Wigan Borough Business Club: Marketing Strategies for Success (with yours truly!)

Marketing strategies for success

Wigan BBC is a friendly and informal group of business people from the Wigan and Leigh area. The group, which meets once a month, encourages the support and sharing of knowledge between organisations of all sizes across the Borough. Each meeting features a guest speaker, networking and opportunity for guests to discuss their own experiences.

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Writing with Westleigh

Supporting Westleigh

Following on from our involvement with their Y11 mock interview day, I’ve been back to Westleigh High School to give some students a bit of extra help with putting together personal statements on college and job applications.

Facing a blank piece of paper and having to write about yourself can be quite daunting, so I took along some tips to guide students on how to structure a statement and some content ideas. A personal statement is essentially a marketing pitch for yourself so it needs to convey a positive image, be well-composed and persuasive. Preparing something similar? Here’s my recommended structure and some pointers on content to get you started:

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Our Christmas recipe to marketing success

Vicki's son (James) making some christmas cakes

It’s no secret that we at CRE8 Towers love a bit of cake. Chocolate fudge cake, Victoria sandwich, banana loaf, cake acquired from…well…anywhere – we’re not fussy, we love it all.

Now we’ve reached the end of 2015, Vicki’s got the scales out again to make a fragrant, lightly-spiced Christmas cake which last year wowed everyone (the inside anyway – she’s no cake decorator) and it’s got us thinking…

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