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How to create your own online craft courses

There is a reason your wonderful creations sell well, they are the result of years of practice, lots of failed attempts, pick yourself ups and try agains, determination, love and, of course, talent. You are an expert at it AND you are also an expert and knowing all...

How to create a best-selling super dooper online product

Do you have the curse of knowledge? It’s hard to know where to start when building an online business. There are SO many ways in which you help people every single day and breaking them down into separate online offers can seem impossible. Where to start?! They have...

How to help more and earn more as a life coach

I work with so many ladies who LOVE helping their clients. Their number one goal is to spread their hard earned knowledge and change lives, teaching them to live happy, confident and joyful lives through techniques honed after years and years of experience helping and...

How to make more money for crafters

How to get more money for crafters I work with so many ladies who LOVE what they do. They’ve spent years perfecting their art and put SO much love and attention into each and every beautiful creation they design, hand make and sell. Each and every one is a gem. But...

5 essentials for a list-rocking freebie for your coaching biz

How many freebies have you signed up for? I can’t even count the numbers I’ve signed up for. Every now and again I have to go through my inbox and delete newsletters from the (seems like) hundreds of lists I’ve signed up to and then promptly forgotten about. How many...

Styleguides aren’t just for the big boys

Styleguides aren’t just for the big boys This one is for you if you spend hours fiddling around with new images, fonts, colours and concepts every time you need an ad / leaflet / post / website graphic or handout. Yesterday I took the kids out for a daytrip. We’d...

Don’t lose your sparkle

It was my daughter Holly’s school training day this week so to keep her from the boredom blues I took some time out and we went to watch the new Cinderella at the cinema. It was brilliant! We both gasped in delight at the magical fireworks, the sparkly fairy...

Google shocker

Don’t panic! Today is “mobile-geddon” … apparently. Google is changing the way it ranks websites in search results (again). Now your website needs to be mobile friendly as well as interesting and relevant. Makes sense, as mobile users have now tipped the balance and...

From Cr*ppy Design to Snappy Design

I’ve recently been on a bit of a diet. I say a bit of a diet because nobody is ever going to stop me eating chocolate and as I love to cook, I love to eat. But with my holidays approaching (hooray, we are visiting the sun in April), I am horribly aware that my tummy...

Don’t feel embarrassed. Get more engagement with gurning

Do you take a good photo or are you one of those people that the camera plays strange tricks on and every photo of you looks as if you’ve had an all-nighter and 2 hours sleep. The camera doesn’t lie? Oh yes it does!!! Well, that’s what I tell myself when I’ve dolled...

Visual content is a must for 2015 – no excuses

It’s a noisy world out there. Everybody is trying to produce content, get noticed and drive sales. Facebook is getting busier, Pinterest is chock full of stunning, fascinating and well groomed pics and even YouTube may start to struggle as other social media channels...

What is your logo saying about you?

Do you love a good story? I do. I love to curl up with a novel and get to know the characters and share their journey through the book. I have to say that I’m a bit of a book addict really and would read all day if I could. It all started when I was five. I got my...

What the font is that?!

    One of the questions I get asked the most as a designer is ‘what fonts should I use?’ And that is because it is really easy to get it wrong – very wrong. We are very visual creatures so you have to consider what the shapes and associations of your font will say to...

Don’t let your Christmas campaign flop with bad wrapping

Are you a last minute Christmas shopper? I’m always late with my Christmas shopping and I always end up wrapping the presents late into the night on 23rd December. I always have great Christmas plans, I get the perfect cards and wrapping as soon as the Christmas...

Get your customers in the mood – moodboards

Imagine this… You are a confident woman striding down a London town street swinging your designer handbag and dressed to impress. You give off an air of happiness and contentment, secure in who you are. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to throw together an outfit like...

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