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What We Can Learn From The Smoothest Sales Rep In The Caribbean

By Hollie on June 15, 2018 in

Ryan is back with the final instalment of his Caribbean-inspired blog series – telling the story this time of Anthony, the smoothest sales representative in the Caribbean.  Possibly.  You can catch up if you’ve missed any using the links at the bottom of the article. I’ve always been fascinated by the different sales processes which […]

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How To Collect More TripAdvisor Reviews

By Hollie on June 7, 2018 in

Ryan’s back once again (with the Renegade Master?) with yet another lesson from the Caribbean. So it transpires that TripAdvisor is just as prevalent in the Caribbean as are mosquitos, beaming white smiles and rum (there is also a slim chance the last two are related).   In one restaurant, however, we met one gentleman who […]

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I'm not a gym snob but this is poor for a 5* resort!

Two Things You Just Can’t Have Together

By Hollie on May 31, 2018 in

Ryan is back again, with another blog all the way from the sunny Caribbean… There are certain things which go together perfectly; cheese and wine, fish and chips and Chas and Dave, for example. (Ask your parents if you’ve no idea on that last one!). Yet certain other things simply can’t co-exist. So upon learning […]

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Good Habits vs Bad Habits

By Hollie on May 25, 2018 in

Ryan is back with another blog inspired from his recent stint in the Caribbean… You’re Only As Good As Your Worst Habits It has long been suggested that the quality of your habits will determine the quality of your life. Only recently have I realised exactly what this means, and indeed the impact its understanding […]

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A Tale From The Caribbean Via The Hard Rock Casino

By Hollie on May 17, 2018 in

Hey, Ryan here with a short tale from our recent trip to the Caribbean. Picture the scene. There we were in the Hard Rock Casino in Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic. Dubbed as one of the biggest casinos in the Caribbean, it’s 45,000 square feet of ringing bells, flashing lights and cigar-toting Americans ‘whooping […]

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A Kick Ass Marketing System For Your Business

By Hollie on April 20, 2018 in

Do you have a proper marketing system in place in your business? One which delivers clients to you week in and week out? One which is scaleable, measurable and predictable? Oh, and did I mention free to implement? Sound too good to be true? It’s not.   It’s a real thing and Ryan discusses it […]

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Does GDPR Apply To Me?

By Hollie on March 29, 2018 in

Please note that we’ve compiled this to try and help our community understand their potential obligations.  This in no way constitutes legal advice and anyone unsure should seek their own independent legal assistance from a qualified lawyer. One of the most asked questions in our private Facebook community over the last weeks is whether or […]

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You’re Doing It All Wrong – Getting The Most From Trade Shows And Exhibitions

By Hollie on March 16, 2018 in

Ryan looks at how you can get the most from the next trade exhibition you attend.   You’ve queued with excited anticipation. Your badge has been scanned and you’re ready to go; like some sort of Olympic sprinter waiting for the starter’s pistol. Then BANG! The doors are open and it’s a mad dash for […]

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How To Get People To Open Your Emails

By Hollie on March 2, 2018 in

Ah, email open rates. Always a hot topic of debate. There’s nothing more infuriating that writing a kick ass email and then having nobody read it. *hurls wireless mouse on the floor* Couple that with the fact that it’s getting harder and harder for people to read your emails, I thought I’d throw a few pointers […]

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What Have You Always Dreamed Of Doing?

By Hollie on February 23, 2018 in

It’s not easy being a small business owner. There is more competition than ever. We’re constantly told to hustle more and work both harder and for longer. I’m not saying you shouldn’t do any of that. But you do have to make time for yourself. And, moreover, for your dreams. I’ve many dreams. Some of […]

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