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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. [...]

19 04, 2016

Alyson Reay, as seen in Look Magazine

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:37+00:00 April 19th, 2016|In the media|0 Comments

As my network knows by now, I keep up to date with #journorequests - Journalist requests - on Twitter. Through this practice I have gained exposure for business clients with industry bloggers, and local and national printed press. #Journorequests are a method journalists use to find 'real life' examples on which to base their features, [...]

22 02, 2016

Women in Work after the age of 50

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:38+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|In the media|0 Comments

When I saw a journalist seeking case studies for an article about age discrimination in the workplace I knew I had a story to tell. Lucy Handley was writing a feature for High50.com about the difficulties facing the over-fifties on the job market. Add in being a woman over 50 and the UK government unemployment figures [...]

29 12, 2015

Alyson Reay, as seen in Woman Magazine

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:38+00:00 December 29th, 2015|In the media|0 Comments

Just before Christmas the new edition of Woman Magazine was published. In fact I bought my copy when I was at Heathrow Airport, and the delay in sharing the article with you here is because I was, as the article says, on my way to 'spend Christmas alone in the sun'. I had a fabulous [...]

9 12, 2015

Alyson Reay, as seen in Woman’s Weekly

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:38+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When I noticed a journalist request on Twitter that resonated with me, I didn't hesitate to respond, always ready to chat in my sassy social kind of a way. Next thing I knew, freelance writer Gillian Harvey, had arranged to interview me about my forthcoming Christmas trip for an article in Woman's Weekly entitled "Our Very Special Christmas", one of 3 stories about [...]

7 12, 2015

Alyson Reay, as seen in Prima Magazine

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:38+00:00 December 7th, 2015|In the media|0 Comments

When I was approached by journalist and copywriter Marina Gask, to tell my story for a feature in Prima Magazine I barely hesitated before saying 'Yes'. The feature entitled 'Our New Year reinventions' was to be about 4 women who have transformed their lives in 2015. My story was a simple one, but one that many [...]

28 10, 2015

Have you tried the new Twitter poll?

By | 2017-05-23T09:45:38+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Engaging your audience on Social Media is a challenge for many businesses. It's so easy to broadcast messages about you and your business, but you will find you get little back from your audience. I spend a lot of time talking with businesses about how they can make their own content more 'shareable' and more [...]