I hear so much expert advice about how often you should be posting on social media and the best times to post on social media, and I wanted to bust some of these myths.
This month my business journey tips into it’s 7th year – which I’m pretty excited about because it’s my favourite number. And given that word on the street (the internet) says that 30% of businesses fail in the first 2 years and 55% during the first 5 years, I reckon it’s a good reason to celebrate.
However, it has not all been flowers and sunshine along that way, so I wanted to share with you my learning. So that if you’re somewhere along the way and wondering if you’re going to make it, I can give you hope. Because if I can do it, you can do it.
Email is still one of the most effective ways to build your audience and develop a relationship with them so that they can learn to know, like and trust you.
But how are you going to entice people onto your email list? Is it enough to just have a sign-up form on your website that says put your name and email address to get my weekly hints and tips?
Let’s just be clear here, Nike were definitely onto something when they came up with their logo – just do it.
Galvanising, inspiring, it’s encouraged a whole generation to get off their couches and just do something. Less thinking more doing!
- Psst - if you're looking to just do it, I've got a fabulous offer for you at the end!!
Wow, this summer has come out of nowhere! We’ve been waiting for it and then bam. And my social media feeds are full of people wondering how on earth they are going to get anything done in the heat?
Not only do we slow down, but our phones slow down! So if your business is anything like mine and you spend time on your phone, you might be frustrated that it’s not running as fast!
I am going to be 40 this month, it feels like a big momentous occasion as this time 10 years ago I had just started my chemotherapy treatment and wasn’t even sure I’d make it another year.
Now here I am alive and kicking with an 11-year-old daughter, running my own business and owning my own home with a man I love. I am definitely celebrating turning another year older. Because what alternative to birthdays is there? Just death.
So, here are the 40 things I’ve learnt over the past 40 years.
Not feeling confident has such a big effect on how we put ourselves out into the world and how we view our ability to get things done. It’s heavily linked with self-esteem which is how you feel about ourselves, the way you look and the way you think, while confidence is more about how you feel about your ability to do things.
Last week I wanted to talk about cancer – this week I wanted to honour you by talking about the responses I got to my post.
I have been completely humbled by the personal stories people have shared with me about their own experiences of cancer, bereavement and illness. I am certainly not alone in my grief for myself, my body and for others.
Are you looking into developing what you do into an online offering? More and more of my clients are wanting to create an online offer, so I wanted to share some of the advice I give them with you!
An online offer can be the golden ticket, the one to many approach and is fast becoming the go-to way to reach more people and make more sales. However, it does take some know how to set up and get all your ducks in a row.
As female entrepreneurs we have a lot on our plate! Not only are we running businesses and trying to bring home the bacon, but if you’re on your own you’ve got an entire household to run and even if you live with someone, research shows that women do 60% more housework.
That’s a lot of plates that you’re juggling, so no wonder you might feel a little overwhelmed with all the to dos at times!
Instagram has been around for a while now and while some businesses have leapt on the Instagram bandwagon, some of you are still a little baffled and left thinking what is the point – if that’s you, this blog is for you and if not, you might still get some useful tips!Is Instagram right for your business?