3 common myths about writing emails to hard-to-reach people >>

Email Etiquette: 3 Myths You Need To Stop Believing

Show of (virtual) hands please: Have you ever found yourself spending hours crafting the perfect email to a potential client or member of the press, only to get… NO reply? Maybe your email went straight to the spam folder. Maybe you made a typo and they’re sitting in their office right now, laughing at your mistake. […]

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7 Time Saving Self Promo Tips

No Time For Self Promo? 7 Tips to Save You Hours

One of the biggest objections I hear from creatives who want to get more exposure for their work, sell more products, get more clients… is: “I don’t have time for self promo” I get it. We should be spending as much time as possible on our craft: honing our skills, doing the work. I’ve also […]

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Why You Don’t Need a Website

OK so I never thought I’d write those words, as someone who, since 2010 has made a decent living from designing and building websites. Firstly: lets clarify that by ‘YOU’ I’m referring to individuals who are creating something or providing a service and are trying to reach their ideal customer or client. Because it goes […]

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How to authentically market your business - without feeling like a sleazy car salesman!

Authentic Marketing 101: How To Sell Without Trying

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing creative consultant and all-round marketing expert, David Parrish. Author of T-Shirts and Suits and Chase One Rabbit, I’ve found both these books a huge help in my own journey to balance the business end of things with my creative work. David has kindly donated a fantastic story from his […]

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The Ultimate Networking Tool For Introverts

The Ultimate Networking Tool For Introverts

I’ll be honest: I don’t know anyone who actually loves networking events. But I know plenty of people who thrive in a shmoozy environment, and plenty who… do not. Every so often, when writing in my daily gratitude journal (seriously this stuff works!) I thank Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, Ben Silbermann… Yeah. Those guys responsible […]

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