2019 | September |

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Small marketing budgets are all about which marketing tool to use

If you have a small budget and your marketing agency is suggesting email marketing – consider the benefits of a direct mail piece instead. The payoff between the better marketing tool can make the difference. The main difference is that direct mail is considered a more acceptable form of communication for new leads, especially if…


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Perception is Reality – Manufacture Your Future!

It’s easy to feel that we are all at the mercy of market forces. They affect individual consumers and enterprises. Daily we are bombarded with statistics, most of which are useless to us as consumers and entrepreneurs. Why? Because we as individuals cannot control the market, so rather than feel helpless, I say why even…


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Marketing Services during Boom or Bust

A 2008 PwC survey, “Private Business Barometer IV” paints a depressing yet realistic picture of the Australian small business state of play – about 92% considered cutting their marketing budget. Gregory Will, partner at PwC, rightly points out that these are the very areas that are the source of most small businesses’ competitive advantage. 3…