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How Blogging Leads to Continuous Professional Development

Working for yourself is a continuous learning journey, we learn and pick up new skills, throughout the life of our businesses, often without even realising it.   Are you actively investing in your own continuous professional development? In the workplace, we rely on our employers to give us the training […]

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AIDA Blog Structure

The AIDA Blog Structure

Like it or not, we are creatures of habit and routine. To varying degrees, we want structure and order in our lives to thrive. When you run your own business, orderly systems and processes will keep you on track, allow you to capitalise on opportunities and ultimately help you to […]


Blog With Style

  Does your blog have a recognisable style? Does it fit with the authentic message of your business? One of the greatest compliments I received recently was meeting someone at a networking event. She came up to me, gave me a big hug, saying, “So lovely to see you, Amy. […]

Communicate in style with your blog

Five Blogging Myths Busted

5 Blogging Myths & How to Beat Them

What’s stopping you from blogging in your business, right now? Is it one of these commonly held 5 myths? Or is there an FAQ that’s holding you back? As a blogging mentor, working with businesses, I hear these misconceptions all the time. They knock people’s confidence, they are overwhelmed and […]


The Single Best Tip for Blogging

I started my first blog in 2013 as a vehicle to get my first novel off the ground. Since then, I’ve build a business around helping entreprenerus to discover the power in their own words, my top tip to grow your influence: build a blog and have a book. I’ve […]

Single best tip to grow your blog

Develop healthy writing habits to start blogging

4 Steps to Start a Healthy Writing Habit

via GIPHY Writing is hard… Is it? Anything is hard if you’re not used to it. Getting used to something is all about making it into a habit. We all have 24 hours in a day and it’s up to us to decide how we use that time. When you […]


Waiting To Land Your First Paid Gig – A Guest Post

As I pass the milestone of my third year in business this month, this guest post is a timely reminder of the early days of trying to get paid from your business. In the past three years, I’ve learned it will always be up and down when you are freelancing. […]

Waiting for your first paid writing assignment

Embrace your story instincts and write better blogs

Embrace The Story Instinct

Story Time… Walking along my local high street, I was held up behind a woman, holding the hand of a little girl. A girl of perhaps 3 or 4 (it was a school day, so I’m assuming she was pre-school age). It’s a narrow stretch of pavement, and it was […]


Why Unsubscribes Don’t Worry Me

Do you worry when you get unsubscribes from your newsletter? On 25th May 2018, new legislation comes into force ensuring that businesses behave responsibly with people’s data. One aspect of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) regs switches the emphasis so subscribers must agree to be on a mailing list […]

Why you don't need to worry about unsubscribes after GDPR

Productivity tips for business

Fresh Productivity Tips – A Guest Blog

I’m always open to hosting other writers on this blog. My submission guidelines are simple: Read about what makes a good pitch HERE. I ask $30/£20 (Via PayPal) for a ‘DoFollow’ link and to cover the cost of my time. Guest contributors, on the other hand, I consider on a […]