So that’s ‘Blue Monday’ out of the way (hooray!) Either yesterday or last Monday, depending on who you listen to, was supposedly the most depressing day of the year thanks to the dark mornings and evenings, credit card bills from our Christmas and sales spending sprees, and the dreaded tax return deadline and payment date (boo!)…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on January 29, 2012 at 10:41 — No Comments
Recent figures have revealed that more families have satellite television than life insurance – in fact half of families have satellite TV but just 40% have life insurance.
The report also found only 13% of families had critical illness cover while 14% had insurance for their mobile phone.
Similarly 13% had taken out an extended warranty on electrical items, more than…Continue
Added by Mark Williams on January 25, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments
With so many choices it’s hard to know what blend of today’s diversified marketing channels will drive your business. Keeping a constant eye on tracking & testing out new routes & propositions are obviously vital but where to start?
Here are 10 marketing tactics that I see consistently appear in the plans of the fastest growing companies.Continue
Added by Fraser Ritchie on January 17, 2012 at 9:13 — No Comments
Jimi Hendrix , Diana Princess of Wales, Barry White , Bob Marley and Jill Dando... What have these people got in common ?
Well other than the obvious that they are all deceased, the common factor is that they all died either without making a will or failed to update it before dying.
Jimi Hendrix’s family squabbled for years over his estate as he died…Continue
Added by Mark Williams on January 9, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments
Tonight is Twelfth Night – so the holiday season is now officially over, the Christmas decorations are back in the loft, and it’s time to put your networking shoes on and get back out there... and post your blogs, events and offers on Networking in Surrey!
You’ll find hundreds of events on…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on January 6, 2012 at 0:30 — No Comments
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) absence management annual survey report recently highlighted that stress is the second biggest cause of short term absences and one of the leading causes of all long-term absences for non-manual workers.
It also highlighted a perhaps previously unknown fact that women are nearly three times more likely to take stress-related absence than men,…Continue
Added by Mark Williams on January 4, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments
This was originally published on my blog http://fjrcom.wordpress.com/ but I thought it a good introduction to the type of marketing help we offer to local businesses ie not full of jargon & something you can have a go at yourself!
Today the question is not whether you should have a website but rather, is it working hard to attract your…Continue
Added by Fraser Ritchie on January 3, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments