How to get people to respond to your marketing, in just 2 steps!

Are you tired of prospective clients or customers, who don’t get back to you when they say they will? If you are, then the following short post is just for you. The biggest lie in business When that person said they didn’t have the time to meet you, return your call or consider your offer… […]

How to build a successful business that inspires you

Today, I’d like to start by asking you a question. Are the people around you, challenging you to take your business to the next level? Think about your co-workers and clients. Are they inspiring you to do better work? Are they motivating you to try harder and move your business forward in a meaningful way? […]

Which gets expert attention: Your hair or your business?

Most business owners have been back to work for at least a few days, following the New Year holiday. Many will already be sensing a familiar feeling. Their big ideas and dreams from New Year’s day will be starting to meet the reality of their real life decisions and actions. They are setting the scene […]

How to master your New Year’s resolutions!

Today marks the start of a New Year. Along with the New Year will be millions of people with New Year’s resolutions… things they want to achieve. So, here’s a simple idea, to help you make your 2015 New Year’s resolutions work. Here’s what we know: Gymnasiums will be a lot busier than usual, filled […]

12 Powerful tips to blow the lid off your business in 2015

Let’s get started. Think big. No. BIGGER than that. Stop aiming for perfection. Instead, aim to be better than you were yesterday. Be a source of encouragement. Highlight people’s strengths rather than their weaknesses. Back up your plans with action. An ounce of action is worth more than a ton of intention. Do what you […]

How to win against cheaper competitors

Right now, Google is showing your prospective customers the details of all your competitors – including those competitors who charge less than you. So, your prospective customers now know you’re not the lowest priced provider. The question is: How do you plan to convince them that you’re worth the extra money? Generic marketing promises do […]

The secret behind Jim’s Marketing Blog

It’s been a great year for Jim’s Marketing Blog. The site is now ranked the number 1 marketing blog in the UK by Cision. In the USA, Search Engine Journal, picked their top UK marketing blogs and said: “There may be another blog in the UK that could top Jim Connolly’s impressive resume – but […]

Don’t let these people crush your business!

Have you ever stopped using a supplier or service provider, because one of their team was a pain in the ass, rude or incompetent? That’s a rhetorical question, because we all have from time to time. If you have ever wondered why anyone would employ someone that drives customers away, you’ll find today’s post useful. […]

How to win a new client. Unlike this guy!

I was doing some gift shopping at a local store yesterday, when I decided to go for a coffee in their café. I noticed that a salesperson was speaking with the store owner, a couple of tables away from me. Now, if you asked the salesperson what he was doing, he’d tell you he was […]

Are your fees too high or are you marketing to the wrong people?

Yes, your prices or fees could be too high. Alternatively, you could be marketing to the wrong people. Insanely expensive or a wonderful deal? I was with a friend yesterday, who has just bought a car. Someone overheard him telling me what he paid for it and immediately told him, he must be insane and […]