Will your samba be the one chosen by the World Cup WINNERS to conga around the Maracana Stadium and along Copacabana Beach on the day of the final 😉 Or are your drums playing a little softly at the moment… … Continue reading Are you creating a World Cup WINNING Business Beat?
A guest blog from co-author of Mind the Career Gap, David Palmer-Mitchell. You Know the Typo The rise of the Typo and the curse of the … Continue reading You Know the Typo
Hats off to Tracey Giblin for making the most of the opportunities I have presented her with to promote her business… Tracey joined us for last month’s Slow Business Networking event where we shot this video… book yourself in for … Continue reading In need of a ‘finance person’?
Sean Michael Hayes had to walk into this one… Sean is one of our citizen bloggers from the colonies who skateboards & scribbles his way around the globe, crowd funding along the way… this week, well at least last week, … Continue reading Of all the book shops in all the world…
When I first asked folk to blog, or add content to their very own space on the Business in Berkshire website back in 2004/5 I was disappointed when on 6 out of 600 actually engaged with the programme… It frustrated … Continue reading Are you Blogging with Confidence?
Just had some good news from a friend… he’s in the jungle… he’s not a celebrity so they can keep him 😉 …The day after completing the Routeburn Track we flew to Nelson and stayed overnight in a B&B in … Continue reading He’s not a celebrity… keep him in there!
There are a number of causes, none of which should actually stop you from writing if you apply the right approach. For example, one of the most common causes is simply that your ‘editing’ brain is getting in the way … Continue reading What Causes Writer’s Block?
We have recently seen several businesses seriously affected by flooding or blocked access. St Mark’s Square in Venice floods regularly. I have had the pleasure of walking across chairs to reach St Mark’s. Planks and chairs are one solution but … Continue reading When the chips are down, what will security cost you?
Not many people know this, but the British ‘invented’ modern Switzerland. In the mid-19th century, Switzerland was a divided, impoverished country with virtually non-existent access to its remoter valleys and with little or no industry. Then along came excursionist Thomas … Continue reading Britzerland by Peter Williamson @InnTravel
Rolling down our windows as we drove through Transylvania County towards the Blue Ridge Parkway, all we could hear was the sound of rushing water. Deciding on a whim to spend our afternoon at the waterfalls of Brevard was one thing, … Continue reading The Land of Waterfalls – Brevard by @mappingmegan
We are now safely nestled in Wolverhampton, playing the Grand Theatre. The business of show is doing well and it’s nice to be in an orchestra pit once again. It was always going to be tough to beat Brighton and … Continue reading Monarch of the puddings – Cardiff & that place off of the M1…
On and Off Piste in St Anton – One of the Best Ski Resorts Worldwide This story is put together by Melvin @traveldudes to get us in the mood for snow… this guy just travels around writing blogs and having … Continue reading While we wait for Sochi stories, enjoy @traveldudes St Anton experience
I went on holiday to Morocco end of October 2013, we went round the Souks at night and during the day. We went one night and the place was alive, there was food, snake charmers chasing people with snakes if … Continue reading You only got five camels for your sister!
Refreshed after a week off the Monarch of the Puddings tour landed in Brighton. Now the good Mrs F had just toured here with her play and so I was a little prepared for our trip. The Theatre Royal Brighton … Continue reading Peoples Republic of Brightonia & Turkish food courts – The tour continues
Louise is looking for a few more characters to step up to play… click through to the Business in Berkshire LinkedIn Group post and put your hat in the ring… The wardrobe door is open for closet geeks with a … Continue reading Leave them wanting more…
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
Self guided walking holidays in Portugal by Peter Williamson For the past 40 years, Antonio Tente has been driving taxi cabs round Portugal’s atmospheric capital, Lisbon. But he’s not a ‘city boy’ – he comes from the beautiful mountains of … Continue reading Jump in my car – it’s not very far…
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?
The Berkshire Blog is looking for 100 citizen journalists in 2014 and one logical quality writing source are PR companies… so searching “PR companies in Berkshire” on Google would be a totally logical thing to do, right? Wrong… taking the … Continue reading Google 2014 : Is SEO dead?
At this time of year we cannot help thinking about children, their innocence and great expectations. Children have a truly astounding ability to absorb and question. How many times do we hear “Why?” whenever we try to explain something? The … Continue reading Isn’t it amazing!
A group that’s relevant, branded with some rules and discussions needs managing. With all the things discussed in the previous posts in place this is usually where Linked In groups fail, they may have between 1000 and 100,000 members but … Continue reading For a bright future manage your Linked In group, rather than market it.
When your group is relevant, branded and has rules it’s time for some content. Don’t expect everyone who joins a new group to just start loads of discussions, they will spam your group with their blog posts though if they … Continue reading Linked In content needs developing, it won’t shine straight away.
There was a time when some people seemed to think every business should have it’s own Linked In group. Doing something because everyone else is doing it isn’t the sort of mind set that encourages engaging activity, usually because after … Continue reading Thinking of setting up a Linked In group, make sure you do think?
I like beer, in all honesty I always have. We’re used to paying prices in London (and surrounding areas) so imagine my delight in Sheffield to find a pub where beer is £1.80 a pint! This is a shock. The … Continue reading “Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.” – Homer Simpson