Selling (vi) - why cold calls still win business and 6 ways to get them right.
This summer I went to Marrakesh (it’s not all work people ;) - it was the best trip I've been on for ages and truly surpassed all my expectations
If you’ve been, you’ll know that there's...
MSPA Client Spotlight: Martin Howe / Teq4
Martin Howe is a creative ‘techie’ with a working world that imaginative young boys that love 'building stuff', merely dream about.
He has over 30 years’ experience in designing and building technology-centric attractions for theme parks, science centers, and museums. Formerly Chief Executive of Global...
4 Great Project Management & Productivity Tools
Projects, project management (PM) and productivity have been key themes at MSPA over this last quarter. We are also delighted to be launching our new My Project service this month, to provide on-demand project assistance for our customers - when that's needed as an...
Project Assistance and Management - Just When You Need It
Is this for me?
Do you sell or market your products and/or services at events (e.g. fairs, shows and exhibitions)?
Do you find that when you carry the full-workload pre, during and post event or project, you feel totally burned out on completion?
Creative Agency Jones & Bone find themselves under the MSPA client spotlight
My Special PA is delighted to be working with London-based creative boutique - Jones & Bone. J&B specialise in branding, digital design and content creation and is founded and run by creative partnership Sarah Norford-Jones and Keith Nigel Bone.
The key theme that’s being going around my head in the last few months is - pick up the phone
As the platforms with which we can communicate via text and image only increase, forget F.O.M.O, we seem to be experiencing F.O.P.C (fear of phone calls)
Don't we always find a quick...
Key Skills: Nicola Pedlingham - Creative Project Coordination Specialist
At MSPA, the most vital requirement of any team member is a core understanding of creative temperaments. Whilst we have always rejected the stereotyping of creatives as 'scatty and disorganised' - (it's actually a myth) creatives can definitely have a propensity to the ‘unpredictable'
Creative Business: building your 'pit-crew'
Creative professionals and companies will always need a 'go-to pit crew'.
At MSPA, we’ve made it our business to build a network of trusted associates we can confidently recommend to our clients and prospective clients. I’m talking about brand designers, web developers, SEO consultants, printers, manufacturers, photographers, business coaches and other professional services.
I’ve recently made...
Automate your apps… with Zapier
Wouldn’t it be great to make all those apps and tools you’ve downloaded work together?
Well, good news! There is. And it’s called Zapier.
Zapier is a nifty little programme that lets you integrate all sorts of things imaginable.
For example, let’s say every time you receive an email...