Why businesses fail

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

We have all read the statistics that state that 80% of new businesses fail in the first 5 years and that of this 80%, most fail not because they don’t have a great product or service but because they have been started by entrepreneurs who lack the experience in running a business. These businesses generally […]

Does social media bring you clients – the sequel!

Friday, October 28th, 2011

My recent blog post, ‘Does social media bring you clients?’ resulted in some really interesting discussions within may of my networking groups which was just what I’d hoped for!  I was keen for small business owners to see the results of the survey carried out by eMarketer, http://www.emarketer.com/Article.aspx?R=1007956 which showed that more than 70% of […]

Does social media bring you clients?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Surely it does!  Everyone is talking about it as being the latest thing in marketing especially for small businesses.  Millions of people spend hours not just every week, but every day on social media of some form so it must be worth the time spent on it, right? I have read lots of articles about […]