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As Women Unlimited continues to grow, it would be impossible to mention all of our contributors on one page… Our feature writers, ad-hoc contributors, guest posters, past and present, have all helped create this wonderful resource and we thank them for their enthusiasm and expertise.
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FEATURE WRITERS FOR 2014
Hi, I’m Carole Bozkurt, founder of The Blueprint Practice. I have over 20 years marketing and sales support experience as well as nine years with a business coaching company that pioneered executive coaching in the UK. The Blueprint Practice is all about exceptional marketing and business development consulting. This focus strongly connects with my role as a business coach helping clients to achieve individual and company-wide growth and outstanding performance. Whatever your marketing or coaching needs, feel free to get in touch. You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alicia is a social media strategist, consultant and trainer for small businesses with entrepreneurial spirit, and creator of Twitter Brilliance the online Twitter marketing training school. Alicia combines her love of systems and marketing with straight talking clarity. Finding simple ways for her clients to attract more business using social media, blogging and email marketing in an authentic and practical way is what she gets excited about.
In 2013, TopRank named her one of the UK’s top 50 online marketing influencers and bloggers. She is regularly invited to present to audiences on the benefits of using social media marketing for business. You can sign up for her bitesize marketing tips here (they’re free!)
An experienced and effective business development and marketing strategist, Michelle has built a successful career increasing top line growth for service businesses and organisations. She helps her clients turn their marketing, business development and thought leadership plans into reality with her ‘hands on’ support and practical advice. A prolific writer, Michelle also combines creative flair with business nous to produce highly effective results. She has written (and ghostwritten) for many professional and business publications and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and professional services marketing group.
Extended Thinking is a hands-on marketing and business development consultancy. Bringing together great minds and great ‘doers’, we help our clients devise and implement plans that achieve real business growth. Our clients come from a wide variety of backgrounds and sectors, but invariably are those who are too busy or lack the resources to action their marketing and business development plans. We roll our sleeves up and muck in to free them up to do what they really want to do and are good at doing.
Suzanne Dibble is a multi award winning business lawyer with vast experience ranging from acting for plc’s on billion pound projects to helping micro businesses with their day to day business law requirements. Having been a board director of a £100m+ turnover company, Suzanne is particularly commercially minded and clients appreciate her practical, business minded, jargon-free advice. Suzanne was runner up in the prestigious Solicitor of the Year Award at the Law Society Excellence Awards 2011 and was also shortlisted in the Excellence in Client Service Award. Suzanne has won many other national awards.
Join Suzanne on Facebook, Twitter, Linked In and Pinterest to receive legal tips, free template legal documents and to ask any business law question that you have. Browse the website to read 50+ raving testimonials.
Michelle obtained her degree in International Business from Warwick University and then spent over a decade working in marketing research and consumer psychology within the hospitality, healthcare and FMCG sectors. During this time her ever-present captivation with how the mind works has grew and led her into the world of medical journals and neuroscience research, well beyond the confines of ‘normal’ business literature. She now runs The Flying Dodo, an agency that helps organisations build happy profitable business models, focus on ‘serving their guests’ and value the ‘happiness’ of their customers.
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Cassie is the owner of Women’s Way To Wealth which provides support and training to women wanting to start, or grow, their businesses from home. She has applied her marketing, business development and fundraiing experience in the corporate sector to running her own business from home and has never looked back. Discover how to Make Money Blogging with a new, free email course: Blog Your Way To Wealth.
Wendy is a coach, mentor and speaker. She is also a ‘Corporate Crossover’ herself – someone who left corporate life to set up her own business. Wendy has had over 18 years’ experience in senior corporate roles around the world, and for the last ten years has been working with clients to help them achieve their goals and thrive. She has worked with hundreds of business owners and a range of corporate clients globally including Expedia, ACCA, Betfair, Lexis Nexus, Pearson, The Financial Times and The Economist.
She has established a name for herself as an authority on women entrepreneurs and the support they need, having a deep understanding and experience of why women leave the workplace and the highs and lows of running your own business. Wendy especially loves working with women entrepreneurs to enable them to get more focus, more control, and more income.
Corporate Crossovers® offers coaching, workshops and resources for women thinking about leaving their jobs to set up their own business, or those that have already left. Visit the Corproatecrossovers website (icon below) for your free e-book on “How to Make the Money You’re Worth” if you have your own business. If you are still thinking of leaving, there is a great self-assessment tool, to check how ready you are to leave your job and start up your business. Wendy also offers a free consultation for her coaching.
Redefining Life is a consultancy dedicated to helping high achieving Entrepreneurs and Executives find their leadership and lifestyle fit – unlocking the space, energy and enthusiasm that propels them away from overwhelm and burnout and toward greater success, presence and fulfilment. Teresa became adept at finding her own leadership and lifestyle fit while combining parenthood with senior marketing roles at Disney, Hasbro and Universal Pictures throughout her 17 year corporate career. Having applied coaching skills to enjoy breakthrough successes in her own career and life, her focus now is to help others achieve the leadership and lifestyle fit that fuels their unique aspirations.
Teresa is an accredited Coach who holds diplomas (with distinction) in Personal Performance Coaching and Corporate & Executive Coaching.
You can read Teresa’s blog, here.
Joanna Pieters ran six, seven and eight-figure businesses for 17 years, using staff, freelancers, contractors and partners around the world, before setting up her own company Time Wizard. An MBA, trained coach and consultant, she teaches small and solo business owners how they can grow their income and their life satisfaction by building and managing the right team around them, rather than doing it all themselves. Find out about her training and workshops by joining her mailing list at Time Wizard