I ended up shouting at the so-called marketing expert

I ended up shouting at the podcast episode I was listening to on my morning cycle over around Kinnegad, Clogherinkoe and back home. The so-called expert, Mark Schaeffer, on the Social Media Marketing Podcast was talking about Social Media Marketing nowadays and how much it has changed over the last 10 or 20 years. He… Continue reading I ended up shouting at the so-called marketing expert

Trying different things and finding winners

I’m never really surprised when I discover, purely accidentally, that something works and is popular with readers of my blogs or viewers of my videos. That’s because I try so many different things, and experiment with formats. Recently I have begun to make some videos down the canal bank in Enfield or at the railway… Continue reading Trying different things and finding winners

Starting your own business

I am regularly contacted by individuals who are starting up their own business or have already started. And it is obvious to me that they will fail. They are asking the wrong questions or are underfinanced or are unable to see the things about which they cannot cut corners. The simply cannot discern and discriminate… Continue reading Starting your own business

Coworking space and shared offices-have you any experience?

If you know anything about coworking space I would love to hear your thoughts and experience, especially if you were involved in the provision of coworking space, shared desks, hot desks, meeting rooms. With the growth of hybrid working and so many people now having the opportunity to work from home for so many days… Continue reading Coworking space and shared offices-have you any experience?

Law awards versus Google reviews and new clients

Every year I see a spate of announcements from colleague and law firms who communicated the good news that they have been nominated for, or won, some award or other. There is an award dinner, and the attendees dress up nice and get their photographs taken and take selfies. Then they announce the good news… Continue reading Law awards versus Google reviews and new clients

The advantage of not having a law background in the law industry

The typical route to becoming a solicitor is something like this. Study law in college, study law to pass the FE1s and get into the Law Society, become a trainee solicitor in a big practice, qualify, get a job as a solicitor, make partner, perhaps start your own practice. This was not my route into… Continue reading The advantage of not having a law background in the law industry