How blogging will make you a better marketer - I truly believe that the practice of regular, personal blogging makes you a better marketer, because it develops a number of key skills that will serve you in virtually any marketing or communications role. Read why on the blog! #blogging
Almost all of the experts, entrepreneurs and business leaders I listen to on podcasts (and whose material I read regularly), emphasise the importance of reading to their success. Let’s talk about reading and how it really can drive success in your marketing career (and life). #careeradvice #lifelonglearning #reading
Live tweeting was exhausting as it was fun. Trying to capture and distill each speaker’s thoughts into 140 character sound bites (at speed), is tough! But I also discovered some unexpected benefits that make me want to live tweet at every conference I attend in future. Read how you could benefit from live tweeting an event.
This Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli. While Anzac Day is way off topic for this blog, I feel this post is a way I can show my respect for all those who fought and lost their lives in that war – and in all wars. Following, is a post I wrote after attending my first Dawn Service in Brisbane in 2009, a year after I visited the hallowed ground of the Gallipoli peninsula. Even now, seven years after I saw Lone Pine and those cramped trenches first hand…
Over the years, I’ve tried a number of tools – they all continue to add new features and evolve, so it’s been worth keeping an eye on them. Lately, I’ve been delving deeply into Hootsuite – and here’s what I’ve found!
This post outlines 10 of my favourite, awesome marketing blogs – 10 sources which I think are critical for any marketer to keep on top of the latest trends and news impacting our industry. #marketing #marketers #marketingblogs
How you can awaken the giant within with Anthony Robbins
One of the first personal development books I read, was Unlimited Power by Anthony Robbins. After reading such an inspiring book, I read Awaken the Giant Within. As marketers, the better we understand human behaviour, and what motivates people to do what they do, the better we can engage with them, and influence them to do what we would like them to do. In this post, I review Anthony Robbin's Awaken the Giant Within + give you a link to our free eBook: the Highflying Marketers Book List.
This is the current list of tools, apps and resources I really love. The tools I recommend to everyone I speak with. The tools which my colleagues could rattle off if asked what I recommend. I love these tools because they really do save me time (and my sanity) – and they may do the same for you!