Moustache meeting

January is, by all accounts, a rubbish month. It's cold, you're poor and the last time you saw daylight was sometime in October. If it was a person, it would probably be Logan Paul. When I was tasked with running the first team meeting of February - I knew it had to...

When is failure NOT a failure

Safe to say that the ending to last night (9th January) was not the one we all hoped for and expected. It may be a cliche, but we really do learn more from failure than we do success. The UK, and Europe’s, first rocket launch was not a total home run last night due to...

Tips for writing an awesome blog

Writing a blog is a great method for marketing your business. You'll be seen as a expert in your field if you're writing regular, relevant and interesting blogs. It also adds the human element to your marketing mix. And, as cliched as the statement is, people really...

Why I use WordPress

In the past WordPress has been (rightly so) demonized for many things; site speed, security, usability and many more. I've been using WordPress for over 5 years now and I've either worked my way around these things or done what is necessary to "fix" them. But I'm here...

What I learnt in my Third Year

In what has become an annual tradition, I'm about to take a look back at the previous year and see what went well and what (if anything) I have learnt. For those new readers you can read parts 1&2 here and here. For me at least, my third year in business could...

Making the most of networking

Networking, love it or loathe it your business will benefit from you doing it. It might bring you new customers, it might give you different business and personal opportunities or it might just give you a like minded bunch of people to talk to and socialise with (by...

What I learnt in my second year

Following the groundbreaking blog I posted last year. Here's the eagerly anticipated follow up… Two years into running my own business and it feels like I've learnt more than I ever did during almost 14 years of being an employee. If you're starting your own business...

Improving your LinkedIn profile

Can you improve your LinkedIn profile? You almost certainly can, but why should you? According to LinkedIn's own statistics around 50% of users haven't completed their profile. A completed profile will have information in the following sections: Your Industry and...

What I learnt in my first year

It's just over a year since I started Sonic digital communications, and just like everyone else that starts their own business I've learnt a lot in that time. I've put together a list of the five most important things that might help you when starting your first...

What did I learn from TEDx?

I don't like to say no. In my life I have serious FOMO. It's this exact reason that I ended up involved in running the recent TEDx event at Plymouth University. About 4 months ago I found myself in a room of (relative) strangers as we spoke about what we would do and...