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How to... Conquer Blogging in 4 Easy Steps

How to... Conquer Blogging in 4 Easy Steps

27th June, 2016

There aren't many professions where you get paid by your clients to use a whip! But month after month I get to crack my (albeit metaphorical) lash to help my clients stay on track and keep their businesses moving forward.

So what activity do you think clients procrastinate over the most? The task that generates the most excuses and that clients find most difficult to complete? BLOGGING.

Writing a blog can be hard work so in this article we share how to conquer blogging in just 4 easy steps.

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How to stay motivated when you're building your business alone

How to stay motivated when you're building your business alone

20th June, 2016

I love the freedom of being self-employed and the benefits of working from home, but there are definitely times when I miss being 'with' people during the day. After several days on the trot of working from home, and particularly on Monday's when the house is quiet again after the hustle and bustle of the weekend, I can fall prey to...

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Can I please just pay you?!

Can I please just pay you?!

16th May, 2016

Have you ever gone through the process of trying to buy a service or product online and not been able to work out how to pay? It’s something that makes steam come out of my ears, so when I saw the following post by Chris Blunt of Broken Stones I was quite relieved to learn that it wasn’t just me being a cantankerous misery and that lots of other people are having the same frustrations too! Here’s what Chris had to say...

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Is working from home killing your business?

Is working from home killing your business?

10th May, 2016

When you tell people you run your own business from home do you always get the same response? Usually along the lines of "you're so lucky, I'd love to have that sort of flexibility", "it must be great not having to commute and be able to work in your pyjamas if you want!" And "I always get so much more done when I work from home". I get this every time.

But anyone who's experienced this way of working for any length of time will know that working from home has drawbacks that, if not tackled, could seriously affect the success of your business.

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We just can't stop loving you...

We just can't stop loving you...

2nd May, 2016

It's always lovely when you get a glowing testimonial from a loyal client, and this occasion is certainly up there amongst the best. We've worked on highly confidential projects for... 

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