Small Business Tips

What is a Virtual Assistant and does your business need one?

Okay, so what exactly is a Virtual Assistant? A Virtual Assistant (VA) is a business owner themselves, we provide support to small business owners, freelancers and sole traders. Remember good old secretaries and PA's - we're like that but with additional modern day...

How to ensure your business keeps going when the unexpected happens

I knew the tumour was back; the fatigue had got progressively worse and I'd lost the ability, gradually, to run which had been my escape for 10-years. When I started my business in 2016 one of my main fears was what if I get ill again? I'd had a benign tumour removed...

Don’t turn your CTA into a CBA

As a mother of a millennial I had to get with the acronyms if I was to make any sense of the texts that she's been sending me over the last 8 years. CBA is one of my favourites... It wasn't just confined to a text though, it was also said out loud, usually with a hair...

Unique Client Gift Ideas for Freelancers and Small Business Owners

Every year I think, shall I get my clients some gifts, and then spend months trying to think of something unique. One year I sent them a message in a bottle, quirky and fun I thought and then another year I bought a load of bamboo phone holders from Ikea and had my...

How to get your first 1k email subscribers

Okay, the biggest thing here is actually being invited to be a guest on Janet Murray's podcast! Wow, what an opportunity - but what you're here for is to get some tips on how to grow your email list. There are many experts out there with amazing advice, but they seem...

How to send automated emails from Mailchimp using a free account

Do you want to know how to send automated emails from Mailchimp using a free account? Did you say YES? Then you're going to LOVE my how to video on YouTube. 'How to create automated emails without paying for Mailchimp' I know, right! https://youtu.be/L83vFhTeQxE Make...