What is your experience of encouraging people to seek advice on their business? Share your ideas and experience - successful and otherwise!
Encouraging business owners to seek help
Each business should have access by a mentor or a coaching platform that makes them aware of how to attract their ideal clients, communicate with their potential prospects effectively of Time & Money & turn them into day to day business through the power of social media marketing. Everyone business knows that Social Media is the way forward however they don't have a sure-fire online marketing strategy to produce results... more »
Every new company should get invited to their local enterprise or development agencyfor a talk on what help can by provided and tolearn about the issues facing the new entrepreneur business owner
Many proto-businesses get carried away with the idea that there is a golden stash of cash out there, called funding, which will help them in all their endeavours to get their business up and running. Funding is a panacea to all start up ills they argue: without it, there is no business; without it, they have no livelihood; without it, they are unable to turn their unique, gleaming shiny idea into a world beater which... more »
If you look at the coverage in the media of the lack of success of the Funding for Lending Scheme, it seems that it is just another opportunity to kick the banking profession for not lending to small businesses. My experience in talking to business managers at my local clearing banks is that they are willing to lend, albeit under tougher conditions than may have applied in the past, but that businesses do not want... more »
Companies House should notify every newly registered company of the website address of their nearest Chamber of Commerce.