Monthly Archives: July 2011

sorry folks no posts this week but here are some thoughts


Sorry folks no posts this week but here are some thoughts Been updating my crm system today, looks like good lead to opportunity conversion but now guess what I need more leads. Where are you at? Do you actively and fully use … Continue reading

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Some current data statistics for lead generation


Some current data statistics for lead generation. Theses are brought to you courtesy of Selectabase Ltd, the data provider. http://www.selectabase.co.uk Last month they identified 5325 businesses, up 8% on the previous month, maybe the government’s plan for the private sector … Continue reading

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Executives Fail to Focus on Social Media Marketing Strategy


This very useful article published on eMarketer, link is http://www.emarketer.com/Article.aspx?R=1008503 In summary firms are not putting sufficient focus on social media – the current hot route to customers. This could be really helpful in helping firms make more sales in … Continue reading

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bruce meets the cloud part 3


First, probably worth explaining why as a business marketing firm I’m interested in cloud services. 1. Cloud services offers redundant back up offsite but anywhere, anytime access via a web portal 2. This also means you and your staff can work … Continue reading

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surveys say businesses have problems


A recent FSB – Federation of Small Businesses survey http://www.fsb.org.uk/News.aspx?loc=pressroom&rec=7169 says that 73% of businesses have been paid late in the last 12 months and 56% of businesses have written off between £1 and £9999 of overdue credit because they just … Continue reading

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bruce meets the cloud part 2


Getting on well with Xero. Have now moved on to look at overall cloud based solutions and have started a free trial with microsoft 365. With both microsoft 365 and Google apps offering many services I have started a free trial with microsoft 365 mostly … Continue reading

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Where to look to grow your business or seek a new role


Some conversations last week prompted me to write this post. It is clear that there is a significant divergence between winners and losers in the UK economy. So, if you are looking to grow business for your firm or seeking … Continue reading

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