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4 Steps to Attract the Right Customer to Your Business

by Chinny Ogbuagu | January 28, 2014 | No Comments

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January 28, 2014 Many business owners say they want to look “big” when what they really want to do is look like an important and valuable resource – one that potential customers will pay attention to. So, the key is not to necessarily look like the biggest company – but to make your business count […]


3 Things You Probably Don’t Know about Franking Machines

by Steven Tyrrell | January 27, 2014 | No Comments

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If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve probably come across our ‘Quite Frankly’ posts on how a franking machine can help you save time, money, become more efficient and promote your business. But there are three more interesting reasons why a franking machine is a great investment to your business: 1. Improved Database […]


5 Inexpensive Tools Your Home Office Absolutely Needs

by Chinny Ogbuagu | January 24, 2014 | No Comments


Chances are you didn’t have to get up at the crack of dawn this morning, shower and square your shoulders to brave the treacherous morning commute. Instead you got up, showered, made a warm cup of coffee and walked over to your home office. With the increasing availability of computers and high-speed internet access, more […]


A Practical Guide to Target Your Ideal Customer

by Chinny Ogbuagu | January 20, 2014 | No Comments


Whether you’re a new startup or an up and running enterprise, it’s very important that you understand who will be using your product or service and what their habits are. While it may be tempting to market a product towards a broad and diverse audience, this is often a futile practice that wastes time and […]


January PB Advocate Q&A – Why do I frank

by Bethan Flintoff | January 17, 2014 | No Comments


January 17, 2014  Welcome to our first PB Advocate post – a monthly Q&A session featuring with one of our fantastic Pitney Bowes customers. Small businesses in different sectors, sharing insights on how our Pitney Bowes franking machines have helped them to work towards achieving their business goals. Meet our first PB Advocate, Carly Hillier […]


New Year, New You, New Marketing Mondays Weekly Series

by Chinny Ogbuagu | January 14, 2014 | No Comments

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January 14, 2014 You’re a small business owner, you have the greatest business idea of all time, you haven’t got much of a budget but you’ve got a lot of passion. So where do you start? What channels do you need to use? How do you make sure your target audience come rushing to purchase […]


How can a franking machine get my business noticed?

by Chinny Ogbuagu | January 10, 2014 | No Comments

What is franking

January 10, 2014 A franking machine can help you build your brand, present a professional image and get your business noticed by both to your customers and potential customers. You can use your franking machine to easily print quality graphics and promotional messages on your envelope, which is a powerful, cost effective way to promote […]


Man vs Machine or Simply a Question of Efficiency?

by Paul Knowles | January 9, 2014 | No Comments

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January 09, 2014 It’s no secret our workplace has been evolving rapidly in the last 15 years or so. How we work, communicate and interact with each other is primarily shaped by technology to make our lives easier. But time and time again, the question pops up of whether businesses need to invest in technology […]


How can a franking machine save my business money?

by Steven Tyrrell | January 3, 2014 | No Comments

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January 3, 2014 So you’re thinking of getting a franking machine for your business, you can see how it can save you time and make your business more efficient, but you’re not entirely sure how it can save your business money. Well, whether your business sends twenty letters a day or several hundred letters a […]


How the Evolution of Marketing can help Your Small Business

by Steven Tyrrell | January 2, 2014 | No Comments


January 2, 2014 In a lot of ways, Marketing is as old as civilization itself. From Ancient Greece to the modern day, culture has based its trading and selling upon communication in order to move products faster than the man next to him. Much like Darwin’s “survival of the fittest” – or from a marketing […]