How I Make Blogging Pay (without promoting other brands)

As a writer, the single most enjoyable element of my marketing is blogging. Blogging is at the heart of the story of my business. I first started blogging back in 2013 when I did a 365-day project ‘Operation Author: 365 Actions to Become an Author.’ I completed one action a […]



One Thing To Love About Networking Events

(This is a short update. It will take less than 5 minutes to read and contains some questions to make networking more productive) Anyone who’s met me will know I’m a chatter. On the face of it, I come across as your classic extrovert. I love public speaking, I love […]

One Question Businesses Must Keep Asking Themselves

I woke up this morning, lay in bed a for a few minutes just visualising and reflecting on my day, and a question popped into my head – one I realised I’m not asking myself enough: What will you do to make money today? Having been employed all my life, […]



The Storyteller’s Secret: Book Review and Tips

I was chatting to a business colleague at an event recently over a coffee and she said something that really resonated, she told me she was much more likely to take notice of someone in business who had published a book. She said, that while blogs and articles are a […]

Social Management Tools for Start-ups – Guest Blog & Infographic

I’ve had a flurry of guest blog submissions recently and it gives me great pleasure to host another one on the blog this week. Highly regarded on the world speaker circuit, Lilach Bullock has graced Forbes and Number 10 Downing Street with her presence! In a nutshell, she’s a hugely […]



Three Part Beginners’ guide to Vlogging – A Guest Post

This week, I’m proud to host another guest on the blog. I met Hannah Squires, of Doubleshot, at a recent workshop ‘Blogging for Business’ that I ran on behalf of Brand 51. I always offer delegates at my events the opportunity to showcase their business on the blog. During the […]

Blogging for Business FAQs

I regularly work with people who are getting to grips with building an effective blog into their business. Whether it’s at one of my regular ‘Blogging for Business’ workshops or 1:1. Having a blog on your website gives visitors to your virtual shop a reason to step inside and hang […]



How to Reach Out to Readers After You Self-Publish – A Guest Post

(This post will take less than10 minutes to read) Today, I’m proud to host another guest blog by a fellow wordsmith. This is a topic close to my heart, but it will also be useful to anyone who’s published a book as part of their business, or have published a […]

6 Quick Tips for Business Show Delegates

(A super short post with an infographic that will take less than 5 minutes to read) Back in June, I exhibited at my first business show. At the time, I shared my Business Expo Checklist. The Business Showcase Southwest is on Wednesday 5th October and I have a delegate pass. […]



Breathe New Life into Old Writing

(This is a super short, quick tips post that will take less than 5 minutes to read) I’ve been blogging for a few years now, one of the things I love about it is that gradual build up of great value I can share. Some of my most popular workshops […]