Blog Profile / Jim's Marketing Blog

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Archived Since:November 14, 2008

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How to know when the moment is right

I was emailed earlier by someone, who told me she was almost ready to launch a new business. She’s just waiting for the right time. She went on: “[…] I’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on this project since April 2014 but things have been hectic to say the least. Show More Summary

How to build a successful business that inspires you

Today, I’d like to start by asking you a question. Are the people around you, challenging you to take your business to the next level? Think about your co-workers and clients. Are they inspiring you to do better work? Are they motivating...Show More Summary

Which gets expert attention: Your hair or your business?

Most business owners have been back to work for at least a few days, following the New Year holiday. Many will already be sensing a familiar feeling. Their big ideas and dreams from New Year’s day will be starting to meet the reality of their real life decisions and actions. Show More Summary

7 Valuable lessons from 20 years in business

I started my business 20 years ago today. Here are 7 valuable lessons I learned along the way, which I wish I’d known at the start. Here they are, in no particular order: Don’t focus on closing sales. Instead, focus on opening relationships. Show More Summary

How to master your New Year’s resolutions!

Today marks the start of a New Year. Along with the New Year will be millions of people with New Year’s resolutions… things they want to achieve. So, here’s a simple idea, to help you make your 2015 New Year’s resolutions work. Here’s...Show More Summary

Here’s why the possibilities for your business in 2015 are endless

Someone just emailed me to ask what my predictions were for small business owners in 2015. Here’s the best answer I can come up with right now: I believe that 2015 is going to be a lot like 2014, 2013… and 1973. What do I mean? The tools...Show More Summary

Which of these 3 types of small business owner are you?

For millions of small business owners worldwide, it’s decision time. Pretty much every business owner will want to do better in 2015, however, their decisions regarding how to improve things will differ massively. They will fit into one of the following 3 broad groups. Show More Summary

9 Useful ideas to make 2015 your best year ever

It has often been said that you are never more than 1 good idea away from the breakthrough you need. With that in mind, here are 9 ideas to help you and your business in 2015, along with some links to extra resources. Do at least one...Show More Summary

12 Powerful tips to blow the lid off your business in 2015

Let’s get started. Think big. No. BIGGER than that. Stop aiming for perfection. Instead, aim to be better than you were yesterday.  Be a source of encouragement. Highlight people’s strengths rather than their weaknesses. Back up your plans with action. Show More Summary

The secret behind Jim’s Marketing Blog

It’s been a great year for Jim’s Marketing Blog. The site is now ranked the number 1 marketing blog in the UK by Cision. In the USA, Search Engine Journal, picked their top ten UK marketing blogs and said: “There may be another blogShow More Summary

Don’t let these people crush your business!

Have you ever stopped using a supplier or service provider, because one of their team was a pain in the ass, rude or incompetent? That’s a rhetorical question, because we all have from time to time. If you have ever wondered why anyone would employ someone that drives customers away, you’ll find today’s post useful. Show More Summary

How to win a new client. Unlike this guy!

I was doing some gift shopping at a local store yesterday, when I decided to go for a coffee in their café. I noticed that a salesperson was speaking with the store owner, a couple of tables away from me. Now, if you asked the salesperson...Show More Summary

What are you focusing on?

It’s amazing how much control you have over your results, so long as you’re willing to accept responsibility. You can’t control another person’s attitude, but you can control how you react. You can’t control the economy, but you can control how you adapt. Show More Summary

Tell them what you stand for

When someone reads your social network updates, your blog posts, newsletter articles or the marketing pages of your website: Does it tell them what you stand for? Does it explain why they should give a rat’s ass about your business?Show More Summary

Read this before you speak with your next prospective client

I spoke with a service provider yesterday. He’s working hard, working long hours too… yet he’s still really struggling. Why? He’s competing for clients by trying to make his fees as low as possible. He’s in a race to the bottom with a handful of equally misguided competitors. Show More Summary

What every business owner needs to know about Dabbling

If your business isn’t growing as fast as you want it to, today’s post is written just for you. It always looks closed I took my friend to his chiropractor recently. As we arrived, I asked him if he was sure he had the correct appointment time, as the place wasn’t open. Show More Summary

Taking care of your mind and body

Hard work. Meeting deadlines. Overcoming Challenges. Delighting customers and clients. These are just part of what it takes to create and grow a great business. As our passion for business drives us forward, it’s extremely important to make sure we’re not neglecting our health. Show More Summary

How to make 2015 your best year ever

It’s December. The final month of the year. There’s a very important question you need to ask yourself, as you prepare for 2015: Looking back, was January 2014 the start of a New Year… or was it just another chance to relive the same...Show More Summary

How to run a successful business, working 5 hours a day

Another day. Another Don’t work hard, work smart expert pushing that toxic message. Today, I’d like to explain why that message makes zero sense and also, show you how I run a successful international marketing business, working an average of just 5 hours a day. Show More Summary

Who are the happiest people in business?

The happiest people in business are easy to spot. They love what they do. And just as it shows when people work through gritted teeth, we also notice when people are enjoying what they do. Here’s what we can learn from them and why owning...Show More Summary

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