CIP050: 3 Emails You Can Send to Get Clients

Recently, we’ve been talking about the joys – OK less so the joys – but at least the usefulness of email when it comes to getting anything from press, more work, better clients – all the things. But… you may be a bit stuck on what to email. You might not have any specific clients […]

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The Introvert’s Superpower

If you hadn’t noticed… I’m an introvert. Introverts are not exactly known for their gift of the gab. Sure, we can hold a conversation when it’s an intimate tête-à-tête: a one to one with a friend or someone we feel comfortable with. But put us in a room full of people and ask us to […]

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3 Things I Wish I Knew A Year Ago

True story: a year ago this week I added a note to Evernote titled ‘What I Wish I Knew a Year Ago’ and set a reminder to go off in 12 months time. I had just set up this site, and had decided to start focussing more on helping fellow creatives with marketing and the business-end […]

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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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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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The Ultimate Guide to Promoting a Blog Post

Ever felt like you’ve written the internet’s most epic post – it’s useful, well-written, entertaining… but only a handful of folk read it? Yep, sometimes writing a great blog post just isn’t enough. That’s when we pull out the big guns. Well, this post outlines my big guns – all 10 of ’em! It’s a […]

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