Ed Goodman - Social Media Trainer, Founder of Cambridge Business Lounge & Freelance Heroes, Mentor, Author

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Hashtags

The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Hashtags

Friends don’t let friends #use #too #many #hashtags During my social media training courses and consultancies, I’m almost always asked the questions “what is a hashtag?” and “when should I use one?”, and the concept of hashtags is probably one of the more challenging lessons of anyone new user... read more
A Solution To The Painful Commute

A Solution To The Painful Commute

Train or tube strikes, leaves on the line, signal failure – commuting can be such an arduous part of the day. Yet is also a necessity. Or is it? Living and working for most of my life in London, I’ve spent too much of my life stuck on a... read more
Where You Should Go For Your Blog Writing Inspiration

Where You Should Go For Your Blog Writing Inspiration

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing” – Benjamin Franklin.  Let’s kick this off by saying that this isn’t a post to convince you that you need to write a blog. If you Google “does my business need a blog?” there are over 280 million pages... read more

New Business: Next Steps

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Ed’s mentoring support pushed me – gently but effectively – to think step-by-step about developing my company. He listened to my personal and professional aims and helped me to think about how to achieve them. Simple, clear, effective support. Thanks.

Sophie Higman

Director, West Street Communications

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Educating Downing St. on The Needs of UK Freelancers

Educating Downing St. on The Needs of UK Freelancers

Let’s kick off with some facts that I’m sure have been presented to the UK Government already: There are 2 million freelancers in the UK (1.77m work freelance in their main job, c. ¼m work freelance as a second job) Between 2008 and 2016, the number of freelancers in... read more
Featured Freelancer: Hannah Hirst-Dunton, Literary Editor

Featured Freelancer: Hannah Hirst-Dunton, Literary Editor

There are challenges as freelancers that we all face. For some, there is the additional pressure of a challenge this is unique to most. And then there’s this week’s Featured Freelancer, who has more challenges than most to deal with. Yet she faces them with extraordinary modesty and I... read more

Ed clearly has a lot of experience mentoring businesses. He will listen very carefully to where you are, will soon point out and define precisely what challenges you are facing, what you should do about it and will put you in touch with the relevant contacts if needed. His mentoring made it ridiculously effective for me to build a client base in.

Marie Manandise

Wordpress Web Developer, MAJ Web Dev.

Ed talks with Nick Conrad on BBC Cambridgeshire