are Gmail tabs impacting your email open rates?

Emails are still an important communication method for many businesses and marketing people – think about it – social websites use email to notify subscribers of posts and updates so emails are not obsolete yet! When Gmail announced earlier this year that they were implementing tabs to organise our incoming emails, many online marketing folk […]

Written by Carol Bentley

you are invited

On 12/12/12 I am one of the sixteen experts presenting at the Christmas Creative Cooperation Event in Dorset and you are invited to join us for a bit of festive cheer and some inspiration for your business in 2013!

Written by Carol Bentley

how to ask for business constantly

How can you constantly ask for referrals without irritating your customers? Here’s a simple tip that takes very little effort and yet can be very effective…

Written by Carol Bentley

Will your advert cause offence? [checklist gift]

Any marketing material we produce and distribute here in the UK has to meet advertising standards. Check yours against this advertising standards checklist [PDF gift]…

Written by Carol Bentley

that makes a change.. how to impress a new customer

When a company saves my business over 60.5% and gives super fast delivery, then that is very welcome. But we got more than that from this new supplier. If you have a laser printer, read about our experience…

Written by Carol Bentley

Have You Claimed Your Google Listing?

Businesses who do not claim their Google Place listing may risk having it hi-jacked by hackers, spammers or competitors, as has already happened in the USA. More importantly businesses that are ignoring their Google Places listing are missing a vital marketing…

Written by Carol Bentley

a communication mistake like this..

I took it for granted – so much for my communication skills… are you making a similar mistake?

Written by Carol Bentley