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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 […]

Develop healthy writing habits to start blogging

Waiting for your first paid writing assignment

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. […]


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 […]

Embrace your story instincts and write better blogs

Why and how to create online workshops

Why Online Workshops?

You never really just write a blog once. As soon as your words are online and in the public domain you can use them to grow your business. I’ve written previously about how to repurpose and recycle your blog content, both online and in the real world. When I started […]


It’s So In-Tense!

How does the tense you use change your writing? As a wordsmith, I find language a fascinating subject. If I had a super power, I’d want to speak every language. I happen to have been born in the UK (Wales, in fact), to English parents, so I was raised speaking […]


What's your learning style?

What’s Your Learning Style?

We all experience the world in different ways, learning as we go. Are you a hugger? Or shy away from physical contact? Do you read books? Or haven’t you read a book since school? Is your perfect relaxation watching a movie, or do you prefer listening to music? We all […]


What’s the Difference Between a Niche and a USP?

If you’ve ever been on any enterprise training there are two things you’ve probably been asked…. What is your USP? and What niche are you in? So, what’s the difference and why should you care?   USP USP = ‘Unquie Selling Point’ – or ‘Unique Sales Proposition’- (if Y’all is […]

What's the difference between niche and USP

Story of My Body Positive Case Study

The Story of One Entrepreneur Learning to Love Her Words

I meet some wonderfully inspiring entrepreneurs in my line of work, I’d like to share the story of one such woman in business. Lisa Beasley is just the kind of entrepreneur I love working with. Her business, My Body Positive, is built around her deeply rooted need to help others, […]


Six Blogging FAQ

As a blogging mentor for businesses, I’m frequently asked to speak at events on the finer points and skills associated with building a successful business blog to grow your influence. When I’m speaking to new bloggers, I’m always asked the same questions (FAQ), and the six most frequently asked are: […]


Why write original content

Why It’s Important To Write Original Content

I get several pitches a week from people wanting to write for my blog, and I’m always happy to consider original posts. But when Richard Smith contributed this article I resonated with it immediately.   I run workshops for a couple of Enterprise Agencies (listed on my Events Page). An […]