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...

Making the Decision to Go Back to Work

•Collaborative post featuring gifted clothing• I started working when I was fifteen, in a conservative club as a waitress, followed soon after by jobs in retail and I have a degree in Events Management, which led to jobs as a wedding & events coordinator after graduation. I have always enjoyed working and making my own money, but after having the three children, it became increasingly difficult to juggle the logistics...

Discovering a Lovely Local Gem – Forum Jewellers Broadstone

Features gifted item  Recently I was invited down to Forum Jewellers in Broadstone, Poole, to visit their store and pose with their #FrameofFame, which is part of a recurring promotion on their Instagram account, with the chance of winning a £100 gift card. I had heard of Forum Jewellers before, but hadn’t realised where they were based. Broadstone is a short drive from the centre of Poole and the Quay,...

Do you need to start saving for retirement?

This a paid guest post. For a lot of people, saving for retirement might not seem like a big priority. Today’s young people are already struggling to buy their first home, so having extra financial goals to save for might seem an impossible task. Even though retirement might seem lightyears away, it is important to start saving as soon as you can. The earlier you save, the quicker you will...

Work From Home Workwear Style

Sponsored  Working from home, you might think my wardrobe consists only of jeans and t-shirts. After all, one of the perks of being self-employed and working from my laptop means I am not constricted by a uniform or rules when it comes to dressing for the day. However, I do like to dress for business as I feel it gets me in the right frame of mind. Staying in your...