Author: Kevin Harrington

There are 4 main reasons commonly attributed to this: Lack of preparation Poor financial reports Owner reliance Unrealistic price expectations I guess there’s no great surprise there? Being part of the 80% is not compulsory, there are things you can …

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It’s funny how you get introduced to people sometimes. Richard Martin and I met in the street, we were introduced by a mutual friend. It turns out that Richard is a bit of a wizard when it comes to web …

Web design in Reading Read More »

There is no point in asking for feedback if you don’t do it consistently. I use 1&1 for hosting and domains. Every time I ask for help/support I receive an email asking for feedback. But, last week I had a …

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The Rules of a ‘Kingsman’ Gentleman. My homework: increase my score from 65% Rule 1A gentleman never tells about his conquests, private matters or dealing. His business is nobody else’s. Rule 2A gentleman does not clash in public with his …

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“When should we tell people about our event?” Oddly, that’s a question I’ve heard three times in the last week. There’s no absolute right answer. Events, audiences and organisations will all vary. That said, telling a membership group about an …

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The CEO of Mercedes has just retired. BMW hired an actor who looked like him and made this advert. This is a really good piece of opportunistic marketing by BMW.

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The Dakota Indians of North America passed on this piece of wisdom from generation by word of mouth: “If you are riding a dead horse the best thing to do is dismount”. However, in the corporate world today, because of …

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