online and it’s definitely worth making an …

Marketing communication guide for small businesses - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Finding new clients is one of the biggest challenges of running a business. Especially when your business is new and unknown to the world, getting …

Five tips on writing a business award entry - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Awards are the ultimate way to prove that you are good at what you do. It gives you external recognition for the work you delivered meaning that your …

Five tips on dealing with change - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Things change – and there is often very little you can do about it. From minor things to big plans that you put together with best intentions, the …

How to effectively manage your workload - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

Running a business requires a lot of time and energy and can often be stressful. You need to focus on a variety of roles whilst exceeding your …

Recruiting the right team - SQUIRRELS & BEARS

<i>This is a guest post by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.</i><p>When it comes to business, putting the right team in place is vital. It can be the …