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Free Guildance and Advice for Startup Businesses

If you’re a budding entrepreneur, brimming with innovative ideas and a burning desire to turn your dreams into reality, you’re probably looking for some help and advice, but knowing where to start or whom to ask can be overwhelming.

The good news is I’m here to extend a helping hand, free of charge, to aspiring business owners like you.

Why do I want to help? Simple – I’ve been there!

With over 25 years of firsthand experience as a marketing business owner, I know what it takes to navigate starting, developing and building a business. It’s tough being an entrepreneur, and I understand the challenges and triumphs, the sleepless nights and jubilant milestones.

Start-up businesses are the heartbeat of any economy. In the UK, small businesses account for 99% of all businesses. Yes, 99%, so your new business will be the seedling that becomes a mighty oak, driving innovation, creating jobs, and fueling economic growth.

In this fast-paced, ever-changing world, start-ups bring fresh perspectives, disruptive technologies, and groundbreaking solutions to longstanding problems. They breathe life into the market, fostering competition and diversity. They are a testament to the human spirit of resilience, ambition, and courage to carve one’s path against all odds.

Who wouldn’t want to be part of that?

I firmly believe that start-up entrepreneurs are change-makers, but I also understand that the journey is not easy. As you embark on this thrilling adventure, questions will constantly occupy your mind – How do I craft a compelling business plan? How do I identify my target audience? What marketing strategies can I employ on a shoestring budget? How can I effectively utilise digital platforms? The list is endless, and it’s completely normal to feel apprehensive about seeking help, fearing hidden agendas or hefty fees.

My goal is to provide a genuine, no-strings-attached helping hand to empower you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to build your business. I will share my expertise openly and transparently with any startup entrepreneur, with no expectation of payment or commitment from your end.

Here’s how I can help:

  • Personalised Guidance: I’ll take the time to understand your unique business idea, goals, and challenges.
  • Marketing Strategies: Marketing is the lifeblood of any business, and whilst I can’t create a personalised marketing or business strategy for you, I’ll share my knowledge of marketing techniques that suit your budget and align with your brand’s identity, helping you stand out from the crowd.
  • Branding and Positioning: Building a strong brand is essential for long-term success. I’ll help you understand why crafting a compelling brand image and market positioning is crucial to your business.
  • Digital Presence: A robust online presence is crucial. I’ll explain the importance of social media, SEO, and content marketing to expand your reach and attract customers.
  • Networking and Collaboration: If I can connect you with a network of like-minded entrepreneurs, potential partners, and industry experts who can further support your journey and help with your specific business idea, I will.
  • Mindset and Motivation: Entrepreneurship can be tough, and it’s easy to feel disheartened sometimes. I can help you stay motivated and clear about your goals to keep you pushing forward.

I have no wish to take control of your business or make decisions for you. Instead, I aim to equip you with the tools and knowledge to make informed choices, nurture your ideas, and embrace your entrepreneurial spirit confidently.

Clive Wilson
Founder and Managing Director. The Marketing Alliance

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If you’re not already familiar with Start Your Own Business (SYOB), their website is packed with useful information and guides for new businesses. You can also download their free Start-up Pack:

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