Category: Marketing

My new favourite coffee company

Change Please

Watch out Starbucks, watch out Costa…Change Please is making award winning coffee and helping the homeless in a great way. And, the public is starting to take note. We had the Change Please founder, Cemal Ezel, speaking at the launch

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I love meetings

No, I do. I love meetings that are well planned and productive. But, just occasionally I do get distracted in meetings. Earlier this week I was distracted by words and phrases being used. What do you think of these? This

Your view on event management

I will soon be talking to some students about events and event management. If you have a moment, please could you help me? #events #eventmanagement #conferences #sportingevents #musicpromotion #eventscareer What I would like is brief comments from you about the good

Testing 1212…I’m an author!

One of the best ways to get to learn the dynamics of a medium and how things work is to get involved and try it. YouTube videos, books and seminars are all very helpful but they cannot replace practical experience.

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Scientific Wild Arsed Guess

I love tripping over fun acronyms I’ve not heard before. Scientific Wild Arsed Guess, SWAG, this is ideal for those situations when someone can’t bring themselves to come up with an opening estimate, even though they’re the best-placed person to

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Help me translate this gobbledygook

Ages ago someone asked me if I knew what this meant: football in the new era… Fans drive loyalty and loyalty is rewarded on the pitch. Success drives growth and growth drives ambition . Unfortunately Fans are customers and most

Nothing sells like a sell-out

Years ago, I said, “Nothing sells like a sell-out.” This was an observation that demand for stock items was always lower than for out of stock products. There is some compelling logic behind this; if all vendors are out of stock,

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