Can You Network Too Much?

As you may know, I’m enthusiastic about business networking. Although my website has helped (I currently rank second on the Google search for “copywriting services Hertfordshire”), it’s mainly been networking that’s allowed me to build up a solid client-base over the past two years, whether from direct contact or from referrals. My regular groups are …

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It’s Illegal, it’s Immoral, or You Don’t Get Paid

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve had an unprecedented experience – I’ve twice had to turn down work I’d been offered. Not because there was anything wrong with either job, but because the clients needed a very short deadline, and I was already flat out trying to meet existing deadlines. It seemed more honest …

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Guy Fawkes — The Anarchist that Never Was

Last week, we witnessed a demonstration in London in which “Guido Fawkes” masks were worn as a symbol of anarchism. Guy Fawkes has rather bizarrely become a kind of anarchist icon, sometimes described as “the last man to enter Parliament with honest intention.” Most of us aren’t actually anarchists, of course; but equally most of …

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