13 02, 2019

It’s so easy to fall in love with great networking!

By |February 13th, 2019|Business, Networking, Referral|0 Comments

LOVE is in the air. Love is all around us. And why shouldn’t it be. It’s Valentine’s Day, and love will be the focus for many people throughout the day. Romance lives on around the world, and long may it do so. Here at BforB we love our partners, those of us in a relationship; [...]

7 02, 2019

So, you run a business and network regularly?

By |February 7th, 2019|Business, Networking|0 Comments

So, you run a business and network regularly? You’re a busy networker on behalf of the company you work for? Or maybe you are looking for a fresh challenge, and prepared to make a small investment to go with it?

12 11, 2018

Marketing Tips – what will work for your business?

By |November 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

This week we are delighted to share some valuable Marketing tips from Steve Swift, BforB director across Warrington, Halton, Liverpool City, Chester, North Wales and Cheshire West. Steve has a wealth of experience in business. Steve is a consultant that helps business owners to implement systems, strategies and automation into their businesses so that they can [...]

18 05, 2018

Winning more referrals with GDPR

By |May 18th, 2018|bet and betting tips to win, Business, Legal Compliances, Referral|0 Comments

‘In every adversity, lies the seed of equal or greater opportunity. – Napoleon Hill’ The impending GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) legislation comes into force across Europe this week. How will it affect your ability to market your business and how can you use it to achieve more referrals? The primary focus for many is staying connected in line with the relevant permissions.  Across the UK, businesses are desperately emailing their contacts seeking opt in approval before the hammer falls on the 25th May. […]

26 02, 2018

GDPR Seven Steps to Start Your Preparations

By |February 26th, 2018|Group news, Legal Compliances, News|0 Comments

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just around the corner, and by May 2018 your business will have had to make changes to the way you acquire, manage, share and delete data. It replaces the 1995 Data Protection directive and the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) will be responsible for enforcing the legislation. […]

13 02, 2017

BforB member Pam Allen talks ‘Business Lessons’

By |February 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

One of the things that always shines through at BforB is the willingness of our members to share business experiences and tips. In every BforB meeting it's evident that members want success for themselves, and more importantly each other.  When we sat down with Pam Allen recently - a long time BforB member  at the ladies Staffordshire group - she [...]

5 01, 2017

Interview with Mark Ferguson – BforB Regional Director

By |January 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Mark Ferguson is the Regional Director of Liverpool, Warrington, Leigh, Wigan and St Helens. Mark has been a member of BforB for 7 years. In his own words he tried lots of other groups but when he walked into the Leigh BforB he felt at home and joined immediately. Recently Mark took over the role [...]

15 11, 2016

BforB help facilitate alliances / Charity

By |November 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Working at a charity, raising money and asking businesses to support you, can be tough in a time of economic uncertainty where there are real financial pressures on business. Stuart Chell, Head of Fundraising at The Message Trust approached Rebecca Stevens of Work Brighter for help – having both met as members of the Stockport [...]

26 09, 2016

How to be Confident in Business…

By |September 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

There will be certain situations that you struggle with confidence with in your business.  Firstly it about recognising what they are.  Once you have this awareness you can look at how you can deal with this and hopefully some of my strategies and techniques will help you to overcome these. Confidence is not something you have or don’t have; its something that you do or don’t do.  This will help to take your self-awareness to the next level as you can now identify what it is that you do or don’t do and how this affects your confidence.  Confidence to me is like an emotion it is a feeling that you have.  It is about learning to combat this feeling.  They say if you want to be something then to need to act that you are until it becomes second nature.  If you get butterflies in your stomach when you are doing your 60 seconds put yourself in a role and act differently so you speak and look confident the butterflies will eventually disappear. […]

9 09, 2016

Len Foster BforB Regional Director is asking …. “So, What Do You Do”?

By |September 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

  Recently I met with a lady who was present when I gave a live training session on referral marketing. She approached me after the training and asked for a one to one meeting. When we sat down I asked her what I call my big question which is “what’s your biggest challenge in your business at this time?” She said finding an identity for the services she provided was a very big challenge. She provided business owners with business reviews and recommendations to streamline their business. Infographic business reports that allow decisions to be made on real time data rather than guess work. Bespoke Excel tools and databases, outsourced admin services and branded business documentation. […]