Networking top-tips: Part 2 – during the event

Networking top-tips: Part 2 – during the event

In part 1 we talked through how to prepare before attending a networking event, discussing; research, business etiquette and self-organisation. We’re now going to cover tips to consider during the event and how to beckon your better-self in these situations. At these...
Networking top-tips: Part 1 – pre-event prep

Networking top-tips: Part 1 – pre-event prep

In my last blog we talked about how small and medium-sized businesses can benefit significantly from business networking and the reasons why you should get involved. It’s time to look at how you should network; how to engage people effectively; the do’s, the don’t’s...
Sockpuppetry: It’s a stitch up!

Sockpuppetry: It’s a stitch up!

In today’s world, it’s rare to find companies without an online presence. And although many play by the rules, it’s not unusual to find businesses and individuals that take advantage of the anonymity the internet provides. If you’ve recently started a new venture or...
No such thing as a free breakfast: The power of networking

No such thing as a free breakfast: The power of networking

Bringing in new business is tough. Especially for small and medium sized businesses that have become too comfortable and rely on repeat business with a select number of longstanding clients. Keeping all your ‘eggs in one basket’ is not a sensible choice in today’s...
Writing for business: 10 Grammatical goofs

Writing for business: 10 Grammatical goofs

In the world of PR, the correct use of grammar and spelling is essential. With a main objective of helping businesses get their message out there and achieve greater success, we know all too well that the hard work this entails can be damaged in an instant with a...