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One of the best business books the leader of any scaleup business can read is ‘Fame & Fortune: How Successful Companies Build Winning Reputations’ by Charles Fombrun and Cees Van Riel. It looks at the world’s most successful companies and identifies six main areas of public perception that contribute to their overall corporate reputations: Emotional […]

In a world where organisations recognise that they can’t do everything themselves and must work with a wider range of partners and suppliers than ever before, PR and communication should be part of your top line business strategy. Stakeholder mapping To start developing your communication strategy, identify the groups of people your business interacts with […]

As part of our work with Beaming, the business ISP, we have produced a short film exploring the characteristics of a great place to work. We spoke three small businesses that have been recognised with great workplace awards and published the film with a study showing the characteristics UK business leaders rate most highly. Check […]

When a single customer has the power to tell the world precisely what they think of your business, what people are saying about your service and product is increasingly important. But why is this the case? And how should you encourage this? Why is it important to get people talking? It goes without saying that […]

Although more than a year ago, it hardly feels like any time at all since we last wrote the one of these, a blog about when Roaring Mouse turned five, which is probably why it’s taken until the middle of October to do a post for our sixth birthday. The other reason why this celebration […]

What does it take to build a technology business? The answer for Alexandra Depledge MBE, co-founder of Hassle.com, is “vision and massive amounts of naivety.” “The vision to think big enough and be innovative enough, and naive enough to think you can execute the shit out of it.” This video ‘Alexandra Depledge: startups, the sharing economy and […]