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So the kids and the students are back to school. But where do business owners and managers go to monetise, grow and market their business?

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So the kids and the students are back to school and college. It’s where we all go to learn when we’re young. Where they learn that things are changing, developing and moving on in an ever changing world.

But where do the business owners and the managers go to learn about what they need to know to make their business better?

Where can they learn about what’s changing and working when it comes to monetising, growing and marketing your business?

Well, welcome to Your Best Kept Business Secret School for the day…

What you and your business will get from the day:

In this event, Marc Ford MBA, Your Best Kept Business Secret, will show you the ‘tricks’, processes and strategies that have made some businesses grow without effort.

So here’s Your Best Kept Business Secret School timetable for the day…

0930 Psychology (Business Psychology)

1015 Art (Marketing)

1100 Break

1115 Science (Science of Selling) with Rob Spence, MD of Paragon Sales Solutions

1200 PE (Looking After Your Most Important Asset – You) with Emma Wennington

1245 Lunch

1315 Maths (Business Finance)

1400 Social Sciences (Social Media Selling) with Chris London, MD of Chris London Online

1445 Break

1500 IT (Getting the Most From Your Website)

1545 History (The Story of Your Business)

1630 End

The event is limited to 20 businesses – Early Bird Tickets available until August 31st – Save 50%!!

PLUS for every attendee a FREE Bonuses worth £200!

About Your Organiser (and for the day, Head Teacher):

About Marc Ford, Your Best Kept Business Secret:

Marc’s background is setting him on the path to becoming one the UK’s ‘Best Kept Business Secret’s’:

Author of 6 Books and hundreds of small business blogs.

Creator of the ‘Customer Machine’, helping businesses attract their ideal customers and clients and keep them.

Presenter and writer of ‘The Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcaston iTunes

Contributor and ‘go-to expert’ on all things ‘SME’ with BBC TV, Radio, Local Radio, Channel 4 and various other news outlets.

His 20-year involvement in retail, retail management to director level as well as starting, running and selling his own successful business over a 5 year period has resulted in:

Increasing sales and profits for companies between 10-24% in less than a year.

Presenting to and training businesses such as Hitachi Capital, Seimens, The Food Standards Agency and Mercedes Benz.

Helping SME’s grow beyond their 3-year plans in 12 months and 5 years inside in 2 years.

Helping grow business from ‘low 5 figure businesses’ to ‘high 6 figure businesses’ and now ‘mid 6 figure businesses’ to ‘seven figure businesses’.

He became a business coach because he was passionate about helping business owners become the best versions of themselves and helping their businesses become the very best that they could be.

His no-nonsense, straight-to-the-point style makes him very different to people who tell you what you want to hear. It’s as-it-is.

He’s been hired by Hitachi Capital, Mercedes Benz, Seimens and The Food Standards Agency and will be working with other major brands this year that he wants to work with, making him one of the UK’s ‘Best Kept Business Secret’s’ by design.

About Your (Substitute) Tutors:

PE, (Looking after your #1 Asset, You) – Emma Wennington

Emma Wennington Nutrition and Wellbeing. Emma has worked in the health and well being industry for 7 years. Currently offering personalised nutrition, muscular therapy and natural skincare. Previously studied at the School of Natural Health Sciences and recently completing a level 6 diploma in Nutritional Therapy from the industry renowned Institute for Optimum Nutrition. Soon to be a member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine. Previously has co-written and co delivered workshops for Together Against Cancer. Elected a career change 7 years ago after 20 years in corporate Human Resources, the final 5 in Senior Management Positions. Emma is educated to a Master’s postgraduate degree level following a Ba (Hons) degree in Psychology.

Science, (The Science of Selling) – Rob Spence, MD of Paragon Selling Solutions

Rob Spence is one of Leicestershire’s most popular sales trainer, sales consultant and self confessed sales geek! As the Managing Director of Paragon Sales Solutions, he has supported hundreds of businesses and individuals with their sales processes and techniques. Rob’s two sales books, Relationship Selling and The Paragon Mindset have sold copies worldwide and his third book is well underway!

IT, (Getting the Most from Your Website) - Karl Craig-West, MD of Buzz Website

DesignAuthor of the book 'Smashing Self Employment', Karl has driven his business in web design by making sure that the business can get a real ROI from their website. It's not about it looking nice, loading quickly, or even being top of search rankings; it's a bout making the website work for you and be part of your marketing strategy.

Social Sciences, (Social Media Selling) – Chris London, MD Chris London Online

Chris’s experience’s in the last twelve months are helping him become a fantastic social media coach.

Creator of 3 online programmes, spending HIS OWN money on Social Media ads to become a six figure business in 1 year. He helps other businesses attract and sell to their ideal customers on social media platforms with startling results!

Maths, (Business Finance) - TBC

Other Stuff:


Monday 23rd September 2019, 930am-430pm


Meeting Room, The Fox Pond. Great Glen, Leicester.

Included in the price:

Lunch, tea, coffee and refreshments.

All training materials provided.

(Should you not attend the event or cancel, within 7 days of the event, there is a No-Refund Policy in place)

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