Look in any stationers or card outlet shop and you'll see lots of cards for every possible occasion (birthday, mother’s day, anniversaries, get-well, thank you, congratulations and so on).... More > Think of an occasion and you’ll find an appropriate card to send.
These cards could involve photographic covers, illustrated covers, cartoons and, of course, text captions and verses. Some are serious, some jokey and some are downright crude.
If you’ve ever thought ‘I could come up with an idea as funny as that’; then this book will show you how.< Less
A perfect starter guide if you are planning a wedding, civil partnership or just wanting to announce yourselves as 'a couple'. This guide will describe various options for planning and celebrating... More > your event - from the 'formal' wedding and wedding breakfast, informal party celebration and even how to go about planning a scripting a custom-built, celebrant based event.
There's a summary of the possible types of supplier you might want (or not want!). Very practical, very helpful and as cheap as I could make it.< Less
Wedding celebrations and wedding speeches go hand in hand. The shortest wedding speech I heard was the bride’s father saying, “Ladies and Gentlemen, please stand and toast the happiness... More > of the Bride and Groom”.
Most wedding speeches are much longer than that and most speakers are apprehensive and nervous. So where does this nervousness come from? Maybe it is genetic; something we are born with. Maybe our upbringing and environment have an impact. Maybe it’s the sense of, ‘this is an important occasion and I mustn’t let anybody down’. Or maybe we have been to weddings where speakers are eloquent, inspirational and amusing – and we feel the pressure to be the same.
Whatever the reasons, most people feel nervous and apprehensive about making a wedding speech. This book will give you valuable tips, guidance and reassurance. You’ll also get examples and templates to help you build an effective wedding speech, whether you are ‘father of the bride’ (‘giver-away’), ‘bridegroom’ or ‘best man’.< Less
Every sales person faces sales resistance. These, so called, 'objections' are to be expected and, if handled correctly, can move you closer to the final sale.
This is a practical workbook to help... More > you handle sales resistance and to overcome 'objections' and gives you a proven 'model' to use. The content of the book is based on the highly successful 'worldclass sales training programmes' run for the top sales people of major UK and European blue-chip technology companies< Less
This book explains the art of 'face to face networking' and gives the reader the skills to perform it effectively. There are lots of 'templates, examples and recipes'. A must for anyone who goes to... More > networking events.< Less
Guidance on how to create and use an effective elevator pitch. Practical techniques for face to face networking and effective electronic networking. Masses of examples. Skills and techniques that... More > will make a huge difference - and I mean 'huge'.< Less
This book is based on the highly acclaimed 'Worldclass Sales Training' and 'Board Level Selling Skills' programmes run for top sales people in major UK blue-chip companies. Planning and making... More > effective sales calls is key to success and this ebook will give you a workable model you can use where and whenever you want it. Use it as a refresher just before an important sales meeting.< Less
So you've got a presentation to do. Maybe your boss has put you on the spot (probably nothing new there!) and asked you to prepare something very quickly. Maybe you have an opportunity to pitch to... More > your client but not much time to prepare.
There's nothing new about these situations; they tend to be the norm these days.
How do you go about creating your pitch? Do you sift through old presentations and pull out powerpoint slides? "Here's a good one, we should include that".
How do you decide on how much information to give and what to include or exclude?
This proven six-step process will keep you focussed; you will learn how to design a compelling presentation outline in less that thirty minutes and how to avoid visual overload and 'death by powerpoint'.
Who says that business presentations need to be over-long, overloaded and boring? Not anymore if you use this six-step process.< Less
When you plan your first website, you're probably not quite sure what you want. If you could wave a magic wand and produce an instant website, at nominal cost, and then run it for a few weeks - you... More > could see what works for you and then get a good idea about what you want.
This ebook will give a website newcomer a good overview of what these things are all about. It will demystify some of the ideas that web designers would have you believe (for very good reasons) - but you don't need to know, yet.
It will also show you how you can your first (admittedly simple) website up and running within a week.< Less
Learn how to convert your funny ideas into cash. How to draw and sell cartoons; how make money from the greeting card caption marketplace. Learn how to write and sell comedy sketches. This ebook... More > will tell you how to generate ideas and how to get them to the right marketplace.< Less