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January 11, 2019
Was GDPR a waste of time?

There are still many businesses today who have done very little with regards to GDPR and some who have done nothing. Many people still ask me was GDPR a waste of time? There are a few problems with this question. First GDPR was never a one-off tick box exercise but something that should be part of […]

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January 8, 2019
Why everything you do is local marketing

Literally, everything you do is local marketing. I am sure this has happened to you at some point, you are driving around and you see someone in a branded company van or car driving like an idiot? Now if you are anything like me, you make a mental note of that company and remember that […]

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January 3, 2019
Lead Generation in 2019

Lead Generation in 2019, is it going to be any different from any other year? What do we have to do differently to stand out, generate leads and thrive in business? Whichever way you turn there is another "expert" or "guru" telling you the next new tactic or platform that is going to generate quick wins […]

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February 22, 2018
Enough of Average

Enough of average, there has to be more, there has to be better standard to aim for. I want you to ask yourself are we doing enough in our businesses and our lives? With so much opportunity and the promise of doing better as a race why are is there so much average? What do […]

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February 11, 2018
Marketing in Compliance

2018 brings a really interesting change to marketing. A long overdue change in my opinion. Yes, marketing is going to get harder as a result of the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and also we await if there is to many changes to the proposed ePrivacy policy. All of this means that we are […]

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July 20, 2016
NMEU London - StoryTelling Talk
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May 6, 2016
Episode 66 - Permission to Publish

 This weeks episode I talk about permission to publish anything from books to live streaming. The time is now to hit record and publish as the barrier to entry has never been lower.

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April 28, 2016
Special Book Launch Show - Episode 65

 This special edition I talk about my first book being launched and what it is all about and how it helps YOU the small business owner.

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April 22, 2016
The next email killer? - Episode 63

 Following on from last weeks episode I talk about my testing of Push Response a BOT platform technology that has been dubbed the next email killer or not? The other product mentioned was PushCrew.

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April 13, 2016
AI-Bots and how Facebook is changing the way we do business - Episode 63

 At the Facebook Developer Conference yesterday there was an announcement around there new bot and AI technology with some amazing examples of how it is going to change the way we communicate.

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April 8, 2016
Why I have not blogged in weeks

First and foremost eating my own dog food the truth is it was not important enough to me. There are no excuses for not writing and recording or filming of any kind if its important enough you find time. So why was it not important enough to me? And why did I not find the […]

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April 6, 2016
Change is the new constant - Episode 62 - The getting ahead Podcast

 This is a solo episode where i discuss changing business models in the face of a constantly changing and evolving landscape.

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March 18, 2016
Google your marketing - Amy McManus from AM Marketing - Episode 61

 Ready for a ton of value to be dropped on you from a great height? This weeks guest is Amy McManus from AM Marketing who talks all things Google and search and YouTube.  To learn more about Amy visit http://www.ammarketing.co.uk/ or find Amy on Twitter at https://twitter.com/marketing_am  

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March 11, 2016
Janet Murray - Creating exposure for small business owners - Episode 60

 On of my favorite interviews yet with the talented Janet Murray - Journalist and PR Coach. This is a must listen too episode if you want to get some exposure from the major and specialist publications out there. For information about Janet and her wonderful content and courses please visit https://janetmurray.co.uk/

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March 4, 2016
Sian Murphy - Episode 59 - The getting ahead podcast

 This weeks guest is Sian Murphy a small business strategist from Kent. We talk technology,tools and how you can get the best out of digital and technology. links: http://askstormchasers.co.uk/ http://therubymarketers.com/ Sian Murphy Home Page http://www.channelradio.co.uk/shows-women-in-business-show/  

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February 23, 2016
Daniel Knowlton - KPS Marketing - Episode 58

 This  week I am delighted to interview Daniel Knowlton from KPS Digital Marketing. Daniel brings bags of energy and passion to this interview where he explains how you can get huge success like his own from content marketing.

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February 19, 2016
Anwen Cooper - Get Fruitful Marketing - Episode 57

 Anwen Cooper from Get Fruitful Marketing is our guest this week. Anwen brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experiance and talks to us about how to win and retain your best clients. Links mentioned in the show: West Kent B2B -  Get Fruitful  - Marketing - https://twitter.com/GetFruitfulNow 

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February 12, 2016
Izabela Russell from New Media Europe - Episode 56

 This week once again I have a fantasic guest in Izabella Russell from New Media Europe and Music Radio Creative. We talk about the rise in audio content and where the opportunity lies for small business owners. You can find out more about the event at http://newmediaeurope.com/2016/  and more about Izabela at https://twitter.com/izabelarussell

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February 10, 2016
Social media does not work? Really?

I have read quite a few blog posts recently about how social media or advertising or any marketing tool or platform is not working.  I find this quite staggering that still in 2016 people are blaming the tools for not getting the results they wanted. In many of the cases the content was very biased […]

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February 6, 2016
Special guest Lucy Hall - Episode 55

 This weeks episode we have the amazing Lucy Hall with us. Lucy is a Kent based socal media expert and talks to us all about getting started with livestreaming and in particular Periscope. Lucy also talks about here up coming conference www.socialday.co.uk

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February 4, 2016
Are Facebook Notes the Future of written content?

This Post was originally posted on Facebook as a note. Am i concerned about duplicate content? No not really. I just want to be able to help as many people as I can so posting it here on my blog and on Facebook natively is all an experiment.

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February 2, 2016
What is content distribution?

  No time to read this blog post? download it as a handy PDF here There a few big mistakes that marketers and small business owners make with their content marketing efforts. The first being that the give up way to soon and the other is that they have the build it and they will […]

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January 28, 2016
Actually achieving your goals in 2016 - Episode 54

 In this weeks episode we discuss your goal setting, blogging and what you need to do to make it all happen.

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January 27, 2016
The Digital Gap

What is a digital gap you may ask? A digital gap is the difference between different companies and how they operate depending on how digital they are. For many companies having laptops and a CRM system means they are a digital company. Yet if this same company were to try and do business with or […]

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January 22, 2016
How to get started with audience building

Audience building is hard today. No longer are people signing up for everything and anything, we are far more discerning. So where does that leave people who are just getting started and do not have an existing audience?

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January 19, 2016
The New Numbers Game - Episode 53

 The new numbers game is not about cold calling and pounding the pavement and its not about facebook likes and retweets either, its about the numbers that matter in your digital.

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January 15, 2016
Clear Clarity and Communication - Episode 52

 Getting your message clear and standing out are just a few of the things we discuss this week to help you get the most out of your digital marketing.

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January 12, 2016
What to do when a prospect goes quiet

Often in sales we have some amazing conversations and we think wow this is great, they have a problem that our solution/product/service fits and serves and it all seems to going swimmingly until it happens...they go quiet and stop communicating.

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January 9, 2016
Content refreshing - Episode 51 - The Getting Ahead Podcast

 This episode is all about getting the most out of your content and going back over old blog posts and reimagining them and refreshing them to give them a new lease of life.

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January 5, 2016
My top 10 podcast recommendations

I draw inspiration from all kinds of places but when it comes to keeping up to date, my car and my podcasts are my learning zone. I personally learn best from audio and find the car journeys are the perfect time to tune into my favourite few shows and find out what's new and what's […]

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