So you’re in the market for a new creative team or marketing comms supplier. Have you considered being up-front about your budget? Last week I participated in a panel discussion and the thorny question of whether or not to disclose your budget to a vendor came up. In the experience of most of the people […]
A quick post today to remind you that what you do is more than “just” or “only”. If you’re not sure what I mean, here’s an example. “Hi Suzanne, and what do you do?” “I just do a bit of marketing, web and design work.” Or… “So Peter, what sort of work do you do?” […]
If you’ve been following along over the last few weeks, you’ll have hopefully assessed your client base, identified any difficult clients and possibly tried to troubleshoot those clients to get your working relationship back on track. But what do you do if your troubleshooting isn’t working? Or what if you aren’t interested in troubleshooting and […]
Difficult clients. Most businesses, regardless of shape or size, have at least one difficult client from time to time In some respects, it can even be healthy to enjoy the challenge of dealing with a difficult client, knowing that once you have completed their project they will be happy as a pig in mud and […]
With the new year just around the corner (can you believe it), I feel that change is in the air. From a business perspective, change covers a broad area, from inspiration to ideas, and systems to sales. I thought I’d tackle the difficult topic of difficult clients (repetition intended!), a topic that has come up […]
As I’ve already written a post on where to find free or low cost images, many people will read the title of this post and think I’m batty. After all, free is always best, right?
Finding stock images that you can use on your website legally can be a challenge, especially if your budget for sourcing stock images is a big, fat zero.
Fortunately, there are a number of ways to access high-quality stock photos for free. Here are 13 stock image websites that I’ve come across that I use, love and recommend.