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3 01, 2019

Celebrating the Sassy Seven

By | 2019-01-03T16:04:48+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I'm celebrating the Sassy Seven today... that's seven years since I started my freelance business. Seven years ago I started my self-employed business with one valued Non Executive Director client, who I still enjoy working with today. Of course my business has evolved over the seven years, I have learned new skills and embraced the [...]

14 11, 2018

Loyalty and Goodwill in Small Business

By | 2018-11-14T17:07:59+00:00 November 14th, 2018|The best of the rest|0 Comments

I've been thinking about loyalty and goodwill in small business lately. These thoughts were sparked by two recent incidents and my reactions to them. First of all let's have a think about these two words... quite big ones in my personal value system. Let's take a look at the dictionary definitions. Loyalty The quality of [...]

15 08, 2016

Sassy Social Marketing Business Radio Interview

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:37+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Networking & Social Media, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last Friday I visited Tino at his gorgeous converted old school house in West Sussex where he has his Business Radio studio. We had been introduced on Twitter and he invited me to come and chat about Sassy Social Marketing. A very informal conversation, about who I am, how Sassy Social Marketing came about, and [...]

28 07, 2016

Three reasons to go live on Facebook

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:37+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

Have you taken the plunge yet? Have you used Facebook Live on your Facebook business page? I’ve only recently gone live… not quite at the leading edge I know, but I was hesitant. I don’t like seeing myself on video, so I assumed no-one else would either. But that kind of thinking doesn’t move any of [...]

14 07, 2016

You never know who’s watching

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:37+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Networking & Social Media|0 Comments

Being online means you are visible. You just never know who's watching. From a business point of view that is exactly what you want to achieve. You want to be found, you want your prospects, associates and clients to get to know you, to find out more about you and what you do. There's really no [...]

12 06, 2016

Win summer festival wellies?

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:37+00:00 June 12th, 2016|ThisisNessie Surrey|0 Comments

Summer Festival Season - WinWellies competition Custom Cookie Co and This is Nessie Surrey Ends midnight 26 June 2016 Summer festival season is underway, and you've dusted the cobwebs off your wellies and checked for spiders inside.  No longer just for puddle jumping toddlers, wellies are now an essential item for any self-respecting music festival-goer. [...]

1 05, 2016

My personal travel insights

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:37+00:00 May 1st, 2016|In the media|0 Comments

A request to talk about some travel insights you say? When my friend - Paula Gardner, of Scarlet Thinking - and fellow member of London business club Sister Snog asked me to share some memories of my travel experiences, I think she already knew this was one of my favourite subjects! How kind to indulge me... [...]

24 04, 2016

Like a kid in a sweet shop

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:37+00:00 April 24th, 2016|Marketing, ThisisNessie Surrey|0 Comments

My name is Alyson, and I am a stationery addict. Always have been. It has been said that I'm like a kid in a sweet shop, except it's stationery. The adrenaline rushes and my eyes dart over the beautiful illustrations, I feel the crisp card in my hands and covet beautiful pens in gorgeous colours. [...]