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Crowd Sourcing Some Pictures, Can You Help?

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?

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What’s makes for a Successful Exhibition?

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?

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Local business heroes sought for prestigious awards

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

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Comic Opera The Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan

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

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Some things money can’t buy…

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…

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Ye Olde Tour de Yorkshire

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

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Does your commute to work get you down?

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?

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Thames Valley Franchise Show 2014

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

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Slow Business Networking Themed Days

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

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Is your copy written for the search engines?

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?

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Important news for B2B marketers

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

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Selling exhibition space using social media

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

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The perfect email template invitation

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

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Marketing automation, what to do with your leads after #TFMA2014?

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?

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Of all the book shops in all the world…

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…

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What’s happening 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

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Building a Responsive Email Template

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

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Manning the e-goi stand F40 at TFM&A 2014

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

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Mapping out European news

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