• Top tips on rebranding your company

    Here are my top tips on rebranding your business. Changing to a different name for your business can be scary.  But sometimes the name that you started out with just doesn’t fit any more. Susi Doherty used to run a photography agency called Brighton Togs.  As Brighton Togs, they’d done well, established a good reputation […]

  • Your networking system

    I’m running a one off workshop on 25th July 2017 on how to build your networking system.  It’s going to be great, and if you can get to Brighton that afternoon, you should definitely come along. Your networking system This workshop is for people who have done some business networking. It’s for you if you’ve […]

  • Seth Godin and the Purple Cow

    One of the most important books I’ve ever read about how to run a successful small business is Seth Godin’s Purple Cow.  I first read it about 17 years ago, but it’s one which I still re-read every couple of years and recommend to my business advice clients all the time. Seth is a great […]

  • How to make more money and have more fun

    My work is all about helping people to make more money and have more fun. Obviously, your business needs to make money for you – a 5 year old could tell you that this is the point of a business. But your business should also be fun. You’re entitled to enjoy running your business. I […]

  • Changes to LinkedIn

    I just got word of some big changes to LinkedIn. These changes which will affect any of us who use LinkedIn for business development.  For a lot of my business mentoring clients, this is going to be a big deal, and will make it more difficult to use LinkedIn as part of your sales process […]

  • Best blog for small business

    Obviously, I think this is the best blog for small business, and you should definitely read it all the time. And get the extra stuff from my weekly emails.  And apparently, I’m not the only person who thinks this, because I got two awards for my blog for small business this year.  Woohoo! Best small […]

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  • Want to build something that lasts?

    Once upon a time, a couple of thousand years ago, there was a guy. He saw a lot of things wrong with his society, and he spent a lot of time thinking about how he wanted to change things. This was before Facebook and Snapchat, so he had to go round just telling people about […]

  • Overcoming the barriers to business growth – workshop 31st January

    I’m running a workshop to help you overcome the barriers to business growth.  There are only 25 places, so this is advance notice for you special people. Overcoming the barriers to business growth – what it’s all about This workshop is a re-run of a couple of workshops I ran in the summer. They worked […]

  • How to write your automated email series

    My automated email series makes me happy. One of the most useful and effective marketing things you can do is email marketing. You probably know that already. But, if you’re like me, and lots of my business mentoring clients, you don’t send out emails as often as you should. When you’re running a small business, […]

  • Online marketing intern wanted

    I’m looking for a online marketing intern who is keen on learning more about online marketing to come and help me with marketing my digital products and face to face business coaching and mentoring services at the Joy of Business. The right person will start in mid December or early January.  It’s a trainee position, […]