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Welcome to Your Marketing Mate! Here you will find lots of helpful marketing knowhow, downloads and news to help you on your way! Don’t forget to take our quiz ‘How good is your marketing’.

How to create a successful 2017!

By Alex Gates

You want to have a better 2017 than 2016?

Approaching your marketing the right way is a great start. Here is our three step process to help you get your marketing off to a flying start for 2017.

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Planning for 2017

By Alex Gates

It's now November 2016. How has your year been? If not as you would have liked - well now is the time to make that change and do something different.

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The Frustrations of Small Business Marketing

By Alex Gates

As a small business ourselves and having worked with a huge range of companies with less than 50 employees - we know exactly the frustrations felt in terms of how to grow. 

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Marketing Planning - Who needs it?

By Alex Gates

Good question - I'm sure there are some companies out there that have made a quick buck out of launching a product with no strategy or direction. But approaching business like this is a huge gamble don't you think.

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"New year..new start…" bet you haven't heard that one before??!!

By Alex Gates

Okay okay..... it's only a few days in and we’re all sick of hearing it... “it's a new year, so time for a new start”. From diets to business practices – anyone offering a service or a product seems to be latching onto the “new year bandwagon”!!

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The same old.....will bring nothing new!

By Alex Gates

Keep on doing things the same and nothing will change....

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In plain English please!

By Alex Gates

Who watched The Apprentice recently? 

For those who didn't  - the winner 'Ricky Martin' - had to pitch what his business idea was. He said something like;

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The "Marketing Minefield"

By Alex Gates

As a marketer it's plain for me to see the issues that business owners and senior managers face when trying to market their businesses.

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Small business marketing - which tools do you choose?

By Alex Gates

Just because you own or work for a company that is an SME (small to medium size enterprise) doesn't mean that great marketing is off the table. 

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Marketing. A luxury or a necessity?

By Alex Gates

It is quite often that marketing is seen as a ‘nice to have’ or a ‘luxury’. But, especially in these tough times, businesses have to be smarter than ever as competition for the buyer’s pound has never been as tough.

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