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A marketing strategy tells you what to say, how to say it and who to say it to in order to make more sales. Our guide to the basics.

Market your business online - from your website to social networking, advertising, search engine optimisation, email marketing and more.

The basics you need to know about raising your business profile through advertising, and how to make sure your campaigns are successful.

Focusing on taking care of your existing customers could be much better for your bottom line than chasing new business. The basics of customer care.

No business can survive without selling. Our overview of planning your sales strategy and recruiting, training and managing sales staff.

Get the basics right - our quick guide to the main types of market research and how to get the information you need no matter what your budget.

Direct marketing is ideal for small businesses as it's highly targeted, cost-effective and simple to DIY. Our guide to how to get started.

Start here - find out how attending and displaying at exhibitions and events can benefit your business, and learn how to build your network.

PR

The basic things you need to know about PR for your business, building relationships with the media and managing the impact of publicity.

September 2017

27 September 2017

A Europe-wide survey has found that workers in the UK are most likely to leave their current job with many employees actively looking for a new position.

27 September 2017

New research has found that the gender pay gap for the UK's 3.3m managers is wider than previously thought.

26 September 2017

Small businesses in the UK are "a legion of fundraisers" with more than seven in ten donating to good causes, according to new research.

26 September 2017

At least one third of working parents are struggling to manage both childcare and job responsibilities, according to new research.

25 September 2017

Tens of thousands of self-employed drivers could be put out of work by Transport for London's decision to revoke Uber's licence, according to IPSE.

25 September 2017

Three-quarters of UK small businesses have not set aside any budget to deal with the aftermath of a cyber attack and even those that have underestimate the potential costs.

20 September 2017

HM Revenue and Customs has launched the Growth Support Service, aimed at mid-sized UK businesses that have plans to grow.

20 September 2017

Confidence among UK small firms has tumbled to its lowest level since the wake of the EU referendum.

19 September 2017

Small business owners have been warned that they need to be even more careful with record-keeping as HMRC targets SMEs over tax avoidance.

19 September 2017

Almost one third of businesses admit that they are slow to adopt technological innovations, according to a new study.