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Leveraging digital to increase your referral network

We all know that a lot of new business in the professional services sector comes by way of referral right? Right and for many firms and services that’s not going to change anytime soon, but what is and will continue to change is the way we attract and keep our referrers. It would be a […]

The best website is a non-branded website.

A great way to improve your website is to take all the branding off it. Take the logo off, take slogans off, take the photos off, take the colours off, in fact just leave the words on blank white pages. I know it’s a bit much to ask, however imagine if you actually did. What […]

You’re in the trust industry but I don’t trust your website

Based on my own desktop research I found that 82% of professional service firm websites use stock images on their homes pages. Use of generic images, if chosen well can work, however images of people you don’t know on your home page or anywhere else for that matter is a no go zone. These are […]

62% of firms are planning to increase their referrals in 2015 – Are you rowing a boat to the moon?

Yes that’s right 62% of firms are planning to increase their referrals in 2015. Problem is not everyone can do so because there are only a finite number of them out there so for you to win unfortunately someone else has to lose right? So what are you going to do differently to everyone else […]

Don’t you dare rip me off

Hey if you want my email address so you can put me in your sales funnel then that’s fine I don’t mind, I know how the world works, but just make sure you give me something of equal value in return. My email address and more importantly my time is worth a lot to me […]

I don’t need a GP, I’ve got Doctor Google!

When did you last visit your GP without already having self diagnosed what was wrong with you via good old Doctor Google? Think about it, I realise now that rather than just describing symptoms so my doctor can do a diagnosis I tend to tell him what I think I already have. It must drive […]

I care more about your creative than you do and here’s the proof

I recently wrote an article titled ‘I really don’t care what you think about your creative and neither should you’, a slightly tongue in cheek piece about the traps of relying on personal opinion. It might be a good idea to take another a quick look over it before you read on. Anyway, I went […]

03/12/2014 in Uncategorized

I really don’t care what you think about your creative and neither should you.

Please take a few moments to take the test below. If you were in the market for a new house and these three houses were of equal value and in your price range, which style home would you pick? If you were in the market for a new car and these three cars were of […]

13/11/2014 in A/B Testing, Design

Three Ways To Kill Your Email Marketing

As a massive advocate for social media marketing, many of our clients are surprised when I say to them, “If you offered me ten Facebook page likes or one email address… I would always choose the email address.” “Offer me, one hundred Facebook page likes or one email address… and I would still choose the […]

06/11/2014 in Email Marketing, How To's

You call that a lead? This is a lead!

Most of us want more business and if not at least higher margin clients that value our work and are enjoyable to work with. We like to meet with prospects and discuss how we can help them solve the issues that keep them awake at night.  We’re experts in our field and feel comfortable discussing […]

16/10/2014 in Lead Generation