How To: Tackle Holiday Overwhelm

Overwhelm. Chaos. Pressure. Stress. We all experience it from time to time in our businesses, but when something big starts heading our way, like the holidays, it’s almost a given that those feelings are going to surface. They’re never welcome. They certainly aren’t good for us or our business, but there’s a way to deal […]


What is PR and how can it benefit your small business?


The World is Your Oyster print by MursBlanc Reading this great blog post over the weekend I realised that many small business owners are not clear on the differences between Marketing, PR (Public Relations) and Advertising. All three are a form of promotion but they are completely different and will achieve different things, in different […]


Welcome to The Academy!

value the commonplace

Letterpress print by Aadvark on Sea “take the world of data, combine it with the people in this community and create value”.- Seth Godin Finally our blog relaunch is complete and we’re excited to introduce The Academy, a business academy for creatives. A place for you to learn more about running a creative business, full […]


It’s ok to grow your business organically

grow your business organically

photo credit nathalie.derain I’ve been thinking a lot recently about growing my business and how hard it is to find the time to market and promote myself the way I would like. I don’t like spamming and try very hard to come up with ways to market myself and my business without having to shout, […]