Nigel Botterill

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Nigel Botterill
Born January 1966
Nationality British
Occupation Author, entrepreneur

Nigel Botterill (born January 1966) is a British entrepreneur, marketer, author, speaker and business mentor.[1] He is founder and chief executive of N5 Ltd, home to a number of businesses including thebestof[2][3] and Botterill's own private Entrepreneur's Circle.[4][5]

In February 2011, Botterill published his first business book The Botty Rules,[6] which reached number two in the Sunday Telegraph best-sellers list.[7] All the proceeds from sales of the book were donated to The Teenage Cancer Trust. The second edition, Botty's Rules, was published by Random House in August 2011.[8]


In addition to the awards his business’ have won,[9][10] Botterill has also picked up several accolades for his contributions to the business world. He won the BT Essence of the Entrepreneur Award[11][unreliable source?] and was also Highly Commended at the National Business Awards in the Entrepreneur of the Year category in 2007 and again a finalist in 2012.[12] Botterill was also the first ever non-American (and two time winner) to pick up the GKIC Marketer of the Year award.[13]


  1. ^ "Nigel Botterill's mission to revive the West Midlands high streets" Birmingham Post, 17 June, 2011
  2. ^ "My Week: Nigel Botterill of thebestof" Management Today. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  3. ^ "TheBestOf wins E-Company of the year" The Franchise Magazine. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  4. ^ "Entrepreneur's Circle" The Telegraph. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  5. ^ "Small business leader: Nigel Botterill, Entrepreneurs Circle" The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  6. ^ "Entrepreneur publishes book on Twitter" Business Wings. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  7. ^ "Books: Three of a kind - Unleash your inner guru" Management Today. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  8. ^ "Nigel Botterill" Director Magazine, April 2011.
  9. ^ "Innovative Business of the Year 2008" Startups. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  10. ^ "The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 league table 2007" The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  11. ^ "Top Midland businessman guest of honour at Solihull Speech Day" Midlands Business News. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  12. ^ "The Finalists – the Judges Comments" National Business Awards. Retrieved 2014-12-30.
  13. ^ "My Mag Opportunity" Information Marketing Insiders' Journal. Retrieved 2014-12-30.

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