Frequently asked questions

Is it a good idea to drive to EssexFest?

For our Friday Comedy Festival we have a limited amount of parking available at the Maldon Promenade Park. We will have a overflow car park in operation. For our Saturday EssexFest LIVE Festival our car park will be closed and we advise people to travel by public transport only! We reserve around a few spaces within the site for blue badge users. These can be booked in advance by calling our Customer Service Team on 0203 603 7923

Why don’t we provide more parking spaces?

Maldon Promenade Park is a amazing park. The site does not have space to provide large areas for parking and is very well served by public transport. We advise walking, cycling or public transport. The local rail stations include: Burnham On Crouch South Woodham Ferres Wickford Train Station

Travelling by Train

Greater Anglia
Trains run from London Liverpool Street/Southend to:
Burnham On Crouch South Woodham Ferres Wickford Rayleigh

Shuttle Bus

We have teamed up with Ensign Buses to provide a FREE Shuttle Bus Service to and from the local Greater Anglia train stations. Please see more information shortly

Frequently asked questions

Where does the data for SpotOpp come from?

SpotOpp helps you gather input on all relevant factors that affect your success. A number of factors are 'hard data' -such as sales results or market size- which you can obtain from systems you already use, like your CRM. Most data is soft though.

Why should I use SpotOpp?

SpotOpp helps you find the markets -countries or segments- to focus on if you want to optimize your results. The platform helps you quickly find out which markets are most attractive, and for which of them your offer fits best. That way you can focus your sales efforts on these markets and sell with less effort.

How does SpotOpp help businesses succeed?

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When your offer meets the needs of the market you’ll be able to sell your product or service with the least effort. And waste less resources. So, it’s crucial to have a reliable overview of the market-fit of your segments. And where adjustments are needed. Internal factors, such as historical sales data are only part of the big picture. Especially when the market changes rapidly, as it does now due to Corona. To determine where your efforts will have the most effect, you’ll want to look at all factors that influence your success.

Focusing your commercial activities on segments where your offer meets the market needs will optimize your results. But this market-fit is not static. As we can clearly see due to the Corona pandemic. When insights are not current or complete, you’ll risk choosing the wrong approach to address your challenges.

Realize market or revenue growth

Involve full team in strategy

Optimization portfolio & relevant innovations

Expansion to new (inter-)national markets

Cross-team collaboration

Improvement efficiency

To determine your market-fit you’ll want to evaluate how well your offer matches relevant external factors. You’ll want to analyze what the needs and wishes of buyers are, but also what your competitors do and what the risks in a market are. A manual analysis is time-consuming and labor-intensive. Because of the vast amount of factors that influence your success, fragmented input and inequalities in commercial data. Even with a dedicated team to manage and collect insights, it can be a challenge to bring market analyses together.

The unique SpotOpp self-service strategy platform helps you validate all pieces of the puzzle. With proven models and a digitized process that ensures structure and flexibility, SpotOpp allows you to quickly see the full picture of your growth opportunities. Relevant for all commercial departments, such as Marketing and Sales, but also Product Development, Innovation and Customer Service. So you’ll increase your revenue by deploying resources where they have the most effect.

There are many factors that influence your success. And you want to take them all into account. In a consistent way, so you can truly compare potential. Of all product-market-combinations you serve, but also ones you’re considering. SpotOpp allows you to do this fast and easily. Without the risks of errors of a manual analysis. And in a more durable way than outsourcing, as you’re optimally using, validating and growing the collective knowledge that is available within your own organization.

Structured method for holistic insights

The right input from the right people

Scalable bulk activities (admin)

Clear dashboards with priorities

Revise & update input easily

Strategic decisions call for strategic insights

Many organizations have an ERP – an Enterprise Resource Planning- system to document details on production, purchasing, sales, logistics and administration. Additional modules or systems, such as a CRM (Customer Relationship Management), HRM (Human Resource Management) or SCM (Supply Chain Management) allow you to manage specific processes more efficiently. Hubspot for instance helps you send the right message to your target group and Salesforce helps optimize the sales funnel.

To be able to focus on markets where your efforts will have the most effect, the operational information stored in these systems, like historic sales figures and customer behavior on your website, are not enough though. This requires insights on all factors that influence your success. SpotOpp brings this strategic information together.

So you determine your optimum direction before focusing on optimizing the execution of moving in that direction.

With the SpotOpp strategy platform you quickly and easily see where your market opportunities are and how to optimize your approach. Whether you use the SpotOpp framework independently or let us assist you in an end-to-end analysis, you’ll get reliable company-wide insights and data-driven decisions in four steps:

In a competitive market where players target the same prospects, a structured strategy is more important than ever. Complete market insights allow you to make smarter decisions. And deploy your team optimally. In respect of markets and products or services. The Spotopp self-service strategy platform shows the potential of all your product-market combinations and the optimum marketing mix. So your team focuses on the low hanging fruit first. With well directed campaigns.

Higher results fast

Focus on combinations with the highest chance of success. Only when you see the full picture you can set the right priorities and optimize activities.

More effective Go-To-Markets

The right approach for each market, without losing time on products or services that are not ready yet or don’t meet the market needs.

Shorter sales cycle

Focus on area’s and prospects with the best market-fit. Your funnel becomes shorter as you’ll close deals easier due relevance.

Alignment and collaboration

A strategic collaboration with more than just ‘the usual suspects’ ensures buy-in and alignment with departments such as Product Development.

An involved team

A strategy based on co-creation, which you embed instead of impose, with realistic sales targets is activated faster within your team and organization.

Well-directed strategy

Determine the best direction. With all commercial departments. For all commercial activities. A shared focus guarantees the best results.

Why do I need a website for my business?

Even small local businesses that only serve their hometown need a site. That’s because the web is the first place people go when looking for a product or service. A website helps every business:

  • Promote and sell their products and services

  • Connect with new customers (and keep existing customers)

  • Build credibility

  • Compete with bigger businesses

  • Control their brand and keep their marketing fresh and current

Best of all, a website is much easier and more affordable than you might think. GoDaddy offers a complete selection of online tools for building websites, along with hosting, email and marketing options to grow their business on the web.

Why use GoDaddy Website Builder?

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GoDaddy offers reliable and affordable strategy plans, one-click installs and the latest version so you have the most recent features available for your site. Your website content is managed from one place; you have various reports giving you limitless options to succeed. And if you already have one or more of our products, transferring your domain to us lets you consolidate your web presence with one provider so it’s easier to manage.

With nearly 20 years in the industry, we have the experience, the technology and the hosting experts to help web designers, developers, bloggers and online businesses create and maintain their online presence.

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