Business Support & Consultancy Services

Business support services to help you establish and grow your business in Spain. 

Business Support & Consultancy Services

Below you’ll find information and links to business support and consultancy support services available to you in the Costa Blanca. Business support services are there to help you establish, maintain, and grow your business. Their services include brand building, marketing strategy, consultation, website building, copywriting, merchandise, printing, and more. 

We’ve selected services across the Costa Blanca that you can either work with remotely (online), or have provided you with a Costa Blanca North and South option where this isn’t possible. 

Business Consultation

Whether you are a new business, already established or just starting up, there are times when you need a helping hand to get you started or a fresh pair of eyes to help take you to the next step.  A business consultant can help you to move forward efficiently to start achieving your goals more quickly.

At the Marketing Hotelier they appreciate what is required to start a business and can offer some tips and tools to make some of it easier.  Having worked on the ground with small businesses, entrepreneurs and at senior management level for large hotel groups, They have a deep understanding of some of the “stuff” you need to work through before taking your products and services to market.  They can help you with one on one business mentoring or marketing support.  Find out more about their services here.

Marketing Strategy and Planning

A marketing strategy usually works in tandem with a business plan so once you’re clear on your overall goals, you create the marketing strategy and plan to help achieve them.  It’s the homework before you’re ready to launch or work towards the numbers of next year’s budget.  Marketing planning is something worth doing at the beginning and then each year afterwards.  It helps you stay focused, create new ideas, stay ahead of the competition, capitalise on new trends and keep your customers and clients engaged in conversation.  

At the Marketing Hotelier, they can help you work up your strategy and help create your overall marketing plan, or a subset thereof including social media or email marketing.   It could be a creative session for ideas, writing the plan or presenting it, they’ve lots of experience and enjoy seeing the plans come to life.

Website Design & Management

Having a website for your business or project is a great way to gain a competitive edge and share your brand’s personality with potential consumers. Websites are generally a long-term investment, and will need updating regularly as your business develops new products or services, or as your portfolio expands. 

Costa Engage offers a website design service based on the Costa Blanca. Starting with a free initial consultation to learn more about you and your business, Costa Engage will build and design your website based on your requirements. Costa Engage also offer an ongoing management service which means they’ll update your website at your request as your business grows.

Website Content Management & Support

If you already have a website, but struggle to find the time to update copy, imagery, or keep the home page up-to-date, or don’t feel confident in updating a website yourself, then you might find a website content management service useful. With a website support service, you can email through any changes that you need, such as copy changes, new website pages, blog articles, new images, etc. and the service will make the updates on your behalf. Typically content management services can be purchased at an hourly rate, or can be purchased as an ongoing monthly service, depending on your business needs. 

Costa Engage, based on the Costa Blanca, offers a website support service designed to help freelancers and businesses to keep their website looking fresh and up-to-date. Find out more about their services here

Copywriting

Populating a website with copy can be a time consuming exercise. It’s generally advised that you regularly update your website with copy on website pages and blog articles to keep your readers engaged, and to improve the way your website appears in search engines such as Google. Copywriting services will write content for you so that you can use it on your website, blog, social media channels, etc. 

For copywriting services on the Costa Blanca, you can work with the team at Costa Engage who have years of experience of writing for websites for different industries including real estate, clothing, marketing, travel, tourism, and more. 

Find out more about copywriting with Costa Engage services here.

Proofreading & Copy Editing

Writing high-quality copy is important for reaching potential consumers. It can establish your brand and build a reader’s trust in you and your business. Working with a Proofreader or Copy Editor can be one of the quickest ways to ensure that your copy hits the mark, is accurate, and gets across the professional image that you want to portray. It can also be a really useful service if you’re writing in a language that isn’t your first, particularly if you want to target one market over another. 

Proofreading typically offers a light edit of your copy, meaning that the copy is checked for errors such as misspellings, grammar, and punctuation. Copy editing is a more thorough review of your copy, where edits are made to improve readability, structure, clarity, flow, and includes proofreading too.

Costa Engage offers proofreading and copy editing services in English and is based on the Costa Blanca. You can find out more about their services here

Graphic Design

As part of your brand proposition, it’s a good idea to have a consistent brand image.  This brand image can also be complemented by campaign branding or promotional items.  A good graphic designer helps your brand get noticed with eye-catching visuals that tell your brand story so your customers know it is you and remember you.  

ZeBlack design in Alfaz del Pi has a specialist graphic design studio where you can either visit or submit your projects remotely.  You will have a dedicated account manager or will be there to help bring your brand to life through attractive and compelling visuals.

Print & Merchandising

Printed branded items such as menus, leaflets, business cards, banners and other products can be useful in helping to get your brand out locally.  Finding a good printer that offers a quality service that is reflective of your brand is important. Coupled with sourcing branded merchandise for promotions and events, a good merchandiser offers a range of goods to suit all needs and budgets.

ZeBlack Design in Alfaz del Pi offer a range of print, design and merchandise services for all types of business in the Marina Baixa area.  With a friendly, and efficient service and a range of prices according to the urgency of the project or the quality of the printed goods, they will get the job done.