OK, so when I was asked to write a chapter of Steve Bridger’s latest business encyclopaedia… zzz… OK, OK, so when Steve asked if I could write 500 words on Newsletters because he has been signed up as a VIP … Continue reading When I was asked to write a book… zzz…
Pictures paint 1000 words… so they make a great substitute where you can’t use video… videos paint 1,000,000 words! I’m putting together a document called “The 39 Steps of Crowd Funding Success” and I’d like 39 pictures plus one for … Continue reading Crowd Sourcing Some Pictures, Can You Help?
I am pleased to launch my first CrowdPatch.com project in a very timely way… crowd funding the production of 2 World War I books! John Halsted is the owner of Abela Publishing which has produced in excess of 180 titles … Continue reading Crowd Funding World War I history books
Great content attracting the right exhibitors and attendees – that is what makes the difference between an OK exhibition & a really successful event. So you’ve got great content planned for your event. With this new resource from theMarketingblog you … Continue reading What’s makes for a Successful Exhibition?
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
Windsor & Eton Opera are back for their 2014 performance of the comic Opera The Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan at The Farrer Theatre, Eton College on 22nd to 25th October. Fellow Rotarian and all round good egg Bernard Hawkes … Continue reading Comic Opera The Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan
I got an email today from my sister saying she’d been published in the August edition of MATRIX Magazine… a professional publication for the hairdressing industry. She was mighty pleased… MATRIX sent her some products back in May after we … Continue reading Some things money can’t buy…
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?
When I were nought but a lad I remember cycling down from Bramhope to Otley on my brand new Carlton Criterium with my two pals who had similar Raleigh bikes… I had to save up a third of the money, … Continue reading Ye Olde Tour de Yorkshire
Since 22nd March 2004 this has been my journey to work… can be a little treacherous on a winter’s morning but on the whole, an inspirational stroll 😉 Some will prefer the hustle & bustle of the city… I can … Continue reading Does your commute to work get you down?
A Franchise invite to Existing Business Owners…and to those thinking to start up their own, new business… Those looking for franchise and self employment opportunities and living in the Berks, Bucks, Oxon & Hants ‘Thames Valley’ region are invited to … Continue reading Thames Valley Franchise Show 2014
Everyone has heard of speed networking but we found that many of us would rather take a bit more time with those we meet while out networking & so created Slow Business Networking Events, giving you time to find out … Continue reading Slow Business Networking Themed Days
If it is then chances are, it’ll not do very much for your business! I must have had three emails this week telling me my website was not any good at SEO… so many ex-spurts, so little time… “Hello & … Continue reading Is your copy written for the search engines?
Over the Christmas period I pushed out for more followers for our blog which resulted in over 400 signed up by the end of January… Time to recruit a few more… I have found the best new recruits are those … Continue reading Guess how many will “Follow the Blog”…
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’s an idea for you, you & you in the corner… Yesterday I finally got round to being able to put some energy into selling our New Business EXPO at Reading’s Madejski Stadium on 4th April. It’s part of the … Continue reading Selling exhibition space using social media
Following on from my appeal this morning’s BinB LinkedIn Group invitation… It makes sense for me to create an email template around the value of LinkedIn and push it out to the 6,000 on my email list and ask them … Continue reading The perfect email template invitation
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?
OK so first there was the wheel… gueezer made it and used it for himself… he was an engineer! Then some bloke came along and said, “You know, I bet you could sell that for loads of bags of salt!” … Continue reading Marketing automation, what to do with your leads after #TFMA2014?
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…
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
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
Here are Maps4News’ tweets for the last couple of weeks… they take us on a tour of Europe with a flying visit to India & the USA… enjoy… And you thought infographics were just graphics with a bunch of numbers… … Continue reading Mapping out European news