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New B2B is a unique direct marketing solution that provides you with a monthly list of all the latest new start-up and changing businesses in your chosen postcode area, or industry sector.

They need your help

When a new business starts up it usually needs to source practically everything from scratch.

They have taken the bold step to start their own business, and want get it off the ground and running fast. Setting up a website is a key step in starting a new business and in today’s world, an effective web presence is a vital marketing tool. They are going to an effective website can start generating them business from the word go. Often their initial purchases in these areas are likely to be far greater than when the businesses are more established and mature.

Build their website from scratch

A lot of small companies do not have the know-how or the time to develop their own website. In fact, A report by BaseKit, whom spoke to 500 UK small business owners, suggests that 60% of UK small businesses are yet to “get online” and experience the possibilities that the world wide web has to offer. They will need your input on key decisions such as getting the right domain name, web hosting, website maintenance and overall design. You can become their one-stop web solution provider.

Startups are ready to buy now

New businesses are in a position to make buying decisions far faster, because they need to get trading as quickly possible. This can make your sales effort far easier, making your sales more profitable. It's also easier to get a foot in the door as start-ups are more receptive than mature businesses which may already have a well established supplier base. Getting your products or services sold into businesses when they first start up can help you steal a march on your competitors. If you act quickly you can become supplier to a new business before your competitors even know they exist.

Start ups are a growing market, even in a recession Despite recent economic uncertainties, the rates at which new businesses are started seem to be unaffected. In fact new business start up rates seem impervious to economic woes and even go up in troubled times. So start up businesses can represent one of the few vibrant and growing sectors of the economy.

New business start-ups make loyal long term customers New business owners often need a little extra help, guidance and advice from their suppliers. If you can provide this support alongside your products or services, you'll build potential long term customers for your business who are far less likely to defect to your competitors.

How to identify those startups

New B2B provides a constant and easily manageable source of new business contacts that simply have to be followed up by letter or telephone.

New B2B is a subscription-based service, and the cost of your subscription will be calculated based on the size of the geographic area you wish to include and its accompanying business population. We advise the average number of prospects generated by your area over a 12 month period so you have give a guideline of what quantity of data to expect.



New business start ups are a valuable market segment for suppliers of an extremely wide range of goods and services. Start ups can be easier and more profitable to sell to, more loyal, and spend more. New start-up businesses are a constant feature of the business landscape. There will always be entrepreneurs willing to go it alone and launch their own business, in order to find greater independence job satisfaction, increase personal wealth and build a more secure longer term future.

But starting a business isn't just of benefit to entrepreneurs. Start ups also represent a valuable market segment for suppliers of an extremely wide range of goods and services. Start ups can be easier and therefore more profitable to sell to, more loyal in the longer term, and spend more on their initial orders.

Far from being overlooked, there are a number of significant reasons why you should be looking to target start up businesses as part of your B2B sales and marketing strategy:

Start ups have a wide range of needs

When a new business starts up it usually needs to source practically everything from scratch. Their needs are wide ranging including everything from recruitment and financial advice to office furniture, IT, marketing and printing. Often their initial purchases in these areas are likely to be far greater than when the businesses are more established and mature.

Start ups are a growing market, even in a recession

Despite recent economic uncertainties, the rates at which new businesses are started seem to be unaffected. In fact new business start up rates seem impervious to economic woes and even go up in troubled times. This can be because people lose their jobs and look to self employment for a new career, or partners who haven't worked start their own business to bring additional income into the household. So start up businesses can represent one of the few vibrant and growing sectors of the economy.

Start ups are ready to buy now

New businesses are in a position to make buying decisions far faster, because they need to get trading as quickly possible. This can make your sales effort far easier, making your sales more profitable. It's also easier to get a foot in the door as start ups are more receptive than mature businesses which may have a well established supplier base.

Start ups can help you increase market share

Getting your products or services sold into businesses when they first start up can really help you steal a march on your competitors. In fact if you act quickly you can become supplier to a new business before your competitors even know they exist. If you operate in a specific industry sector, new entrants are often the lifeblood of that sector, and exploiting them can help you increase your market share

Start ups make loyal long term customers

New business owners often need a little extra help, guidance and advice from their suppliers. If you can provide this support alongside your products or services, you'll build potential long term customers for your business who are far less likely to defect to your competitors.

In summary, if your company is looking to source new customers - as most businesses always are - then you should make sure that you include targeting new business start ups from your local area, region or industry vertical as part of your sales and marketing strategy.

Selectabase can help you market to new business startups with monthly lists send directly to you. Check out www.selectabase.co.uk/services/subscriptions/newb2b for more details.



Two marketing companies based in Oldham and Darwen have been ordered to clean up their practices by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after more than 100 complaints were received about nuisance marketing calls, and are looking at a possible penalty of up to ?£500,000 if they fall fould of the law again. (source http://www.insidermedia.com/insider/north-west/110672-ico-raps-marketing-companies).

Keeping compliant with the law is easy with our data cleaning services, and our TPS screening solutions.

Selectabase offer a number of low cost list cleaning tools available to help keep your data in tip top condition, screening it against Telephone Preference Service (TPS) for consumers, Corporate Telephone Preference Service (CTPS) and more.

Check out our list essentials (https://www.selectabase.co.uk/services/list-essentials) for more information.



.Many people celebrate their birthdays with a night out with family or friends, so why not make sure they come to you with a target offer of a free drink or a discount voucher for their meal?

With birthday mailings from Selectabase, you will be sent a list of upcoming birthdays in your area every month which you can use to send targeted invitations and special offers to consumers celebrating a birthday soon. And just remember, no-one likes to celebrate alone so they'll be bringing their friends and family along too!

For more information on Birthday Mailings, please see www.selectabase.co.uk/services/subscriptions/birthdays or call us on 01304 382211



UK economy to hit pre-recession peak by summer, BCC says http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-26504691. Increase your marketing reach with our targeted lists available 24/7 at www.selectabase.co.uk.



Business is booming in Gloucester, new figures reveal. Experts say that the city is ‘flourishing’ especially when it comes to the creation of new, small businesses. source: http://www.southwestbusiness.co.uk/.

Identify the new start-ups in your area using our premium New B2B list



A survey of thousands of newlywed couples last year to reveal an industry worth a whopping £10 billion. Planning an engagement through to the honeymoon, a wedding celebration here in the UK collectively costs a little over £36,000, with over half of the bill falling towards the wedding guests. (info http://hitched-wife.org/ )

Get a share of this lucrative market by identifying new brides-to-be with our Getting Married subscriptions.



For this week's Cake Day, Hollie chose to be rebellious and made cookies.

Because "cookie" derives from the Dutch word "koekje" which means little cake, we'll let her get away with this (#themoreyouknow).

Cake Wednesday

Besides, they look delicious!



A home improvement company with sales offices in Dorset and across the South was fined over £36,000 for subjecting Dorset residents to unwanted ‘cold calls’ by telephone and on the doorstep. (more info at http://in-dorset.com/2014/02/28/company-in-court-to-answer-for-cold-calls/).

If you use your own database or mailing list for sales and marketing campaigns, you need to keep your data clean and compliant with the legislation. Our services allows you to screen your lists against Telephone Preference Service (TPS) for consumers, Corporate Telephone Preference Service (CTPS) and more.

We can help you avoid those huge fines with our low cost and easy-to-use products such as Easycheck and TPS Check. For more information, visit us at https://www.selectabase.co.uk/services/list-essentials or call us on 1304 382211.



Just a quick note to advise that the March 2014 list of new businesses is available to order now for FREE at https://www.selectabase.co.uk/services/subscriptions/newb2b.

Sign up online today with voucher code FB0314B2B and get your first month free (no commitments, cancel at anytime).

The list includes new business start-ups, relocating and change of ownership businesses, full postal addresses, telephone numbers and business descriptions.

Start-ups and businesses under new ownership are a proven source of new customers. With budgets aside and wide-ranging purchasing requirements, they are highly receptive to a range of products and services. Contact them at the earliest opportunity.

Be quick…the March 2014 free list offer expires at the end of this week!