Re-energise your marketing this autumn

The start of the school year is always a time for new beginnings and starting new projects. That’s why Spirus have put together a special package to help your business re-energise your marketing this autumn. Thinking about marketing doesn’t make it happen. It’s time to make a start, otherwise it will be the run up […]

COS banner at Fitzwilliam Museum by Andrew Stickland

Cambridge Open Studios has announced the 2017 dates for its month-long summer art event, which will feature an exciting range of exhibitions by 350 artists at 221 locations in the city and surrounding areas. Artists of many different kinds will open their doors to the public over the first four weekends in July. Among the […]

What makes a good website by Spirus

Website design is not just about the look of your website, it includes the chances of your website being found in a Google search, the ability to interest and convert customers and how well the site works for users. A good website is vital to your business success – in many cases a website is […]

Coaching and communications workshop by Spirus

Would you like to improve copywriting skills within your business? How many times have you needed to write a blog, newsletter, annual report, website content or press release and felt no one had the correct training within your business to create the content? Spirus can help you bring excellent communication skills in-house. If you would like […]

Spirus Marketing_How a CRM will improve your sales calls

CRM systems can turn your sales calls from so-so to memorable and meaningful. The CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management and in order to build better relationships with your customers it is well worth investing in this software. Used properly by your team, the CRM will be a brilliant tool for storing every scrap of information […]

Single Parents Wanted for Cambridge Uni Research - can you help?

Can you help with a Cambridge University survey in return for a £20 Love2shop voucher? Cambridge University wants to speak to single parents, aged 35 or under, who live with their children less than half of the time. The researchers need to speak to parents who have their child to stay with them for at least […]

Spirus Marketing celebrates 4th birthday with exciting new client

This month we celebrate our fourth birthday and share our birthday cake with an exciting new client. Launched by Tania Verdonk and Jo Riches, Spirus has gone from strength to strength over the last four years and is excited to announce it is now working with recycling and waste management company Ellgia. Joe Rudd, sales […]

Why you need a third party to carry out employee satisfaction surveys

Why conduct employee surveys? Employee surveys can help reveal the best way to retain good staff and keep morale and productivity high. But done badly they are worse than useless. In fact, most generic surveys bear no relation to your employees’ specific circumstances and will inspire nothing more than an eye roll from staff. What’s […]

Five reasons why your business needs a copywriter

Most people can write something informative about their business, but not everyone can write well. Even fewer people can write something interesting to their readers. If you don’t want customers to click away from your website or throw your direct mail in the bin, it is worth hiring a copywriter. Not only can a great […]

Social media is here to stay.

For many small businesses, it’s tempting to just ignore social media and pretend it is going to go away. A lot of people we meet at networking events – mainly those in the 45-55 age bracket – tell us they get all their business from word of mouth recommendations and therefore have no need for […]