thebestof Eastbourne
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    Grand Parade
    BN21 3YT
Do you have a great business in Eastbourne? Then you need to let us shout about it! At thebestof Eastbourne, we help local businesses to get found and get noticed using a wide range of proven advertising and marketing techniques that work! If your customers think your Eastbourne business is great, tell us today!

Which businesses does thebestof Eastbourne help?

In terms of businesses that we have worked with the longest, many from 2011 from when we started, the theme is simple. A determined, passionate, and focused business owner with a team of either employees or freelancers that allow them time to focus on growing their business.

Over the years we have had great success with both B2B and B2C businesses. The longer we work with you the more we get to know you, your team and more importantly hear your stories of how you have helped your customers… 
With packages starting from as little as a £1 a day, we know for the right business we will be working with you for many years to come helping you get found and noticed by more of the right type of customers you want!

What being part of thebestof means to our members

No matter your marketing budget, thebestof Eastbourne offers exceptional value for its 100% PRACTICAL tried and tested support for your business!

We guarantee that with our help and your implementation you will improve your online visibility, strengthen your links with the community and increase your all-important business connections!

Here is what Mandy from Recruitment South East had to say in 2018 about working with thebestof Eastbourne. 

“David goes above and beyond for his members and that’s why 6 years on we are still with him and thebestof Eastbourne.

Nothing is too much trouble; it’s all done with good grace and he works harder than most people I know! We all need someone working hard on promoting our businesses he’s like an honorary staff member working off-site.

Don’t get me wrong we do our part to enable him to do the great job he does for us, but he needs content and assurance that you are the best of! 

Thanks David for always going the extra mile for us.”

Getting and keeping customers

Here at thebestof we’ve proved over the last 10 years that we can help local businesses like you, in and around Eastbourne, to find more customers and grow to new heights.

You are probably more familiar with these terms:

  • Advertising
  • Business Networking
  • Brand Awareness
  • B2B and B2C Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Multi Channel Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Reputation Marketing

But at thebestof Eastbourne, we keep things simple.

You retain full control of your marketing, while we help amplify what you do best, working alongside you and your team. The longer we work together the better we get to know your business, make recommendations and generate NEW ideas to help you better reach your aims and objectives. All the while helping you attract the type of customers you truly want.

Want to know how your business can become a business member? Call David Ruddle on 01323 406060 or drop him an email asking for him to contact you!

The Power of Reviews

One of the most common questions we get asked is about “how do I get more reviews” and here at thebestof Eastbourne we LOVE helping business owners just like you, collect and make the most of customer reviews. We wrote a helpful guide The Power of Reviews that you can get for free – and start using right away to get your business more reviews – today!

Did you just sigh and say, “not another reviews platform”? Don’t worry, we make it easy by automatically sourcing and displaying YOUR customer reviews from other major platforms, so wherever your valuable customers are most comfortable leaving their review for your business, they’ll all appear in one place, all of the time!

Download your PDF version of The Power of Reviews today and if you want to talk about how to use reviews in your marketing? Book a Business MOT with David Ruddle.


Eastbourne Marketing Made Simple!

Here are a few of the reasons you should enquire about joining thebestof Eastbourne:

  • To have access to a pool of quality business connections
  • To get access to an ever-growing audience of discerning prospects
  • To access a wealth of marketing knowledge and expertise
  • To improve your links and awareness within the local community

thebestof Eastbourne is funded by local businesses to promote local businesses and we have a variety of memberships available to suit most budgets.

Request a Business MOT with David Ruddle here at thebestof Eastbourne and during the call we can identify areas that thebestof Eastbourne can bring value to your business!

Kirsty D said “David [at thebestof Eastbourne] definitely knows his stuff, it was great to have a chat with him to talk about my business, he gave me some great tips, advice and ideas on how to move my business forward. Highly recommend!”

Mia N said “Thank you David [at thebestof Eastbourne] for my marketing MOT!! I knew I had gaps but you helped me see the little things I missed! Definitely highly recommend this service 🙂it can save you a lot of money”


Want a high-energy, thought-provoking business boost?

You can also come along to one of our Business Boost events, where you can meet some of our members and other business owners in Eastbourne to get a feel for our community and the sort of things we discuss before committing to anything.

Alan S said “David was an approachable, friendly and personable host for the best of Eastbourne event. He made us all feel welcome and made the two hours flow smoothly. For my first in person networking event for sometime it was enjoyed and I'd happily return again. If you're local and want to meet some new people who also run their own businesses then David is the man about town to help you do just that!”

Book your place at the next Business Boost event!

Relax, we know Marketing in Eastbourne

You’re reading this because you know there’s more that can be done to move and grow your business to where you want it to be – and that’s why we exist – to help you do exactly that.

  • We keep an eye on breaking trends and ‘next big things’ so you don’t miss out.
  • When people come to us for answers, we steer them towards those businesses we know can help them.
  • We’re active on all the major social media platforms, promoting thebestof and your business so you don’t have to.
  • At thebestof we’re an integral part of the Eastbourne networking circuit so we’re always meeting new people, making introductions and seeking new opportunities on your behalf.

Alison (The Dental Barn) said - "David [at thebestof Eastbourne] is always there to help, support and gives great advice for my business. He markets my practice when I’m unable to. He is my marketing secret weapon."

Lisa (Haulaway) said “David at thebestof Eastbourne is fully committed to local businesses and helping your business to succeed. He is extremely knowledgeable and will always go out of his way to help and promote your business”

Mina (Ditzy Media) said “Have been a member for over 5 years since I started my business. The support from David and his enthusiasm is second to none! He is great at connecting people and is a true champion of all things local and Eastbourne. Thank you David for another year of providing The Best of with oodles of knowledge!”

Jen W (Mini First Aid East Sussex) said “Great networking events and fantastic website. David is incredible knowledge on local businesses and the locals market. Essential for any Eastbourne based business”

You can join our mailing list for Business Networking events and so much more - Click Here

Time to get started!

If you would like to be one of the many businesses that have loved our help so much they left us a thank you review, give David Ruddle at thebestof Eastbourne a call today on 01323 406060 or drop him an email to arrange a chat, where we can spend time getting to know you and your business, and identify where we can help you the most.

We look forward to welcoming you into thebestof family here in Eastbourne and helping you move your business to where you want it to be.


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