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

Freelance, Public Speaking

Presentation skills workshops can boost your confidence!

I recently decided that I would like some 121 presentation skills and public speaking training. I’ve always been ok at speaking in front of people but now, if I want to start thinking about training marketing managers and execs on how to run an integrated marketing campaign…and pay… I need to up my game. It… Continue reading Presentation skills workshops can boost your confidence!

Business Coaching, Freelance

Why a business coach is your professional cheerleader

When I first started running my business, I’ll be honest – I had no idea what I was doing. I’ve been in this lovely employment bubble where I have not had to worry about anything. All the financials, accounting, HR and marketing have been run by other people and the business just ticks along. When… Continue reading Why a business coach is your professional cheerleader

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!]

Professional Services Marketing

The intricate web of professional services marketing

The other day I was talking to a colleague and we started chatting about who we know, where she is moving jobs too and who she has managed. Turns out that professional services marketing – especially in London is a very small group of people and everyone knows everyone. I found it fascinating, my colleague… Continue reading The intricate web of professional services marketing