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Social media is the shop window for your business

You might this is quite a curious title for a blog article but trust me, all will be revealed – and it will make sense! Let me explain. The idea of social media being the shop window for your business came out of the Facebook Live sessions I run every Friday. These...

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Make it celebration time for your business!

If you’ve been keeping an eye on my social media accounts, you’ll know it’s been something of an exciting time for Cureton Consulting recently. I was unbelievably chuffed to be shortlisted for not just not one, but two, prestigious business awards recently – and even...

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Social media… it’s not a silver bullet!

Don’t get us wrong – we love social media! After all, it’s what we live and breathe here at Cureton Consulting and we’ve built a fantastic business on it. But it’s not a ‘one size fits all’ solution when it comes to marketing. Social media should be just one aspect of...

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Let your social media slide this summer? Don’t panic!

If you read our last blog post, you’ll know it’s not a good idea to dial down your social media activities during the summer. In fact, as we saw in July, it’s actually a great time to ramp them up. However, we’re all human. And despite our best intentions, things...

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Why the ‘customer experience’ matters

My first ever Saturday job was at House of Fraser in Newcastle, so I was devastated to hear that they’re closing 31 of their 59 stores. Of course, there are multiple reasons for this, but it got me thinking about the importance of the customer experience and making...

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Did you know about our FREE mini course?

If you read our last blog article, you’ll know that we ran a free 5 day mini-course in March 2018 to give people an insight into the difference a good social media strategy can make to their business. The course was so successful that we’re planning a second one, to...

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How’s your 2018 going so far?

Time really is flying this year – we can’t believe it’s the end of March already! As the first quarter of 2018 comes to an end, it’s time to review what we’ve achieved in the last three months against the plans we put in place at the start of the year. This is...

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Could YOU win Small Business Sunday?

Last May, we were lucky enough to be picked out as one of the winners of Small Business Sunday. Created by Theo Paphitis – best known for appearing in TV’s Dragon’s Den – in October 2010, Small Business Sunday rewards small businesses that tweet him @TheoPaphitis and...

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What should your social media manager do for you?

As we’ve said before (more than once!), not all social media consultancies are created equal. As with any business type, there are people out there who know what they’re doing and genuinely want to do a great job…and then there are the cowboys. So how do you know when...

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Outsource your Social Media successfully

After a lovely extended break in Phuket and Singapore, here I am back in the office again! And whilst I’m glad to be back at work, it was great to get away and gain some perspective on life and business from the other side of the world. One thing I realised was that...

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What are your plans for social media success?

Well, here we are in 2018 already. As always, the festive season has flown by in a whirlwind of fun with family and friends, and now it’s time to get back to work. And our question to you is: Do you have a social media plan in place for the New Year? If not, don’t...

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2017 – What a year for Cureton Consulting!

As 2017 draws to a close and we look towards 2018, we’re taking a little time to reflect on what’s been happening during the year. And there’s certainly plenty to reflect on! It’s been an epic year for Cureton Consulting – We’ve launched new services and seen existing...

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Sharing our Secrets: Our Top 5 Telesales Tips

Our last two blogs talked about the importance of staying in contact with your clients and why you should always keep the personal touch. This time, we’re focusing on telesales and how to get the most from those all-important follow-up calls. ‘But it’s easy – I just...

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Social Media Coach: Planning Ahead

The modern world of social media can seem a very informal, casual place. With a mere touch of a button we can nowadays post our holiday snaps online for our friends to admire – a far quicker and more streamlined process than in the past, when we would take our camera...

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