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Should I Be VAT Registered?

Should I Be VAT Registered?

Once you’ve set up your new business, the next question that may well arise is “Should I be VAT Registered?” If you expect your turnover ...
Marketing and Social Media Workshops Daventry Northamptonshire

6 New Marketing Workshops for June 2016!

"When are your next workshops Julia?" After the success of our workshops earlier in the year, we have made the decision to run them again. ...
Brochures! Does Anyone Actually Read Them?

Brochures! Does Anyone Actually Read Them?

Have you ever been to a trade exhibition or a business fair and come back with a number of brochures? Did you read many of ...

Seven Pinteresting Tips For Your Business From A Self-Confessed Pinaholic

I have a confession. I am a Pinaholic. I have been pinning for over five years now, and it’s been, ooh, at least 15 minutes ...

Serendipity – How I Got Where I Am Today

I am often asked how I got to where I am today, and I have to say that much of it is due to living ...

Please Stop Asking Me To Turn On My Instagram Notifications!

You would think that Instagram had announced to the world that they were blocking everyone's posts unless you subscribed to the channel, by the volume ...

Do you have Mountains to Climb in your Business and Personal Life?

Do you have mountains to climb in your business and personal life? So what are your business mountains this year? What do you need to ...

Success, Rugby, And Leadership

As I wrote this, the England Rugby team had already won this year’s 6 Nations Championship with a game in hand. They were poised for ...

The End Of Local Business Web Advertising Is Nigh

Have Google's recent changes to search and pay per click advertising gone too far? Anyone who is even slightly familiar with the search giant will ...

Good news! Twitter's Character Limit Is Staying At 140 Characters, Not 10,000!

Twitter have finally realised that what makes them different and unique is the 140 character limit.  It is the bite-sized chunks of information allowing people to ...

Have You Thought About Your Digital Afterlife?

Can I share a tip with you?  If part of your daily social media activities is to comment on those that are celebrating a work ...

Ransomware – What Is It, Why Should I Be Concerned About It, And What Can I Do?

Ransomware is a particularly nasty type of Malicious software, a bit like a very nasty computer virus. Once it’s installed itself on your computer it ...
How to get reviews and recommendations

How To Get Reviews And Recommendations For My Business

Why is it, we all find it so hard to ask for praise? Even in a professional capacity? Gathering online recommendations is an ideal way ...
Apsco Social Media Masterclass

Social Media Masterclass for Recruiters

Whether you are a novice at social media or a regular user, knowing what to post and when can be a minefield. More importantly, ensuring ...
video ideas

Help! I Want to Make a Video, but I Have No Idea What About

We all know that video is king and that you should be using it in your social media channels on a regular basis, but what ...
What’s on your Christmas Marketing List?

Shh! …Holidays are Coming – What’s on your Christmas Marketing List?

No one - and I mean no one, wants to be the first person to talk about it. We start to see the evidence of ...
ROI of events - How to follow up leads after an event

ROI of Events – How to Follow up Leads After an Event

I’m not going to lie… two days of networking, speaking, selling and catching up with old friends at this year’s Rec Expo has left me ...
Is your business card still doing the business?

Is Your Business Card Still Doing the Business?

This is a question that I asked a few years back on LinkedIn, and today the humble business card still has its place and is ...
It's That Time of Year Again! Rec Expo

It's That Time of Year Again!

As you may know, a large percentage of the work we do is, in fact, within the Recruitment sector. We work to deliver marketing services ...
How to Maximise Your Face to Face Networking

How to Maximise Your Face to Face Networking

...and continue those conversations after that first meeting Once you have decided to go networking, the next decision that you need to make is whether ...
How to Start Bringing Your Brand to Life

How to Start Bringing Your Brand to Life

Branding has been on my mind recently. Maybe because I’ve been working with some new clients on creating their brand identity or refreshing their look. ...
How to crowdsourceideas #askmeanything

How to Crowdsource Ideas? #AskMeAnything

September has, so far, been mostly spent on the road! Green Umbrella has been up and down the country speaking at various events and sharing ...
How do I know If I’m posting too often on social media? - Posting cadence

How do I know if I’m Posting too Often on Social Media?

How much is too much on social media? I’m often asked if it’s possible to post too much on social media. Does it affect algorithms? ...
Are you using Facebook?

How To Stay Up To Date With Social Media For Business

The truth is, simply using social media for business purposes does not make anyone an expert in the subject. At some point, most business owners ...