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Here are a few observations to help you optimise your approach to business development in the current climate. Firstly, it’s really important that we all adhere to government advice and avoid unnecessary face to face contact as a priority. One obvious solution to this is to set up video calls, Zoom meetings etc. An approach … Read More

“At the end of a storm there’s a golden sky and the silver song of a lark”   It’s what we do now that will get agencies through this storm – leadership, proactivity, adaptation and innovation are key, but more importantly collaboration and community. For most, that golden sky seems a long way off, and … Read More

Amid all the chaos and misery of the Coronavirus outbreak, not just in the UK but across half the planet, there have been a couple of positive points that have struck me. Firstly, the sheer speed that so many companies have been able to adapt and continue operating with a remote workforce. Secondly, the tenacity … Read More

Ensure you have a clear objective for the phone call, which in this instance is likely to be agreeing and confirming a time and date for a face to face meeting. Prepare thoroughly for the phone call, just as you would for a face to face meeting: Research the person you’re speaking to, look at … Read More

As you are no doubt aware, there is an increasing trend for companies to take their content related functions such as SEO, analytics, data and social media in-house. The insource-outsource argument has always existed and probably always will, so here are a few ways we try and counter this response from prospects and try to … Read More

Earlier this week, as I popped into Scribbler to buy a birthday card for my brother, I was reminded in no uncertain terms that Eros is second only to Father Christmas when it comes to the pecking order of the greetings market. The shop was packed with hordes of customers blocking the aisle, no doubt … Read More

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