Fall In Love With Your Blog (A-Z of Blogging)

My love affair with blogging started in 2013 when I was in process of publishing my first book – The Bronze Box. Every day I did one thing towards publishing and marketing my first book, then every week I would blog my seven actions. As someone who has been writing […]

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Website design tips

5 Do’s and Don’ts of Setting Up a Website

I’m always happy to consider guests on the blog, so when writer Natalia Tsahelnik contacted me with her ideas I was happy to give her a chance. Here are her top tips when you set up your website…   5 Do’s and Don’ts of Setting Up a Website   Running […]


You Get Out What You Put In – A Lesson From An Angry Man

I was on a bus the other day, with an angry elderly gentleman sat in the row behind me. It was his behaviour that spurred on this random little thought piece!   Angry At The World The whole 20-minute bus journey, the elderly gentleman chuntered away to himself, angry at […]

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Why is there not enough traffic on my website

Stuck In Traffic: Why Aren’t People Coming To Your Website?

It’s a common problem. There just isn’t as much traffic coming to your wesbite as you would have expected. So what’s going wrong?   Top tips from a contributor:   Stuck in Traffic   Image Source   There’s no doubt that, in the modern world, your business is going to […]


A Vision For Freedom

Travel. Freedom. Exploring. Adventure. Escaping. What’s not to love? When I worked as a startup trainer for an enterprise agency a few years back – while I was being trained in their teaching materials – I have a vivid memory of the first time I participated in one of the […]

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Blog Exposure 101

One of the commonest questions I’m asked by my business blogging mentees is… “How do I get more exposure for my blog?” Here are some great tips from a contributor to  make the most out of your wonderful words…   Blog Exposure 101 There’s one thing that every blogger needs […]

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When storytelling became a buzzword

When Storytelling Became A Marketing Buzzword

Everyone’s talking about storytelling, it’s the latest trendy buzzword in marketing. I really hate jargon, and the way ‘storytelling’ has become jargon especially irks me – as a lifelong storyteller, story-lover and fiction writer! Let me qualify that slightly grumpy statement…   Storytelling IS how humans communicate and make sense […]


Be Known For Your Knowledge (A-Z of Blogging)

“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad”   I do enjoy a pub quiz. It was a regular event when we had a lodger living with us. Pitting our knowledge against fellow drinkers in a local pub, my hairless-husband was […]

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A business facelift

Is Your Business Due for a Facelift?

When should you consider a facelift for your business? Our businesses naturally evolve, and we grow as individuals in skill, knowledge and experience. But are we demonstrating that to everyone else? At some point, you must concede that the messages you send are inconsistent with what you’re really doing. Perhaps […]