10 Instagram Success Tips For Beginners

Instagram is the ‘platform de jour’ at the moment (unless you’re under 18yrs old, then of course it’s all about TikTok!). I’ve recently been having a lot of conversations with business owners who want to give Instagram a go but feel a...

Making 2020 Your Best Year Ever On Social Media

I have a really really REALLY good feeling about this year! It may be because I’m launching my new business.  But I also just have this feeling that great things are about to happen! 2020 can be a year we can all achieve huge success.  I for one am committing...

Reviewing Your Year On Social Media

The end of 2019 is fast approaching!! I for one am very excited for 2020.  It’s going to bring a lot of change in my business and a new approach to how I do things. A big part of that for me is going to be planning my content for the year ahead (look out for the...

Doing What Everyone Else Is Doing Won’t Get You Very Far

Every day we’re being hit by different types of marketing.  TV ads, billboards, leaflets, Google searches, emails and, of course, social media posts. As such, as marketers of a business, our subconscious absorbs these different types of marketing.  Then, when we...

Day In The Life – Working From Home

I thought I’d document what a day-in-my-life looks like when working from home, rather than out delivering training.  I always find it intriguing what people actually get up to behind the scenes, so thought I’d give you a sneak peak behind my business...

5 Ways To Be Visible To Your Connections On LinkedIn

I’ve often had businesses moan at me that they don’t see the value in LinkedIn as they have lots of connections but don’t get any business from it. It usually boils down to the same problem… They are not being visible to their connections! So,...

10 Things I’ve Learnt From 10 Years In Business

At the age of 24 years old, freshly married, I decided that employment wasn’t my future and I started my first business.  Last week marked 10 years in business for me. It has definitely been a rollercoaster.  I’m not a big rollercoaster fan (mainly because I have a...

End of an era, start of another…

My littlest started nursery last week.  My middle daughter started school.  And my eldest returned to school (in a cast thanks to an end of summer hols accident!). In the 10 years I’ve been running my own business, I’ve been on maternity leave three times....

Using Instagram To Market B2B Businesses

While I am of the thinking you can’t be everywhere on social media, unless you have both resource and time, I do think it can be easy to overlook platforms that could have a significant impact in marketing our businesses by claiming our audience doesn’t use it. This...