Paul runs Plan Digital from his home city of Newcastle in the North East of England. A region he is so passionate about, that he is about to launch the very first Newcastle Startup Week, a 5 day festival aimed at equipping local entrepreneurs with many of the skills they will need to build a successful startup. Paul tells us all about his experience in helping small businesses launch and grow. We learn why he is known as the “super connector” and we discover his top tips for becoming “connected” with real people too. Listen here, or subscribe via iTunes at At the end of the episode, don’t forget to download your FREE web marketing pack, available at