WiRE Blogs, Events & PR

Muddy Boots Business Club launching to help rural businesses grow

Posted on: Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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The 31st March was an exciting day for small rural businesses as it sees the launch of the Muddy Boots Business Club and online business support resource and community. The club was the idea of Alice Jennings, a freelance business support and IT trainer who was finding it hard to reach rural businesses to teach […]

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Manifesto for Women in Business – Election 2015

Posted on: Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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At the General Election in 2010 WiRE issued a manifesto to help guide the parties in their understanding of what policies and plans would make a difference to women running small businesses. Some of the points have started to be addressed as outlined in the Report on Small Firms by the Prime Minister’s Advisor on […]

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Make video marketing work for you.

Posted on: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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Rebecca Wade from Purple Dog in Hampshire talks us through Video Marketing Whether you’re a big enterprise with a professional video team or a small business owner with an iPhone, there’s a way to make video marketing work for you. Video is unique in its ability to convey a powerful message to viewers, in a […]

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How do you want your tribe to feel when they connect with you?

Posted on: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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by WiRE Member Rebekah Harriman Now this is really important. Because it’s about what I stand for the most which is connection. True connection with your tribe. Marketing may say it’s all about the numbers, growing your list to over several thousand, having more than 600 Facebook likes and a million followers on twitter and […]

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What is Content Marketing?

Posted on: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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Jane Heaton of Jane Heaton Associates takes you through content marketing, how it can help your business and how to get started in content marketing. I’ve heard a lot about content marketing recently, but can you explain what it is…surely it’s just writing blogs and guest blogging for others as most of us have been […]

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WiRE Members Out & About

Posted on: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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Start Up Loans available for small business

Posted on: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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Start Up Loans are available to businesses yet to launch or those that have been trading for up to 12 months, although in certain circumstances this may be extended to 24 months. The scheme provides free business planning prior to taking any monies ensuring applicants are in the best possible position to receive funding. Once an […]

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Tree Spirit Healing workshops

Posted on: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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Annie Day from Heaven Scent Bliss in Staffordshire has been running Tree Spirit Healing workshops for many years. “Trees have been known to have profound and simple healing properties for many ailments and for emotional and psychological balancing,” Annie says.  “We provide a truly unique and highly personal treatment, which people find deeply relaxing.” Annie […]

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The Power of 3 Benefits Women Entrepreneurs

Posted on: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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A chance meeting led to a power trio of women getting together to launch a new consultancy. Valerie Dwyer, Julie Anne Hart and Sophie Bennett are the founders of She Is, a wealth and business building consultancy. It’s a new concept bringing soft skills and practical business skills together in a way that’s not being delivered elsewhere.  “I’ve had […]

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Farmers on Film Report on Australian TV

Posted on: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Sarah Gayton is on a journey to try to give farmers a stronger voice through her Farmers on Film project. WiRE Member Sarah was among the speakers at the International Rural Women’s Conference in Adelaide in South Australia. A very passionate and persistent agricultural advocate, Sarah Gayton set up Farmers On Film, which creates short […]

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