5 ways to grow an email database

There are many options now when it comes to marketing your business and often a new business will experiment with several before deciding which ones work and focusing on these.  A more established business will ideally be reviewing their options on an ongoing basis...

Content ideas for social media

One of the most effective means to generate traffic to your website is to create content and for most businesses the most cost effective and least technical means is to start with a blog or news section on your website. Usually when I suggest this people worry about...

Does Your Website Need An Update?

Frequently amongst small businesses we find that unless there’s an element of online sales that the website isn’t a top priority in terms of maintenance or expenditure.  Often it’s simply there for those who want contact information or so that the...

Summer Training At The Marketing Shop

At The Marketing Shop we know for a lot of small business owners that the summer months are frequently a little quieter and are therefore the ideal time to up-skill, re-develop the website, put together a marketing campaign or quite simply boost your presence online....