How Awakening Your Creativity Can Benefit You and Your Business

When we talk about creativity, the first thing people think about is being ‘artistic’. I believe we are all creative, it’s part of our DNA. The ability to imagine possibilities is what makes us human. Just because you can’t draw, or play a musical instrument or write a poem doesn’t […]

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Idea Sharing vs Idea Creating – Discovering Flipboard

It’s stressful having to come up with new and fresh content ideas all the time. But, what if I told you you didn’t have to? Millions of new articles, images and videos are uploaded to the web every minute of every day. There are endless possibilities, ideas and inspiration tucked […]

The World’s Most Famous Libraries From The Past and Present

  As a child, I have many memories of libraries. My dad has been researching our family tree for as long as I can remember, and before the internet, (yes, I’m that old!) research involved going to the library. Dad would be looking through microfiches of old newspaper records, obituaries, […]

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10 Social Media Tools to Help You Write Better Posts

  Featuring another contributor, sharing a few useful tools to help write better posts.   10 Social Media Tools to Help You Write Better Posts Staying on top of everything in today’s digital-first world as a marketer can be a challenge because your list of responsibilities keeps growing. From advertising […]

The Monthly Creativity Challenge

It’s that time of year again where we look ahead, then set goals and intentions. When you work for yourself, it’s easy to make those intentions all about the business. However, when you are at the heart of that business, you need to look after you, too! I attended the […]

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Speeding Up Your WordPress website

Why Your WordPress Site Is So Slow (And What To Do About It)

  I’m not a web designer, but I do like using WordPress for my blog. I’m happy to host a contributor with some quick tips to speed up your WordPress website, I’ll be trying these out myself! Why Your WordPress Site Is So Slow (And What To Do About It) […]

Lessons From Another Year in Business

I have a memory of a school Parent’s Evening. As a sometime teacher’s pet, my innate need to please made me a bit of a suck-up, constantly seeking approval. I was often the first with a hand up in class – Hermione, but without the grades! As B grade average […]

Lessons learned from another year in Business

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Gorgeous Greetings – Fortune Is In The Follow Up

  It’s that time of year again where we go into retail meltdown – buy all the things, eat all the pies! Seasons Greetings!   Spending money we don’t have buying things for people who don’t want them… Above all else, Christmas is about showing gratitude to the people you […]

5 Lucrative Businesses for Stay at Home Parents – A Guest Post

  The world of work is changing. Many of the small businesses I work with were started by working mums. Women who need a career and a purpose, while being a mum. But it’s not only stay at home parents who demand a more flexible approach to their life and […]

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What Shall I Be When I Grow Up?

I remember something my dad said to me when I was a teenager thinking about which courses to pick, which direction to take… he said, “I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up.” That flippant remark has always stuck with me. It’s a tough question, […]