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How Do I Merge Two Google+ Pages?

I noticed recently that I had two Google+ company pages and no idea how to merge them together.  I had the brand page which I had created some time back and post to as often as I can (see here –…

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Business Blog Dilemma

Recently we were having a business blog dilemma and we asked for help and advice from our followers! Our blog had been hosted on WordPress.com since the start but I felt that the time had come to refresh and update the blog….

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Is This the Best Event Thank You Gift Ever?

Over the years we have been lucky enough to receive lots of lovely and unexpected thank you gifts from happy clients.  These have ranged from thank you notes, flowers, wines, chocolates, teddy bears and other token gifts.   I always…

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Ensuring Your Event Attendees Arrive Relaxed and Happy

The topic for #BEDN today is ‘Relax‘ so I wanted to share some basics to ensure attendees arrive at your future events happy and relaxed! When I attend events organised by other people it often surprises me how they sometimes…

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Starting Out in Business > Working from Home

The topic for #BEDN today is ‘Workplace‘ and so I am focusing this post on starting out in business.  When I set up Events Northern Ltd back in 2004 I started out working from home – first from a desk under the stairs…

Do you Need to Be an Ogre in Business?

Today, 13th November, is World Kindness Day and todays #BEDN topic.  In planning this post I started pondering about kindness in the world of business.  At Events Northern Ltd we always try to go the extra mile for our clients,…

Twitter Chats

Twitter chats, or tweet ups, are a great way to use Twitter to network virtually with individuals from a specific industry or with a shared interest or location.  It is a great way to find interesting people to follow and…

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The topic for #BEDN today is ‘A Day in the Life‘ so we thought we would share a little bit about what we have been up to!  Yesterday (7th November 2013) Becki and Gill from Events Northern Ltd were lucky…

Event Management – a Stressful Career Choice?

Welcome to day six of Blog Every Day in November (#BEDN).  The topic today is National Stress Awareness Day. A recent article by the Telegraph has revealed that almost half of Britons consider themselves stressed.  Stress is one of the most…

Social Media for Women

On 26th November 2013 I will be speaking at Social Media for Women 2013 (#SM4W13), in Preston, Lancashire.  Everyone, male and female, can attend the conference but the line up of speakers are all female. A recent survey conducted in the UK…

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Starting an Event Management Company

Day two of #BEDN (Blog Every Day in November) and the topic today is ‘Something You Made.’  In this post I want to share a little about setting up the event management company Events Northern Ltd, which was incorporated in 2004….

Outbound Marketing is Dead

LEAD at Lancaster University Management School recently held a reunion for past students.  Becki was excited to return and hear from Nathan Smith of Smith and Smith PR.  Nathan gave a presentation entitled “Outbound Marketing is Dead: An Introduction to Inbound…

Event Management Lessons from the Apprentice

I am a huge fan of the Apprentice, however I think that the ‘Corporate Away Day’ episode in week six (Series 9, Episode 6) was probably the most cringe worthy and uncomfortable viewing I have ever experienced on television!  Event…

Business Speed Networking

Networking is important for business As an SME I certainly recognise the need and importance of networking, however often I feel frustrated with some of the networking events I attend.  This isn’t always the fault of the organiser; more often…

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Social Media in 10 Minutes a Day

I am a social media convert; I believe that social media is good for business and also often adds value to the conferences and events we organise.  I also appreciate however that it can take up a lot of time;…

Pinterest in the UK

Pinterest has quickly gained in popularity and has already amassed over 13 million followers worldwide according to some sources. The site allows you to create ‘boards’ for different areas of interest and to ‘pin’ pictures onto these virtual pin boards.  Content can…

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Business Etiquette Tips for Event Managers

The Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for Event Management at the University of Central Lancashire recently asked for my top ten hints and tips on professional business etiquette for budding Event Managers.  I started thinking about my personal experience and…

Kindle for Business

The Kindle was a popular Christmas present again this year for anyone not yet already converted to the joys of the Amazon e-reader.  Between the 28 December and 3 January YouGov asked over 2,000 UK residents what they had received…

Is your event management company saving you money?

Image via Wikipedia There are countless benefits to using an event management company and in these difficult economic times it is crucial that every penny counts.  So what should you expect from your event management company when it comes to…

Liverpool – the UKs friendliest city

Congratulations to Liverpool, winners at two important award ceremonies recently! Readers of Conde Nast Traveller voted Liverpool “the UKs most friendliest city” for the second year running and also recognised it as a place that offers best value for money. …

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Our search for a generic and recognisable blog logo

Recently we launched our new Events Northern Ltd website.  It was important to us that the new site linked through to our blog, both via the website and also via social media buttons on our email footers via an identifiable…

Getting the Most Out of Networking

Recently there seems to have been an explosion of business networking events.  Organisations seem to have a renewed hunger for getting “out there” and meeting as many people as they can, desperate to shake off the recession and to “do…

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