THE BLOG

Starting A Mastermind Group

'You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with' Jim Rohn   Although this phrase was coined by motivational speaker Jim Rohn, Maeri Howard, owner at The Make & Do Studio quoted it during a conversation one day and it has stuck with me ever...

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Pinterest For Business

How Savvy Businesses use Pinterest to increase traffic Social media doesn’t have to be scary or boring. In fact, if you think of it as being like the flower in the proverb, it’s really just a fun and easy way to take a small idea and share it with others. Take...

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Why You Should Blog

With an astronomical amount of blogs on the internet today, you will be forgiven for wondering whether it would be worth starting your own business blog, and if you did, would it get lost in the great ether. The answer is... a definite YES! A blog is a valuable tool...

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LinkedIn Or Out?

Over coffee and cake last week, Lee declared, ‘I hate Linkedin! I know it is the business/work based social media and everyone is on there, but I just don’t get it… Do I really need it?’ Let me tell you right now, although I express the need for social media this and...

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Where To Begin? Web Design!

Currently, we are redesigning our website and to be honest, Cat and I have both struggled. We look at the site in it’s old state and turn up our noses. Then we will look at the rough drafts of plans we have for the new site and just close the laptop lid. Nothing...

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Evernote

Evernote is an all-in-one workspace application. You can:  Create notes and short lists, to lengthy research. Easily collect ideas, important or useful articles, and images, by clipping web articles, capturing handwritten notes, and snapping photos to keep...

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Managing Social Media

Social Media can play a massive role in how your business communicates and markets itself, and the good news is that it is free to relatively cheap, and easy to use. The bad news (for some), is that it can take up a chunk of your time, so that is where these wonderful...

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The Importance Of Images

Images are so very important. It's my belief that a website can only be as good as your weakest image. A beautiful image is memorable, it can tell a whole story within a quick glimpse and capture (see what I did there!) your audiences' attention. There are tonnes of...

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Starting Out With SEO

Urgh! SEO! I find SEO a daunting task as it seems to be so technical… Do this, don’t do that, that isn’t good for your SEO, the new google algorithm wants you to do this, that and the other…  But there are some things you can do to help yourself. Check out the...

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Choosing The Right Colour

Choosing colour(s) can be a daunting task when starting a business and thinking about logos, branding, websites, uniforms etc… Each colour has always had a certain psychology attached to it, but did you know that businesses use colour as a marketing tool? I have...

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