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You know the one. Great client prospect, hot project, then radio silence…. You made contact a while ago, met several times and they’ve been to two of your events. You feel sure the fit is good, they’re the right client for you, and you are the right supplier for them. You very…

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Business development

One of my clients asked me yesterday if I could help her specifically with converting cold prospects into warm leads. I’ve been working with her business for a few months around their wider marketing and new business strategy – and the question came up as we’re about to move into the tactical stage.…

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One of the first things I learnt is that businesses often start focusing on acquiring new business far too late. Don’t wait till it’s an emergency. Too late is when one client is responsible for over 50% – or even over 75% – of your total revenue, and after years of plain…

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