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How can businesses manage remote working?

How can businesses manage remote working?

Added 22/02/24 - 4 min read

Growth Series Live On-Demand: The Economy and Mortgage Market

Growth Series Live On-Demand: The Economy and Mortgage Market

Added 13/02/24 - 1 min read

The Changing Motivations of Clients

The Changing Motivations of Clients

Added 08/02/24 - 3 min read

Attracting and training new or young advisors

Attracting and training new or young advisors

Added 01/02/24 - 3 min read

Marketing messages for 2024

Marketing messages for 2024

Added 29/01/24 - 3 min read

A Broker's Guide to AI

A Broker's Guide to AI

Added 25/01/24 - 1 min read

How mortgage brokers can use AI with social media

How mortgage brokers can use AI with social media

Added 15/01/24 - 2 min read

What content should I publish on my website?

What content should I publish on my website?

Added 04/01/24 - 3 min read

What will 2024 bring for the mortgage market?

What will 2024 bring for the mortgage market?

Added 14/12/23 - 14 min read

Economics 101: Autumn Statement – The Fiscal High Wire

Economics 101: Autumn Statement – The Fiscal High Wire

Added 30/11/23 - 4 min read

Valuable marketing metrics for brokers

Valuable marketing metrics for brokers

Added 16/11/23 - 3 min read

Why brokers should be hosting webinars

Why brokers should be hosting webinars

Added 16/11/23 - 3 min read

How to generate leads through email marketing

How to generate leads through email marketing

Added 16/11/23 - 3 min read

How to encourage happy clients to leave positive feedback

How to encourage happy clients to leave positive feedback

Added 09/11/23 - 3 min read

How to get employees to buy into your business plan

How to get employees to buy into your business plan

Added 06/11/23 - 3 min read

How audiograms can help you attract clients

How audiograms can help you attract clients

Added 26/10/23 - 3 min read

How to safeguard your brand

How to safeguard your brand

Added 23/10/23 - 2 min read

Growth Series Live On-Demand: How Mortgage Products are Funded

Growth Series Live On-Demand: How Mortgage Products are Funded

Added 19/10/23 - 1 min read

The best AI tools for mortgage brokers

The best AI tools for mortgage brokers

Added 28/09/23 - 3 min read

Why you need a business plan

Why you need a business plan

Added 18/09/23 - 1 min read

Unconscious Bias - Why it Matters

Unconscious Bias - Why it Matters

Added 14/09/23 - 9 min read

The Value of Knowledge and Advice

The Value of Knowledge and Advice

Added 04/09/23 - 1 min read

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Checklist

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Checklist

Added 01/09/23 - 7 min read

Changing times - How brokers can engage with clients and create opportunities

Changing times - How brokers can engage with clients and create opportunities

Added 24/08/23 - 2 min read

Brokers Resisting Tech Investment, Despite Recognising Benefits

Brokers Resisting Tech Investment, Despite Recognising Benefits

Added 24/08/23 - 2 min read

Free Customer Experience tools you should be using

Free Customer Experience tools you should be using

Added 24/08/23 - 3 min read

How To Design A Customer Satisfaction Survey

How To Design A Customer Satisfaction Survey

Added 24/08/23 - 2 min read

How to target people who've not used a broker before

How to target people who've not used a broker before

Added 10/08/23 - 4 min read

Six traits of successful mortgage brokers

Six traits of successful mortgage brokers

Added 07/08/23 - 4 min read

What is a customer persona?

What is a customer persona?

Added 27/07/23 - 2 min read

How to build the company culture you want

How to build the company culture you want

Added 20/07/23 - 3 min read

Attract BTL clients by answering their questions

Attract BTL clients by answering their questions

Added 17/07/23 - 3 min read

Glossary of Marketing Terms

Glossary of Marketing Terms

Added 17/07/23 - 5 min read

Economic volatility - crisis or opportunity?

Economic volatility - crisis or opportunity?

Added 05/07/23 - 8 min read

Using ChatGPT - Hints and Prompts For Mortgage Brokers

Using ChatGPT - Hints and Prompts For Mortgage Brokers

Added 29/06/23 - 4 min read

The State Of Play In The Mortgage Market Pt2

The State Of Play In The Mortgage Market Pt2

Added 22/06/23 - 1 min read

How Brokers Can Increase Customer Retention

How Brokers Can Increase Customer Retention

Added 18/06/23 - 1 min read

Growth Series Live: Making The Customer Experience Frictionless

Growth Series Live: Making The Customer Experience Frictionless

Added 15/06/23 - 1 min read

Sense Check your business To Drive Success

Sense Check your business To Drive Success

Added 08/06/23 - 1 min read

Why you should encourage clients to be open about their finances

Why you should encourage clients to be open about their finances

Added 05/06/23 - 3 min read

Why it’s important to review your business continuity plan

Why it’s important to review your business continuity plan

Added 25/05/23 - 2 min read

Understanding the new BTL tax changes

Understanding the new BTL tax changes

Added 22/05/23 - 1 min read

Advising through uncertainty

Advising through uncertainty

Added 22/05/23 - 3 min read

How do you carry out competitor research?

How do you carry out competitor research?

Added 18/05/23 - 3 min read

7 ways brokers can generate more leads

7 ways brokers can generate more leads

Added 16/05/23 - 1 min read

How To Make The Most Of LinkedIn - A Guide For Mortgage Brokers

How To Make The Most Of LinkedIn - A Guide For Mortgage Brokers

Added 15/05/23 - 1 min read

Hiring an Administrator: Key skills checklist

Hiring an Administrator: Key skills checklist

Added 04/05/23 - 1 min read

Key Performance metrics to measure for success

Key Performance metrics to measure for success

Added 20/04/23 - 3 min read

How A Neurodiverse Workforce Can Boost Your Business

How A Neurodiverse Workforce Can Boost Your Business

Added 17/04/23 - 2 min read

Should buyers hold out for better market conditions?

Should buyers hold out for better market conditions?

Added 06/04/23 - 3 min read

Economics 101: The One Thing That’s Certain? Uncertainty.

Economics 101: The One Thing That’s Certain? Uncertainty.

Added 23/03/23 - 5 min read

4 ways to generate more business for your brokerage

4 ways to generate more business for your brokerage

Added 20/03/23 - 3 min read

What every great broker does every day

What every great broker does every day

Added 20/03/23 - 2 min read

How mortgage brokers can convert more enquiries

How mortgage brokers can convert more enquiries

Added 20/03/23 - 3 min read

Get Your Business Future Ready

Get Your Business Future Ready

Added 16/03/23 - 1 min read

Why Employers Must Take Menopause Seriously

Why Employers Must Take Menopause Seriously

Added 06/03/23 - 6 min read

Best Practices for a Successful Broker

Best Practices for a Successful Broker

Added 20/02/23 - 2 min read

5 key steps to a robust client retention strategy

5 key steps to a robust client retention strategy

Added 20/02/23 - 2 min read

Boosting Customer Retention with CRM

Boosting Customer Retention with CRM

Added 20/02/23 - 3 min read

Deposit Unlock

Deposit Unlock

Added 16/02/23 - 1 min read

Keeping in Contact in Today’s Climate

Keeping in Contact in Today’s Climate

Added 09/02/23 - 3 min read

How to build better relationships with estate agents

How to build better relationships with estate agents

Added 06/02/23 - 2 min read

Word of mouth marketing advice for mortgage brokers

Word of mouth marketing advice for mortgage brokers

Added 06/02/23 - 2 min read

Top tips for generating new leads from your existing clients

Top tips for generating new leads from your existing clients

Added 06/02/23 - 2 min read

Managing sales opportunities

Managing sales opportunities

Added 02/02/23 - 4 min read

What do house buyers want from brokers?

What do house buyers want from brokers?

Added 26/01/23 - 2 min read

Does my business need an app?

Does my business need an app?

Added 19/01/23 - 3 min read

How can you support your team’s mental health - while protecting your own?

How can you support your team’s mental health - while protecting your own?

Added 12/01/23 - 3 min read

Growth Series Live On-Demand: How the Economy Affects the Mortgage Market

Growth Series Live On-Demand: How the Economy Affects the Mortgage Market

Added 05/01/23 - 2 min read

What does 2023 have in store for the mortgage market?

What does 2023 have in store for the mortgage market?

Added 15/12/22 - 14 min read

Looking back at the mortgage market in 2022

Looking back at the mortgage market in 2022

Added 12/12/22 - 11 min read

Future Proofing Your Business in the Digital Age

Future Proofing Your Business in the Digital Age

Added 01/12/22 - 1 min read

Best resources for brokers

Best resources for brokers

Added 21/11/22 - 1 min read

Why Embracing EDI Should be an Ongoing Process

Why Embracing EDI Should be an Ongoing Process

Added 10/11/22 - 4 min read

The State Of Play In The Mortgage Market

The State Of Play In The Mortgage Market

Added 08/11/22 - 1 min read

Top Reads for Mortgage Brokers

Top Reads for Mortgage Brokers

Added 07/11/22 - 2 min read

5 Ways to Make Your Business More Resilient

5 Ways to Make Your Business More Resilient

Added 20/10/22 - 4 min read

A Guide To Building Business Resilience

A Guide To Building Business Resilience

Added 20/10/22 - 1 min read

How to Manage Remote and Hybrid Working Effectively

How to Manage Remote and Hybrid Working Effectively

Added 17/10/22 - 3 min read

How lenders fund - and how do brokers explain it to clients?

How lenders fund - and how do brokers explain it to clients?

Added 10/10/22 - 2 min read

How Can Brokers Be More Green?

How Can Brokers Be More Green?

Added 22/09/22 - 3 min read

Economics 101: The Relationship Between the Mortgage Market and the Economy

Economics 101: The Relationship Between the Mortgage Market and the Economy

Added 15/09/22 - 4 min read

Understanding and Improving Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Sector

Understanding and Improving Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Sector

Added 08/09/22 - 1 min read

How to Advise in a Rising Market

How to Advise in a Rising Market

Added 01/09/22 - 3 min read

Homeowners Improving Not Moving

Homeowners Improving Not Moving

Added 04/08/22 - 3 min read

Mental Health Strategies for Brokers

Mental Health Strategies for Brokers

Added 21/07/22 - 4 min read

Why Choose a Broker?

Why Choose a Broker?

Added 18/07/22 - 2 min read

The Complete Tech Checklist for Brokers

The Complete Tech Checklist for Brokers

Added 20/06/22 - 2 min read

Growth Series Live On-Demand: Marketing Masterclass (Part 2)

Growth Series Live On-Demand: Marketing Masterclass (Part 2)

Added 06/06/22 - 1 min read

Tech Can Help Brokers Meet Growing Consumer Expectations

Tech Can Help Brokers Meet Growing Consumer Expectations

Added 23/05/22 - 2 min read

Meeting EPC Ratings Can Help Landlords Future-Proof Investments

Meeting EPC Ratings Can Help Landlords Future-Proof Investments

Added 12/05/22 - 1 min read

How to Win Landlords as Clients

How to Win Landlords as Clients

Added 05/05/22 - 3 min read

How High is Demand for Buy-to-Let?

How High is Demand for Buy-to-Let?

Added 29/04/22 - 2 min read

How to build a Corporate Responsibility Programme

How to build a Corporate Responsibility Programme

Added 14/04/22 - 2 min read

Growth Series Live On-Demand: Marketing Masterclass (Part 1)

Growth Series Live On-Demand: Marketing Masterclass (Part 1)

Added 07/04/22 - 1 min read

Economics 101: State of the Unpredictable Market

Economics 101: State of the Unpredictable Market

Added 18/03/22 - 6 min read

The Impact of Word-of-Mouth Marketing

The Impact of Word-of-Mouth Marketing

Added 15/03/22 - 3 min read

IWD: A Chance to Recognise the Successes of All Women #BreakTheBias

IWD: A Chance to Recognise the Successes of All Women #BreakTheBias

Added 08/03/22 - 1 min read

What Should You Say in a Press Release?

What Should You Say in a Press Release?

Added 07/03/22 - 3 min read

What Social Media Channel is best for your firm?

What Social Media Channel is best for your firm?

Added 28/02/22 - 3 min read

Support Your Clients as the Cost of Living Crisis Bites

Support Your Clients as the Cost of Living Crisis Bites

Added 25/02/22 - 3 min read

What Does the WFH Revolution Mean for Property Investment?

What Does the WFH Revolution Mean for Property Investment?

Added 09/02/22 - 2 min read

Top 5 Ways to Attract New Clients

Top 5 Ways to Attract New Clients

Added 24/01/22 - 3 min read

New year, new outlook: part two

New year, new outlook: part two

Added 21/01/22 - 6 min read

How to use the PESO Model

How to use the PESO Model

Added 20/01/22 - 3 min read

Glossary for First-Time Buyers

Glossary for First-Time Buyers

Added 18/01/22 - 1 min read

What Did the Intermediary Market Learn in 2021?

What Did the Intermediary Market Learn in 2021?

Added 16/12/21 - 5 min read

Fraud Prevention Tips

Fraud Prevention Tips

Added 29/11/21 - 1 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Broker PR

The Ultimate Guide to Broker PR

Added 25/11/21 - 1 min read

Myths of the Mortgage Market

Myths of the Mortgage Market

Added 18/11/21 - 3 min read

Your Customer’s First Mortgage

Your Customer’s First Mortgage

Added 08/11/21 - 1 min read

Growth Series Live On-Demand: PR Masterclass

Growth Series Live On-Demand: PR Masterclass

Added 04/11/21 - 1 min read

Positioning yourself as a mortgage industry expert

Positioning yourself as a mortgage industry expert

Added 25/10/21 - 3 min read

Economics 101: A Most Unusual Mortgage Market

Economics 101: A Most Unusual Mortgage Market

Added 21/10/21 - 5 min read

Key Tech to Support the Sales Process

Key Tech to Support the Sales Process

Added 18/10/21 - 2 min read

How to Develop a Framework for your Sales Process

How to Develop a Framework for your Sales Process

Added 07/10/21 - 3 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Selling Mortgages

The Ultimate Guide to Selling Mortgages

Added 30/09/21 - 1 min read

The Brokers Buy to Let Checklist

The Brokers Buy to Let Checklist

Added 27/09/21 - 1 min read

Great Training Resources for Sales

Great Training Resources for Sales

Added 16/09/21 - 3 min read

How to build relationships as a broker

How to build relationships as a broker

Added 13/09/21 - 3 min read

Making flexible working work for your business

Making flexible working work for your business

Added 09/08/21 - 3 min read

How to make the most out of Facebook

How to make the most out of Facebook

Added 29/07/21 - 2 min read

How to use hashtags in 2021

How to use hashtags in 2021

Added 26/07/21 - 3 min read

The Impact of the Pandemic on Buy-to-Let Mortgages

The Impact of the Pandemic on Buy-to-Let Mortgages

Added 15/07/21 - 3 min read

The Perfect First Meeting

The Perfect First Meeting

Added 12/07/21 - 3 min read

Growth Series Live On-Demand: Website Masterclass

Growth Series Live On-Demand: Website Masterclass

Added 01/07/21 - 1 min read

Economics 101: What Brokers Can Learn From Economists

Economics 101: What Brokers Can Learn From Economists

Added 24/06/21 - 5 min read

The danger of assumptions

The danger of assumptions

Added 03/06/21 - 2 min read

Sales skills every broker should master

Sales skills every broker should master

Added 01/06/21 - 2 min read

The Brokers' Guide to Customer Experience

The Brokers' Guide to Customer Experience

Added 27/05/21 - 1 min read

Best podcast roundup

Best podcast roundup

Added 18/05/21 - 3 min read

Why brokers should enter awards: A guide

Why brokers should enter awards: A guide

Added 06/05/21 - 4 min read

Attracting first-time buyers

Attracting first-time buyers

Added 22/04/21 - 3 min read

Free tools for business process mapping

Free tools for business process mapping

Added 08/04/21 - 2 min read

Growth Series Live On-Demand: LinkedIn Masterclass

Growth Series Live On-Demand: LinkedIn Masterclass

Added 25/03/21 - 1 min read

IR35 changes and what that means for clients

IR35 changes and what that means for clients

Added 22/03/21 - 3 min read

The best keywords for brokers

The best keywords for brokers

Added 15/03/21 - 3 min read

The importance of brand for brokers

The importance of brand for brokers

Added 11/03/21 - 3 min read

The Brokers' Guide to all things Marketing

The Brokers' Guide to all things Marketing

Added 25/02/21 - 1 min read

How to grow your email list

How to grow your email list

Added 22/02/21 - 3 min read

Brokers - Engaging Content Ideas

Brokers - Engaging Content Ideas

Added 08/02/21 - 2 min read

Broker Advertising - New Developments in PPC

Broker Advertising - New Developments in PPC

Added 25/01/21 - 3 min read

Why brokers should be using Instagram

Why brokers should be using Instagram

Added 10/12/20 - 2 min read

Wellbeing for profitability

Wellbeing for profitability

Added 07/12/20 - 3 min read

Google Analytics: mastering the basics

Google Analytics: mastering the basics

Added 26/11/20 - 6 min read

Virtual team building ideas

Virtual team building ideas

Added 23/11/20 - 3 min read

6 ideas to delight your clients

6 ideas to delight your clients

Added 09/11/20 - 3 min read

How to make winning decisions using data

How to make winning decisions using data

Added 22/10/20 - 3 min read

Glossary Of Legal Terms

Glossary Of Legal Terms

Added 19/10/20 - 1 min read

Automating business processes: a beginner's guide

Automating business processes: a beginner's guide

Added 15/10/20 - 3 min read

GDPR Checklist: How Compliant Are You?

GDPR Checklist: How Compliant Are You?

Added 05/10/20 - 1 min read

Free tools to help you manage your sales pipeline

Free tools to help you manage your sales pipeline

Added 01/10/20 - 3 min read