• Mike helped Signet to re-evaluate and adapt our marketing process, supported the team and improved the value delivered by our marketing suppliers, I enjoyed working with him.
    Colin Wagstaffe, Signet
  • Mike's one of the good guys. He talks the talk but then makes a point of delivering and I'm happy to recommend The Business Allotment to anyone.
    Richard Jimminson, Premier Foods
  • Brand It, Tell It, Sell It is a fun, useful course with excellent communicators and clear experts in their field.
  • My mind is whirling with opportunities.
  • Jodie has been absolutely brilliant every time.
    Lia Parkinson, Office on the Net

The Plotting Shed Modules

Our original strategy modules are designed to help your business grow

The Plotting Shed is where all the essential work on your business strategy happens. It is about putting the key foundation stones in place to create a solid platform from which your business can grow. Whether it is defining your business values, creating a compelling brand story or devising a marketing plan, the Plotting Shed is where any business needs to start.

Killer tip for...A Brilliant Business Story

Create your own Business Folklore, just like 3M did with the brilliant Post-It Note story of a failure to create a strong glue becoming a success. Once told, never forgotten!

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The Get Growing Programme

This programme comprises three 2 hour workshops packed full of original, creative tools and content designed to help your business grow. The workshops cover brand, customer and plan - essential foundations for SME growth. We run the programme as open training, meaning that you also get peer support and review from a range of other business owners around the table.

The Business Growth Package

This two-day workshop brings together for the first time all of The Allotment's most effective business planning and growth tools in one place, so that you can create the framework and plans you need to achieve the business growth that you want.

Brand It, Tell it, Sell It

The most comprehensive one-day brand and sales training course that will transform the way you talk about your business, how you understand your target markets and how you plan to execute your sales approach.

Action Planning your Business

Action Planning your Business is the missing link between your business today and the vision and goals you have for your future business, giving you a step-by-step map to success.

Creating a Bold Business Vision

Creating a bold business vision is essential as part of your planning to give your business momentum for growth

Marketing with Muscle

Marketing with muscle is not about big budgets: it is simply about understanding how to talk to each of your customer types with the right message in the right way.

Brand and Deliver

Your brand is a powerful asset, if you spend time understanding just what it stands for and how it makes you unique.

The Mighty Marketing Module

A hybrid module developed in conjunction with PR and Marketing specialists Best of Both Worlds that gives your business a powerful kick start: In this extended 3.5 hour module, business owners and senior teams will have the opportunity to understand their business from a marketing perspective.

Creating a Brilliant Business Story

Creating a brilliant business story is an essential tool for your business tool kit and is one of the most effective ways of engaging potential customers with your business.

Creating business values that count

Setting the organisation's values can be one of the most valuable things you can do to provide a strong foundation, a coherent culture and shared direction.

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