This Is Why Your Event Sucks

Most of us spent a lot of our work (and out of work) hours attending events such as conferences, competitions, meet-ups and networking events. When an event goes well you are blessed with relevant speakers, thought-provoking presentations, tasty food and drink and some fantastic networking. But it’s when events go wrong that people are most vocal. Here’s some of the most common things people complain about during events and how to prevent them:

This Is Why the Media Ignores Your Emails

Dealing with the media is a necessary evil if you want to get yourself noticed. I’m a tech journalist and freelance writer. I talk to hundreds of SMEs, start-ups, fortune 500 companies, investors and industry experts every year. I receive thousands of press releases and invitations to events. Unfortunately I find that many businesses, especially those just starting out, make the same mistakes again and again. Here are the most common mistakes and how to avoid them: