A great personal brand can help you make better connections, secure more clients, get a better job, get more industry recognition and more. Millennials have brought a different perspective to working life and see themselves very much as a brand; something unique – they’re not asking themselves why companies should hire them, they’re asking: “is this company good enough to attract my brand; why should I work with them?” Here are some top Hey Tuesday tips to get yourself a personal brand that works for you.
If you have headshots that you like and which make you feel good about yourself and your personal brand, there will be another big bonus – and that’s self confidence. In business, the importance of self confidence can’t be underestimated – it allows you to perform at your best and reach your potential. Headshots that put a spring in your step will not only boost your confidence but give you an injection of motivation as well and fire you up for the year ahead – perfect to shake off those January blues and get the year off to a good start. Continue Reading
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your workload and don’t do something to address it, there’s only one way it’s going to end, and that’s with the ‘s’ word…stress. Now we’ve all felt a bit stressed from time to time, but left unchecked, chronic stress will have a knock on effect on everything else in your life. You’ll become less productive and your home life and even your health can suffer. Here are our Hey Tuesday tips for getting on top of your workload before it gets on top of you…
If you want to have a kick ass social media strategy which drives traffic to your website, brings in new clients and builds your brand, you’d better start taking your visuals seriously. Photography should be a key part of your social media marketing. Here are some Do’s and Don’t’s to make sure you’re getting it right online.
What it’s really like to work for yourself: the best and the worst
Ditching the rate race and becoming self employed seems too good to be true, right? No boss scrutinising your every move, no dreary office politics, no more having your milk stolen from the work fridge. But are you sure you know what you’re letting yourself in for? Here are the best and the worst bits of life as a freelancer – things everyone who’s already taken the plunge will recognise. Written by our hotshot photographer and marketing superstar, Lauren. Continue Reading
Although we work with quite a lot of start ups, small businesses and charities, we also work with lots of people who work for themselves and need a cool, dynamic set of photos that they can use to market and promote themselves across different social media channels such as LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook & Twitter. I’ve recently taken up Muay Thai, at a local mixed martial arts gym, and met the lovely Fiona, who runs her own business as a personal trainer. We got chatting and she decided to book us for a shoot as she wants to up her profile across social media. Now this shoot was a lot of fun. We headed down to our gym and I made her work out for real with tyres, kettle bells and boxing gloves. We wanted the shots to be as authentic as possible and believe me those kettle bells were not light ones. I love the results so much I wanted to share them on my blog. And if you’re thinking about doing a martial art, I can’t recommend Muay Thai enough. It’s not only making me physically strong, but also mentally resilient, which is critical for anyone running their own business. Continue Reading