How do you speed up the growth of your business? [CASE STUDY]

When your business is growing, but you’d like it to grow more rapidly, what do you do?   We spoke to BizSmart client and Director…

How to spot and stop workplace bullying

It is sad but true that bullying is still a significant issue in many organisations. The TUC reported in 2015 that nearly one third of…

How often should you email your list?

I was sitting in Cafephilia in Moseley the other day, talking copywriting with a Facebook ads whizz who’s passionate about using great copy. We were…

What a Study of 14,000 Businesses Reveals About How You Should Not Be Spending Your Time

  In an analysis of more than 14,000 businesses, a new study finds the most valuable companies take a contrarian approach to the boss doing…

Managing business relationships… and identifying “cowboys”

How do you avoid working with cowboys? It’s not always easy – most “cowboys” won’t be wearing Stetsons and riding a horse.   But there…

The Six Elements

Every business needs marketing resources. For some, a business card and a Facebook page may suffice. Others may need a whole suite of tools –…

3 Simple Tips to Help Win the Battle Against Email

We all spend far too much time dealing with email.  If I was to have a look at your inbox, how many emails would I…

The dangers of using a same or similar name of an insolvent company

There are many complex issues that can arise out of the decision to use the same or a similar name to an insolvent company, also known…

Thinking Vs. Doing: The Owner’s Dilemma

There’s a steady breeze from the northwest, which cools the warm Caribbean afternoon. Framed between a palm tree and the turquoise water, you notice a…