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Date: 20th October 2009
£5,000 Prize Available to Transform an Ethical Business
New Ethical Business Awards Launches
The “Pledging For Change Ethical Business Advantage Award 2009” is a new competition to win £5,000 worth of business image development from the brand image experts at Creatively Minded Design.
Pledging For Change is an ethical community interest company promoting networking in the spirit of harmony with the planet and together with sponsors The SME Brand News, Creatively Minded design, Passion for the Planet and YouCanOnline they want to help small ethical businesses grow.
The organisers are looking for young or struggling ethical businesses which will really benefit from the transformation in image, online presence, marketing strategy and potential revenue this prize can open up.
They are looking for a business owner who is forward driven, ambitious and passionate about their ethical product or service. Someone who doesn’t have the budget for brand development or the knowledge to ensure they exploit their business image at every given opportunity both online and offline. Someone who will really benefit from expert advice to help them STAND OUT and attract many new customers.
This Award also has a wider aim; to gather real life stories from ethical entrepreneurs, which can then be shared with other budding entrepreneurs to help them build their businesses. For example, how to get from a having a great idea to business launch and development, tips on overcoming typical business challenges, how to develop a brand on a shoe string budget, how to communicate a clear ethical message on social media, how to stay true to your ethical principles, how to market your business and grow your customer base and the practicalities of managing a positive business while keeping a work-family life balance.
The winning business owner will receive a bespoke prize package designed to help their business grow, plus there will be continued support from those backing the award. The prize package will help the winner to re-establish a niche, create the right business image, build credibility, put forward a clear business message, a consistent brand image and engage in marketing and social media promotion activities. The prize will include a website and training support. The prize is designed to help transform their business and give them a hand up towards a sustainable future.
To enter please join www.pledgingforchange.com (it is free to join) you can then sign up to the Business Image Advantage Group and complete the online entry form. Last date for submitting entries is Friday 11th December 2009. Winner to be announced in December 2009.