Straight Talking

Marketing tips and advice along with my musings on the marketing world. Delivered in my usual straight-talking way.

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July 1, 2022

Is it good marketing to offer free advice?

Offering free initial advice or a free consultation is a marketing tactic many service-led businesses deploy. The idea is that giving a little something for free might entice the potential client to go on and buy. But is it a good marketing tactic or not? As with all marketing, there's no right or wrong answer, […]
June 17, 2022

Why authenticity in marketing counts

With the cost of living crisis, standing out (for good reasons) is essential.
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July 1, 2022

Is it good marketing to offer free advice?

Offering free initial advice or a free consultation is a marketing tactic many service-led businesses deploy. The idea is that giving a little something for free might entice the potential client to go on and buy. But is it a good marketing tactic or not? As with all marketing, there's no right or wrong answer, […]
June 17, 2022

Why authenticity in marketing counts

With the cost of living crisis, standing out (for good reasons) is essential.
May 3, 2022

Should you have a LinkedIn newsletter?

Find out the pros and cons of LinkedIn newsletters.
April 8, 2022

5 benefits of blogging for small businesses

Find out how blogging could benefit your small business.
December 22, 2021

New LinkedIn newsletters

Find out about the latest LinkedIn feature.
December 1, 2021

What's your marketing guarantee?

Avoid discounting with a guarantee.
November 29, 2021

Eight ways to reward your local customers

Some suggestions beyond Xmas gifts.
November 15, 2021

Three LinkedIn company page updates

Latest company page updates.
November 1, 2021

Loo roll, pasta and petrol

Is this your sales pipeline?
October 29, 2021

How to measure your marketing campaigns

How to understand what's working.
October 15, 2021

Using case studies to market your business

The benefits and a template.
October 1, 2021

Is your website a let down?

What's on your news page?
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