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Easy Ways to Protect Your Micro Business

If you read or watch any news at the moment it can feel a bit daunting. It's especially worrying if you have a small business and not know how you'd cope if you got ill. But there are some easy ways to put your mind at rest and make sure you've got a plan in… Continue reading Easy Ways to Protect Your Micro Business

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How to Work with a Virtual Assistant

If we haven't met already then this is me...I'm Karen and I've been a virtual assistant for over two years now. Before that I worked in corporate business environments as a senior level PA. I've also worked in very small businesses too where I've been one of only two employees so I know all types… Continue reading How to Work with a Virtual Assistant

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Make Your Instagram Posts Count

There are lots of things you can do to make sure you create an Instagram feed that attracts people. The first thing to remember is why you want followers and likes, more often than not it's a vanity metric. It's only when you start looking at engagement and creating a place that a community thrives… Continue reading Make Your Instagram Posts Count

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Getting Visible with a Small Business Blog

There are lots of ways to get visible online, from small tweaks on your social media networks all the way to paying for ads on Facebook. Lots of small business miss one vital and normally free way of marketing their business online and thats through blogging. Most small business websites have a blog attached to… Continue reading Getting Visible with a Small Business Blog

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Finding Your People…Online Communities

You can call them what you want...your tribe, your community, your peeps or even give them a special group name (think Lady Gaga and call them all Little Monsters). Whatever you call them, at the moment they are all the rage and you are told you need to connect with them. But that is sometimes… Continue reading Finding Your People…Online Communities

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Marketing a Small Business

I'm in a few Facebook groups for small businesses and a common theme people have is needing 'marketing' help. This ranges from wanting someone to schedule posts all the way to a social media manager who will get the strategy set up for them. However as a small business you may not want to pay… Continue reading Marketing a Small Business

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Lost for Words When it Comes to Blogging

Every where you look we are told that a business blog will help you reach more of your ideal customers. It's not a new idea, it's been around years and they are right...it does help with your reach. But what if you are lost for words when it comes to blogging? For some people it… Continue reading Lost for Words When it Comes to Blogging

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Three Things Your About Page Should Have

Often it is easy to get your website up and running and then promptly forget about it! It's there and it is serving a purpose of driving traffic to you so there is no need to change it! But is it really working for you? About Page It's estimated that 80% of people will find… Continue reading Three Things Your About Page Should Have

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Kent Women In Business Runner Up

A few weeks ago I was honoured to be part of the Kent Women In Business Awards - I qualified as a finalist. I went along to the awards just pleased to have been nominated and in the presence of so many talented business women. Well I only went and got a runner up place… Continue reading Kent Women In Business Runner Up

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Blogging

Get the Best out of your Small Business Blog

Blogging for Small Businesses With a small business it can be difficult to get seen and heard online these days. There is so much social media traffic that it can feel overwhelming on where to start. Experts will tell you that a blog is a great way to get yourself 'out there', which it is.… Continue reading Get the Best out of your Small Business Blog