In this blog post I discuss the concept of empathy, and how developing your empathetic side can be a catalyst to getting you on the road to becoming a creator and not a hater.
July 2016 marked the 3rd and final instalment of the 7 Day Startup Challenge. The purpose of the challenge was to get people to launch a project, or achieve a goal they otherwise wouldn’t.
In this post I’ll announce the winner (at the end) and look at some of the notable projects completed.
Following on from my recent post on creative role models, this post discusses a bunch of books to fire up your creative juices and help get you on the road from dreaming to doing when it comes to channeling your inner creativity.
Many of us experience roadblocks to fulfilling our inner creative urges. In this article I talk about some of my favourite creative role models from the business and artistic world who may inspire you to unleash your creative inner beast.
The 7 Day Startup Challenge can be used to launch any project, goal or challenge, not just if you’re looking to start up a new business. In this article I’ll take you through some ways you can participate in the next Challenge, which commences on 12 July.
Small business networking not working? Tips to connect that don’t involve throwing business cards at people
Networking to grow your business contacts is something that all entrepreneurs need to be good at. So if your networking strategy is not working as effectively as it should, here’s 20 tips to get you networking like a champ that don’t involve throwing business cards at people.
If you are looking at crowdfunding for business, there are a few things you’ll need to consider if you want to hit your target. We hit our goal with Black Hops on day one, but there were still things we could have done better.
Being someone with a background in online marketing I’ve always thought it would be great to apply those skills to an offline business. In the last few years I’ve been able to do that since establishing Black Hops Brewing with 2 mates.
So here are some of the ways that I’ve been able to leverage off my online business knowledge to help with an offline business.
Design is something that I feel not enough entrepreneurs take seriously. They treat it as an afterthought, get advice from the wrong people, opt for the cheapest option and as a result, fail to build a respectable brand.
In this article I will drill down further and discuss ways in which you can ensure your design elements, such as your website and in particular your logo, can help you deliver a great brand image. Let’s kick it off with one of my favorite quotes:
With the ongoing shift towards dynamic video content within social media in 2016, increasing your output of quality content has never been more important. In the following article I’ll tell you about the ways and tools I use to deliver the volume of quality content needed to create an impression and effectively engage with your audience.