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Improve marketing results through marginal gains

By |2020-02-12T17:02:05+00:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: Attractive Marketing News, Marketing Tips|Tags: , |

I’m reading Matthew Syed’s Black Box Thinking and the chapter on marginal gains has got me thinking. Syed tells a great story about his encounter with Sir David Brailsford, who in 2010 became the general manager of Team Sky. Brailsford’s mission was to win the Tour de France within 5 years. A British team had never won the Tour de France since it started in 1903. His critics thought he was nuts. Brailsford achieved his goal 3 years early. As we know, in 2012 Sir Bradley Wiggins was the first British rider to win the Tour de France. Chris Froome

Blogging is a no brainer

By |2018-09-28T11:54:52+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Marketing Tips|Tags: , , , |

I spotted and shared this infographic, thanks to a post from Karen Repoli on behalf of Business 2 Community. Credit @@affleaders It just screamed at me: ‘Blogging’ – why wouldn’t you?!’ Blogging is a no brainer Seeing that a blog lasts 2 years says to me that writing articles for your website is where the effort should be channelled. Let’s consider then, ‘Why wouldn’t you?’ What’s stopping you? Here are my thoughts: You don’t feel confident about writing You’ll quickly run out of ideas and topics You don’t think that anyone will be interested in what you have to say

Lessons learnt in the last 6 years

By |2017-05-30T16:33:57+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Marketing Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

1st June 2011 was the date I started Attractive Marketing. The last six years have been brilliant. I’ve worked with a wide variety of interesting businesses and met some wonderful people. I’ve tried some things that haven’t worked, but I’ve clearly done many things that have contributed to my successes. So, I’ve taken this opportunity to reflect on the last six years and come up with the top three learnings that I would pass on to someone who was just starting their business. Equally, I’m fond of the saying that you never stop learning, so these points may also help some

You are your best marketing tool

By |2014-09-14T10:41:16+00:00September 14th, 2014|Categories: Marketing Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Your most powerful marketing tool could be right under your nose She could have knocked me down with a feather! I've been meeting up with Charlie Lloyd of Lloyd HR Consultancy once a month for nearly a year now. She's participated in my marketing coaching package and I've been showing her how to create her own marketing machine. It’s been a great year for Charlie. Her client base has expanded and she’s taken on an associate to ensure she continues to provide a high level of service. So I asked Charlie, “What has been the most useful thing you've learnt from our