When your personal life inspires your business

Inspiration can come from the strangest places, in fact sometimes the stranger the better! Our own life experiences can lead us to discover products and services that are in demand. When you spot a gap in the market, this can give birth to an original and successful business idea. Victoria Scott was an established businesswoman, … Continued

How to be a successful leader

Leading an organisation can be a lonely experience. There is no-one to praise you, or give you feedback on how to improve. Developing your leadership skills is a constant challenge as it can be difficult to assess your effectiveness. A leader must wear many hats, managing the future of the company, its staff and the … Continued

MacCormack Media goes from strength to strength

With agriculture a hot topic these days, MacCormack Media is proud to announce that it has recently added 3 new blue chip clients to its agricultural media planning and buying portfolio – New Holland, Limagrain and Genus ABS. This is a very exciting time for the company as it has just released the 4th Phase … Continued

Procom Connections launches new CRM system

Procom Connections have launched a fully browser based telemarketing CRM solution for clients internal use.  It comes with 20 years of telemarketing experience as standard.  Licences can be purchased on a per seat per month basis with no minimum order and no heavy upfront costs.  There is no probably no other solution that gives such … Continued

Winston joins Words

Hertfordshire copywriters Words etc, home to the award-winning writer Melanie Silver, is delighted to announce that it has appointed Winston Shayle as Director of Stressbusting & Morale, a newly created position based at the copywriting firm’s Watford offices. Melanie explains, “We have taken on several new clients during 2012 and are handling a number of … Continued

KM Design brands online tracking system for nurseries and pre-schools

KM Design has recently branded and provided graphic design services to a new start-up company called Owl Track. Owl Track is an online system, developed by a nursery manager and teacher, which helps nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and SureStart children’s centres keep track of early year’s development. Working closely with the client and fellow CCG member, … Continued

Ian Phillips, Ashridge Communications, grows a mo for Movember

Once again, this Movember Ian has decided to donate his face to raising awareness about prostate cancer.  His donation and commitment is the growth of a moustache for the entire month of Movember, which has been known to generate conversation, controversy and laughter. This year, is the most compelling yet as Ian’s son, Toby, is working for Movember … Continued

Melanie Silver shortlisted for Freelancer of the Year 2012

There was much excitement and celebratory chocolate in the Words etc offices when we learned copywriter Melanie Silver was a finalist in the Content and Editorial category of the 2012 Freelancer of the Year awards. The awards, now in their eighth year, were established by freelance agency Xchangeteam to celebrate the work of “that unsung … Continued

New Knebworth office for Procom Connections

Procom Connections have moved to bigger premises in Knebworth. We’re now right next to the station and have parking for 20 cars – perfect for any visitors from London and helpful for attracting good staff from a wider area. http://procomconnections.co.uk/#/contact/4538171812