My first testimonial

When my work at the publishers ended I¬†took a punt and pitched to a few companies with a business idea that I had been thinking about for a long time. Out of the first two I approached both came back to me very quickly wanting to know more. I was overwhelmed! Since then I have…

Free email platform with free technical support

Having been involved with email marketing for around 10 years I have had the luxury of using proprietary systems and paid for systems such as PURE 360 and YMLP all of which have been excellent platforms and have suited the companies I worked with for varying reasons. However the difficulty comes when you are a…

The importance of stuffing a walrus to marketers

As an official freelancer I now need to make sure that I am ahead of my game, keeping up to date with the developments in Marketing and opinions of key thought leaders. Like many of you I have a raft of emails that populate my inbox everyday to help me achieve this. Many of which…

Brainstorming your contacts

Once a fortnight a group of us who are looking for work meet up for a bring and share lunch to chat through ideas, come up with new ideas and share experiences of job hunting. It’s an informal lunch at my house round a crowded table. My husband joins us for the banter. As well…

Job hunting & the power of social media

My current employment status has left me looking for work again. Something marketers have to get used to. So i have spent some time mapping out my options from going straight back into the job market, starting on my own, retraining or taking time out. The funny thing is that everyone assumes that a marketer…