Over the last year myself & others in the area, namely Carla Delaney, Stuart Young & Colin Willman have been hosting Slow Business Networking events. The aim was to bring people out on a Friday for a spot of business … Continue reading Slow Business Networking NEW Community Format
With Google increasingly refining how it views content, contextual links picking up on your own jolly interesting web pages are a great way to go… Contextual links are just that, links that focus in on a topic and link to … Continue reading Contextual links SEO explained
Summers over, the nights are closing in so I guess it’s OK to start looking forward to Christmas 2014. Last year we launched our Windsor & Eton Rotary Club Advent Calendar and I used Twitter to engage with some of … Continue reading Social Media ensures our Windsor Calendar Sparkles this Xmas
The search for the brightest and the best businesses in the region is stepping up a pace as the Thames Valley Business Awards celebrate their 20th anniversary year. Entries close on September 26 and this year’s competition promises to be … Continue reading Local business heroes sought for prestigious awards
Berkshire MP Theresa May must be quietly satisfied this morning at the prospect of more females to stimulate discussion in cabinet. Hers has been a lone and strident voice for a long time and it is likely that the former … Continue reading Has the glass ceiling at Westminister shattered today?
Are you looking to get more eyeballs on your brand? Well then, have a go at this… You’ve got till Monday to get your entries in… Download pdf >>> WHAT ARE THE WEST BERKSHIRE BUSINESS AWARDS? West Berkshire is home … Continue reading Enter this year’s West Berkshire Business Awards
If you are starting a new business in Berkshire then you need to talk to me, Jon Davey on 07717 820823… I can help you get off to a flying start 😉 For many years I was a salesman, knocking … Continue reading Starting a new business in Berkshire?
Who do you turn to when you need to raise some money for a community project? Or sponsorship for an individual? Let me introduce my friend David Shaw MBE I’ve got to know David Shaw through Rotary and he is a … Continue reading Community Fundraising & Sponsorship in Berkshire
Have you heard about the Test Marketing ‘that you can win with’ in Reading? So what are your thoughts on exhibitions? Have you tried the potential for business at one? What about content marketing? Do you scribble a blog? Email … Continue reading Important news for B2B marketers
Here is something we might all learn from if those in the know share their wisdom. Imagine my sister’s surprise when she found a picture from her website in the Matrix Magazine. She uses their Opti-smooth products in her hairdressing … Continue reading What are your picture rights in industry publications?
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…
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
Sometimes you read something and think, that does the job just nicely, what can I add but an introduction for my readers? This is one of those moments in time… I now know a little more about viral marketing & … Continue reading What makes social media campaigns go viral
When you look at this picture of blue churches on the Greek island of Santorini, what feelings come to mind? If you are looking to purchase a holiday do you make your choice in some pre-determined logical fashion requiring a … Continue reading Promoting your holiday destination to the world
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?
2014 needs to kick off with a big story, 36DD might just do it! There is the famous phrase in media circles “sex sells” but one needs to ask, does it make you click? I chosen to have one main … Continue reading Sex Sells but does it click with 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?
The Berkshire Blog, launched last summer, now boasting 1000+ unique visitors a week is opening its doors to PR companies, Sales & Marketing Directors, business owners & citizen journalists… If you would like to share your business news freely with … Continue reading PR Companies in Berkshire invited to participate…