Become One With ONTRAPORT & Free Your Business

  Have you ever been immobilized by indecision? Dithered for ages over which bank to place your savings in, ‘ummed’ and ‘ahhed’ over which film to watch or music to listen to, wavered over which item of clothing to buy, only to falter even more when confronted with the vast abundance of clothing choice that’s available online once your unlock your phone or open your laptop? Whilst competition amongst banks and clothing brands and even…

Unite Your Business Resources in 2017

  Don’t you think business life is better united? Being on the same page as a client to help them achieve their goals through your services, being on a similar wave length to your team, sharing the same values as your business investors, mentors or partners, you name it, business, and life in general, is brighter and better united. We’re huge fans of leveraging neat technology and savvy online tools to enable business owners and…

4 Data Responsibility Steps To Keep Clients Smiling

  They say knowledge is power and data is a type of knowledge that is no exception. In a post we wrote back in May, we explored how data helps you keep in time with your customers, ensuring you’re dancing to the same beat. Having handy info on clients- their contact information and details about them such as their age, profession, location and other demographics- helps with your direct marketing and not least with gaining…

Identifying Opportunities: Waving Goodbye to ‘What-Ifs’

  Do you know when we know we’ve missed a great opportunity? When it’s passed us by, with that pesky feeling of hindsight mischievously and knowingly grinning at us as we reflect on the ‘If Onlys and ‘What Ifs’. What if we had developed that relationship with that interested possible client more? If only we had made time to go to that networking event where lots of other local small enterprises picked up new business….

Data Dance: 15 Ways To Stay One Step Ahead

Data is regularly underestimated. There is a bounty of value in data but small businesses generally aren’t taking advantage of this priceless information. Profiting from the benefits data can bring is something large corporations are accustomed to doing. Indeed, data is one of their primary focus points. Without their customer data they wouldn’t be able to do any direct marketing (online or offline),  produce accurate analytics, forecasting, research or deliver quality customer service. Dealing with…

A New Way of Working

In this busy 24/7 world, constantly connected via mobile devices that we perpetually have on our person, confronted with information overload, we bet you’ve had a daydream or two (or ten or twenty…) about working differently. Think about it, when was the last time you mused about the possibility of working in a different way- to give yourself more freedom, choice and the Holy Grail, more time…? …We guarantee it was  fairly recently. That’s is why we…

Managing Clients’ Expectations at the Touch of a Button

And…click! That simple tap was the sound of Dom Wint, owner of web design company Clean Page Webdesign Ltd, hitting ‘send’ and communicating with all his clients- at the touch of a button. As easy as that, he has informed and reassured his clients, whilst managing their expectations. Let’s rewind. A few weeks ago Dom took steps to warn his clients that their websites were not working. With many of Dom’s client base being causes,…

Scan Your Way to Success and Simplicity!

We all know a few cheeky life hacks– little secret cheats to make life easier. From running an old post-it note between the keys on your keyboard to gather mouldy crumbs and dust before you throw it away, to putting your smartphone in a glass to crank up  your alarm’s volume to avoid over-sleeping. We all do them and we all like to share them because most of us want to make other people’s lives…

The Hidden Gems within YOUR business

You have them and they can improve the way your business operates. Organisations collect data all the time, mostly without realising. Products, customers, processes. The major failing is that they often don’t make use of any of this massively useful information! Why not? Because it’s generally sitting inside a black box, which people are unable to open or interpret. If business owners took the time to delve inside their black box they could make dramatic…