Marketing

Am I offering what people want?

It's the time again when I am feeling a little down in the dumps. You have ups and downs I know but they swing quite violently from one to the other. Everyone around me seems to be doing very well, I'm hearing a lot of good news stories. Referrals are happening, business is flowing - except… Continue reading Am I offering what people want?

Freelance, Marketing

The fear of working from home

I keep getting this fear. Of being on my own, in the house, all day with no one to talk too. Going from working in an office for 10 years surrounded by people to no one I know is going to be a big leap. And it might be hard. Does everyone else feel like… Continue reading The fear of working from home

Freelance, Marketing

It’s now the waiting game.

Oh it’s frustrating. I’m just literally sitting here waiting for a prospective new client to email me or call me but nothing is happening. Yes I know, I’m being impatient and things will happen but WHEN…! I can feel the clock of my notice period slipping away through a sand timer and I’m sure it’s… Continue reading It’s now the waiting game.

Freelance, Marketing

Why getting another job isn’t an option

When I first handed in my notice I wasn’t completely sure whether I wanted to get another job or run my business full time. I pondered on this for some time and started lining interviews up. In my first interview I remember sitting there talking to a director of a well know city law firm… Continue reading Why getting another job isn’t an option

Marketing

We go together… [Marketing and BD that is!]

In my head I am singing the grease tune but whether or not that actually comes across I have no idea!... I have been thinking recently about how marketing and business development go hand in hand. That might sound like an obvious statement, but sometimes in reality it just doesn’t work that way, and in… Continue reading We go together… [Marketing and BD that is!]

Freelance, Marketing

Sometimes you just know it’s time to go

I've been umming and ahhing for some time now about leaving my job, but without having another job to go to it feels slightly odd and a little scary. It all really came to a head just before Christmas when I just realised I don't think that I can work here anymore, it just feels… Continue reading Sometimes you just know it’s time to go