Working on Vs working In your business

Working on Vs working In your business

Working on Vs working In your business – what does that even mean?  Well, working IN your business means you act like an employee.  You know what your role is day to day & you simply do it.  You don’t look ahead & consider the future.  You don’t direct the…

Top 5 Mistakes A Small Business Makes

Top 5 Mistakes A Small Business Makes

There are many mistakes made by business owners all the time, but it is a fact that we learn most from our failures not our successes.  That said, we don’t HAVE to make every mistake in order to learn from them – we can always learn from other people’s too….

Where To Advertise Your Wedding Business – My Top Picks

Where To Advertise Your Wedding Business – My Top Picks

Where to advertising your business?  Good question, there are so many different options out there, some will make you money, some will waste it.  Here are my Top 5 Picks for you: Advertise Your Business on Facebook Facebook advertising is very easy to set up.  You can either create an Ad…

Finding Your Business Why

Finding Your Business Why

At a breakfast meeting with Bec from Funky Sunflower Events recently, the subject of  “Why” came up.  By that I mean why we both went into the business that we went into.   What I realised as part of this conversation, is that I have only ever considered the logical,…

What Is Your Plan B?

What Is Your Plan B?

Small business continuity planning – do you need it? If your technology crashed could your business survive?  I experienced this first hand recently when my husband decided to give my laptop a glass of wine.  Needless to say, the laptop got decidedly trollied & never worked again! The good news is that…

Great Wedding Industry Hashtags

Great Wedding Industry Hashtags

A great targeted hashtag can make all the difference to a post being seen or not being seen on social media.   Below is a PDF for you to download with a list of a few we have come across that are worth a try.  Some will work better than…

How To Use Twitter To Promote Your Business

How To Use Twitter To Promote Your Business

Twitter for me works better as a business 2 business platform than a business 2 consumer platform.  That may be a bit controversial but that is my experience. The wedding industry is very visual & Twitter is more text based, it’s all about those 140 characters!  OK so Twitter has…

Surviving As A Solopreneur – Top Tips

Surviving As A Solopreneur – Top Tips

Surviving as a solopreneur is so much easier if you take certain steps. Having been a solopreneur now for over 8 years I am happy to share my top tips with you. What is a Solopreneur The English Oxford dictionary definition of a solopreneur is:  “A person who sets up…

Top 5 Motivators In The Work Place

Top 5 Motivators In The Work Place

What are the 5 top motivators in the work place then?  Money is no 1 right?  Wrong! Many years ago I worked in a finance organisation & part of our sales trainer training was about motivating others. Even back then the research that was done in the employee relations field…

Beginner’s Guide To Twitter

Beginner’s Guide To Twitter

This beginner’s guide to twitter is a simple, no nonsense explanation of some of the standard terms & practices used on Twitter. What Is Twitter? Firstly, what is Twitter?  It is a digital social network.  You network with other users by way of messages (tweets) containing 140 characters or less….