Have you been Google’d Recently

Have you been Google'd Recently We've all heard the story of the friend who was about to get the dream job, then failed at the last hurdle because the employer checked them on the internet and found some embarrassing photos of their stag do on Facebook. My best friend, who was also my best man and is now a high flying executive for a London Ad Agency, was spotted by me on Facebook looking extremely drunk during a pub crawl in a town where he lives. But these photos weren't…

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How to Leave Voicemail

It's been hot this week, and travelling around the country in planes, trains and automobiles takes it toll. But nothing is more strenuous than picking up voicemail. I pick up voicemail at the end of the day, as I never get the chance during the day. This week I've been phoning in using my mobile phone to listen to my office messages, which a lot of road warriors do. And I get the same frustrations everytime. I listen and the lady with BBC English from BT Call Minder announces I…

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Marketing Point System

Many of you might use the water cooler at work to do it, some people use Facebook for it, others Link In. I go to coffee mornings to do it. I'm talking of membership of various associations which helps me keep abreast of the latest issues and developments in my profession and network. And naturally what's involved with association membership?  Attending meetings. My wife jokes and calls them my coffee mornings. But a days' attendance at an association meeting is worth 25 points to me and well worth it. Leaving…

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