Risky business – do you see risks or opportunities?

In business, do you see risks or opportunities? Because the fact is, embracing risk can benefit small businesses. It’s sometimes seen as a boring or…

Strategic Business Relationships and Relationship Building

When it comes to marketing your business, what’s more important – data-driven marketing efforts or strategic business relationships?   In this electronic age of information overload, we…

The Anatomy of a Successful Exit

Stephanie Breedlove started Breedlove & Associates in 1992 as a way to pay her nanny. The big payroll processors weren’t interested in dealing with one…

It’s all gone quiet….all gone quiet

A comment made frequently to me by many a small business about GDPR is “all the hype leading up to 25th May and since then, there…

What’s the difference between a VA, a PA and an EA?

Sweet FA some would say and there is definitely some confusion about what these titles actually mean.  However, there are a number of important differences…

How can a content marketing strategy take you from £30k debt to £426,000 revenue?

Allan Corfield was nearly £30,000 in debt when he lost his job as an architect. He didn’t need to be in such a big hole,…

Help! I’ve received a fake review on Facebook!

Introduction: Over the last few weeks, a number of businesses I know have received very negative ‘reviews’ on Facebook from accounts and people that are…

The Downside of Selling Someone Else’s Product

Are you tempted to re-sell someone else’s product to boost your topline revenue?   On the surface, becoming a distributor for a popular product can…

The Surprising Secret To A Big Exit

  We get to see a lot of company founders who are contemplating an exit. Some of our customers get lucky early in life, but…