Student Entrepreneur Blog

Do we still need business cards?

Business Cards

Two weeks ago I met a gentleman on the train who after our conversation left me his business card; at the time I thought of this as a kind gesture, but as I continued my journey staring out of the train window, it got me questioning; do we still need need business cards in today’s…

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The End Of Print Magazine Publishing?

Magazines going digital

The Magazine publishing industry is increasingly being digitised; In this post I discuss the implications of the ‘digital age’ for print media publications along with new trends and opportunities within the publication industry. As a marketeer, I have had a vast amount of experience from  communicating with editorial journalists on luxury design magazines. I have…

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The benefits and challenges of Youth Enterprise

Youth Enterprise

One of my favourite things to talk about is youth enterprise; being a young age of 20 I have noticed that there are certain skills and abilities the youth hold that go hand in hand in hand with starting a business. From my personal experience I have been involved with many enterprising projects, including setting…

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How to run a successful public and corporate event?

corporate event

From attending design-led exhibitions, I have first hand experience in the impact an event can have on your brand. Being seen at a well-known event can raise your brand reputation and give you exposure to key buyers and journalists from your industry. But what impact can hosting your own public or corporate event have against…

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How can I use photography in my business to create a visual identity?

Harley Davidson Campaign

An image can speak a thousand words, but how can we use an image to create a visual identity, define a brand and  stand out from the competition? For today’s blog I collaborate with Jemima Willcox; professional photographer and owner of the BlueGate studio, to share her expertise on the importance of photography and the…

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Setting yourself up for a better future after university

Medical University graduates throw up mortarboards during the ce

As a student going into my third year of University, I know all about the pressure to think about your future and what happens next, It is unimaginable to think that in the early years of primary school we are asked, what do you want to be when you’re older? I wanted to be an…

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Hot Chip – How to be different and change a culture?

Hot Chip Store

A couple of months ago I visited Hot-Chip in Norwich, a new fast-food concept that takes the nations favourite snack-food (Chips) adds mouth-watering sauces and seasonings to create a tasty meal. I spoke to the co-founder Lord Somerleyton about the challenges of running a fast-food restaurant and what makes Hot Chip successful. Here are some…

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How to maintain Continuous Innovation in businesses?

(Copyright of Paul Foreman )

‘Innovation management is fundamental to business’ ‘The most successful businesses are innovative’ – Statements that are thrown around on articles with no clear definition of the meaning, and what does that create? A generation of businesses owners who use the phrase ‘We are innovative’ in the same way teenage girls say ‘We wear make-up as…

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What marketing methods are most successful? Marketing Comparison Site

Marketing

  In my profession as a marketing representative I am commonly assigned to research marketing methods. While obtaining my research I question what marketing methods are most successful and will be most effective for our company. So I sit with my laptop and dive into the worldwide web (Note it is called wide for a…

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How to build a relationship? (Professional)

How to Build a relationship?

  How to build a relationship? Building a relationship is something that has always been straightforward to me – in the context of personal, professional and yes of course intimate rapport’s; however for some people it does not come naturally. I have read many blog posts explaining the best tips for create a lasting relationship…

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