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Onsite conversions: Getting web comms right can be profitable

Onsite conversions: Getting web comms right can be profitable

Marketing online is become more complex as increasingly savvy customers demand more from their online experience: so how can your business stay one step ahead of the game?

Five reasons to start an affiliate business

Businesses like Groupon use the affiliate process to acquire customers

With the likes of Zynga, Foursquare and Groupon proving that success can be found in starting up an affiliate business, experienced industry entrepreneur Sam Miranda looks at the benefits to the route.

Domain attraction

GrowthBusiness looks at what to consider when choosing a domain name and how the decision can impact on web searches.

Attracting attention without Facebook

Wordville director Lucy George

With Facebook ad prices soaring, growing businesses may start being priced out of the social media market. Lucy George, director of Wordville, writes that traditional brand awareness strategies remain effective.

Interview with Nigel Lacy

Nigel Lacy, co-founder of young driver insurance specialist Young Marmalade, explains the concept of the business and its success in being completely web-based.

Online presence

How websites reflects a brand

Four entrepreneurs discuss how their website reflects their brand

Perfect pitch: giving a great presentation

Whether you are meeting people at events, trying to win new customers or looking for investment, pitching is an unavoidable element of modern business.

Seven surefire ways to boost sales

Supercharge your sales

These strategies will help you increase top line growth in good times and bad.

Effective websites

Two major obstacles stand in the way of making a site effective: ego (“sorry, the CEO insists that the background be lime green”), and design-by-committee (“let’s take a vote to see what colour the background should be…)

Preparing for a pitch

Preparing a pitch

A lack of preparation will kill any presentation before you even enter the room. Here's how to make sure you have everything in place to wow your audience.

Building brands online

Economist Ronan Lyons argues that the internet has broken down barriers to entry across the economy, giving individuals the chance to build their own brands.

Brand monitoring

Find out what your customers really think about you

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