3 Tough Crowdfunding Lessons

I’m proud to host another guest post this week from a friend of mine and fellow organiser of Bristol Festival of Literature, Richard Jones. Richard¬† is one of the founders of the radical independent publisher Tangent Books, in Bristol. He’s Continue reading 3 Tough Crowdfunding Lessons

Curious about Content Marketing and Blogging? Find out more…

When you work for yourself it can be lonely. We don’t get the stimulus and creative input we would from being around like minded people. In our increasingly connected world, it’s impossible to run a business in isolation, we need Continue reading Curious about Content Marketing and Blogging? Find out more…

Blogging for Beginners: 10 Top Tips

  Blogging is one of the simplest and immediate ways to demonstrate your style, expertise and share knowledge. Bloggers never run out of things to say on Social Media. There are different ways you can venture into the world of Continue reading Blogging for Beginners: 10 Top Tips

4 Ways to Get More Twitter Chatter – A Guest Post

It gives me great pleasure to welcome back the very talented teenaged entrepreneur Marc Guberti. Marc wrote a guest post for Idea’ism in November 2014 on top tips to make better use of your time. You can read it here Continue reading 4 Ways to Get More Twitter Chatter – A Guest Post

7 Things Readers Want from a Great Holiday Read

While the sun is shining, thoughts inevitably drift towards relaxing by the pool or on the beach with an engrossing book and a cocktail… When it comes to books, these low cost treat or gift items peak in popularity at Continue reading 7 Things Readers Want from a Great Holiday Read

Stop That! You’re Doing it Wrong…

Anyone who knows me is aware I’m pretty chilled out. I can count the people I’ve ever encountered in my life who have the ability to push my buttons on one hand – but in the business world there are Continue reading Stop That! You’re Doing it Wrong…

The Power of Networking – Top Tips

The internet is a great place to make connections, but there is no substitute for physically meeting people. The people most interested in you on social media and most likely to happily share your content are those that have actually Continue reading The Power of Networking – Top Tips

The Editing Process: 4 Top Tips

Getting your story out of your head and onto the page is just the start. Next comes the lengthy and sometimes traumatic editing process. In February 2015, I completed the first draft of the first part of my next novel;  Continue reading The Editing Process: 4 Top Tips

On the Trail of Local Art

This weekend was the 13th annual Southbank Bristol Arts art trail in Southville and this year I got involved. The hub of the trail is the Southville Centre and I was fortunate enough to be one of the featured artists Continue reading On the Trail of Local Art

Blog 2.0 – The New Idea-ism

I’ve been blogging for some time now and my blog is finally coming home… I started my ‘Idea-ism’ blog in 2013 as a place to assuage the affliction of ‘Idea-ism’. Idea-ism is what I call the syndrome of having too Continue reading Blog 2.0 – The New Idea-ism