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Why brand consistency is important: 7 tips to ensure it works

Why brand consistency is important: 7 tips to ensure it works

Over the years your business has spent time, money and effort to build a dependable and recognisable brand. But despite every effort to protect and control your brand identity, inconsistencies…

How to nail your 60 seconds

How to nail your 60 seconds

Ever attended a networking event and been put on the spot to do your 60 seconds? Yep, me too. Also known as an elevator pitch, the aim of these short…

PR for professional services firms

PR for professional services firms

As a marketer, I often get asked the question what is the difference between marketing and PR and why is it important to engage in both? Whereas marketing involves promoting…

Our 4-step guide to Public Speaking

Our 4-step guide to Public Speaking

We must all do things in life that we don’t enjoy, and I imagine public speaking is that thing for a lot of people.   If there comes a time…

Why should you have a personal marketing plan?

Why should you have a personal marketing plan?

Well, hopefully your firm has a marketing strategy or plan. This will cover what the businesses marketing objectives are but it’s at a relatively high level. In order to help…

How Accountants can get more Clients

How Accountants can get more Clients

As one of the most recession-proof industries, accountants have been able to rely on recommendations and word of mouth to gain more clients – after all, everyone needs an accountant…

5 Questions to ask yourself when setting up in business

5 Questions to ask yourself when setting up in business

Transcript of the video 5 Questions to ask yourself when setting up in business So, the team and I have decided to put together a series of video clips on things…

September Newsletter

September Newsletter

Welcome to the September edition of our newsletter! Following a cracking summer, the schools have gone back and business is pretty much back to normal, too. This month we’d like to…

networking advice

The Bournemouth Law Society Magazine – Autumn Issue

  Lara Squires was delighted to have been asked to contribute to the Bournemouth Law Society Magazine. Lara’s article focuses on the benefits of networking and gives tips on how…

Run your own networking event

Why you Should Consider Running your own Networking Event

The reasons why businesses attend networking events are varied; some want to gain new clients and increase their brand awareness, others want to create new business partnerships or are simply…

Cold calling may well be dead, but thankfully Telemarketing is thriving

Cold calling may well be dead, but thankfully Telemarketing is thriving

A guest post from Julia Haviland, Managing Director of Brittain Limited You don’t have to dig too deep into the realms of online business sites such as LinkedIn to read…

Connections Radio

Interview with Lara Squires on Connections Radio

Earlier this month Lara was interviewed by Paul Harvey from Connections Radio. She talks about Consortium Business Solutions, what we do and why the business was set up. She also…