View more on these topics

Alan Dring unveiled as Marketing Innovation Forum’s sales guru

Industry consultant Alan Dring has been unveiled as the sales guru on the recently launched Marketing Innovation Forum.

The site, which offers free marketing advice and support to intermediaries and providers, is manned by a number of gurus, who have been operating under aliases until now.

Dring has spent most of his career at Nationwide and Standard Life, and in recent years he has been the sales strategist behind Econveyancer and numerous consulting assignments.

Julian Wells, director of Marketing Innovation Forum, says: “We are thrilled to have Alan as our sales guru. For many years he has been recognised as an authority in his field. He has a forward thinking and enthusiastic approach to life and likes nothing more than to throw himself into a debate – which makes him an ideal candidate to be one of our gurus.

“Alan is a great networker and the insights he gleans from his work around the industry have already been proving invaluable to our users.”

Recommended

Let’s hope spring sees lending grow

Spring has arrived, bringing with it sunny mornings, longer days and gardens full of bright daffodils. The big question is – will it also bring the traditional increase in home sales?

What the huge rebound in sterling means for the UK's inflation outlook

The world’s strongest currency in November was not the US dollar, despite the greenback rallying 3.5% against the euro, 8.7% against the Japanese yen and over 8.6% versus the Mexican peso and the Turkish lira up to yesterday’s close. The strongest currency last month was sterling, which had strengthened 2.2% versus even the mighty US […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up