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Graduate Entrepreneurship case study

As a dedicated follower of the blog, you’ll know that I’ve just been back to school, at the Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp: to get a tight grip on the practicalities of things like tax, law and finance. I came away with a suitcase full of new knowledge, buckets of inspiration and a coach-load of new friends […]

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Going back to school

I’ve sort of had a taste of my own medicine. When I went freelance, part of my mission was to help people who don’t have time to tell the world about themselves because they’re too busy getting on with it. Well here I am: getting on with it, solving that problem with copyriting and photography. […]

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Freelance life Photography

3 tips to get more out of your point and shoot camera

About six months ago I was asked to give a presentation on photography at an organisation I was working for at the time. As luck would have it, I’d taken part in some rigorous workshops on giving effective presentations so was all set to test my new skills in how to address an audience and […]

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Get your house in order first

With social media, it’s tempting to run straight out the front door with all guns blazing, pistol duelling with every site in the Wild West of social networking but neglecting to take care of the obvious things back home first: the humble web site. Hands up, when I meet a new charity client I’ve been […]

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Information Overload

It’s easy to become overwhelmed with the different silos of information that we’ve begun distributing our lives across: email, RSS and social media to name but a few of the contenders in the battle for our attention. The problem is only accentuated with the proliferation of smart phones so now there’s no excuse for not […]