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“What does B2B Tech Sales need from Marketing in 2020?”

London 16 October, 2019:  techUKChampion Communications  and  Pure Potential  have partnered to launch a study investigating the ways in which marketing can be of greater value to sales and business development in business-to-business technology companies. The first part of this research is a survey of business development executives, to develop a greater understanding of what sales teams really need from marketing to enable them to complete their jobs more effectively. This will be

“How to make your website win you more customers”

I came home to this message from one of the attendees this morning: “Brilliant morning this morning, Neville, one of the best sessions I’ve been to recently.” Teresa Ward  Marketing Director at Plus4Group Ltd. Wasn’t that nice? This was a Breakfast Briefing organised by Enterprise M3 Growth Hub for Guildford Business, with two sessions explaining how anyone can attract more business through their websites without spending a fortune. The first session, which I presented,

Careers Lecture, Portsmouth University Business School

This week I was invited back to deliver my “How to chose the right job: an insider’s guide” for the fourth time to final year students at Portsmouth University Business School. Once again, the room was packed to capacity with some very attentive students, all very keen to get some tips on how to stand out from all the other graduates with degrees and land that dream job. Part of

How to attract customers the easy way! Free marketing workshop.

Members of the Go New Forest business community were invited to a free marketing workshop to explore ways of attracting more customers to their New Forest businesses. The workshop was led by Neville Merritt of Ascent Learning and held at the Balmer Lawn Hotel, a GNF member. The audience included a wide range of providers of attractions, activities and accommodation. This workshop was the first of many being planned by

Institute of Directors Panel

On 1st February, IoD Hampshire & IoW launched the NEW Directors Breakfast Panel – How Can IoD the  Help Your Business Grow? This extended version introduced a panel of experts available for Q&A on topics all relating to the IoD 2019 focus on Business Growth. Speakers: 1. Nicky Rudd MCIPR FCIM: opening the debate on marketing and media awareness. 2. Neville Merritt: leading the cause on sales, and the overlap and

Employer brand seminar

Your Employer Brand…what Recruiting can learn from Marketing!

Neville shared his marketing experience at the free seminar on the Employer Brand and Recruiting organised by Enterprise M3 Growth Hub and Runnymede Business Partnership on 29th November. The theme covered the challenges of recruiting in a very competitive job market. Neville spoke about the classic marketing tactics that can be borrowed and used to help “sell” a job role and make it more attractive. Barney Ely, director at Hays Recruitment showed