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How levels of ‘trust and rapport’ with people can affect your sales success

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

People will buy from you when there is trust and rapport and you can genuinely help them. If there is no trust and rapport it is less likely that someone would want you to help them. There may be

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Ask yourself the right questions and get the answers you need

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

I have always believed that you do actually have the capacity to find your own answers to problems and challenges if you get in the habit of asking yourself the right questions.

Our mentoring methodology is based

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Add value to your business - communicate your values

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

 

 

 

Do you know what your business values are?

Are they being expressed fully in your business?

Your values are the things that are really important to you that underpin the way you and your team behave in your

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5 Secrets to getting to 'Yes' more Often

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

Getting a ‘yes’ in your business life is important to all of us. Doesn’t it feel great when someone says ‘yes’ to a tender or a proposal? ‘Yes’ to working with you as an alliance, or referral partner.  ‘Yes’ I want

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3 Keys to getting a return on your sales and marketing effort

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

If you are wondering why some of your sales and marketing activities are not bringing you the return you aspire to then may be you are missing one or more of the three keys. Think – Action – Results 

Think 

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How to structure an article for a magazine or online resource

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

If you are writing information article for a magazine this structure will help you to put your thoughts together in a logical manner and create an article that will have value, be of interest to readers and

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How to Get Yourself Organised to Get More Customers

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

If you want your sales and marketing to work for you and help you to generate the right leads and motivate the right customers to buy from you, you need to get organised first.

If what you are doing isn’t working you need

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How 'focus and clarity' can give you more power

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

I have heard so many of our mentoring clients say that have so much more confidence in their business offering since becoming completely clear about what they are selling, why they are selling it and its true value to their

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Testimonials boost business – here’s how to get them and use them

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

Here are some quick tips...

  • Request short natural quotes from your clients that express the value they have experienced. It is much easier to get these than wait for them to write you a letter of
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Great newsletter ideas

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

If you are considering creating a monthly e-newsletter you need to make sure that whatever you are sending out is useful valuable information for the recipients. Here is a list of different ideas for a variety of businesses. The key is to keep it

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How to Get Yourself Organised to Get More Customers

By Jackie Jarvis of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire - Specialising in small business sales and marketing mentoring

 

If you want your sales and marketing to work for you and help you to generate the right leads and motivate the right customers to buy from you, you need to get organised first.

If what you are doing isn’t working you

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My Epic 500K Charity Bike Challenge Vietnam to Cambodia November 2012

Jackie Jarvis Sales & Marketing Expert based in Oxfordshire shares her experiences with you.

 

Ho Chi Minh City to the Temples of Angkor Wat


If you have ever considered undertaking a challenge like this you really should just go for it! It had all the elements that make something a very powerful experience and one that I

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What is really getting in the way of you selling your service or product as well as you could be?

Jackie Jarvis Sales Expert and Director of Heart Of Business based in Oxfordshire

I have been working with small business owners for the last 10 years and I have felt their inner frustration when they don’t seem to be able to get the flow of clients and customers that they want and feel deep down

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How to structure your 90 second elevator pitch so it makes an impact

Jackie Jarvis sales and marketing specialist based in Oxford shares her structure for making sure that whenever you need to speak about your business in a short space of time you get a positive reaction

 

The structure


Get attention

•          Ask an appropriate attention grabbing question or questions

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How Testimonials From The Heart Help You Connect

Jackie Jarvis business mentor based in Oxfordshire shares a great testimonial she received from one of her valued clients Simon Newton of Darke & Taylor an established Electrical Engineering Company.


Jackie has been business mentoring the three directors of the business Simon, Paul and Graham at Darke & Taylor for the last 3 years. It all started

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Are You Ever Too Old and Experienced to Benefit from a Mentor?

Jackie Jarvis Business Mentor based in Oxfordshire shares comments from one of her most valued clients Francis Ball a non executive director with over 40 years experience in business.


A testimonial from the heart that is very much appreciated 

Thank you Francis

In his own words ….

I am a portfolio investor and non-exec director,

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From Corporate Job to Successful Start Up in Less than a Year

Jackie Jarvis Sales and Marketing specialist business mentor based in Oxfordshire shares the story of one of her clients who went from leaving her corporate role, starting up on her own, to exceeding her corporate salary in less than a year


A testimonial ‘from the heart’ from Mandy Brearly of MB HR Support Ltd that is very much

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How you can get leads from the right referral partners

Jackie Jarvis sales and marketing expert based in Oxfordshire explains what you need to do to get a flow of leads from your best referral relationships.

I am currently working with a number of business owners in a mentoring capacity and have been helping many to practically implement one of the best tactical strategies for generating a good

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Business insights inspired by The B4 428 mile cycle challenge

Jackie Jarvis business mentor based in Oxfordshire talks about her experience taking part in the B4 Charity cycle challenge Edinburgh to Oxford and gives you her business insights inspired by this journey.


I took on this challenge because I wanted to see if I could actually do it. I was the only woman crazy enough to join the team of

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The Impact of a Testimonial from the Heart

Jackie Jarvis business coach based in Oxfordshire shares a recent testimonial she received from one of her very happy clients Anne Marie from ‘Nobull’ social media experts based in Buckinghamshire.


Testimonials mean so much more when they are spontaneous and real. I really appreciate these words and working with Nobull has been a great pleasure.

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