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What is your elevator pitch?

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So, what do you do? Can you tell me in 60 seconds or less? Can you define yourself professionally and present a value proposition? Have you got an elevator pitch? You could have the best product or service in the world, but it doesn’t mean anything if you can’t sell in what you have to offer. Read More

Have you been caught out?

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What message are you sending with your business card? What message does it send if you don’t have one?

Technology has streamlined communication and the ability to connect with clients and businesses. I am often asked if business cards are still relevant today or are they becoming a thing of the past. They are still very relevant today and a vital part of doing business so don’t be caught without yours. Although your first contact with clients may be via email or phone, I believe you shouldn’t go anywhere without your cards. A business card is a miniature advertisement of your brand. Anyone who receives one will have a reminder of your business. You may be very well connected with lots of online social media accounts, but if you turn up to a networking event or a meeting with a client or potential investor, you need to have something to leave behind a reminder of you so you can stay connected. Read More