Posts by the thinker

It takes a year. Full Stop

When we start a digital campaign, the first question is always how long will it take to work, how long for the results, what’s the expected speed on our return… Because we have created such a “instantaneous and fast” expecting world these days, it’s now the expectation that it is if you add water and…

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Running a business with boobs

This is a great article by Jesse Genet who runs one of my favourite packaging businesses @Lumi. She has never written about women (kinda like me) or for International Women’s Day about women running businesses. But this article she has decided to get it all out is just an amazing read – here are the…

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The Mahabis Story

*Ok this went on a little longer than I was planning, but I think it is important to finally get out. Better out than in they say! The non stop ringing in my ears for 10 years and still from clients is “Does Social Media really work”,  “How do you know it’s working?”, “How many posts should…

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We’re Back, Fresh and Ready to Rumble

When we opened the door of Code Name Max 10 years ago there were some business strategies I had in play and I can’t believe they have not changed, there are some new additions (of course life has gone by 10 years, and it’s dramatically changed).  Maybe that has been the secret sauce to staying open…

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Finding the right people is just not what is on paper.

Growing your business isn’t just about filling a job, it’s about finding someone that will fit into your business family. So skills on paper are sometimes not the most important things when you welcome someone in to your business life. How to Make Sure You Hire the Right People to Grow Your Business Whether your…

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Top 3 things I can’t live without

The hot button question I am always asked – what social or digital tools can you not live without. This is a hard one because I use so many things for various projects and we are always looking for the new thing to make life easier. 1. Evernote – This is where I digitally BuJo…

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Sticky?

Sometimes in wordpress we forget how to do the simplest of things like how to make a blog post sticky to the front page… if you have forgotten, or never knew you could –  just head over to right, in the Publish box, down to Visibility, click on edit and click stick this post to…

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