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Brand codes: how to make your accountancy practice distinctive

Brand codes: how to make your accountancy practice distinctive

When we ask our clients about their marketing goals and challenges, we often hear they want to differentiate from their competition.  That makes a lot of sense in a sector like accountancy. With a lot of practices providing essentially the same services, how can you...

I have done my buyer personas, what’s next?

There's no point spending time crafting personas and creating valuable insights only to take no action. You have to use them to drive your marketing campaigns. You know the type of customer you want. Now it's time to use your freshly gained knowledge and go out and...

Google Analytics: Why accountants should use it

You've got a new website with all the bells and whistles, spent weeks tirelessly working on search engine optimisation and perfecting your marketing strategy. You sit back, cross your arms and wait eagerly to reap the rewards. But what's to say any of it was even...

Redesigning a small brand part two: the big plan

Not read part one? Catch up here A rebrand isn't something you knock off on your own in an afternoon with a notebook and a packet of felt tips. It needs time, and a talented team. When we wanted to rebrand PracticeWeb in late 2018, I carved out time for members of my...

Business insights: October edition

We have been back on UK Business Forums digging through the posts from the last month to pull out conversations small businesses are having that you need to see. First, while of course we know you are friendly bunch, it seems that an initial appointment with an...

Change is good?

The new PracticeWeb.co.uk is here. It's all shiny and fresh out the wrapper. We really hope you like it. The new site is just but one piece of a larger transformation project that has been running through the core of the business for 18 months now. Why change? Well,...

Reinventing PracticeWeb

Mike Crook is our Chief Digital Officer and in the past year has taken the lead on an overhaul of PracticeWeb's proposition, positioning, products and services. PracticeWeb's editor, Ray, sat down with Mike to find out how he went about getting from a blank project...

The secret science of writing headlines

We see plenty of headlines each day. From reading Metro on the bus to work to trawling through a BBC app, we all scan headlines searching for content that's relevant to us. At their best, they grab your attention and lead you into reading the article. At their worst,...

Budget 2018 is coming, what can you expect?

Budget 2018 is just around the corner after Chancellor Philip Hammond gave less than a month’s notice that the UK’s main fiscal statement will be just two days before Halloween. Exactly five months before the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, the Chancellor may reveal...

The complete guide to websites for accountants

Everything you need to know to get the right website to help your accountancy firm meets its business and marketing goals, achieve maximum return on investment, and stand out in the accountancy marketplace.

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