ServiceM8 8.0 Has Arrived Making the Most of IOS 13

By |2019-09-23T15:10:07+10:30September 19th, 2019|Marketing, Promotions, ServiceM8, Uncategorized, Work-life balance|

The 2019 update to ServiceM8 (or ServiceM8 8.0) has been released, and the team at Simplifi is super excited!! Each year ServiceM8 release a number of improvements and upgrades to make sure ServiceM8 remains top of the pops for usability and value for money features. Last year, their [...]

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Conversations with your Clients Workshop

By |2019-03-26T17:02:15+10:30February 28th, 2019|Creative, Marketing, Small business|

"Conversations with your Clients" is an interactive workshop brought to you by Jackie Campbell of Breaking Business, and Sally Sims of Simplifi. You know your story. You know your clients. Bring your story to life using podcasts, blogs and social media. Actions speak louder than words. Build an [...]

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2 Step Sales Trick for Small Businesses

By |2019-10-29T14:04:15+10:30March 3rd, 2018|Local Marketing, Marketing, Sales, Small business|

A common response I get when I tell people that I’m a sales person is “I could never do that. I don’t want people to think I’m pushy.” On one such occasion the person I was talking to, I have known for a few years now, and so [...]

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Your business’ website is an ‘Asset’

By |2019-10-29T14:04:30+10:30February 5th, 2018|Creative, Design, Local Marketing, Marketing, Small business|

I was chatting with Dad a little while ago, and asked him why, after growing up on the farm, and spending so much time with him working hard with the animals and machinery, did I have such a limited knowledge of mechanics…. Dad started giggling… until he realised [...]

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Marketing Stocktake – A health check

By |2019-10-29T14:04:48+10:30February 4th, 2018|Local Marketing, Marketing, Small business|

Sales and marketing are an important part of business. Some even call it a “necessary evil”! Has your brand developed over time? Are you constantly adding new tools to your toolkit? Are all of your customer interactions working well together? Inconsistency in your brand or communication style [...]

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Marketing Plans – Don’t just wing it

By |2019-10-29T14:04:57+10:30February 4th, 2018|Local Marketing, Marketing, Small business|

As Small Business owners, we know there are always 50,000 things pulling us in every direction, constantly. We know your focus is on the operational side of your business. You likely have a strategy and some plans in place that are helping you to guide you to where [...]

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Email Marketing – Personalised Automation

By |2019-06-26T16:01:37+10:30February 4th, 2018|Local Marketing, Marketing, Small business|

When you think of “email marketing”, I bet you think of the copious amounts of spam you received that never gets opened. It’s the reason you don’t enter competitions. Or maybe you even have a secondary email account to deal with it all!! Email is the one component [...]

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Websites to Boost Your Business

By |2019-07-21T09:26:38+10:30January 12th, 2018|Creative, Design, Local Marketing, Marketing, Small business|

“Dress for the job you want, not the job you have”. Whether you’re a fan of Picture Perfect or 30 Rock, you’d have to have lived under a rock not to have heard that quote somewhere. Your website provides your customers’ their first impressions of your business. What [...]

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Brand South Australia to reflect your local focus

By |2019-10-29T14:03:52+10:30January 8th, 2018|Local Marketing, Marketing, Promotions, Sales, Small business|

I'm South Australian - and proud. Why not join in and use the effective and strong Brand South Australia? There are some great brand-building reasons for highlighting your business' local focus. The SA Brand has been around for a few years now, and I'm noticing more frequent use [...]

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Shop Small campaign for small or big business?

By |2019-10-29T14:05:16+10:30January 3rd, 2018|Local Marketing, Marketing, Small business|

The Shop Small campaign gained strong publicity through its innovative launch this a few years ago at the Bondi outdoor ocean swimming pool. It has now become a seemingly annual event - usually held in November in Australia. It's a terrific initiative for small businesses but is [...]

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