Tech is Fun I love working with new technology and code and seeing what it can do. I am a complete geek at heart and it’s even more fun when it doesn’t work first time, so I have to spend..
This is my local Chamber of Commerce and the first thing that strikes me about this group is their passion and care for the area. WPCC are committed to supporting businesses large and small. Members range from sole traders to..
I have been a web designer for more years than I care to mention but it never stops being a delight to get a notification to say that someone has posted something good about you on social media. The SWIB..
I am really pleased to be sponsoring the innovation Award at the Successful Women Awards this year. In fact I am more than pleased I am very excited about it! What is the criteria for the Innovation Award? The award..
Yes this was my first day at school for a very long time! It was my first time volunteering with Young Enterprise and it was one of the most rewarding days of my life. I met a group of 13-14..
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..
It was my pleasure to present “Websites that Work” to SWIBTribe in Dorchester yesterday. I have done many presentations over the years, particularly when I was in corporate life and have never really enjoyed them, nerves tended to take over…
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..
“As successful women, both in business and at home, we can always benefit from the help and support of like-minded women. Our regular monthly meetings offer you the opportunity for personal growth through structured development sessions as well as being..
We are thrilled to announce our website is now live and ahead of schedule, in no small part due to the hard work and diligence of the very talented Tracey Rickard. We are absolutely delighted with overall design, it looks very professional and conveys our message perfectly. Please take a look at www.perceptionsuk.co.uk and let us know what you think!
It’s so important to show that you’re in business and look professional with email addresses at your company domain. So much better to use firstname.lastname@example.org rather than @gmail or @live or @hotmail as your business email. I had my domain..
Finding the right web designer was key to getting my new business off the ground. From consultation, to the build and the aftercare, Tracey has been thoroughly professional. With a calm, organised approach and clear communication it was very easy to build a strong working relationship. Additional value from the technical and design suggestions that Tracey offered have taken my site to another level and it is getting positive feedback from industry professionals, homeowners and businesses, my three customer bases. I can’t recommend her work and proactive approach enough and look forward to continuing to work with her in the future as Home of Makers grows. Thank you!
I am sure we can all spend time procrastinating over what our USPs (unique selling points) might be. We so often don’t seem them for ourselves and women can be the worst at recognising their strengths. Someone said something to..
I was recently asked to present at the Just About Digital development day being run by Socially Shared networking. My subject was online visibility and I talked about ways to raise your online profile and to direct traffic to your..
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..
Tracey was able to take the vision I had in my head and create something beautiful from those ideas. My new site is everything I hoped it would be, and more.
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..
What a fabulous day we all had at the Socially Shared women in business conference 2018. Great speakers, lots of interesting things to learn and great company. I have been a member of Socially Shared for nearly a year now..
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..