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The Role of the Customer Journey in Marketing

The Role of the Customer Journey in Marketing

Before You Spend Money on Marketing There's no point throwing money at marketing unless you know exactly what you are hoping to achieve. If the objective is to make more money, you'll need to take a few steps back to know how to spend your hard-earned money. Many...

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What is Search Engine Marketing?

What is Search Engine Marketing?

Grow a Predictable Business with Search Engine Marketing Remember when you thought running your own business would give you freedom? You probably also thought you’d make a lot more money. For a lot of business owners, the reality is that you work harder than ever, and...

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The Role of Heuristics in Home Improvement Sales

The Role of Heuristics in Home Improvement Sales

Adaptations During Consultations The brain is hugely complex, but we don’t need to fully understand neuroscience to be aware of it and its effect on our behaviour. Knowing a bit about heuristics is helpful in understanding how we and our customers process information....

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Business Growth Consultants for Small Business

Business Growth Consultants for Small Business

Small businesses have a high failure rate, so why don't more business owners seek professional help in the form of a business growth consultant? The failure rate of small businesses in the UK varies depending on the source and the criteria used to define "failure."...

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5 Actions to Help You Increase Sales!

5 Actions to Help You Increase Sales!

Five Actions That Won’t Cost You a Penny That You Can Start Doing Right Now to Consistently Sign More Orders. You know, the truth is that you probably know all the things that I am going to tell you in this article, but most of us operate in a reactive space and do...

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The Closing Tactics that You May be Competing Against.

The Closing Tactics that You May be Competing Against.

The home improvement industry has had it easy for the last two years. With social distancing, there's been little need, or opportunity, to actively sell anything. Most salespeople have been doing little more than measuring up and quoting. Times are changing! The...

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The Importance of a Sales Process

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A consistent, measurable process ensures that you have the best chance of a sale every time.

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