3 Ways to Think outside of the Box for Your Business

•Sponsored post• Since registering as self-employed a few years ago, I have learnt a lot. Running a business, even if it is freelance writing and blogging, means that you need to create your brand and work hard to create success for it in everything you do. Thinking outside of the box for your business will keep your ideas fresh and ensure you are ahead of the game in your industry....

Why I’m Not a Fan of Black Friday in the UK

Let me start by saying, I understand the origin of Black Friday, and I have nothing against how it started out, in America. What I have an issue with is how it has become something massive over here in England, where it is neither relevant or necessary for not only one day of sales, but now an entire fortnight of promised ‘savings’. These are some of the reasons why I...

Taking Your Business to the Next Level

•Sponsored post• If you have your own business, it can feel daunting to consider making changes, but doing so can actually really boost your sales, so it may be a worthwhile move. My brother and sister in law run their own home-based Soy Wax Candle business and, although it is doing well, I have discussed with them the importance of building on their success. These are some of the ways...

8 Ways to Stay Safe at University

•Sponsored Collaborative Post• Going to university is an exciting time in many young people’s lives. It often involves moving to another town, maybe even another country, that might be completely new to you. The best way to prepare for the lifestyle changes of being on campus is to make sure that you always stay safe. Here are some of the things you can do to stay safe at university wherever...

The Social Media Management Platform You Need To Try

•Sponsored Post• Alongside blogging, I have been working on a freelance basis as a social media manager for a few select clients. Social media management is a a lot more time consuming than people often think. Being constantly available as a brand, whether that brand is your own or you are working on behalf of somebody else, can be exhausting. Using a social media management tool such as ContentCal can...

5 Ways to Boost Your CV

•Sponsored post• When I was looking for a job over the summer, I was a little worried I wouldn’t get through to the interview stage due to ‘gaps’ in my career due to having the children, taking time out for maternity leave and starting a business rather than going back to work after my youngest was born. Employers and recruitment agencies receive so many CVs for each position, that having...

The Importance of Interior Design in Hospitality Venues

•Sponsored Post• Interior Design has always really interested me. I find it so fascinating how simply changing the way a building looks, adding certain touches can make a huge difference in how people view that space, how it makes them feel. Interior Design in hospitality is massively important and something that all too often is overlooked by those looking to make their company a success as quickly as possible. Companies...

5 Things I Have Learnt Since Returning to Office Work

•Sponsored Post• As you may already know, back in September I started a new job for a local charity, working in their head office as a Business Support Administrator. Now, you may be confused what this job title means, as I was initially when applying for the job, however it soon became clear. Business Support basically means that for me, no two days are the same. I am literally supporting...

5 Ways to Bring Your Business into the New Decade

•Sponsored post• With just a couple of months left of 2019, not only are we about to enter a new year, 2020 will also see us going into a new decade. It can be daunting, with everything going on in the world at the moment, to think about how your business can stay stable, but by focusing on a few key areas, you can ensure you are on track for...

So, You Want To Be A Blogger?

Collaborative Contributed Post  Have you ever read a blog and thought ‘I could do that?’. Talking about your interests and passions may come naturally to you. If that is the case, why not start a blog?  Picking A Blog Site   There are a few choices of platforms that you can use to set up your blog. Blogger is one popular choice, while WordPress offers lots of great ways of...