Every business has intellectual property (IP) assets, even if they don’t realise it. And those businesses that leverage these intellectual assets from the get-go are more likely to increase their opportunities for growth and their ability to attract investment. But all too often, businesses make mistakes that lead to their intellectual property being unprotected or to other unforeseen issues arising, so, here are my top five IP pitfalls to avoid.
In the world of business, intellectual property (IP) has become an invaluable asset. Intellectual property encompasses a wide range of intangible assets which set your business apart, protect your innovations, and contribute significantly to your bottom line. But what kinds of intellectual property does your business need?
Get ready to have your email marketing world turned upside down because we're about to expose the shocking truth that's been hiding behind the scenes! Email marketing tools have been dazzling us with their CRM services, segmentation sorcery, and user-friendly templates, all while making one audacious claim: "amazing deliverability."
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Shellie’s career spans over 25 years as a marketing expert, having built and scaled lean, effective campaigns with multiple B2B technology organisations. With a passion not just for marketing itself, but how customers and people are treated within a company, we caught up with Shellie to ask about some of her top tips for those looking to kickstart their marketing journey.
In my previous role as Director of EMEA Marketing for a silicon-valley B2B SaaS company, one of my favourite parts of our marketing was involving customers in our thought leadership. The power of having the voice of our customers not only positively impacted our reputation and lead generation, but also the growth of that existing customer base who joined in on our marketing.
With the summer holidays in full swing, it is time to fill your Instagram feed with eye-catching photos to engage your followers and bring them along on your holidays. As design and visual communication play an increasingly significant role in our daily lives, it has never been easier to create captivating on-trend content for social media to keep everyone up to date on where you are and what you are up to.
The Scale-Up Institute estimates that the UK's 34,000 scaleups contribute £1.2 million in turnover and employ 3 million+ people, making these businesses incredibly important for our economy. But as a startup transitions to a scaleup, its brand and business become increasingly visible, so knowing how to behave and communicate is integral to keeping the business operating and thriving.
With fear-mongering stories appearing in the news, on almost a daily basis, you could be mistaken for thinking it’s an easy job to get your AI solutions communicated to the media. The danger is right now the media is saturated with news on artificial intelligence, both negative and positive, with the former dominating the last few weeks.
While summer 2023 hasn't officially begun, the prospect of Christmas appears distant. However, for product-based startups, the most significant time of the year for a successful festive season is just around the corner. For many startup brands, the final 6 weeks of the year account for approximately 50% of annual sales but the work to get there starts a lot earlier.
London-based global fintech, Unlimint, has announced a rebranding of its name to Unlimit, which will reflect the company’s new positioning, unify its product line, and highlight its mission to eliminate financial borders, enabling businesses to operate both locally and internationally with ease across Europe, the UK, LatAm, APAC, and Africa.
Modern-day entrepreneurs have utilised various resources such as programs, interviews, and podcasts to expand their empires. With this emergence of entrepreneurs in the influencer sphere, Business Name Generator has delved into social data to find out which entrepreneurs hold the most influence online in 2023.
With the sun shining through the window on the Skyline stage at BrightonSEO, Jon Earnshaw from Pi Datametrics delivered an intriguing and engaging talk to delegates about the future of SEO by looking at how people actually go about searching. Perhaps most poignantly pointing to 'voice' as the future.
E2E, in association with The Independent and in partnership with IWG plc as the strategic founding partner, has today announced its Female 100 list which identifies the 100 fastest-growing female-led or founded businesses in the UK through their growth rate of employees over the past three years from data gathered by Experian and Go Live Data.
SMEs play a crucial role in the economy, accounting for a significant portion of job creation and economic growth. In today's competitive market, providing outstanding customer service is essential for the success of SMEs. According to Khoros, 83% of customers agree that they feel more loyal to brands that respond and resolve their complaints.
It may seem a bit late in the day to be writing about ‘brand purpose’ – tons of inspiring thinkers, brand gurus and marketers have done that already. It’s over a decade since Simon Sinek’s inspiring golden circle diagram and David Hieatt’s Do Purpose book. Yet, what they say about having an underlying ‘why’ or ‘cause’ holds true – it’s compelling because it’s so ludicrously simple.
HVAC companies are always looking for new and innovative ways to generate leads. As a business owner, it's important to stay ahead of the competition and find new and creative ways to bring in customers. We'll discuss eight expert lead-generation tips for HVAC companies, as well as some examples of how these tips can be put into action. So whether you're just starting or you've been in business for years, read on for some valuable insight!
London’s Leading Business Club Home Grown Supports New Entrepreneurs with a Space to Connect, Learn and Find Investment
Home Grown, a private members’ club in Marylebone, London, and a global community of visionary entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders, has become a vital space for many of the new founders to connect and grow. By offering unrivalled access to market insights, industry knowledge and exclusive networking opportunities, the club provides entrepreneurial pioneers with unique resources to unlock the true value of their business potential.
Photography is one of the most important aspects of your branding and shouldn’t be underestimated. From building a positive reputation and grabbing the attention of the right audience, to getting recognised, there are so many reasons why you need to invest in photography when it comes to reinforcing your business’ brand.
, the global leader in flexible living solutions for institutional real estate, and , the leading on-demand service provider for multifamily communities, today announce a strategic partnership designed to provide US multifamily portfolios with a comprehensive and industry-defining short-term rental solution.
In this digital era businesses need to prove they are genuine. Understandably customers are initially sceptical when it comes to purchasing online or hiring someone they don’t know to deliver a service. A video is the perfect solution as it is an extremely effective way to communicate and create a sense of the physical existence of a business.
A powerful online presence can make a huge impact on the success of any business, be it a small brick-and-mortar, or an e-commerce website. This has become increasingly accurate in recent years, with changing consumer habits and a majority of people turning to the internet to shop, discover local businesses, and learn more about your company.
Marketing is a critical part for a startup in driving growth and retention, yet one of the main challenges of any startup leader is having the time and resources to spend on it. From being the HR manager, to the main salesperson, to developing and launching the actual product, startup leaders already wear many hats, so when it comes to marketing, they need a simple and doable approach.