Marketing Business

Articles, news and expert guides on small business marketing and the strategies and tactics SMEs can use to promote their products or services to a targeted audience and attract customers.


Choosing the right product packaging and labelling

Here's how good presentation of your product can be a marketing tool as of itself.


Put your digital marketing strategy to the top of your list

Chris Rowson, managing director of e-card company eCO2 Greetings, saw his search ranking plummet after a Google algorithm update. Here, he reveals how he bounced back from the setback.


The shift in SEO practices – and how it affects small businesses

The worlds of SEO, content marketing and PR are learning from each other - and these skills have been instrumental in the ongoing success and development of each sector, says Kath Dawson.

Finding and selling to customers

Seven benefits of giving out free samples

Here are some ways in which giving away free samples and tidbits of your company offering can reap rewards.


Five ways to waste your B2B marketing budget

Marketing can be expensive for a small business, so getting the best bang for your buck is essential. Here, James Cox reveals some typical ways of blowing the budget.


Success in the new year: Brand implementation

Maite Barón discusses ways to implement the branding strategies outlined in her last article.


How a small business can construct an online brand

Marketing expert Kath Dawson assesses the key approaches to building a strong internet brand.

Getting Online

Top tips for building an online brand

In this piece, brought to you in association with .co.uk, the number one domain for British business, SmallBusiness.co.uk looks at the main things you should consider to ensure your online company gets the exposure it needs to be successful.


How small businesses can use video for brand exposure

Here's why video can be an effective medium for small businesses to market themselves.


Why the company CEO and business owner has to be a true marketer

Every company needs its leader to be a marketer. Here are five tips to help owner managers and CEOs push forward marketing and PR activity.

Finding and selling to customers

Fail to brand, fail to succeed

Maite Barón reveals why branding your business effectively is crucial for success.


Business is Great Britain campaign set up by Vince Cable to help smaller firms

A new campaign has been launched by the British government to provide additional support to small businesses around the country.

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers