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Why Your Small Business Needs a Marketing and PR Strategy

10th February 2016 0

If there is one challenge almost every small business owner grapples with; it has to be marketing. Whether its trying to correctly define your value proposition, identify the target market or find cost effective ways of reaching prospective customers, there is always some ambiguity and frustration when marketing is involved.

Last week we reached out to Marketing and PR expert @Ronke Lawal and she shared some valuable tips on why small businesses must make marketing and PR a priority and how to go about it in a manner that is cost effective.

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6 Easy Ways to Give Your Business a Facelift in Time for 2016

17th December 2015 0

2015 has come and gone and if I might say, the year has been nothing short of eventful. From the impact of the elections on contract award and contract approvals, to the drop in oil prices and the soaring exchange rate (as I write this, the dollar is exchanging for about N260 from under N200 at the beginning of the year)…businesses have certainly had better days. 

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Preparing Your Business for the Next Level

9th November 2015 0

 

 

Every business, whether big or small, has one ultimate goal in mind- to grow bigger and be more profitable. However, achieving this in a manner that is sustainable is a struggle for most business owners. After the initial high, things just gradually slow down and it seems your business has become stagnant. Well the good news is that it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips to keep you going forward: 

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5 Practical Tips on Handling Negative Feedback in Your Business

29th April 2015 0

In an ideal world, we would serve our customers and they will be so happy they will never complain. In the real world though, despite our best efforts, we sometimes miss the mark and leave unhappy customers. How we react to their feedback will determine if we keep or lose them. 

As a business owner, negative feedback gives you an opportunity to improve your products and services. So here are some tips to help you change your lemons to lemonade. 

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