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Headshots and Personal Branding Part 1

Posted: 3rd May 2018

By: Ruth Taylor

We all want a good headshot that truly reflects who we are, but we’re not all fighting to get in front of the camera are we?  I understand! I make it…

Against The Odds

Posted: 1st May 2018

By: Janet Hill

Of course, I don’t need to tell you that the history of women in business enterprise is a proud one. In less enlightened times, women tirelessly supported the rural businesses…

Top Tips – How to write a design brief

Posted: 6th February 2018

By: Elizabeth Parbutt

It’s definitely the time of year when many of my clients start thinking about having a spring-clean on their branding/marketing materials. Before you dive in and start speaking to designers,…

It’s Not All About YOU!

Posted: 15th January 2018

By: Cheryl Turner

I’ve undertaken a fair few social media audits of late, and without exception, one of the things that leaps out time after time, across all platforms, is that businesses only…

Why are people weird about book-keeping?

Posted: 10th January 2018

By: Jenny Bracelin

Why are people weird about book-keeping? I have always thought, people avoided their book-keeping, because they didn’t want to know the answer! As a money coach, it is usually because…

How to Write Good Copy for Websites

Posted: 9th January 2018

By: Kim Gilmour

I look at a lot of websites for small businesses, after I meet people networking or when looking to find clients or local suppliers. The thing I notice is that…

I Explain Money – Spending

Posted: 18th December 2017

By: Jenny Bracelin

Spending is all about choice Buying stuff you want is fantastic. Spending money you don’t have isn’t. Every time we handover a card to pay for something, we are making…

Bah the HR Humbug!

Posted: 22nd November 2017

By: Helen Astill

As we approach the festive season, you will probably find stories doing the rounds on social media about those strict people in HR who will not let people enjoy themselves…

Quality Visuals on a Shoestring

Posted: 14th November 2017

By: Kim Gilmour

Did you know 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual and this is processed 60,000 faster than text? So it can’t have escaped your attention that visual…

Mirroring and modelling your ideal client!

Posted: 23rd October 2017

By: Carole Renshaw

We can’t be all things to all people.  Not everyone will want our product or service.  So running a successful business is all about knowing who your Ideal Client is…