Does speaking at events benefit your company? The truth about whether it’s worth it

Public speaking benefits with real life examples by Shake It Up Creative

Speaking at a conference or event can be nerve-wracking. Even for those who are able to present confidently and learn their ‘speech’, the thought of unknown questions being asked afterwards can be a deterrent. It’s often hard to see the benefits of putting yourself out there or putting the effort in to these, often unpaid, … Read more

How to avoid broken business dreams when it comes to network marketing

The pros and cons of network marketing

Network marketing, also known as multi-level marketing (MLM) or pyramid selling, is a marketing strategy for the sale of products and/or services where the revenue of the MLM company is derived from non-salaried participants. These “distributors” are sometimes referred to as “independent business owners” and they sell the company’s products/services and make their earnings through … Read more

What is purpose-led business practice all about and how we are becoming a purpose driven company

Shake It Up Creative hosts a business event with Nick Looby

The term ‘purpose-led business practice’ has been popping up a lot more recently. It’s a concept which is rapidly growing in popularity and is focused on ensuring that an organisation stands for something it believes in, going beyond profit and positively impacting society. If a company can direct its business model towards something that creates … Read more

How much do you need to spend on PR?

How much should you pay for PR? By Shake It Up Creative

Asking “how much does PR cost?” can feel like you’re asking ‘how long is a piece of string?’. For those of you who are wondering how on earth you decide which PR firm to choose, how much it’s going to cost and how to measure the return on investment, this blog post is for you. … Read more