Along The Right Lines

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Along The Right Lines

  1. 1. Along the Right Linesgrowing a little business through a recession<br />
  2. 2. Necessity is the mother of Invention<br />When we are challenged we develop our ideas and resources to overcome the obstacles in our path. <br />We now have more opportunity than ever to get creative and diversify.<br />If you can build something now it can really only get better.<br />
  3. 3. Working together gets results<br />Build working relationships that have a forward-thinking attitude.<br />Develop ideas that you love and inspire others through your passion and determination.<br />Regeneration is vital, as is working with people who want to build and create.<br />Be the one that says <br />“alright, what’s next?” <br />
  4. 4. Moving towards world-friendly businesses<br />There are a great many advantages to going green:<br />save money<br />help the planet <br /> develop a friendly, caring and responsible image<br />Go easy on the greenery:<br />Try online advertising and networking.<br />Reduce the pressure on our planet through new technologies.<br />responsible travelling<br />carbon offsetting<br />minimising waste<br />recycling<br />
  5. 5. Social Media Marketing<br />Share ideas<br />Push discussions forward<br />Recruit colleagues and customers<br />Free and easy<br />Does no damage to the greenery<br />Free advertising<br />TWEET.TWEET.<br />Tweet. Tweet.<br />tweet. tweet.<br />Tweet. Tweet.<br />Tweet.Tweet.<br />tweet.tweet.<br />Tweet. Tweet. Tweet. Tweet. Tweet. Tweet. Tweet. Tweet. Tweet.<br />Tweet. Tweet.<br />
  6. 6. Importance of Presentation<br />Dress to impress<br />Language is your best equipment so use it well.<br />Share your ideas! How do you know it works if you keep it hidden?<br />Put on your best words and try to avoid mistakes.<br />Be clear about what’s important in your message.<br />
  7. 7. Importance of presentation 2<br />We are not prescriptive little dictators of language.<br />Yet we must reiterate the incredible importance of presentation.<br />A great idea can be sunk and lost if no one sees it.<br />A business that looks great and looks successful, is successful.<br />
  8. 8. Keep your market in mind<br />Suit your words to the people you address.<br />Sometimes a certain formality is required.<br />Be aware of your jargon, if it won’t be understood leave it out.<br />Get help speaking other languages.<br />Don’t know what you’re saying? You’re saying the wrong thing.<br /> ‘Hands up if you understand what I’m saying.’<br />
  9. 9. Content<br />Say something. Say something about your business and yourself through what you choose to talk about, but don’t talk about self.<br />be appealing, satisfying, funny or useful.<br />don’t say anything if you think it’s pointless or dull.<br />try to share your ideas rather than sell your products.<br />bad content is worse <br />than no content at all.<br />presentation is always as important as the message.<br />Excellent content sells itself.<br />What would you say?<br />How would you say it?<br />
  10. 10. Don’t tread water<br />If you are thrown a ball then throw it back.<br />Get involved in discussion even when it gets a little sticky.<br />Take the good points and hold onto them, bin criticism that’s going nowhere.<br />Ask for help if you need it, give help to someone who needs you.<br />
  11. 11. Hope<br />Look up.<br />Move forward.<br />Survive and grow.<br />Do something that’s useful, something you love.<br />
  12. 12. The End <br /> This presentation was brought to you by the little grey bird.<br /> We are a small proofreading company <br />working for all you pigeons, doves and chickens out there,<br /> whenever you get in a flap.<br />www.littlegreybird.co.uk<br />

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