When your budget is tight or you are managing your marketing yourself, any productivity and blogging tools that can help improve your output or increase engagement with your blog posts can be beneficial. Below are the top 6 free tools that I work with on a daily basis for different client … [Read more...] about 6 useful productivity and blogging tools for small business
I broke my smartphone screen recently. Sadly, it was the second time in about 3 months. Both times my daughter was involved and this time for a variety of reasons, I haven’t got around to fixing it or replacing it yet. Digital Detox In the meantime, I have been using a simple phone which “just” … [Read more...] about Do you relish the prospect of a digital detox?
I'm all for supporting anything that promotes how flexible work can beneficial for businesses as well as employees. So I loved hearing about Powowow now launching another initiative promoting flexible working. I have been working "flexi" or "part" or "compressed" time for the best part of seven … [Read more...] about Does part-time equal smarter working?
...I really really really don't like football. No really, it's not (just) because I'm Scottish and my national team doesn't feature. It's not because I lived in Glasgow for years and witness plenty of sectarian clashes. I just don't really get it.. Anyway, I digress, the real reason I am … [Read more...] about Hurrah, football is on the telly 24/7…
Recently as part of my work with a current client, I was able to attend several short training sessions hosted by Bucks Business First and delivered by the wonderfully dry Nigel Temple. Its 9 pm on a bank holiday, the shopping has just been delivered and its time to write another blog. Nigel … [Read more...] about Keeping it fresh and learning about digital
In the last six months I have gone from full-time mum to fully functioning part-time freelance Marketing Consultant. In working with my first client I have been fortunate enough to be allowed the freedom to write copy about engaging topics - sustainable buildings, innovation in product design … [Read more...] about Just. Write. Something