Hooks, Headlines and Hard-Wired Words: 11 ideas for better writing

From the offices of our hosts (Thank you firm Boodle Hatfield!) we looked out at the iconic building (nicknames including The Vase, The Boomerang and The Beer Gut). Marketers from law, accountancy, engineering and property firms joined a PM Forum workshop to share ideas on how to improve our writing. Read More

2022-10-17T11:51:30+01:00October 17, 2022|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Marketing, Selling|

Marketing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) – The power of reflection?

Once a year I have to produce four reflective learning statements for the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) in order to maintain my Chartered Marketer status as a Fellow of CIM. Each year I put off this exercise until the last minute. Yet I always emerge from the process feeling Read More

2022-08-30T16:36:40+01:00August 30, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Avoid the revolving door – Recruiting and retaining marketing and business development professionals in PSFs

The Great Resignation arrived somewhat early in the marketing and business development (M&BD) teams of professional services firms (PSF) after Covid. There was a dizzying whirl of junior and senior professionals moving firms – some pushed by the behaviour of firms during lockdown and others pulled to the attractions of Read More

2022-11-07T11:27:03+00:00August 18, 2022|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing|

Book review: Build your digital marketing strategy by Steve Brennan

I like to review recent books with a view to offering recommendations to those people who attend my training workshops. Despite being published in 2018 (before the Covid pandemic pushed digital marketing into the stratosphere) and being pretty basic it has some good content. So here’ a book review: Build Read More

2022-07-22T12:12:56+01:00July 22, 2022|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Social Media, Strategy, Web Sites|
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