Pre and post activation marketing checklists you shouldn’t ignore

Changes in the way we work as a result of the pandemic mean that more companies today can, or want to, only contact their customers online. This has made digital marketing a more powerful tool than ever before...


Finding the Perfect Pitch

Every business needs finance, and this means finding investors or shareholders who'll take a chance on your ideas. This is even more important in the charged climate of today's start-ups...


How healthy is your customer base?

The long term resilience of your business is of course intrinsically linked to the health of your customer base, the demand this will create and your ability to service this. So how do we make sure we maximise our revenue in the future?


How social media usage has changed post pandemic and what this means to your marketing.

Yes, autumn is upon us. In the most strange and unique of years, it does seem to have reached that time of year extraordinarily quickly. Most businesses I’ve been speaking to have moved on from the dugout position of mid pandemic and are now…


Do you love your customers?

We all know the importance of attracting new customers to grow our business. But if we are losing our existing customers along the way, we must find more and more new ones to stem the tide and get beyond our existing size. And that’s expensive and…


7 hot tips to make social media an essential business growth tool

How to make social media work for your business. Most business leaders know they should be using social media, however many are less clear why. …


Why it is important to think about tomorrow

During a recent discussion with a client, I was asked how could they go about more deliberately starting to grow their business? …


Sales teams, a luxury or money well spent?

It can be very expensive to build your own sales team. However, sales are the lifeblood of any business. Without a successful sales organisation and sales performance, it is very difficult for a business to hit its profit targets. …


When should I make my first marketing hire?

This is a question I’m asked most frequently by startups and SMEs. …


Learning to love ‘Sales’ – Part 2

Last time we looked at how sales can get a bad rap and some ideas to overcome ‘sales phobia’ in your teams. Here are a few more ways to help your teams learn to love sales and contribute to your sales effort.


Learning to love ‘Sales’ – Part 1

‘Sales' can get bad press. But no matter how innovative your product, or amazing your service, if you’re not selling it then you will never have a thriving business. …


Kick starting your business again

As we slowly move out of lockdown we thought it would be useful to share some ideas on kick-starting your business again.


Why putting your customer front and centre really works

What’s the secret to successfully growing a business? Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer to that question. But we have put a few thought-provoking top tips to help you in our latest blog.


Re-energising your sales pipeline

Business owners and leaders are busy people. So, managing your time is a vital ingredient to being successful and developing your business. …


How can I kick start faster growth?

Recently a client asked me how they could grow their business more quickly. They wanted to grow but weren’t sure where and how to start.  …


Pitching for Perfection

Every business needs investors or shareholders who are willing to invest. This is especially the case with the fast turnover of today's start-ups. The most common procedure for finding investors is to pitch them with your idea. This means you're…


Simple steps to help you when exporting to the EU

Towards the end of the 1st Quarter of the new trading relationship with the EU, we thought it would be helpful to address some of the key issues that have arisen.


How well do you listen to your customers?

Our customers are the lifeblood of our businesses. Yet all too often when meeting prospective new customers we can be so keen to win their business we jump in all guns blazing, eager to convey what we can offer, why they should use us and why we’re…


Maximising success in your digital marketing strategy

Lockdown has meant that many of our customers can only be reached online, meaning that digital marketing has never been more important, and potentially more powerful.  …


How Can You Become More Effective?

Our emails often cover important areas for the business such as sales or e-commerce strategies but ultimately the success of the business is down to successful implementation and in most cases, it is you who has to implement them.


How to use social media to win more customers

With 70% of SMEs saying that they believe marketing is more important than ever to communicate with customers, where do you start in shaping a marketing plan that works? *​source MTM 2020


Business Masterclasses

2020 has been a challenging year. At BHP Consulting, our team of experienced business leaders have been working hard with clients to help them through the initial crisis. 

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BHP launches innovative support service for SMEs

Leading accountancy firm BHP is launching a free and innovative support service to help SMEs drive post lockdown growth, tackle challenges and pioneer new approaches to help them get to the next level.


Maximising my sales resource.

Developing your sales department can easily be one of your biggest expenses when starting or developing a business.


Does your business have a strong elevator pitch? Tip – it’s not just for when…

There are times when a business needs investment, we see this regularly...


Have I nailed my sales process?

Sales are the life blood of any business. Without a successful sales performance, it is very difficult for a business to hit its profit targets.


Do I really understand my customer?

We are often asked, what is the secret to successfully growing your business?