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Mums in Business Round-up: Developing a passive income

Can you believe it’s May already? For us parents with children at school it starts to signal that the summer is only just around the corner! For me the easiest way to juggle the children and a business is to take the summer off. I realise this isn’t the best option for everyone but hey […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Confidence & guilt

Running a business from home around children is a double edged sword on many accounts.  The biggest lure of running my own business is flexibility, work hardly ever gets in the way of being a parent. But being a parent and a business owner comes with a whole host of guilt. Hey I wear my […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Using Pinterest to drive traffic

When running a business there are so many areas of social media it can be hard to know where to put your energy. Today I’m going to take a look at Pinterest. Pinterest isn’t your normal social media platform, Pinterest is a search engine. Make your profile shine : It can be hard to know what […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Branding

Branding is far more than just a logo and yet we put a lot of emphasis on getting that logo just right. Branding encompasses every aspect of your customer’s experience of your business. Each and every interaction and point of contact contributes to the reputation you have. Every facet of your business needs to reflect […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Decreasing procrastination

When Olive started school back in September 2015 I couldn’t believe my luck. After 8 years of working around small people snatching hours here and there, working to incredibly tight schedules and most evenings. I now had set hours 9:30-2:30 Monday to Friday. My evenings were now my own I could watch TV, chat with […]

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Mums in Business Round-up : Setting goals for 2017

It only seems like 5 minutes ago I doodled a 10 Goals for 2016 sheet and used my brand new camera to take photos of the children filling there’s in and now we are talking about goal setting for 2017! Crazy how times flies. You’ll be pleased to know Charlie has completed 8 of his […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Twitter tips for small business

We all know in order to run a successful small business we need to advertise. The continual rise of social media and advances in mobile technology mean it has become easier to reach your target audience. But with this comes all the noise, there is so much happening online all the time on multiple platforms […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Getting in the press

Wowzers! Where does the time go?! Cannot believe last month we were looking at getting back on track after the summer holiday and we are already on the downward slope to half term! (sorry!) This month we are looking at “Getting in the Press”.   We all need PR and it can be easier than […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Getting your small business back on track

It doesn’t seem like 5 minutes ago that I was sat here writing “Delegating Over the Summer Holiday” Round-up! Where did the summer go! Last year I found the first half term really difficult to get back into work mode, I pretty much procrastinated like a pro. Don’t be like me though follow these top […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Delegating this summer holidays

We are officially mid way though the summer holidays. Are you surviving or thriving? I don’t know about you but I want to spend my summer holidays with the kids, doing fun stuff not working. But as my to do list gets longer and longer and my energy levels shorter I struggle to fit even […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Becoming an expert

Bloggers talk a lot about having a niche and working it. Becoming an expert in your niche in some cases is key to a bloggers success and this is true for small business owners too.  Google loves fresh new, up to date content and what better way to populate your website than with useful hints, […]

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Mums in Business Round-Up : Networking tips

We all know that networking is super important to our business, but hey I’m all clued up with the excuses! I don’t have time, I don’t find it useful, I’ve too much work to do already why do I want to meet more people? But networking isn’t just about selling your product/service this is actually […]

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Mums in Business Round-up : Driving traffic

We’ve all been there! Shiny new website/blog full of epic content/products/services and yet your Google stats still show 3 views and your pretty sure one is you and one is your mum!  Here are 5 top tips for driving traffic to your website/blog :   Be professional : The Talented Ladies Club has some great tips […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Facebook for business

We all use Facebook daily to share information and communicate with friends we don’t get to see all the time so when we make the transition into small business owner/pro blogger; Facebook is always our first point of call.  Sharing content is the easy bit getting people to engage and interact with you is another! […]

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Mums in Business Round-Up: Time management tips

Whether you run a small business or are a pro-blogger one thing is clear when working from home you need to manage your time effectively. When Olive started school in September I was suddenly faced with 5 hours a day working time. Sounds amazing right?! Well it took me until Christmas to get myself organised! […]

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Mums in Business: Starting a business on a budget

This month I thought I’d take a look at starting a business on a budget. You might be thinking about starting a business but unsure of the costs or how to get the ball rolling. The following tips have been curated from a wealth of small business knowledge and will help you get your idea […]

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