LinkedIn: personal profile or company page?

LinkedIn: personal profile or company page?

So many people ask me if they should have a LinkedIn company page – and those that do complain that they find it difficult to build followers on their company profile.  That’s because most people search for YOU, not your company. Even if they do search for your...
Delete, delete, delete

Delete, delete, delete

That’s what most people do when faced with a full inbox populated by random newsletters. Most people’s experience of marketing email and newsletters is that the majority are sycophantic or just plain boring. If your strategy for growing your marketing list is to ask...
10 Top Marketing Tips

10 Top Marketing Tips

These are the things I find I have to ask my clients the most before we can get their project off the starting blocks!  Knowing the answers will put you several steps ahead of your competition: ONE – Know who you want to reach You may think you know who your target...
How to create a newsletter with the minimum of effort

How to create a newsletter with the minimum of effort

What’s the point of a newsletter? There should be one – and the best answer to the question is that it’s a great way to build relationships, but only if the content is what your list wants to read. Let’s be honest, none of us want any more ‘stuff’ in our inboxes...
How social should your social media be?

How social should your social media be?

If you’re running a business it’s sometimes hard to decide whether your social media should be you or your business. There are no hard and fast rules, but these are my observations. Generally: Never post anything negative about anyone else, it’s the fastest way to...