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A marketing strategy tells you what to say, how to say it and who to say it to in order to make more sales. Our guide to the basics.

Market your business online - from your website to social networking, advertising, search engine optimisation, email marketing and more.

The basics you need to know about raising your business profile through advertising, and how to make sure your campaigns are successful.

Focusing on taking care of your existing customers could be much better for your bottom line than chasing new business. The basics of customer care.

No business can survive without selling. Our overview of planning your sales strategy and recruiting, training and managing sales staff.

Get the basics right - our quick guide to the main types of market research and how to get the information you need no matter what your budget.

Direct marketing is ideal for small businesses as it's highly targeted, cost-effective and simple to DIY. Our guide to how to get started.

Start here - find out how attending and displaying at exhibitions and events can benefit your business, and learn how to build your network.


The basic things you need to know about PR for your business, building relationships with the media and managing the impact of publicity.

6 December 2017

A new study predicts that the four-hour working day will be the norm within 30 years as technology revolutionises the way we do business.

6 December 2017

The UK's leading freelancer body has described the low levels of pensions saving by self-employed Brits as a "ticking time bomb".

5 December 2017

Small businesses contributed £1.9 trillion to the UK economy this year, according to new Government figures.

5 December 2017

The planning system in England is more "complex, costly and difficult" for business than it was five years ago, according to a new report from the British Chambers of Commerce.

4 December 2017

Many employers are keen to reward staff with bonuses - especially at Christmas - but less than one in ten have taken advantage of Government rules that allow them to make tax-exempt awards.

4 December 2017

Almost one third of office workers expect to log on to work and check emails on Christmas Day this year, according to a new survey.

29 November 2017

The gender pay gap in SME-dominated industries has fallen from 22% to 13% in the past decade - twice as fast as the national rate.

29 November 2017

A new survey has found that London is still overwhelmingly viewed as Europe's start-up and innovation hub - both by Londoners and Europeans.

28 November 2017

The number of mergers and acquisitions of young enterprises is at a record high according to data from the latest Barclays Entrepreneurs Index.

28 November 2017

As new legislation requires companies to report their payment policies and practice, new research finds that late payment is still widespread.

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