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Dads In Business meets Career Dad!

Dads In Business meets Career Dad!

The Dads In Business team at Amazon HQ in London. DOWNLOAD THE DADS IN BUSINESS DISCOVERY SESSION INFO HERE >>> https://0114marketing.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/DIBS-Slidedeck.pdf I was delighted to be invited on to Dan Reed's Podcast, The Career Dad show...

Rumination and the lost art of switching off.

Rumination and the lost art of switching off.

I speak more and more lately about the value of time and often ask the question what is your time worth? Whether it be finding time to be a Dad as part of the Dads In Business project or helping heating engineers from around the UK better manage their time and say no...

Are Facebook Ads Expensive? [A Case Study]

Are Facebook Ads Expensive? [A Case Study]

I wrote an article recently outlining Four Myths About Facebook That Are Stopping You Selling. It's a good read that captures the common misconceptions about the platform as an effective marketing tool to help grow business. I'm going to expand on one of the myths...

FOUR MYTHS ABOUT FACEBOOK THAT ARE STOPPING YOU SELLING.

FOUR MYTHS ABOUT FACEBOOK THAT ARE STOPPING YOU SELLING.

I love using Facebook ads for business growth and sales. It is a fast way to build relevant crowds that are self filtering in their actions, to help create even more effective and efficient use of even the smallest budgets. Facebook wants its users to stay on the...

The books that made me better in business in 2019.

The books that made me better in business in 2019.

It's been quite a year both personally and professionally, but as I absorb more and more about developing my skills, approach and learning for business, I see that much of the business learning I do is actually just as much personal development as it is business...

Dads In Business: The value of time.

Dads In Business: The value of time.

I’ve been on point recently with really tracking my time. Not only tracking my time but understanding that there is an associated value to that time, and therefore I put a value on almost all work related actions I do.  That networking event, what is it costing...

Level Up. What is your next step to your end goal?

Level Up. What is your next step to your end goal?

Started from the bottom now we're here... I had been an employee for 13 years. All I had known was to be in work. Yes, I always had a creative and I guess entrepreneurial approach to work, creating new ideas, building new products and thinking about 'what's next'. But...

You make it easy. Why you must make buying from you easy!

You make it easy. Why you must make buying from you easy!

As you know, the 0114 Marketing mindset on marketing is that marketing is an approach to business that covers all aspects of your business; from awareness, to lead generating, to brand building and ultimately, getting the conversion over the line - the all important...

Be persistent. Be consistent.

Be persistent. Be consistent.

It took Michelangelo four years to paint the frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. Imagine if he just gave up after 3 months, 6 months, or event 2 years in. Persistence and consistency paid off - and it can for you, too. What product or service within...

WHAT IS YOUR TIME WORTH?

WHAT IS YOUR TIME WORTH?

For small businesses, time is precious. You need to consider its value carefully. “Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time” Jim Rohn How do you spend your time? My bet is you spend it more recklessly than you do your...

HOW YOUR EXISTING CUSTOMERS CAN HELP GROW YOUR BUSINESS.

HOW YOUR EXISTING CUSTOMERS CAN HELP GROW YOUR BUSINESS.

Business referrals can be the greatest way of building business and marketing your services or products to other relevant customer target profiles. Referral leads convert 30% better than other leads and have a 16% higher lifetime value than traditionally sourced...

YOU CAN’T SUCCEED IN BUSINESS BY YOURSELF.

YOU CAN’T SUCCEED IN BUSINESS BY YOURSELF.

The Power Of collaboration and outsourcing for small business. The definition of collaboration, according to the Cambridge dictionary, is the situation or two or more people working together to achieve the same thing.  You can’t succeed on your own. It was a...

Dads In Business & the Dad gap.

Dads In Business & the Dad gap.

70 million working days are lost in the UK every year costing over £70 billion! I wanted to drill down into this and relate it more to Dads. The findings are startling! I think there is a gap between what people think is happening and what is actually happening with...

The Beatles didn’t invent teenagers.

The Beatles didn’t invent teenagers.

How can The Beatles legacy in music inspire you and your business? The Beatles didn't create moody teenagers. They didn't create swathes sexually frustrated young adults whos only musical outlet was the homegrown whimsy of Cliff Richard, the clarinet musings of Acker...

Are you in business by accident?

Are you in business by accident?

The accidental business person Many small business owners are following a labour of love, a passion which has turned in to something that pays the bills, builds to something by accident and before you know it, that hobby or pass time has become something greater than...