Accountancy marketing case study: Haines Watts accountants “For Love or Money” thought leadership campaign

Posted on: April 6, 2017 accountancy marketing case study Haines Watts Love or Money thought leadership

I interviewed Sam Davies, Group Head of Marketing at Haines Watts (HWCA), to obtain an accountancy marketing case study on the firm’s thought leadership campaign “For Love or Money – the secret life of the business owner”. About Sam and Haines Watts Sam has worked at Haines Watts for over 18 years and in her […]

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What’s right to write? Highlights from a persuasive writing for business development workshop

Posted on: February 2, 2017 persuasive writing tips

Last week I was joined in London by accountants, tax advisers, surveyors, lawyers and business development folk for the first public workshop on persuasive writing for business development.  Writing topics of interest At the outset, I asked the delegates to share their areas of interest or concern and their main questions. The themes that emerged […]

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Book Review – The Analytical Marketer – How to transform your marketing organization by Adele Sweetwood

Posted on: January 9, 2017 The analytical marketer – how to transform your marketing organisation by Adele Sweetwood

Health warning: This book “The Analytical Marketer – How to transform your marketing organization” by Adele Sweetwood is for serious marketers who are faced with adapting their marketing organisations to embrace the exciting (albeit a little bit scary) transformation being driven by the advances in marketing technology and automation.   This is an expanded review of the one […]

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Business development writing for lawyers – 13 top tips for writing for impact

Posted on: July 11, 2016 Business development writing for lawyers

Academic writing. Technical writing. Professional writing. Lawyers are generally good writers. But business development writing by lawyers? That’s a different can of worms. I recently ran some workshops on business development writing for lawyers – providing guidance and coaching on how to achieve impact and response. We considered a variety of writing tasks – for […]

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Four insights from developing a private client practice – Analysis, Objectives, Targeting and Internal Communication (June 2016)

Posted on: June 20, 2016

At a recent training session for MBL on “Managing and developing a private client practice”, delegates identified the following four key insights and asked for a summary of the issues discussed: 1. Analyse the source of work Avoid data-free marketing. Before you start work on setting objectives and developing strategies to grow your private client […]

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