Create your own business masterplan

Do you want to make a business plan for the coming year but have no idea where to start? Do you wish someone could guide you through the planning process but don’t have the time or the money to get a business advisor or mentor? Do you want help with goal setting or accountability? I […]

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Is your poverty mindset holding you back?

Poverty mindset is often what stands between an entrepreneur and success. A poverty mindset is dangerous because it doesn’t just prevent future success, it can actively erode your current achievements. When I first heard the term, I dismissed it – I didn’t think a poverty mindset had anything to do with me. I was very wrong: […]

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How to stop staring at a blank page

Here’s the thing: I’m supposed to be writing something else right now. The first, blank page is glaring menacingly at me. It got me thinking about why it’s so hard to write those first words sometimes. You’re waiting for inspiration. If you’re a professional writer and you write to client briefs then one problem is that you don’t necessarily […]

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Photo Diary: Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria has some stunning views, from blue sea set against blue skies to the breathtaking heights of the volcanic mountains. The island has a fantastic mix of flora, from palm trees to pine trees. I’ve selected a few of my favourite snaps to include in this photo diary. To see more of my photography, check out […]

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An evening with The Press Tent

This week, I attended the #SpringMeet blogger event organised by The Press Tent. It was held in The Clubhouse, a luxurious pop-up sports bar in Spinningfields (Manchester) which will be open until the end of August – so visit while you can! Gemini Floristry had decorated the tables beautifully for our event. Despite arriving a […]

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Effectively managing Twitter: Hootsuite vs Buffer

If your presence is growing on Twitter or you want to increase your followers and interaction, then you need to find ways to manage Twitter effectively. Scheduled tweets are one great way of maintaining and increasing your activity on Twitter. Not all automation is the same and I find that Hootsuite and Buffer compliment one another […]

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