Whilst the weather may be betraying the fact, summer is indeed here. And with it comes ‘Holiday Cover Season’. You know how it goes:
Bob: Betty, are you in next week?
Bob: Great – I’m on holiday next week, can you cover…
Betty panics. Oh no, what’s he going to ask me to do? Continue reading
Don’t miss our next webinar streaming live below on the 21/07/15 via Google Hangout
This webinar is a must see if you want to market to warm leads via Facebook.
In the midst of thinking about the perfect strategy – in terms of growing your business – you may well be thinking of a number of methods to facilitate tangible growth. Typically you will look at creating a business plan as well as looking at various mechanisms to grow revenue. A new business would also be wise to come up with a sound marketing strategy to achieve a number of objectives. Continue reading
Time and time again during my training courses and workshops I hear the same old comments about LinkedIn. ‘It’s just about people looking for new jobs.’ ‘It’s so I can have my staff headhunted.’ ‘It’s a total waste of time with people spamming you.’ Continue reading
Hootsuite is a fantastic platform for managing your social media activity. In fact, I think it’s impossible to stay on top of your social media without using Hootsuite. Not only for managing your platforms, but for tracking keywords and hashtags, and curating content from the web to share.
We’re always clamouring over the essentials of social media and other digital skills in the modern business world, but it’s often quite difficult to tie those all together. There are a lot of ways to introduce yourself to things like social media, analytics, SEO and content – but to make the best use of them you will need to have a solid digital strategy. Continue reading
WhatsApp has been getting a lot of media attention since Facebook bought the instant messaging service for $19billion last year, but something which may have been missed is how valuable the app can be for businesses. Continue reading
The idea of using social media in business is integral to success online. There has been considerable development in a very short period of time, with Twitter (arguably the most popular social network) being under 10 years old. As a result of the speed of development – it’s sometimes difficult for a business to keep up. Continue reading
Awe-inspiring speeches are a rare thing and when one happens it can influence in a very powerful way. At Business Training MadeSimple we appreciate a great speech – the real and the fictional. To celebrate the launch of our new Presentations Skills Workshop, in this post we’ll look over seven memorable speeches (four of them are real and three are fictional). Perfect if you’re looking for some inspiration for your next presentation! Continue reading
The whole world seems to be in ‘the cloud’ these days. Almost every single aspect of our work and personal lives, is instantly accessible via a web browser. Whether that’s email for your work, a social network for your personal life – or anything else – you can bet there’s an online version. Continue reading