How to Successfully Kick Off a Project

So you've got your funding.  You're ready to go.  But how do you actually kick off a project successfully?  The very first thing that you need to do is be crystal clear on what the scope of the project is and also the timeframes in which you have to do it. Once, you know that the second thing you need to do is to determine who are yo...
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What’s in a Marketing Plan

No matter what industry you're in or how long you've been operating for every single one of us is in the business of selling. Whether it's our expertise, craftsmanship or product that we're selling, every interaction we make with people (whether you realise it or not) is a form of advertising.   The astute amongst us realise this and go to gre...
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Brand Strategy: How to solidify your business brand

This week we've been creating a brand strategy for a client and we thought it would be great to share with you the steps for how you can create your own brand strategy for your business. First and foremost, what is a brand strategy and what is it not..?   A brand strategy is not your logo or the colours that you use on your website. They ...
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Simple Ways To Boost SEO

In this weeks Next LVL Business Tip we are looking into Search Engine Optimization (SEO). These are the tactics that you employ on your website to help you land in that elusive spot on page one on Google.  Not only just on page one, but you should actually be striving to land in spots, one to five, of page one. Search results that land in spot...
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Email Etiquette

Today's tip is all about email etiquette. So when should you send an email versus picking up the phone, having a meeting or meeting someone face-to-face?  Email is an excellent communication medium, if you need to send something very important in writing. For example, you may have a great idea you want to tell your boss about, or you're sendin...
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How To Check The Health Of Your Business

Today's Next LVL tip is all around how you can check the health of your business. It's now February which means we're roughly six weeks or two thirds into quarter one of 2021,  or have to have FYI 21, if you use financial year calendar. By this point the holidays are behind us, we've got our new starters, onboarded. We should really know our s...
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How to Communicate Change

  Today's Next LVL Business Tip is all about how to communicate change to your employees or to your customers. We've had a lot of people ask us about the most effective ways to implement change and change management in organisations. There's a lot of change happening and change is complex and change is constant. So if you can at least put the ...
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How To Set Your Project Up For Success

So you've been handed a project and initiative, a really important piece of work for your company. You might be sitting there going, Okay, now what do I do? There are four things that you should do pretty much straight away, which will set you up for success.  #1 Define Project Scope The first thing that you should do is define the scope of th...
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Business Health Check - #4 Sales & Marketing

  Welcome to part four of our Next LVL Business Tip on how to do your own business health check. Today we're going to talk all about sales and marketing! In our Business Health Check part 3 we talked about the customer experience but of course you can't deliver a brilliant customer experience   if you don't have any customers. S...
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How to optimise your time in lockdown

  These snap lockdowns they're widespread at the moment and they really shaking up the status quo. But when the status quo is shaken up is actually a fantastic time for innovation and growth in your business. So here are my top tips for how you can optimize your time while you are in lockdown: 1. Take some time to check in with your staff and ...
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