Time to find the joy in your marketing

It’s time to get rid of the overwhelm around marketing If you’re feeling that marketing is a relentless cycle of ‘showing up’ ‘making noise’ ‘being seen’, building up techniques and doing, it’s no wonder that as an entrepreneur you feel dread at the thought of marketing.   Where does the endless droning lead to? I get it.…

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Be more productive posting on Facebook

Do you sometimes have days when you get up and you just don’t have the energy or capacity to get everything done? The task of posting on  Facebook for your business is in danger of dropping to the bottom of the ‘to do’ list.  You can get ahead by scheduling and getting more productive with…

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Using inspiration to have conversations

The point of marketing for those of us providing services is to have a conversation.  It’s from the conversation that you will achieve your aim of more clients. But what about the traditional conversation which is where you can really get to understand your clients. A meeting A phone call A skype/zoom call   Here’s…

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How inspired are you?

Websites, social media, telephone contacting, creating new services. Doing all this I know sometimes seems like spinning plates and maybe you think that August is a time to drop a few.   It could be time for a reassessment Taking a breather and reassessing what’s working for you is not such a bad idea. After…

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Move On From Procrastination

Have you come to a standstill on your marketing?   Have you ever felt that tomorrow is the day you will do your marketing? Today you decide – is a day for going through everything you’ve learned, sorting and tidying your work, or even worse doing the washing.   That could be a good idea…….…

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Does Going Online Feel Like Eating Dried Insects?

Who saw the family from Port Sunlight being asked to eat dried insects on TV the other night? It was part of an education into helping one member of the family get over an anxiety about eating which was connected to a fear of trying something new.  By doing this other exercise the other members…

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Why getting emotional connection works for your business

Why getting the right connections is not the only thing you need for success in your business You also need emotional connection Creative artist and Videographer Petra had recently changed from working for an organisation to becoming self-employed.  She explained ‘I now want clients of my own so I need to make connections.’    I…

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Too Much Inspiration Can Stop Blogs Getting Written

Too many ideas

Your head’s buzzing and you’re ready to write You sit down and start penning the blog you’ve been meaning to write for the last couple of weeks. Just as you start writing, another blog idea flashes into your mind. Wow, this is inspiration you think, I have so many ideas.   The sudden flowing of several ideas…

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Make time to think

Taking time to think   Sounds easy, doesn’t it? Really taking the time to think is not as easy as it sounds.  It requires discipline and getting into the right state. I have been lucky enough to be part of the Catherine Watkin Mentoring group for the last two years and in this programme, we were…

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How to get back to work after a holiday

Beat the holiday blues, getting back to work

Banish those blues 12 things you can do to get you right back on track   When you get back to work after a fantastic holiday you should be refreshed, ready to go and ready to start on those things you’d planned out for your business before the holiday. But when you decide to get…

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