Personal Brand Series: Zoe Whitman is the Millennial Bookkeeper

The growing tribe of  heart-centered entrepreneurs:  guys, dust off your suits because there’s a new breed of businesswoman in town! They can be best described as heart-centered entrepreneurs and they care deeply about the impact they’re making on their clients’ lives. Today we get to meet an accountant who turns a page in her industry by making bookkeeping accessible and transparent …

Wellbeing Coach Karen Cannon talks about Personal Brand

Karen Cannon, the Va-Va-Voom Wellbeing CoachKaren Cannon is a self-confessed wisdom guru and self care junkie, which to you and me would be a Wellbeing Coach. Karen’s choice of words mark her out as a power woman, and to be honest, if I’d have to pick an artist name ‘Karen Cannon’ would actually be a close contender! Basically, Karen is …

Personal Brand Series: Hannah, the Social Entrepreneur

How social entrepreneur Hannah is cheering on tired parents… Social entrepreneur Hannah hand-picks products from independent UK brands and creates bespoke gift sets, and she (hand!) designs her own range of products featuring cheerful affirmations and quirky slogans. But it’s not only uplifting products she’s offering on her website. If you shop at Apples & Pips you can actually boost your conscience …

Personal Brand Series: Sara Simonsen is the Performer

You can achieve anything   You’ve got to love Sara, a pole dancer and aspiring circus artist from Denmark. Firstly, she’s a brilliant performer, but I’m sure people mostly love her for her spirit as she shows her people that they can achieve anything. Her initiative is infectious and she actually inspired me to create this personal brand series, so I’m very …

Are you making these excuses when it comes to branding?

What’s your take on branding? Do you agree that investing in it is money and effort well spent? Or is branding something you tuck away at the bottom of your spreadsheet?  If that is the case you might justify your inaction around branding with the following excuses. Read on to see if you catch yourself thinking the following… Hello? I’ve Just …

Why Do I Need Branding?

15 Reasons Why Branding is Essential To Your BusinessIf you’re just starting out deciding where to put your budget or if you have been around the block, read on if you’ve ever asked yourself: Why do I need branding?  And you’ll understand that it really is one of the basic building block of your business.Why do I need Branding?BRANDING PUTS …

Is Your Perfectionism Stopping You?

Don’t let Perfectionism Trip You Up Before You Even Get StartedHave you ever made an epic plan and not been able to pull through? I’ve just overheard some colleagues chatting about how they’re absolutely ace at starting things, but less so at working out the minute details and at finishing off the work. Could it be perfectionism standing in their …

The Love Brand Owners Report 2018

I’ve created a survey of small business owners and those just starting out to see what you’re setting out to achieve in 2018. The results are impressive, looks like everyone’s planning some cool stuff. A whopping 66% of you said you want to reach more of the people you’re trying to serve, and we’re going to look more into that. …

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Did someone say inexpensive marketing?

Because getting out there doesn’t have to cost the world. There’s a lot of old school marketing for us to do. So you’re busy developing your offering and planning your business, and you don’t have time for anything else. You’re creating something fantastic, but are you sure you’re not forgetting something? Are you actually spreading the good news? Letting anyone …