K.I.S.S. or Keep It Simple Stupid was always drummed in to me in my time working in marketing and advertising agencies, along with well-known sayings like “Throw me one tennis ball and I will catch it, but throw me three and I will drop all three”.
Today, thanks to www.merchantadventurersclub.co.uk I had the great pleasure and privilege to have breakfast with UK business legend Allan Leighton. Over the course of a few hours and some sausages and bacon, and in a select group of 16 people that included the founders of Innocent, Joseph & Joseph and Graze, I heard some fastic tips. … Read more Learning from Allan Leighton
This article was written by Guy Blaskey for Over the counter Magazine. It’s that time of year again, where we all promise to be better and do more good things and less bad things in the new year. New year’s resolutions have a long history (at least according to Wikipedia). Ancient Babylonians made promises to … Read more The Smart New years Resolution.
More and more people are setting up their own businesses either as side projects or full time. If you want to get going quickly you need to have a proper business-like email address and a website. These can be set up very quickly with very very little cost by following the 5 steps below: 1) … Read more 5 steps to set up a quick/cheap business email and website
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Social media is arguably the biggest leap forward in the marketing world in 2009 – it is certainly the most cost-effective leap forward. The 10 tips below are all free and all things that you should be doing to make social media marketing easy. However, these only tell you how to communicate, not what to … Read more Marketing tips: 10 Ways to make Social Media Marketing easy
Thinking of a company name? The recession, and the aftermath of a recession, is boom time for new businesses. Whether it’s people who have been made redundant setting up on their own, people who have spotted a gap in a changing market or just people who fancy a change tougher economic times can be a … Read more Marketing tips: Naming your business
More and more people are setting up their own businesses either as side projects or full time. Obviously we would recommend that you come to Flint for help with all your design and marketing need, but if you want to get going quickly you need to have a proper business like email address and a … Read more 5 steps to set up a quick/cheap business email and website