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How to write a press release

Journalists receive hundreds of press releases every day – how do you cut through the noise? A well-written press release (this can just be an email) which grabs their attention is key. The first thing to know is: journalists are not scary. People often worry about getting in touch with a newspaper but guess what? … Read more

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The content fridge

Could you live without your fridge? I heard a woman talking about doing exactly that during a PechaKucha talk. She didn’t live fridge-free as an experiment. It wasn’t a 30 day or 365 day challenge. No. She lived fridge and freezer free in the UK for years. There were audible gasps around the room when … Read more

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Learning to speak with Google Assistant

We got a Google Home for Christmas. I feel a little like we have invited the Toclafane into our home but I admit I?m a sucker for anything which plays whatever music I want when I ask it to. ?What is it for?? Some curious friends asked us on New Year’s Eve. ?It can tell … Read more

A photo of someone typing on a laptop. Blogging regularly can help spread the word about your business.

How blogging can help build your business

Did you know that blogging regularly helps drive traffic to your website? Research from Hubspot found companies who published more than 16 blogs a month saw almost 3.5 times more traffic than those who only posted 4 times or less. Blogging regularly can help spread the word about your business Hubspot’s survey also found “companies … Read more

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What’s In A Name?

I was called by my broadband service provider a couple of days ago. They only ever call when they are trying to sell me something so I was prepared for being pitched at and wanted to get it over with as quickly as possible. Of course, this meant I wasn?t going to listen to what … Read more