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Bring Creativity To Your Blog (A-Z of Blogging)

Tapping into your own innate creativity adds sparkle to your blogs. I firmly believe that everyone is creative, at least to some degree. Being creative is a natural human instinct. The misunderstanding, the disbelief, occurs because when we talk about creativity, we immediately think of artists, musicians, designers, painters, sculptors, […]

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Email Tips For Start-Ups: A Guest Post

  Email Marketing is a powerful tool… When Melissa of Literary Book Gifts reached out to me over email, I wanted to help her fledgling business because I thought the products looked really cool.   I love a new and quirky business! Having worked with pre-start buinesses for many years […]

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The Power of Authenticity (A – Z of Blogging)

Authenticity is the new buzzword in Content Marketing, everyone’s talking about it (how inauthentic of them).   A for Authenticity: The A-Z of Blogging But, what do we really mean when we talk about being authentic on your blog? I don’t have all the answers, but I’m pretty sure there’s […]


Using Research To Inspire And Inform Your Blogs

(A less than 10-minute read or a 20-minute video) You don’t have to come up with a completely new idea for every blog you write! A little research can go a long way to inspiring and informing your writing. My latest blogging project is to write a series of blogs […]

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Sunday Reboot: Plan Your Proactive Week

We all know that having a plan is a sensible idea when you work for yourself. It’s the proactive thing to do. Whether it’s a plan for the overall strategy of the business, a plan for your marketing or a plan for your blogging. The point is to break down […]


Optimizing Your Google My Business – A Guest Post

Writing great content on your website is only the first step. Publishing it is not a case of ‘write it and they will come’, you need to give your business a fighting chance on Google for people to find it. It’s in Google’s best interests to make sure its users […]

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3 Lessons from 3 years of business

Three Lessons From Three Years In Business

July marks the third year I’ve been in business. Each year, I meet my anniversary with mixed feelings. Firstly, I’m always glad, relieved, happy to have made it through another year. My chief measure of success is not giving up and not having to get a ‘proper job’! When the […]