Posts by Guest Contributor

The top five reasons for using PowerPoint templates (not)

What’s a template? Templates are blank, pre-prepared slides. You fill them in and “hey-presto!” you’ve got a slide deck for your presentation. You get some when you buy PowerPoint; you can get free ones online; you can even pay for them. Here’s the sales-shot of a popular one. All you have to do is double-click…

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The Must-Try Google Chrome Extensions for your Business

Guest Post by ATOMIC Member Allison Christie There are over 10,000 Google Chrome extensions, so it’s easy to get lost when it comes to picking the ones that are really going to make a difference to running your business. Extensions range from cat/dog/supercar wallpapers to powerful productivity tools and mean you can customise your Chrome…

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How Social Selling Works

A Guest Blog by ATOMIC Member Jaz Greer. Everyone looks to Social Media as being the Holy Grail for getting sales and new business… but HOW do you get this to work for you and your business? Yes there are a few Tricks to making this work, irrespective of what your business activity is and…

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How a Narrow Focus Leads to Wider Opportunities

STEAMTASTICALLY SOCIAL Andrew and Pete literally changed my business. No exaggeration. Or as they say in here in Liverpool… “No word of a lie”. Let me explain. My career spans tech and education. For the last twelve years, I have been working in education, creating and leading new schools specialising in entrepreneurship and STEM skills. I…

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How to Become More Productive by Using Workflows

For the longest time, I’ve told myself I’m an organised person.  If you looked at my family, it would all make sense, my dad and my three older brothers all exhibit the same signs. Whiteboards covered in shopping lists and jobs to do around the house, typically on time to events plus an all but…

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Getting My Very Own Marketing Department | My ATOMIC Story

Whether you describe yourself as an entrepreneur, solopreneur, business man/woman or consultant, working on your own at times can feel isolating when looking to challenge your business to grow. I personally have struggled over the years in stamping my brand onto my business and projecting this into the business community. After attending various networking events…

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How to Search LinkedIn the Smart Way

I’ve written a lot about LinkedIn engagement and best practice in the past year. In this post, I’m going to look at how to use some of LinkedIn’s search features. Why LinkedIn is my thing How to look for relevant connections on LinkedIn How to look for work on LinkedIn How to search LinkedIn for…

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