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An amazing alternative to your usual video editor

If you’re not making good use of video in your sales and marketing where have you been for the last five years. Videos have gone from being a luxury to a must have, but the great news is that there’s a cool tool that has made it quicker, easier and cheaper than ever before to create great quality videos for social media, Youtube, and wherever else you can get your videos shown.

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You'll be amazed how effective this simple planning mnemonic is

If you want to achieve anything in life - from small changes in habit to major life achievements - you first need to have some kind of plan. This super-simple, but incredibly powerful method, will help you to get your plans down on paper in record time.

Mindmaps are a wonderful tool

One tool I really couldn't do without

Mindmaps are the perfect tool for making sense of all of those disparate thoughts whirling around inside your brain, and once you get used to using them you'll find that the ideas just keep flowing and flowing. It is like taking the cork off of a good bottle of champagne. In this post I'll introduce you to my favourite online mindmapping tool.

Tips for Writing Mailings

20 Tips for Writing Mailings

I’d love to say that I know how to write the perfect mailing. It would be like having the goose that lays the golden eggs hidden away in your closet, or knowing where to find the Holy Grail. Alas, although I can’t tell you exactly where the Holy Grail is, I can give you a few pointers that will hopefully steer you in the right direction.

Tell your story with infographics

Create Infographics Quickly and Easily

Everyone seems to love infographics these days, and I have been on the hunt for some software, or an online service, for creating great-looking infographics for a while. In the process I must have tested well over a dozen different tools, but didn't really fall in love with any of them until I found this …

What advice would you give someone

What advice would you give someone starting their first job

My eldest son starts his first full time job on Monday and I wanted to help him out by giving him the advice I wish I'd received a century ago when I started my first job. What advice would you give a young man or woman starting out in the workplace today?

Don't lose sleep over it

Who’d have thought software could improve your sleep

Apparently, the frequency that the computer monitor displays light is akin to daylight and so staring at a computer just before you go to bed is not a good thing to do. Luckily, there is a clever piece of free software that solves the problem.

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