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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…

When Life Bites You On Te Bum Again! Dealing With Change

Posted: 23rd April 2018

By: Carolyn Trafford

One of the reasons I’m self employed is because back at the start of 2012 I was made redundant.  Redundancy wasn’t a “dark cloud hanging over me” thing, at the…

Six steps to developing a social media plan for your business

Posted: 9th January 2018

By: Esther Partridge-Warner

Every business owner knows that their business needs to have a social media plan that integrates with their marketing strategy and, most importantly, delivers measurable results. But the question is…

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…

Six reasons to shop small and local

Posted: 12th December 2017

By: Elaine Pritchard

The UK’s annual Small Business Saturday has been and gone, but that’s no reason to stop shopping locally. Small businesses and the self-employed are crucial to the local economy –…

Turn your Dream Into a Reality

Posted: 23rd October 2017

By: Mia Arrowsmith

So you have a big dream. That’s all fine and dandy. But like the dreams you had last night, whilst you were asleep… your dreams will stay as dreams, unless you do…

The birth of glamping

Posted: 4th October 2017

By: Sharon Earp

Glamping is not a new phenomenon, but one influenced by the past. During the 1920’s African safari’s and expedition camps of the colonial era were widespread, early explorers carried with…

How to get over those post-holiday blues!

Posted: 11th September 2017

By: Clara Wilcox

Do feel like your work motivation disappeared with the sun tan? Post-holiday blues are a real thing. The weeks in the run up seem to drag, whilst the actual break…

15 Quick Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

Posted: 6th September 2017

By: Kim Gilmour

LinkedIn is a very powerful platform for building and promoting a business, creating a network and connecting with people. But are you making the most of all of the features…