Tip Top Top Tips (A to Z of Blogging)

  Quick, simple, sharable, actionable and consumable – sharing top tips on your a blog allows you to convey a lot of useful information in a short and snappy way. Who doesn’t love a listicle? That’s why T is for ‘Tips’ in my A to Z of Blogging. You can’t […]

Tip top top tips

Big Red Truck - Marketing Campaigns

Lessons You Can Learn From Successful Marketing Campaigns

  You may not have the budget or resources of a big successful business, but it’s surprising what you can learn from their marketing campaigns. Lessons you can apply to your own business, in your own unique way. This contributed content has some great take-aways to inspire, if you’re stuck […]


6 Harmful Blogging Mistakes

  I love blogging. Blogging and networking are my two favourite ways to market myself and my business. Writing and chatting – Brilliant.   As a writer, blogging is the most intuitive way to communicate my message, but it doesn’t always come easily, especially when you are writing about something […]

Six common blogging mistakes to avoid

Passion Projects #5: Jacqueline Harthill, The Happy Parents’ Club

  I love working with entrepreneurs at the start of their journey. I’ve been mentoring start ups with Brave Enterprise for a while now (having started my own business with their help). I first met Jacquline Harthill earlier this year, having mentored her while launching her new venture The Happy […]


when social media and blogging collide

When Social Media and Blogging Collide (A to Z of Blogging)

  Using Social Media is a little like renting a room from a curmudgeonly landlord. You have to follow their rules. You’re not allowed to redecorate. You can have visitors, but only people on your designated friends’ list – unless you pay the landlord extra rent. If the landlord doesn’t […]


How To Schedule Social Media For Free

    When I happened upon Hootsuite to schedule updates for the first time – covering for our Marketing Manager in a previous job – my mind was blown. Suddenly I realised the potential of being able to plan my Social Media marketing, instead of being inconsistent and ad-hoc.   […]

How to schedule social media for free

Children's Book Sequels - for kids who love to read

Passion Projects #4: Children’s Book Sequels – For Young Book Lovers

  “A child who reads will be an adult who thinks.” This is the inspiration behind the next in my series of Passion Projects. Sarah Corcoran has been a book lover all her life. She’s the brains behind the website database ‘Children’s Book Sequels’.  My favourite quote from her response […]


Productivity Quick Tips

  Procrastination is just a step on the path to productivity. I’m a terrible procrastinator. Productivity never comes as readily as I’d like!   Mindless scrolling through Social Media and reading blogs is my procrastination enabler – although I’m much more disciplined with Social Media than I used to be. […]