Beating Procrastination

Loss of attention from a project whilst working as a freelancer is normal, commonly known as procrastination. There are many distractions just waiting for your attention to drop. And before you know it – you’ve rearranged your entire kitchen, much to the dismay of your husband… So how do you avoid procrastination? First you need […]

Internal Communication

Great internal communication is key Healthy dialogue between employers and their employees is essential Employees are their company’s greatest brand ambassador and mouth-piece. An employee is often the first representative of a business. Pride in their work and working environment is paramount; without this the brand will not be projected in a positive light. Staff’s […]

DIY Blogs – how to write great blogs

This blog is dedicated to people who know they need to write one but struggle to know why they should, what to write and how to write a DIY blog. Why do we blog? Arguably the number one reason is to attract Google’s algorithms and feature higher on their search engine results page (SERPS). Nobody wants to trawl […]

Work, Life and a Semblance of Balance ….

To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, Andrea Hardiman of All About The Message and Andrew Gray, Business Growth Enabler from NatWest organised an event to discuss the balance of day-to-day challenges all freelancers, business owners and entrepreneur’s face in finding an equilibrium between life and work. I spent an enlightening couple of hours listening to Kate Wilde, Managing Director […]

Top 5 Naughty Words

I’m sorry, this piece isn’t as juicy or racy as the title may imply; instead, a rather wonderful little list of words which are frequently misused. Often the meaning, true definition or how to use them is not fully understood. Check out these top 5 tricksy words! 1. Unique  Dictionary definition: An adjective Something that […]

Top 10 Words To Avoid

Top Ten Words To Avoid In Content –  Writing relevant content which maintains interest is no easy task, especially if this is not your main skillset. However, there are tricks which help transform a dull piece of copy into something worthy of people’s attention. And most importantly, anyone can do this! Learn to Edit your […]