How The Spark can help you
"Alison helped me create a business action plan including a marketing strategy which gave me focus and direction on how to move my business forward. I found Alison to be very knowledgeable about how to promote businesses within South Devon, she helped me make and develop many local contacts. Alison is very approachable, easy to talk to and responds quickly to emails and questions. I would highly recommend Alison to anyone hoping to grow their business or if they need to find direction for their business.”
Anthony Hobden, Personal Trainer, The Fitness Studio
"Alison is observant and encouraging. She demonstrates a depth of knowledge of marketing which enables her to offer guidance and suggestions. She offered very useful pointers to ways I could collate information about my client base and their requirements so that I could market my business more effectively.After my session with her, which I found both supportive and challenging, I felt empowered and very motivated to move forward with my business."
Helen Bryant, Tread Lightly Reflexology
"Alison has given a couple of workshops to my business networking group in North Devon. Each time I have gone away with new ideas to boost my own business and attract new clients. Her workshops are great – well planned and well presented but also flexible enough to cover issues raised as we go along. Highly recommended to anyone who runs a business!"
Debbie Manners, North Devon Media
"A training day at Duchy Square, Princetown provided by Women Do Business and presented by Alison resulted in my next press release achieving a full page spread in the North Devon Journal. Thank you Alison!"
Alison Nicholson, 14 The Gallery
"It galvanised me into action! The first idea I tried got me a brand new client within an hour!"
Kay Scott, In Touch
"Every PR practitioner should have the benefit of your advice."
Samantha Fearn, MD, FM-PR
"I found your PR advice really helpful, as talking to you converted my vague ideas into a workable action plan. Your suggestions were really useful, your practical approach valuable, and my whole project now has a solid foundation from which to work. Thanks."
Anne Hope, Homeopathy Plymouth
"Alison’s experience and knowledge have helped us to be more direct with our ideas and saved us time and money. She is able to see with a glance changes that need to be made to optimize advertising. Her action points after each meeting are really helpful and really help us to stay focused on the task in hand. She is generous with her knowledge and truly wants you to succeed. Alison’s honesty and perspective is valued by us and we have recommended her to others."
Ros Place, Angels with Ros
"I really enjoyed working with Alison. She offered good, constructive advice. Her suggestions and guidance were invaluable. I feel I'm on the right track."
Emma Cook, Artist