K2 bosses release statement after shock closure of gym

K2 bosses release a statement after shock closure of gym but several businesses have already expressed an interest to move into the K2 space created by the sudden closure of Rise gym, say, bosses. The gym, which in February became one of the first to open in the £6m Kingston House renovation, announced it would close on August 9, citing “day to day pressure making it impossible to continue.” The K2’s community director said they were “disappointed” to see Rise closed its doors, but said they had already been approached by several businesses interested in replacing it. Inside Rise gym (Image: Rich Addison) Brian Freestone said: “We are disappointed to see the closure of Rise, as we would be for any of the ventures at K2, and wish them all the best for the future. “Demand for space at K2 has been high from the very start K2 bosses release statement after shock closure of gym READ MORE Hull gym suddenly closes as owner says ‘circumstances beyond their control made it impossible’ “Following the announcement from Rise, we have been approached by a number of businesses keen to move here and we’re currently in discussion with several parties.” Rise said in a statement released to its customers the decision to shut had been “a tough one”. Hull’s K2 building has been a big hit since it was unveiled earlier this year (Image: Peter Harbour) The 3,000sq ft space included powerlifting and weightlifting areas, as well as cardio equipment and personal training spaces. It also (more…)


Welcome to our daily post today on Branding. SAY OF THE DAY “Ideas are a dime a dozen. People who implement them are priceless.” – Mary Kay Ash Amazon.co.uk Widgets Branding Why Entrepreneurs Need to Create Their Own Brands At some point in your career, someone has probably talked to you about how to brand yourself, how personal branding is this incredibly important thing that everyone is doing these days, how, if you’ve built a business and are trying to grow, it’s not something you can ignore. Or is it? Personal branding, just like regular branding, is something that’s often completely out of your control. If you’re trying to brand yourself as something you’re not, it’s very difficult, if not impossible. And, when you’re already running a business and busy with the day-to-day grind, when you’re associated heavily with the business you run, it often can seem like a waste of time to focus on personal branding. But personal branding isn’t just about getting a logo, a business card, and a fancy email header – it’s about who you are, what you do, how you do it, and the business that you run, and it can be a valuable tool to generate new leads and to close sales. Jeff Bezos famously said that your brand is “What people say about you when you’re not in the room,” meaning that, for all your intentions, for all the work and effort you put into trying to brand yourself as a particular thing, what (more…)

Business Diagnostic

Business Diagnostic Welcome to our Business Diagnostics Page. You have been brought here as you have expressed a wish to purchase the Business Diagnostic Suite of two products at a massive discount of 75% off the normal price. Business Development Review.  Focussed Business Review Amazon.co.uk Widgets The questions raised in each of the diagnostics. include the sections below. Each has sub sections with scoring questons. The results of your scores is presented in a report.: Strategy and Vision Financial Strength  Sales and Cost Control Resources Research and Development New Products and Processes. Marketing Customers Quality & Continuous Improvement Environment Communication. Training and Development Management Effectiveness Regulations. Th results of the questions uncover critical areas in your business which require attention. In the report you receive you will get url links to help sites that give a tutorial or webinar with a method needed to fix the problem We have been assisting CEO’s to implement the results for 14 years and many have grown their businesses by up to 179% in a single year.   If you wish to purchase the Business Diagnostic Suite of two products offered for February 2018 at our special  discount price of £ 25 [To get the process going so I can send you the online links please click on the PayPal button, make payment and get directed to the first link. Once you have paid you will be directed to the link site. register for the first time before going directly to the question sets. Follow (more…)

The Five Top Trends That Will Shape Influencer Marketing in 2018

Welcome to The Five Top Trends That Will Shape Influencer Marketing in 2018. I was reading a MArketingprofs post written by Ismael El-Qudsi, called The Five Top Trends That Will Shape Influencer Marketing in 2018.The article was found to be extremely interesting and have decide to let my network have a look in case they miss it. I also wish to remind any Marketer to join Marketingprofs as they provide   many of these articles weekly. In 2017, influencer marketing successfully made the transition from being considered a passing fad to being allotted a well-deserved place in the modern marketing mix. Interest in the topic increased 90-fold from 2013. The success of influencer marketing lies in being able to break through the noise and content saturation in today’s digital environments by harnessing the voices of trusted opinion leaders to spread a brand’s message to the intended audience in the most authentic and natural way possible. As we enter 2018, influencer marketing will continue to rapidly evolve both as the brands already using it look for ways to maximize the impact of their collaborations and as other brands give in to “peer pressure” and try it for the first time. Here are five influencer marketing trends to look for in the new year. 1. A Sizable Shift to Influencer Marketing In 2018, ad spending for brands will continue to shift from print and broadcast to digital and social media, and a considerable portion of marketing budgets will be allocated to influencers. Influencer marketing will (more…)

Focussed Business Review

 Focused Business Diagnostic How focused is your business model? What is your ability to change, innovate and adapt to a changing business environment? Area   Please be honest with your answers in order to obtain an accurate assessment of your business. You may find it useful to complete the assessment with a group of employees, or to ask individuals to complete the assessment themselves and compare your responses. This will show you the varying perceptions of the business. Category   Focused business model (Business Model) Explanation:  Assess the ability to efficiently and effectively deliver a focused business model Questions 1.  We have a clearly defined vision for the business based on knowledge of what the customer wants. Best Practice Example: A leading branded company in the food and drink sector has the vision of becoming number one brand in its markets. It is focused on maintaining brand awareness and perception of quality and this is at the core of all decision making in the business. Question Cut-off (out of 3): 2 Guidelines 1    Disagree 2 To some extent 3     Agree Action Need To: Vision and value proposition Suggested Action: Define a clear vision for the business based on knowledge of what the customer wants Strength: Blank Web Search: Blank URL: http://www.futuresme.eu/resources/strategic/visual-strategy Title: Visual strategy 2.  We have a deliberate strategy to achieve this vision which is supported by an appropriate operating model. Best Practice Example: The business has a rolling strategy 3 years ahead that is focused on achieving the vision of the business. It (more…)