Blog

Problems who needs them? Well actually we all do.

We all must deal with problems on a day to day basis.  Some are easy to work through and some less so. When working in business we sometimes don’t think about the problem enough and rush right in to put things right but time and time again we solve the same problem repeatedly.  Why?  I think that we do it...

Read More...


Working together is the name of the success game

Working together is the name of the success game   I don’t know about you but I really love a good old fashioned notebook but I also love gadgets and in our tech strewn world the physical notebook was going out of fashion, that is until two companies at either end of the tech scale collaborated.  Evernote, one of the most...

Read More...


Six Nations Business Model

Six Nations business model   What a great weekend of rugby.  The hard work, team work and planning paid off, for some. 15 phases for England to get the ball over the line, they never gave up even though they were physically exhausted.  I don’t know about you but I tend to lean in the direction of the ball and find myself...

Read More...


The Robin, The Trees and The Wall

  Here is to the brave Robin2 Waiting at some traffic lights I was admiring the skill of the dry stone walling and how beautiful it was, I saw a Robin right in front of me which had been there all the time but I hadn't noticed it until it moved.  You see there were still brown leaves left on...

Read More...


Why is it so difficult?

app.co 1   Why do we find it so difficult to write blogs for our businesses? Is it because we think we have nothing of value to say? Is it because we think we don’t know what to write about? Is it because we think that we don’t know how to write? Because we think that we have nothing of value to say. So, what is something...

Read More...


What about the sales message?

9 It is hard not to sell your product/service every time you meet someone new/know.  But we should resist bombarding people with sales messages both on line and in person. The persistent seller or PerSe (Percy) as we shall refer to them.  PerSe is very proud of the product/service that they provide.  The passion that PerSe has takes them into the...

Read More...


What does your client look like?

  8   What does your client look like? It’s easy, they are the one making the order and paying the invoice right? No apparently not, well at the end of the process yes.   Drill down and you can see how the targeted marketing is not going to work unless you identify what your prospective client looks like.  Humour me.  What age...

Read More...


Is social media social?

  7 Social media noun [treated as singular or plural] websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.   Have you ever seen someone on Facebook or LinkedIn who have several postings a day of really good articles and information?  Have you also thought that you must be slacking as you don’t have the time to do all this social media stuff? So did I, that...

Read More...


You find the answers where?

When you are thinking about articles/blogs/Twogs and what you can write there are several methods that you can use to help with topic choice. Where can you get inspiration from? Anywhere, everywhere.  Maybe you are having a conversation with someone at a networking event and they ask you a question about your business, they are interested in the answer so maybe others...

Read More...


The Attraction of Toolkits

We see toolkits being offered to us online all the time, but what are they and how could a toolkit help you. Could you offer your clients a toolkit? The definition of a toolkit is according to PC magazine is  'A single utility program, a set of software routines or a complete integrated set of software utilities that are used to develop...

Read More...