for Dorset based businesses…

If your business is based in or near to Dorset and you sometimes face a business challenge you’d like help with or like to exchange thoughts with other business owners, then I urge you to..

Written by Carol Bentley

new words for Christmas favourite

My good friend Michael Bland assures me he is not losing his marbles – although I have my doubts! He sent me a festive teaser, just to prove he is compos mentis but his new words for a well-loved Christmas song may be proving the opposite. 😉 He’s so confident he happily agreed to let […]

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Something different for Christmas

I have to admire people who turn their hand to different writing activities and Michael Bland is one such person… in fact his talent for writing short stories has completely surprised me. But not just any short stories – he has specifically written stories that can be distributed instead of a traditional Christmas card. The […]

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Friday fun. . .

I took a few minutes break and had a go at the ‘What sports car are you?’ quiz, just out of curiosity 😉 I don’t know whether to feel flattered by the result… after all I would have expected to be associated with a Bentley! I’m a Porsche 911! You have a classic style, but […]

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A play on words

OK – it has been an extremely busy week so a few minutes light relief is welcome. Especially something that makes me smile as these did… The Washington Post’s Mensa Invitational asks readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here […]

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advertising images

A light-hearted finish to the week. Lesley posted this on his blog showing images that are thought-provoking or just plain amusing. I particularly liked the last image because it demonstrates a phrase that was used in advertising this particular fruit when I was in my innocent, pre-copywriting youth! 😉 Enjoy Lesley’s images. ~ Carol Bentley

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Don’t miss your deadline. . .

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for entries for the Cialdini book and Advertising Secrets audio CD competition closes tomorrow, 4th January. Check the original post at my post How persuasive are you. ~ Carol Bentley technorati tags: persuasion Cialdini copywriting

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