Mums in Business Round-up: Outsourcing

Running a small business involves wearing a multitude of hats. Yes that’s right hats.  One minute I’m an accountant, the next minute a social media manager, manufacturer and then photographer, AND that’s just within MY own business! To ensure our business runs smoothly it’s sometimes prudent to outsource certain tasks to other individuals to let…

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Mums in Business: Instagram for business

Ahhh social media love it or hate it, it has quickly become a large factor in our everyday lives. I like to think of Instagram as the sister I never had, one day we are lovingly painting each others nails and it’s all bliss the next day it’s pistols at dawn.  I really never seem…

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Mums in Business Round-up: Bootstrapping your small business

Bootstrapping is an excellent way to start up a small business on the smallest budget.  What exactly is bootstrapping?   It’s one of those buzz words that sounds like something else but in a nut shell, bootstrapping is when you start up a business with little or no investment. Do you know what? Bootstrapping it’s…

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Mums in Business Round-up: Free resources for small businesses

Many people put off starting up a small business because they worry about costs. It doesn’t have to be an expensive experience you’d be surprised by the sheer amount of resources available out there and many for free.  Skills Trade : Do you have a tradable skill that you can offer someone in return for something…

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Mums in Business Round-up: Selling at fairs & events

If you sell products then at some point you will need to venture out of your comfort zone behind the computer screen and sell in front of real people.  What to consider when selling at craft fairs. Know your consumer rights : Unlike distance selling, customers do not have the right to a cooling-off period.  Ensure…

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Mums in Business Round-up: Preparing your business for Christmas

December is a manic time of the year for on and offline retail and something that will sneak up on you before you know. Having a game plan is super important both for your small business and personally, well those presents don’t buy and wrap themselves! Keep on top of key dates : Black Friday…

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