Men in Conversation

Let’s talk – how conversation is the most powerful marketing tool

April 14, 2020 by Alison Page 0 Comments

Are you missing out on a simple way to get your business in front of the right people? Conversation Marketing Elvis wanted ‘A Little Less Conversation’, but if you’re in business – and especially in marketing – what you need is MORE conversation! Conversation and engaging with people are both vital if you want your […]

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Surviving Now and Planning for the Future

March 25, 2020 by Alison Page 0 Comments

Your business may have been hit hard already by the Coronavirus crisis, but spending time investing in your business now will mean you are ready when things begin to get back to normal. A positive mental attitude is as important in business as it is in life… Plan now for the new normal Many businesses […]

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Did someone say CRISIS

March 16, 2020 by Alison Page 0 Comments

What would you say to customers and clients if you had to close your office or shop because of the Coronavirus crisis, or if it delays deliveries or services? This is not a time for panic, but does highlight the importance of having either a crisis or risk and reputation management plan in place… Revisit […]

Ten Top Tips… for effective Marketing

February 18, 2020 by Alison Page 0 Comments

Make this the year that your business really makes the most of any marketing opportunities. Whatever your budget, follow these simple steps to optimise your marketing strategies… Simple steps to ensure marketing ROI Regardless of what you spend on budgeting, and whether you have a team responsible for this part of your business, or the […]

Making it clear – buyer enablement content

January 21, 2020 by Alison Page 0 Comments

It may sound complicated, but buyer enablement content just means ensuring your content gives your customers and prospects the information they need to make the best decision… Help your clients make the right decision One of the marketing watchwords for this year is buyer enablement. What it means, in non-marketing speak, is giving your existing […]

Christmas Cards and Posting Dates 2019

December 5, 2019 by Alison Page 0 Comments

Handwritten Christmas cards sent to your clients can be a really nice touch – especially at a time when we’re bombarded with 24/7 email communications – to show that you value them. Perhaps you could thank your clients for their business and thank your suppliers for their support. Sending a handwritten card can really reinforce […]

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Check your relationship status: why relationship marketing is important

November 21, 2019 by Alison Page 0 Comments

The long-term goals of relationship marketing are just as important as the instant gratification of customer acquisition. Find out more… Relationship Marketing – what is it? This is where a business focuses on long-term issues such as customer loyalty and keeping customer engagement going for longer than just that quick sale. The idea is that […]

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APM’s 10-Year Journey

October 14, 2019 by Alison Page 0 Comments

We have recently celebrated APM’s 10-year anniversary and it’s been quite a journey, so I decided to take a quick look back at what’s happened over that time! How it all started My background was in the motor industry, with time spent at Volvo Head Office – then in Marlow – and then many years […]

APM Living Magazines Autumn 2019 Covers

Publishing a Magazine – a year in retrospect

September 19, 2019 by Alison Page 0 Comments

You may remember that APM (Alison Page Marketing) purchased the Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazine titles from Sandra Boothroyd-Todd in March 2018. Sandra founded them in 2001, so they were already very well established and respected by both readers and advertisers alike. Over the past year, you might have noticed a number of changes with […]

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It’s all about the journey – customer journey management

August 23, 2019 by Alison Page 0 Comments

Marketing has evolved with technology – now, managing and optimising your customers’ experience is a vital part of the business… Times have moved on – and so has the role of marketing within a business. In the past, your marketing might have been carried out by someone skilled in communications, getting the message out there […]