My Big Break - How I ended up where I am today.

My Big Break

When I look back in time, there are a number of opportunities or pivotal events during my career that have shaped my business and personal life ...
Steve’s Magic Microwave Motivation Method - How Small Acts Of Kindness Make Happy People

Steve’s Magic Microwave Motivation Method – How Small Acts Of Kindness Make Happy People

The story Margaret approached me nervously. In fact, never before had she behaved towards me with such apprehension. Surely she had no cause, for Margaret ...
Are you struggling to get visibility on your company linkedIn page?

Are You Struggling To Get Visibility On Your LinkedIn Company Page?

I was chatting to a recruiter on our "live chat" and they were looking for the answer to the question "how do I get more ...
Why Should I Use Promotional Products in Business?

Why Should I Use Promotional Products in Business?

Now I may be a little biased here, but Promotional Merchandise is great! Who doesn’t love to receive a freebie whether it’s a giveaway at ...
Top Tips For Setting Up A New Office

Top Tips For Setting Up A New Office

The angel investor’s money is in your corporate bank account. The computers are ready to boot up, the desks and furniture are arranged, and the ...
How to Fight Facebook Algorithms For Business Pages

How to Fight Facebook Algorithms For Business Pages

I rarely write non-evergreen content, however, the latest algorithm change (Aug 2016) compelled me to hit the keyboard and help as many people as I ...
Five Thought Provoking Reasons Why You Should be Using LinkedIn Publisher

Five Thought Provoking Reasons Why You Should be Using LinkedIn Publisher

If you are not using LinkedIn Publisher yet then I urge you to consider this platform as part of your blogging strategy.  If you are ...
Natural Stress Free Selling with author Jackie Jarvis

Natural Stress Free Selling

Jackie Jarvis, Sales and Relationship Expert based in Oxfordshire, Author of Quick Wins in Sales and Marketing. She is the creator of the ‘Natural Stress-Free ...
The Best Business Advice That I Ever Received Was...

The Best Business Advice That I Ever Received Was…

Venturing into the world of being self-employed and becoming a business owner is scary.  My first business was launched in 2003, and I look back now ...
how to set up your out of office text message responder.

How to Send “Out of Office” SMS Text Message on the iPhone

Unfortunately, there is no automatic response feature for the iPhone, listen up Apple!!, however, there is a quick function with the iphone that I use ...
Working from Home – what expenses can I claim for my home office?

Working from Home – what expenses can I claim for my home office?

With 53367 business incorporations during May 2016, the amount of Sole Ltd Company Directors working from home is on the increase. One of the most ...
Pokemon Go for business

Four Ways To Lure Pokemon Users to Your Business

I was having lunch in the cafe of the iCon Centre, (the building where our offices are located), when there was a flock of people ...
Making social media accessible to all

Making Social Media Accessible to All

In early July, the Government Communication Service (GCS) released a statement that helps encourage us all to create accessible social media campaigns. According to the ...
Top 7 eCommerce Growth Strategies for 2020

Top 7 eCommerce Growth Strategies for 2020

No one could have predicted COVID19 and the global changes that it caused. But now that the dust is settling we can see some definite ...
five reasons to outsource social media

Five Reasons Why You Should Outsource Social Media

With so many social media platforms to consider using in your business and the time it takes to both develop and implement an effective social ...
Honest or just couldn’t be bothered? Why you may need to stop being ‘authentic’ in your video posts

Honest or just couldn’t be bothered? Why you may need to stop being ‘authentic’ in your video posts

I want to be perfectly clear about something. I love authenticity. When you are posting on social or creating content for your marketing, you should ...
Grow an audience on Instagram

Webinar – How to Grow an Audience on Instagram

This webinar will give you an understanding of how Instagram works and take you through the most effective ways to grow your audience. Tuesday 28th ...
Twitter Hacks and TikTok Bans!

Twitter Hacks and TikTok Bans!

I normally try to avoid talking too much about the politically charged side of social media. Especially since things tend to be more on an ...
Business Copywriting tips for Beginners

Webinar – Business copywriting tips for beginners

If you struggle with creating good copy, this is the webinar is for you. Thursday 23rd July 2020, 18:30 BST About this Event If you ...
Diversity

Diversity In Marketing – Should we hop on the bandwagon?

Unless you have been living under a rock recently, you will know that the Diversity agenda has been front and centre on the news. And ...

Webinar – Build your Brand with these Facebook Tactics

We'll take you through the dos and don'ts of using Facebook as a free marketing tool! Monday 13th July 2020, 12:15 BST About this Event ...
What is AIDA?

What is AIDA?

You know when you learn something, and you've learnt it a while ago, you sort of assume everyone knows about it... I was speaking at ...
How effective is your Social Media Strategy?

Webinar – How Effective is your Social Media Strategy?

You've created your strategy, implemented your plan and now it's time to measure your results. Thursday 9th July 2020, 18:30 BST About this Event You've ...
Linkedin etiquette

What Stops you Rocking LinkedIn? – A Very Quick Guide to Linkedin Etiquette

Perfecting LinkedIn profiles, teaching people how to approach LinkedIn so it becomes a lead generation machine, prospecting on the platform... These are all things I ...