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Rebranding your business? When, why and how

Rebranding your business? When, why and how

What do you do if your brand just feels 'wrong'? Is now a good time to think about rebranding your business?When you first set up in business the pressure is on to just get it out there, get it done and start earning money. And not many of us get to start will a big...

Website down? Ask for help!

Website down? Ask for help!

  I get a lot of people contacting me with ‘HELP! My website has disappeared!’, 'my website is down', ‘I can’t get this plugin to work’, ‘I’m getting a big error and I don’t know why’ or even ‘I’ve lost my website’. The dreaded 500 page error has often just...

DIY SOS! When do you need a professional web design?

DIY SOS! When do you need a professional web design?

DIY can be great. But not in our house and there is a time when it’s just necessary to call in the professionals Our garage is broken. No two ways about it, the door is well and truly foobar. I can sort of close it with an ‘air gap’ of about 30cm at the bottom and...

Does your business stand out, or is it a bit ‘vanilla’

Does your business stand out, or is it a bit ‘vanilla’

How to not be vanilla I was talking to my good friend the other day and she suddenly declared that her business was just too Vanilla. She felt as if she wasn’t being seen as anything new or different and was just another business coach. Immediately I protested that...

How to create your own online craft courses

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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...