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The Hidden Edge - Sound Business Advice

The Hidden Edge - Sound Business Advice

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Featuring Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge, and co presenter Nigel Davey of SME Needs. Our Sound Business Advice Podcasts are conversations with those that offer another view on the solutions to your business problems ...
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Under Cover with Tristan Webb
Disaster and contingency planning is something all business owners know they should be doing to ensure when a business tsunami is forecasted, the business can batten down the hatches to later emerge with a robust recovery plan.  COVID 19 has and is still teaching us how we should have done it. All sound Business Advice podcasts, with co-presenter Nigel Davey of SME Needs
11:01
September 1, 2020
Find your Voice with Arabella Redford
Unlock the Digital Economy!  With bricks and mortar stores closing their doors at unprecedented rates, forward-thinking brands are looking other ways to grow their retail offering online. One of the emerging opportunities is that of voice in the realm of search performance. In this podcast we explore developing eCommerce strategies that include the power of voice with Arabella Redford of Brand Dot.
10:57
August 20, 2020
Be in the Zoom with Gavin Meikle
For most of us, keeping in touch with our clients, our bosses and team members has been a steep learning curve over the last few months.  Moreover, it is likely to become more of the norm.  In this podcast, we discuss with Gavin Miekle of Inter-Activ how to overcome the negative aspects of communicating on-screen time rather than in real-time. Another podcast with co-presenter Nigel Davey of SME Needs | 07770 970557 Music: Hear the Noise – John Deley and the 41 Players
13:05
June 29, 2020
Post-Pandemic People Planning with Debbie Cohen
An audience with Debbie Cohen the MD of Streetwise HR, who shares her thoughts on the challenges we face planning our future workforce especially when furlough support finishes. Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs | 07770 970557 Music: Hear the Noise – John Deley and the 41 Players
11:20
May 4, 2020
Prospecting; the Lifeblood of Sales with Emma Friendship-Kilburn
Prospecting is the first step in the sales process, which consists of identifying potential customers. The aim of prospecting is to develop a database of likely customers and then systematically communicate.  The goal of course to converting them to raving fans. In our podcast, Emma Friendship-Kilburn explains the process and offers some significant hints and tips on how to manage the much-feared phone-call.  Another podcast from Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge and my co-host Nigel Davey of SME Needs 07770 970557 Photo by axel grollemund Music: Hear the Noise – John Deley and the 41 Players
10:24
April 28, 2020
Remote Team Leadership with John Bennett
Virtual teams have suddenly become a way of business life.  With them comes some potentially significant stresses.  John Bennett, a guide from schoolofthought.life, explains how we might best, keep in touch and, be in touch, with our teams, given that we are all working remotely, due to the enforced lockdown.   Another podcast from:  Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge                                                                   smeneeds.co.uk | thehiddenedge.co.uk                                                                        07770 970557 | 07962 626604   Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players
11:18
April 20, 2020
Memory Hook Marketing with Richard Mack
Ever consider how you use the power of using all the senses to sell whatever it is you sell?  Richard Mack from RT Promotions shares with us some great stories of how a well chosen promotional gift makes use of all the senses so that when your prospects are ready to buy, it's your name that springs to mind. Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge 07770 970557 | 07962 626604 Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players
11:52
April 6, 2020
Cyber Attacks, Tips and Hacks with Mark Saville
Don’t leave yourself wide open! Working from home can leave you exposed to dark and dastardly cyber attacks – check out my latest Podcast – an audience with Mark Saville of Data2Vault who gives some immediate tips and hacks to best keep ourselves safe. Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge 07770 970557 | 07962 626604 Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players
10:00
April 2, 2020
Clicks to Bricks with Adam King
An audience with Adam King, the co-founder of Media Lounge, an eCommerce agency and of Jolly Brolly a company that moved from bricks to clicks. If you have been considering an online venture then have a listen to these top tips.   Another podcast from:   Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge  07770 970557 | 07962 626604   Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players
10:34
March 27, 2020
Making an Impact with Sharon Davies
An audience with Sharon Davies, the new CEO of Young Enterprise UK, who explains how her “No Time Like the Future” strategy will focus on collaboration between all the stakeholders, volunteers, future employees or entrepreneurs and open up great opportunities for them.  Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge 07770 970557 | 07962 626604 Link to the Young Enterprise Volunteer Opportunities  Music: Hear the Noise – John Deley and the 41 Players
13:02
January 12, 2020
Omni-Channels ... connecting with your customers - with Steve Sullivan
An audience with Steve Sullivan from Channel Doctors, who explores how best to make the most of sophisticated technology and massive customer data to change the customer experience for the better. Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge smeneeds.co.uk | thehiddenedge.co.uk 07770 970557 | 07962 626604 Link to the FREE Channel Doctors' Monthly Compliance Newsletter from Steve Sullivan Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players 
13:35
December 7, 2019
The Trials & Tribulations of Trust with Julia Felton
An audience with Julia Felton from Business Horse Power, who discusses the Accenture Strategy's long list of adjectives that describe trust including; competence, integrity, honesty, transparency, commitment, purpose and familiarity. Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge smeneeds.co.uk | thehiddenedge.co.uk 07770 970557 | 07962 626604 Link to the FREE resources from Julia on Trust www.businesshorsepower.com/?s=Trust+resources Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players youtu.be/7pCyB43BATM
12:48
November 7, 2019
Plus Ca Change ... With Simon Phillips
An audience with Simon Phillips from the Change Maker Group ... Simon explores how we best overcome resistance to constant  change, when we feel stuck and don't know what to do for the best. Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge smeneeds.co.uk | thehiddenedge.co.uk 07770 970557 | 07962 626604 Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players youtu.be/7pCyB43BATM Productivity Entrepreneurs
10:40
September 5, 2019
LinkedIn Made Easy with Linda Parkinson-Hardman
An audience with Linda Parkinson-Hardman author of LinkedIn Made Easy and Microsoft Office 365 Engagement specialist, Linda explains why she is still a big fan of LinkedIn after all these years …  Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge  smeneeds.co.uk | thehiddenedge.co.uk  07770 970557 | 07962 626604  Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players youtu.be/7pCyB43BATM Productivity Boost - Just Add Tech by Sound Business Advice is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Show more
10:51
August 25, 2019
Productivity Boost - Just Add Tech with Jon Jenkins
An audience with Jon Jenkins from Just Add Tech ... Jon explains why productivity doesn't seem to go up when we add technology that's supposed to make life simple ...  Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge  https://smeneeds.co.uk | https://thehiddenedge.co.uk  07770 970557 | 07962 626604  Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players https://youtu.be/7pCyB43BATM
12:56
July 11, 2019
Awesome Radio Advertising with Rick Simmonds
An audience with Rick Simmonds of Wessex FM who shares with us the PR opportunities in radio broadcasting ...  Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge  smeneeds.co.uk | thehiddenedge.co.uk  07770 970557 | 07962 626604  Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players youtu.be/7pCyB43BATM
10:59
June 13, 2019
5 Star Social Proof with Chris Odell
An audience with Chris Odell from Schtore and Zon Coupons who discusses what he does to build trust in his online business models with star ratings, reviews and to encourage that all essential 'social proof'.  Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge smeneeds.co.uk | thehiddenedge.co.uk  07770 970557 | 07962 626604  Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players youtu.be/7pCyB43BATM
12:48
May 17, 2019
The Accountability Dichotomy with Debbie Cohen
An audience with Debbie Cohen from Streetwise HR ... Debbie explores the managerial need to delegate responsibilities without creating a blame and shame culture  Click her for a Good Work Plan (employment law 2020) checklist Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge  https://smeneeds.co.uk | https://thehiddenedge.co.uk  07770 970557 | 07962 626604  Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players https://youtu.be/7pCyB43BATM
12:52
April 17, 2019
Making Tax Digital with Stephanie Pettitt
An audience with Stephanie Pettitt ... Stephanie explains the what, the why, the who, the when and (more importantly) the how around the three letter acronym MTD.  Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge  https://smeneeds.co.uk | https://thehiddenedge.co.uk  07770 970557 | 07962 626604  Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players https://youtu.be/7pCyB43BATM
13:26
March 20, 2019
Financial Blind Spots with Dorothy Brown
An audience with Dorothy Brown, Insolvency Practitioner at Even Keel Financial ... Dorothy uncovers the blind spots that trip up businesses in their financial heath and wellbeing.  Another podcast from: Nigel Davey of SME Needs & Laura McHarrie at The Hidden Edge  https://smeneeds.co.uk | https://thehiddenedge.co.uk  07770 970557 | 07962 626604  Music: Hear the Noise - John Deley and the 41 Players https://youtu.be/7pCyB43BATM
13:58
March 5, 2019