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 […]

Why and how to create online workshops

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?

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 your learning style?

How Controversial Should My Blogs Be?

Very few of us set out to deliberately upset others. When we do so unintentionally it can be mortifying. But what about being deliberately contrary or controversial? Where are the limits?   Find Your Limit Telling someone where to establish their own boundaries and how controversial to be is a […]


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 […]


If I’m On Social Media, Do I Really Need a Website?

I recently gave a talk to The Society of Authors in Bristol on ‘Blogging for writers’. I recommended hosting a blog on your website, busted five myths about blogging and had a Q&A session. One of the participants asked me, “Do I need a website if I blog on social […]

Tourist on Social Media

What’s the Difference Between a Coach and a Mentor?

I posed a question to myself at the start of the year, “Am I really a coach, or more like a mentor?” When I work with start ups for Brave Enterprise Agency, I’m described as a mentor. Someone who’s been there and is passing on their knowledge to those further […]