Business Blog

Heather Baker – TopLine Communications

Heather Baker Managing Director TopLine Communications About TopLine Communications TopLine Communications is a PR, social media, video and web marketing consultancy based in London. The company specialises in working with organisations in the education, B2B technology and employment sectors. About our business expert, Heather Baker Heather Baker is founder and CEO of award-winning B2B marketing agency, TopLine Communications. The organisation works with B2B technology and education companies to help them generate leads, gain thought leadership and increase brand recognition through a combination of marketing disciplines. Heather is also the editor of two of the country’s top B2B marketing blogs, The B2B PR Blog and The B2B Guide to Social Media. She holds an MA in Psychology from th... »

Evette Orams – Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions

Evette Orams Managing Director Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions About Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions Established in 1997, Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions is the UK’s leading independent invoice finance broker with experience in sourcing bespoke funding solutions to help SMEs and corporates release working capital and ultimately improve cash flow. Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions specialise in factoring, invoice discounting, but have expertise across the commercial finance sector. About our business expert, Evette Orams Evette has an extensive and comprehensive background in the commercial finance sector. Having worked within a broad range of financial operations, Evette has built teams in operations, risk management and sales. Combining a natural personal rapport with an insightfu... »

Eric Brandenburg – Marketest

Eric Brandenburg UK Manager Marketest About Marketest Marketest is a leading online market research company for business start-ups. We primarily work for start-up entrepreneurs and companies launching a new product or service. We provide local, national and international quantitative market research using a group of more than 950,000 targeted panellists. Our cost-effective and rapid services are ideal for new business start-ups and can play a vital role in obtaining financial support for your company. About our business expert, Eric Brandenburg I’m an entrepreneur helping entrepreneurs test their target market before starting their company or launching a new product/service. With a business education and more than 3 years experience in market research and entrepreneurship in general ... »

Robert Fenn – The British Assessment Bureau

Robert Fenn Director of Marketing The British Assessment Bureau About The British Assessment Bureau The British Assessment Bureau provides certification and training to popular ISO standards, covering quality, environmental, information security and health and safety management. They also assist in bespoke projects for clients who require a business-specific solution. About our business expert, Robert Fenn With Robert being responsible for the ‘customer journey’ as Director of Marketing at The British Assessment Bureau (BAB), he is experienced in winning new business and nurturing client relationships. The company’s 99% recommendation rating and recent KEiBA customer service award inspired Robert to help other growing businesses by sharing the secrets of BAB’s succe... »

Simon Armstrong – Actinic

Simon Armstrong Marketing Manager Actinic About Actinic Actinic provides web-based ecommerce and shopping cart software solutions for start-ups and SMEs. The cloud-based ecommerce solution combines flexibility, affordability and ease of use with the functionality needed to build and manage a successful online business and is used by many thousands of companies to power their ecommerce stores. About our business expert, Simon Armstrong Simon Armstrong is marketing manager for ecommerce solution provider Actinic and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. His interest in ecommerce was sparked after helping to design and implement an online shop for a butchers’ supplier back in 2004. Previously he has worked for software and data companies including Microsoft, Collins Barth... »

Chris Barling – SellerDeck

Chris Barling Chairman SellerDeck About SellerDeck SellerDeck is one of the UK’s top suppliers of ecommerce and point of sales systems to small and medium-sized businesses. With more than 5,000 customers and 16 years’ experience, SellerDeck supplies everything your business needs to succeed online and in-store. About our business expert, Chris Barling Chris Barling is a true ecommerce industry expert. In 1996 he co-founded Actinic, one of the UK’s first and most successful ecommerce startups. Now called SellerDeck, the company rode the dot com wave, growing from a garden shed operation to floatation on the London Stock Exchange in less than four years. An enthusiastic entrepreneur and business angel, Chris has a passion for helping small businesses take advantage of new t... »

Jane Lee – Dexterity PR

Jane Lee Independent PR Consultant Dexterity About Dexterity Dexterity offers no-nonsense press relations (also called public or media relations) for smaller businesses in the B2B sector with a strong focus on IT PR (software, hardware, services). Jane Lee raises awareness of her clients in the relevant print and online media  with a pro-active mix of activities including press releases, feature tracking, press interviews, article and case study placement and product coverage. For clients the benefit of using an established, well-regarded independent PR consultant is like hiring a senior account director in a big agency, only better: they get great results without having to spend the earth. And if a client needs other services, Jane has a network of equally experienced associates incl... »

John Sollars – Stinkyink

John Sollars Managing Director, founder About is an online superstore for printer consumables based in Shropshire, providing supplies for all inkjet and laser printers at great prices. In addition to a comprehensive range of ink and toner cartridges, it provides expert advice, free delivery and a 100% product guarantee. About our business expert, John Sollars John Sollars has used the lessons learnt in the last recession of the 90s and in running his two previous businesses, to become a successful web entrepreneur. His third business is in online retail and despite a tough start in 2002 where he lost £32,000 in a credit card fraud scam, followed by a warehouse burglary, John fought back and within two years was in profit. Now he employs 14 st... »

Tom Ball – NearDesk

Tom Ball CEO and founder NearDesk About NearDesk NearDesk makes it easy for people to work productively – using a card to touch-in, touch-out and only pay for the time they use. It is used by people to work near home rather than commute or trying to be effective at home, and by companies to reduce costs whilst retaining and motivating staff. About our business expert, Tom Ball Tom is a serial entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of NearDesk. He was originally a hardware engineer before migrating to software / web development. Tom built a 25 person web development firm (CD9) and a dotcom (DomainAudit). However, 9/11 and Enron’s bankruptcy led to the collapse of the business just days before his wedding. Tom then went on to set up a communications business and spent seven years h... »

Page 32 of 32«303132