Andy Montlake

35 Flips | 10 Magazines | 6 Likes | 23 Following | 3 Followers | @AndyMontlake | Spokesperson for Coreco on mortgages, property and general economy. Social Media evangelist, blog author, writer, marketeer and wannabe rock star!

Brands Hesitated With Marketing on Social Media, and They’re Doing the Same With Influencers

Influencer marketing has become what social media was seven years ago: something brands know they should do but are not entirely sure how to measure …

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

Don't be afraid to let go.<p><i>by</i><p>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell:<p><i>'On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you</i> …

56 Motivational Quotes About Life That Will Inspire You

Who doesn’t love a good motivational quote?<p>There’s something about an oh-so-pinterest-worthy quote that really gets me excited.<p>Which brings me to …

Why Trust Will Play a Broader Role in the Next Wave of Financial Marketing

In an age of ever-growing distrust—in marketing, in politics and in financial institutions—global firms are learning to engage and demonstrate …

Coreco Win Big at the British Mortgage Awards! - Award winning mortgage broker London – Coreco

The big news this week is on the awards front as Coreco attended the industries Oscars, The British Mortgage Awards on Thursday in London.<p>Coreco were …

9 in-demand skills to add to your resume (and where to learn them)

It's a developer-eat-developer world out there. If you want to stand out from the pack, you've got to show potential employers that your resume is …

Google Analytics

Email Marketing and List Building

Updated April 23, 2018<p>With all the buzz around Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram — not to mention mobile marketing to smartphones — it’s tempting to …

50 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals

Actions spring from thoughts -- the right thoughts.<p>Maybe you want to start a business. Maybe you want to change careers. Maybe you want to get fit, or gain a new path, or in some way take your life in a new direction.<p>To do that, sometimes all you need is a little push, a little nudge. A little …

Which Types of Facebook Posts Get the Most Likes, Comments, and Shares? [Infographic]

Consumers interact most with very short Facebook posts, according to recent research from BuzzSumo.<p>The report was based on an analysis of data from …

5 Reasons Why You Need to Take Advantage of Influencer Marketing

There is mounting evidence that done correctly, influencers can drive sales far more effectively than traditional advertising.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/290745Influencer marketing is one of the hottest, and effective, ways to …

Marketing

The Six Month Novel Writing Plan

Most authors have heard of National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. It is a novel writing challenge where participants try to write a …

23 Best Social Media Marketing Tools for Smart Automation (2018)

Are you ready to uplevel your social media campaigns? If you want your social media marketing to be effective, you will need to invest in the right …

12 Business Metrics That Every Company Should Know

<b>HOW DO YOU</b> measure your company’s performance?<p>The way <i>not</i> to do it is by following your gut feeling. Running a successful business requires a thorough …

Small Business

3 Simple Habits That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Remove the unnecessary. Automate decisions. Maintain good health.<p><i>What are the best productivity hacks of startup CEOs? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mikael Cho, founder of Crew | Unsplash,</b> …

Forget Your Ps; Mind the Four Ms of Marketing

Fifty-six years ago, E. Jerome McCarthy conceived the 4Ps of marketing: Product, price, place and promotion.<p>Today, product is still the starting …

8 Critical Things Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.

By <b>Travis Bradberry</b><p>Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Affirmations the Most Successful People Repeat Each and Every Day

What you say is often what you do--especially if you say it to yourself.<p>A friend of mine is big on daily affirmations and positive self-talk. He spends a few minutes every morning looking in a mirror and repeating, "I'm great. I'm awesome. I'm a superstar."<p>He says his daily affirmations work for …

Success

The 18 Best Motivational Books Everyone Should Read

We asked our readers to name the motivational books that have inspired them. These are the 18 reads they loved the best.<p>Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In …

17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People

It starts with what you say--and what you know not to say.<p>We all know a few people--probably just a few, actually--who win over everyone they meet. Their charisma is hard to quantify, and yet it makes others feel at ease and drawn to them.<p>How do they do it? One of two ways: either they're born with …

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the …

Financial Services

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

Santander ran war games to see if fintech would kill its business

Speaking at the online lending conference LendIt Europe on Wednesday, Mariano Belinky, head of Santander's fintech investment fund InnoVentures, said the bank had run business-by-business analyses to see whether startups would kill its various operations.<p>He said: "No one thinks this is just an …

Blockchain

Will Fintech Upstarts Do To Banks What Uber Has Done To Taxis -- Or Will Banks Win?

For better or worse, the meteoric rise of ride-hailing giant Uber has become shorthand for startup success in America. Beyond the meme’ed and mocked “it’s Uber for X” description of many a new business these days, Uber’s $50 billion valuation — and the manner in which it has crippled industry …

10 Simple Steps to Writing The Perfect Blog Post

You probably already know you should be blogging. You’ve heard companies that blog are <b>13 times more likely to achieve positive ROI</b> and that <b>82 percent</b> …

Marketing

Data Is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing

The diminishing effectiveness of conventional advertising and the rise of social media have led more and more brands to embrace content marketing. More and more companies are seeing themselves not just as advertisers, but as publishers, launching digital newsrooms, podcasts, and other forms of …

Taking out a long-term mortgage could cost an extra £60,000 in interest

Desperate homeowners battling to make their monthly mortgage payments affordable by seeking longer loan periods have been warned they risk losing …

Canadian Real Estate

20 Entrepreneur Quotes That Should Become Your Motto

Web design is a business – a wonderful artistic business, but still, a business. If you want to be successful you must have an entrepreneur mindset …

We'll all pay for the huge mistakes we're making in the UK housing market

On the face of it, rising house prices coupled with people being able to get a mortgage at low rates feels like a fantastic place to be. Especially after the pain of the 2008 market collapse.<p>But that's a myopic view, because any rise in interest rates will place a significant strain on homeowners' …

Housing

7 Books Sheryl Sandberg Recommend You To Read (Only If You Want To Succeed At Work)

Bruce Harpham<p>Bruce Harpham is a Project Management Professional and Founder and CEO of Project Management Hacks. Read full profile<p>As the chief …