Small Business Loyal Customers: Some Thoughts

Some say that loyalty is a dying attribute. Arguably consumers are looking for the better deal than stay loyal to one company. However, loyal customers to your small business are very important and building up that loyalty is an important process: encouraging first-time customers to return and building on that customer base has the potential […]

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Get Out of the Ghetto

Some of the tragedies that have plagued the planet since recorded history is the ‘clique’. Ok, so that may be the understatement of the century but division is a universal problem because our nature is to be as comfortable as possible and that means being with people who are like-minded and similar to us. Whether […]

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The Name’s Referral, Network Referral

Referrals are great. They just are. Business from an associate met at any networking event can lead to many great relationships and more business for you. But what if getting referrals from others in your network feels like a constant battle and is always a struggle? You might feel like you’re doing all the right […]

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For How Long Should One Network a Week?

Networking is a passion of the Newton Abbot Chamber of Commerce, just see our events page to see all the opportunities that we’ve got for you to meet like-minded business and to develop those all-important relationships. The real question is that how long should you spend networking a week? Maybe, in some respects, we should […]

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Getting Linked In with LinkedIn

Most of you are probably aware of the social networking site LinkedIn, a fantastic platform to connect with people of all sorts of businesses, locally (and not-so locally), to follow the influential and the successful, to learn, absorb and further your own business. It also works well as a first port of call as an […]

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