Bristol Creative Industries Membership

Carnsight founder Jess has been a Bristol Creative Industries member (BCI member) since 2016 when she founded Carnsight Communications. Recently, she spoke with BCI’s Dan Martin about her business journey, the importance of flexible working, how BCI has benefitted the business, and her tips for getting your story in the press.  How did you start Carnsight Communications? “Around

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Personal branding and why it’s important

You have probably heard of branding in relation to business branding. But what is personal branding and is it really necessary? Personal branding is all about you. It’s how you present yourself to the outside world and how the outside world perceives you. Your personal branding should showcase your skills and experience as well as

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A fast-track guide to writing a good business biography 

A biography (or bio) is a great way to give potential clients, customers, or employers a quick snapshot of who you are. It’s a chance to show off your experience in the industry and share whatever it is that makes you different. In PR, biographies are essentially used for pitching purposes but can be edited

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Two minutes with: Emma Hart

In our ‘two minutes with’ blog posts, you can get to know the members of the Carnsight Communications PR team even better. In today’s post, we’re getting to know Emma Hart; one of the brilliant consultants that we work with. Name: Emma Hart  Job title: PR Consultant  Joined Carnsight: Early 2022  Why PR?: It’s a creative and sociable industry,

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Finding your tribe when you start a business 

I was lucky that starting a business in PR meant I could work from my kitchen table, quite literally. Back in January 2016 I had a laptop, a phone, contacts and experience, and I didn’t need much else besides that at the start. Working on my own to build a PR consultancy around two small

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Top tips for starting a new job

Starting a new job can be stressful for a list of reasons. Although the main reason for stress is usually related to the actual job or work itself, there are various other factors that contribute to the rise in anxiety that a lot of us get when starting a new job. Here are my top

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