Top tip – Networking

Networking may seem daunting if you have never done it before, but there are tricks you can have up your sleeve to make it much easier. Don’t feel you have to sell, sell, sell the first time you meet someone – in fact, this will be seriously frowned upon. Business is about building relationships and […]

The 5 steps to marketing heaven

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There is a great new networking group in Surrey called “Business Breakthrough Networking”.  It is run by Sue Bown of The Coaching Zone who is a really insightful business coach – Sue has helped me on many an occasion and just by asking a few pertinent questions has made  the fog lift on ideas I […]

Top Tip – Make your business personal

Lindsey Collumbell

The old adage of ‘people buy from people’ is most certainly true. Get out there and meet people so prospective customers can put a face to a name. If you have never networked before, and the mere thought makes you break out in a cold sweat, try starting off online to get the hang of […]

Networking the Bridget Jones way

Networking may seem daunting if you have never done it before, but there are tricks you can have up your sleeve to make it much easier. Don’t feel you have to sell, sell, sell the first time you meet someone – in fact, this will be seriously frowned upon. Business is about building relationships and […]

Get out from behind your desk

Get out from the comfort of your own desk/office and meet people to spread the word about what you sell / what you do. The old adage of ‘People buy from people’ is most certainly true – go forth and network so prospective customers can put a face to a name.  The worst that can happen […]

Blooming Business Blogs – webinar & podcasts

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Back in December I was delighted to be asked to record the first webinar that will launch the new member services provided by The Womens Business Clubs (TWBC) – a networking group for women that I have been fortunate enough to be a member of since 2005, shortly after I started Bojangle Communications. Kelly Stephens, […]

Create an image in people’s minds

Bojangle - your marketing sherpas

When asked what you do/what your business is about (the question that makes many businesspeople I have met look like startled bunnies in headlights!) make sure you say more than literally what you do.  Try and build a picture in people’s minds as you will stick there for longer. For example, rather than me saying […]

Ladies at 11 recognises women in business

L@11 Awards - Surrey Ad Bus News - Oct 2011

On 7th October I attended the inaugural Ladies at 11 Business Awards as a potential winner. I had been shortlisted as one of three in the Continued Business Success category which recognised “businesses which have been trading for 5+ years and can demonstrate continued business success” no less :0). It was a great evening at […]

How effective is your elevator pitch?

Bojangle - your marketing sherpas

When asked what you do, in a business context, what do you say? Do you go with the flow and be just like the majority of people I meet at networking events by just literally telling me what you do? Or do you explain the benefits of what you do and what that means to […]

Bojangle founder shortlisted in business awards

Lindsey Collumbell

News release issued: Wednesday 7th September 2011 Surrey business woman shortlisted in local business awards Ashtead-based business woman, Lindsey Collumbell, has been recognised for her continued business success by being shortlisted in the inaugural Ladies at 11 Business Awards. Ladies at 11 is a networking group covering Surrey, London and the South East and these […]