Category Archives: Advice

6 tips for a successful digital agency partnership

Over the last 7 years, I’ve had experience of working with various different traditional and digital marketing agencies. Whilst one agency’s skill set may differ from another, what I have found to be consistent is the way in which many agencies operate and how clients can get the best from a working relationship with them. […]


5 simple ways to protect your website

Website security is a crucial aspect of website management, yet it’s an area that is so easily forgotten. Whilst we’re busy getting on with the fun stuff, be it writing blog posts, updating pages or improving the design and user experience, site security can often be overlooked. Late last year, I learnt a harsh but […]


Keeping presentations simple but effective

Last Sunday I was fortunate enough to be invited to the christening of a friend’s daughter. I don’t often go to church so before I got to the venue I was beginning to dread the usual clichés: that the service would be long, boring and dull and that the vicar would witter on about things […]


Planning and preparation

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” – Benjamin Franklin I’m a huge sports fan and I love watching football, rugby and cricket in particular. The excitement and drama these sports generate is what really captivates me and millions of others. But as a business professional, I can’t help but focus on the […]


Listen up!

As the web becomes increasingly social, more people and communities are taking the opportunity to talk about you, your company and brand – whether you like it or not. The questions is: are you listening? The social web is an incredibly democratising space, allowing anyone and everyone to become a publisher. Blogging, microblogging, social networking […]