How to use Facebook for business

How to use Facebook for business Dave Menzies Using Facebook for business is more like digital networking than advertising as the many members of a group called The Facebook Jail have discovered. I found this group recently and a look at some of the comments from those sentenced made it clear that many of the…

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Ideas for improving productivity

Ideas for improving productivity Dave Menzies I was asking myself how to improve productivity today and wanted to share some thoughts. To be honest I was having one of those days where I just couldn’t be bothered and I was trying to convince myself that If I just got on with it I’d just be…

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Effective advertising with email

Effective advertising with email  Dave Menzies Effective advertising with email starts with the subject line. In my video below I have a look at my own inbox and give a short summary of the good and the bad. As with all effective advertising we need to get the right message to the right people –…

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Stepping out of your comfort Zone Dave Menzies Stepping out of your comfort zone is one of the best ways to enhance your personal and business life. We all get comfortable too easily and settle for what we have – it’s OK after all – not TOO bad as we say in Scotland a lot.…

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Digital Marketing Training with James and Kerry

Digital marketing training Dave Menzies Yesterday I spent a day with my colleagues and friends James and Kerry. We were having a bit of a brainstorm or masterminding session and made a couple of videos to use in our digital marketing training businesses. One of these is below. I wanted to include this here because…

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The Affiliate Business – A Blind Man’s View

The affiliate business where you sell other people’s products attracts some misconceptions. The story below was part of a blog post by one of the SFM community members recently and sheds some light on this. I’ve “nicked” part of it and repurposed it so to speak! For my post the elephant story below highlights the…

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Good Sales And Marketing Strategies

Sales and marketing strategies, or rather the ones you choose, are probably subject to change. They are a bit of science and need to be tested on an ongoing basis to see which ones work and which don’t. The  strategies you choose whether offline or online should adhere to the basic principal of – people…

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An Essential Reading List For Entrepreneurs

Here is my essential reading list for entrepreneurs. The recommended books in this post are amongst the most popular self-improvement books of all time and should really form part of your entrepreneurial library. To slightly amend an old saying – You are what you read (see what I’ve done there?) Some recommended books for your…

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How I Decide What To Promote With My Online Marketing Business

How I decide what to promote with my online marketing business Your level of decisiveness in an online marketing business is going to an ongoing learning curve as it is with anything in life. You need to make decisions and stand by them. It’s usually the case with successful people that they decide quickly and…

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The advantage of the small office home office

The advantage of the small office home office One reason for the huge rise in creation of the small office home office business became very clear to me today. After a couple of weeks of problems with my Internet connection the last straw came yesterday when suddenly my Ipad refused to connect. Time for a…

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