When Sarah Gray called me to say that Socially Shared were going to be doing a series of video interviews I was not keen. It’s just not my favourite thing looking at pictures of myself, particularly moving ones. Now I..
When you work from home it’s really important that it’s not an afterthought and that you think about creating a space with things you love. Wall decorations, nice furniture and plants can go a long way to creating the perfect..
The freelance web designer that you trust with the creation of your new site will naturally have a huge responsibility on their hands – you will want to be sure you have chosen someone who will design a site that..
The Micro Business Show is an event especially tailored for men and women from the freelance, self employed and micro business community, a unique offer to what else is currently available. There were plenty of EXPOs out there with high..
Many people associate the start of a new year as the ideal time to make changes or start new projects. However, the main summer holiday season is also a perfect time to take a well-deserved step back from your life..
At the end of 2005, Tracey gave up her successful career with Vodafone Corporate. Not an easy decision to make. However, the biggest challenge was the transition from big career to small business. ‘I didn’t bank on the challenge of..
Working as a freelancer can feel quite isolated at times. Breaking away from the office environment to meet clients, network with like-minded individuals, and to take a little time out is vital for our wellbeing and sanity. You can read..
How good was that? What a great experience this has been. I am very familiar with Woman Who as I have attended some of their seminars, so I was completely taken aback when I received an email from Sandra Garlick..
I have always been one of these people who thought that coaching was a bit pink and fluffy. Those who need to find themselves really just needed to get a grip and get on with life, harsh! What I honestly..
Working with a web designer is like a meeting of creative minds. They listen to your ideas and then construct a beautiful site from your musings. There are numerous questions you would need to ask your potential designer ahead of..
I gave up a very successful sales and marketing career in 2005 when I decided to leave the rat race and got off to renovate a property in France. It was a tough call but I don’t ever want to..
Being passionate about your chosen career is a must when you run your own business. You live, breathe, and eat with it morning, noon, and night. However, as with any business, there’s always a sole trader or a team (large..
I have done lots of holiday rentals web design over the years. They are websites that I very much enjoy building, lots of different properties with their own characteristics and showcase photographs. Holiday rentals websites do have their own special..
If you’ve ever been driving down the road and decided to take the longer, scenic route instead of the shorter and more obvious way home, you will be able to appreciate the magic of online images. Images are very much..
Working as a freelance web designer I spend many hours every day in front of my computer. The value of a little time out for a freelancer is huge and really important to ensure optimum productivity. I know how hard..
I have been a freelance web designer for over a decade. I have a great little studio in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. I have given lots of thought to how I have built a successful business and I believe that..
“I ran into your site and was curious because I saw that you haven’t posted in a while. Your website is pretty amazing. Just wanted to let you know I really appreciated the design” – feedback left on my client’s Facebook page.
So you’ve hired a freelance web designer to assemble the WordPress site that perfectly suits your brand’s requirements – but are you then just sitting on it, or actually doing something with it? What separates those online businesses that only..
As brilliant a platform as WordPress is on which to build an effective online presence for your business, the mere fact that there are millions of other firms using it should serve to draw your attention to the importance of..
“Good Design is Good Business” Thomas J Watson, IBM It goes without saying that you want to stand out from the crowd and create an impression. Your website should target the right market in the right way to get your..