Showcasing YOUR business expertise LIVE on Radio

31st July 2014 Knowing Your Business Show

This week we talk with young businesses to hear their stories. The challenges, the failures, the success, and the lessons learnt.

Asking the questions this week will be guest presenter and renowned copywriting expert Joy McCarthy.

Knowing Your Business interview Katrina Willis Stuart Allen and Sam Graham.

We also have our popular cake feature where people send us cakes. This weeks cake was made by presenter Joy McCarthy from a rather famous persons recipe. Famous if you’ve heard of Elise Tanner from Coronation Street that is. Scroll down to and hear what was said.

 


 

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Katrina Willis tells us the AMAZING Beautiful Bells story

Mad about camping!  Used to have a trailer tent. Have an classic VW camper and been a tent camper.  Loves the festival circuit.  Trained in interior design.

Already you’ll see this is a story worth listening too.

 

Hear the interview here

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Want to contact or connect with Katrina or Beautiful Bells? Click the links below…

Beautiful Bells Website

Connect with Beautiful Bells on Facebook

Join with Beautiful Bells on Twitter

Connect with Beautiful Bells on Google+

 


 

Stuart Allen tells us the story of how a Twitter hour became a business

Stuart is a self confessed Twitter for business addict (name @StuartAllenFCMI) with circa 30,000 followers. In May 2013 he founded #WorcestershireHour as a weekly networking event on Twitter. That event now gets 6/700+ attendees every week and has a supporting website. BBC News featured the event in November last year.

Organised by Worcestershire Enterprise Ltd with Social Enterprise aims! Finalists Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber Chamber Awards, Most Promising New Business.

In the day job Stuart is – the Sales Performance Consultant, Trainer, Writer & Conference Speaker about customer service and sales.

 

Hear the interview here

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Want to contact or connect with Stuart Allen? Click the links below…

The Sales Performance Company Website

Connect with Stuart on LinkedIn

Join Stuart on Twitter

#WorcestershireHour on Twitter

 


 

Sam Graham tell us the story of Thames Security

Banbury-based Thames Security Management are providing security services to companies across Oxfordshire and beyond. And what a journey it’s been so far..

Being a 2014 Cherwell business awards finalist was a bonus, but only the start of where they want to go.

 

Hear the interview here

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Want to contact or connect with Sam or Thames Security Management? Click the links below…

Thames Security Management Website

Social Media Links coming soon

 


 

This weeks cake was baked using the Elsie Tanner cake recipe by guest presenter Joy McCarty.

You can view what the cake looked like after we cut off a slice. The Elsie Tanner Cake

Fancy the recipe?, Joy is happy to send you the recipe if you donate £1 to the British Heart Foundation – you can donate here. http://www.bhf.org.uk – just email Joy joy@word-right.co.uk with recipe in the subject line.

Our cake feature podcast comes in two parts this week

The story behind the recipe

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The tasting

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As always after sampling we donate the remains of the cake to the staff of the Horton General Hospital. This time it went to the staff in theatre. Seeing and hearing the girl in theatre reception whizzing off with the goodies giving us the promise ” this won’t last long” makes it all worth while.

 


 

Joy McCarthy tell us about the exciting new service the Copywriting Apprentice have created.

The Oxfordshire copywriter. Ardent thought-bubbler who thrives on chaos. Creative copywriter who also takes good writers and helps them achieve copywriting excellence with a Professional distance learning copywriting course

Hear the interview here

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This week the Knowing Your Business show was presented by Ian Gentles and guest presenter Joy McCarthy.

 

Ian Gentles

Digital Marketing Specialist based in Banbury Oxfordshire, The founder and Digital Marketing Manager of Knowing Your Business (the business radio show that is a rather useful marketing vehicle with podcasts)

Helps Business towards – increasing their (on and off line) sales and boosting their business reputation. Deals in the aspect of digital communication strategy concerned with understanding market opportunities, cultivating markets and customers, and generating awareness and demand for product and services.

Often known as somebody who spends at lot of time in online social spaces who also has a deep interest in the spaces where technology, culture and big ideas overlap.

Want to contact or connect with Ian Gentles? Click the links below…

 

Joy McCarthy

The Oxfordshire copywriter. Ardent thought-bubbler who thrives on chaos. Creative copywriter who also takes good writers and helps them achieve copywriting excellence with a Professional distance learning copywriting course

Want to contact or connect with Joy McCarthy or the Copywriting Apprentice? Click the links below…

 


 

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The Knowing Your Business live radio broadcasts is about facts and balance. It’s about telling an engaging story, and the goal is to educate rather than the push advertising model that has been broken for years. This way, listeners are informed, and they become engaged with YOUR business, its mission, its values, its vulnerabilities, and its passion.

 


 

Knowing Your Business Show is broadcast every Thursday from 10 am until 12 noon on Radio Horton.

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