E-goi told me yesterday, that today is “Tell a Fairy Tale” day… Figured we could have some fun with it this afternoon… I’ll have spent the morning tweeting pictures of folk borrowing e-goi’s tash… there has to be some mileage … Continue reading Tell a Fairy Tale (at #TFMA2014 on Twitter) day
My original idea for #TFMA2014 was to mix working with e-goi with scribbling stories about the EXPO… Problem with this idea is that I’m working from my iPad mini & it really doesn’t allow me to flow in the same … Continue reading Making new connections at #TFMA2014
What’s happening at Technology for Marketing & Advertising TFM&A 2014? Well first off, yours truly will be there working alongside e-goi on stand F40, get over and have a chat… I’ll be pushing out some live blogs during the day … Continue reading What’s happening at #TFMA2014
Do you mix your metaphors? I’m always doing it… Funny thing is it proves humorous to some, especially those that don’t know you and blummin annoying to others, especially those that do! I might mix up my grammar but I … Continue reading 3 dozen new members in a baker’s dozen of days
With over 10 years experience putting together email newsletters it was mighty refreshing to find a solution that makes great design easy for someone with limited design & html skill. The three biggest challenges for someone building a traditional html … Continue reading Building a Responsive Email Template
On 16th January 2014 I put a call out to the world… Did anyone need “Help Manning the Stand at Technology for Marketing & Advertising” at this year’s EXPO? Creating a blog page, enabling me to share my greatness with … Continue reading Manning the e-goi stand F40 at TFM&A 2014
I was one of the first people in the UK to recognise the power of html email marketing as a great way to engage with business owners… Now I bring you RESPONSIVE EMAIL NEWSLETTERS! In 2001 I sent out my … Continue reading Responsive Email Newsletters
So many people say to me that they get most of their new business from referrals… And the first thing that comes in to my head is that’s because they are not knocking on the doors of any strangers themselves! … Continue reading 3 New Business Lead Generation Daily Routine Ideas
How can I help you find more customers? Do you need someone to knock on more doors for you, saying hello to strangers so you don’t have to? Do you need someone to help you to better understand this social … Continue reading Finding you more customers…
This morning, from 8am I have been inviting my 2,927 LinkedIn followers to follow the blog, if you have followed us then thank you, thank you, thank you! Thank you if you are one of my recent followers of the … Continue reading Welcome to my LinkedIn followers…
Social media demands an instant response but what is your definition of “an instant” response? Today started a little later than planned… wanted to get into my shed for 8am and write a story for my 10am social media engagement … Continue reading Social media demands an instant response…
Over the years I have taken part in many exhibitions and for the busy sales & marketing directors preparing for the show, balancing existing business enquiries with the need to get everything ready for TFM&A, there might be those who … Continue reading Ensuring you have a successful exhibition at TFM&A 2014
Content marketing doesn’t simply show up – it has to be created, nurtured and distributed to the marketplace. The challenge is that many people don’t know what the best practices are for a good content marketing program. Getting your news … Continue reading Special : Send us your story for inclusion in theMarketingblog – there is no charge
If you have booked a stand at Technology for Marketing & Advertising and are now wondering how best to make the most of it then we should talk… With 39 days to go before this fantastic annual event, if you … Continue reading Help Manning the Stand at Technology for Marketing & Advertising
As humans we like routine and so creating a heart beat with your social media will ensure it resonates stronger with people and so they are more likely to look forward to & share your offerings… When the BBC moved … Continue reading Creating a heart beat with social media
When many business people are reading self help books on how to improve on this & that, I can generally be found digesting something a little more spiritual… Currently I’m reading “I Ching”, the Book of Changes, which was the … Continue reading What’s your focus for 2014 and how can The Berkshire Blog help you?
Christmas is a good time to catch up with busy people as they allow themselves time to catch up with other things that they mostly have to ignore day to day… I pushed out an email on Christmas morning to … Continue reading Making contact with busy people
CEOs, Sales & Marketing Directors across the nation would love to know who is reading their articles on the web… who’s leaving the tracks in the ground? Well if you work with us then that’s exactly what you’ll get to … Continue reading Who’s really interested in what you have to say?
Thursday 21st November I’ve been asked to give a presentation on Social Media 101, which might be a little different to others in the house! I’m on at 12:30PM till 1:00PM… the event starts at 9:00AM, finishing around 4:00PM at … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA 101: Let’s get real & stop wasting time…
Most people hate talking to strangers… they may be great inventors or amazing administrators but making contact with strangers is not their bag! But it is mine… Do you require some representation? I’m helping a few organisations at the same … Continue reading Saying hello to strangers so you don’t have to…
When I ask most people “What are your rights as a seller?” most give me a blank expression or grunt something incomprehensible before repeating in a quizzical tone, “What are my rights as a seller? Er, good question! I’ve never … Continue reading Are You Exercising Your Rights as a Seller? If Not, What’s the Price You’re Paying?
BREAKING THE ICE ON SOCIAL MYTHS & Rockin’ it up with a simple KISS xxx • Is business in 2013 so different to 1980’s? • Is Twitter for the birds? • Is E-Myth A-Myth? Some might consider social media 21st … Continue reading Breaking the ICE on Social Myths
A local marketing agency submitted a post yesterday to announce they had been short listed for a social media award… the first and last time they submitted a post it was for an award they had won a couple of … Continue reading Actions speak way louder than words…
When I started my first business back in 1999 I created my very own CRM using Access Version 1, I was so proud of my creation… I was making 100 calls a day, smiling & dialling… At the same … Continue reading Do you need a very Nimble CRM?