Welcome into my blog page.
As a small business owner myself, I know how hard it can be to wrap your head around the new ocean of tasks and responsibilities you face.
My blog will give you some insight into the small business world, from someone who is navigating the same waters as you are. I will also try to give you some hints and tips along the way, to make your journey easier.
Top 6 Tips for Using Canva
TOP 6 TIPS FOR USING CANVA Stick to your colours Your colour palette will have the biggest impact on your customers, providing you use it right. You want to have a varied colour palette with 5 or 6 colours. This sounds like a lot but you aren't likely to use them [...]
I am not Bitmoji
I am not Bitmoji Ahh bitmoji! Almost everyone in the social media stratosphere knows what a bitmoji is, but I am not a bitmoji. For those who may not know, Bitmoji’s are cartoon avatars designed so that you can turn yourself into an emoji. Released in 2014, Bitmoji uses artificial intelligence to style your character [...]
Self Taught is not a swear word
Self taught is not a swear word! Yup! I said it. I have been doing a lot of work around the words I use when I describe my business. Words I like and the doubt triggering words. I’m sure you’ll have some of your own. It’s that old Freud saying “words have magical power” For years the words [...]
How Branding Influences your website
Setting up in business is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do. You get to be your own boss, do work you love and you get to name and brand your company. Exciting times 🤩. In many cases this will be your first experience of creating a brand and [...]
Overwhelm is a real thing?!
Overwhelm is a real thing specially as the number of the small businesses online sky rocket, so do the number of "business experts" It doesn't matter where you are, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest. You'll find people telling you all the things you should and could be doing to grow your business. You'll see the lists: Have the perfect [...]
You’re So picky about photos!
You’re So picky about photos! Recently I was told “You’re So picky about photos!” Yes, I am, but I am picky for a very good reason. Without good photos, you won’t get a good result and I want you to have the very best work I can provide you with. Below are some examples of [...]
I don’t know you in real life!
I don’t know you in real life! On numerous occasions, I get asked what details I need to create a Mini Me and white there are no hard and fast rules in how your character looks, it can be daunting to know where to start. Here is my top 5 pointers for writing your Mini Me [...]
It’s not all about you
It's not all about you One thing I wish I knew when I was creating my business branding (the first time) is: Its not all about you But why not? Its your business, right? It should be what I want.... Yes and No. It is your business, but you want your brand, services and over all message [...]
When will you get a real job?
Have you ever been asked this question before - When will you get a real job? If you have decided to shrug off the old, traditional way of employment to follow what you are passionate about...you probably have. What makes a job real though? Is it having an employer? An office to go to? Regular Income [...]