Happy World Intellectual Property Day! I was really pleased when the registered trademark for This Little Piggy was granted back in 2014 for my new business adventure. Feels like so long ago now, but time has also flown. Trademarking is …..
I’ve heard consultants discuss this quite often – is it best to insist on a retainer, or to offer ad hoc and project work? Much depends on the offering and as much as we all love a good retainer, I …..
This update had been requested a LOT during the 2 and a half years that our Facebook group Grampian Business Finder has been running – the highly coveted “power” to join the group as a page rather than with a …..
Elevator Awards – I remember when they launched WAY back in the day, I worked at Elevator then but wasn’t allowed to go – and if I had been I’d have been far too scared! The Awards grew in status …..
Despite the title yes this is a serious question to which I imagine your response may be a resounding NO! But are you sure?? It may in fact be that you already do the mental equivalent of letting Hannibal eat …..
Check out the dramatic title – I was REALLY terrified though! It’s ususally best to do the scary thing in business and in life – “if you’re not living on the edge you’re taking up too much room”… This is me …..
The business plan is often misunderstood and underrated and I’m on a mission to change that perception. Huge thanks to my awesome friend and Business Gateway adviser Gillian Macdonald for her feedback on the video, next time I will refrain …..
I’ve been thinking about business networking a lot lately – the various groups, different ways of networking, the prices, locations and most importantly the results. I think when some people new to networking hear the word they feel daunted, picturing …..
From time to time people speak to me about their product or service in a language I find difficult to understand. The language is jargon and it puts me off buying not because I don’t want to buy, but because …..
I’m often asked “what’s the best way to market my business?”. The answer is there’s no one best way – that would just be far too easy! There’s many ways combined and they all work together delivering your marketing strategy. …..