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Warning… Business Rant Ahead

There’s something going on in the entrepreneurial world.. and it’s driving me crazeee. We’re being fed a line. We’re told that in order to make money in business we need an all-singing-all-dancing website, a huge email list, complicated sales...

Read this before you write another thing

It’s been a while since I wrote. I’ve been suffering from deer-in-the-headlight-itis …. I really wanted to get in touch, I just didn’t know quite what to write. There I’ve said it! I was feeling the pressure. Pressure to use the right...

Ask Nadia: How to build anticipation prior to launch?

  “Hi Nadia. I’m at the really early stages of starting a new business. I’m not ready to launch yet, as I’m still developing my products. When do you think I should start telling people what I’m up to? Should I lay low until I’m ready to start selling?” Rachel,...

GoAnimate: Now everyone can make awesome animated videos

Want to create an animated video for your website? Perhaps you’re after one of those cool explainer videos to show people what you’re all about. Or maybe, you’d like to go crazy and create viral videos to send your traffic sky-rocketing? Now, thanks to the totally...

The QuickSprout awesome FREE SEO site checker

Have you ever wondered how how healthy your website is? Does your site refuse to fly up the search engine rankings, even though it’s awesome?​ ​In order to rank well on search engines, there are some basic things your site can do to improve, the trouble is, us mere...

10 reasons you need a CRM to grow your business

Why does your business need a CRM? And what is a CRM anyway? There’s a lot of talk about CRM systems – often by people trying to sell them, but is it just a load of ol’ rubbish, or could a CRM system help you grow your business? First up, let’s get clear on what a CRM...

Are you a badass honey badger in business?

Does success require us to be badass in business?  Recently, when I was facing a number of business challenges, my lovely brother suggested a radical new approach. “Maybe you should unleash a bit of your inner honey badger?” My instant reaction was to...

How Blackberry went from Crackberry to Crapberry

What do you think led to the downfall of Blackberry?     I remember the day I got my Blackberry. It was the spring of 2008, I’d just had a baby and I was struggling to fit my work and writing around endless feeding and walks round and round the park with a mini...

Focus! The 80 20 Rule can save your business

Focus on the big wins and go for growth! I’ve been re-reading the 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss for the nth time. As always his words have inspired me. We’re all guilty of losing focus, and with so many distractions surrounding us, going off on a tangent...