Why ‘go big or go home’ is rubbish advice to give a small business owner (and what to say instead).
 

As far as business advice goes, ‘go big or go home’ is one of the most rubbish pieces of ‘advice’ you can give a small business owner right now. In fact, I'd go as far as to say that it's downright damaging advice to be giving to others.

Why?

Because it...

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Business mindset: You’re allowed to be happy!
 

No matter whether you consider yourself to be an entrepreneur, part-time VA, self-employed hairdresser, or creator of homemade body care, your mindset is critical to your success, especially if you want to be happy in your work. Because let’s face it, if you’re going for...

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What is a heart-based business & how do you grow in a heart-based way?
 

Two questions immediately spring to mind when talking about a heart-based business. The first is inevitable: ‘What exactly is a heart-based business?’. This question is usually followed by the second: ‘How does an authentic, heart-based business owner grow their...

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Are your blogging objections limiting your business growth?
 

Blogging is one of those things most business owners either love or hate. Those who love it, rave about it and can’t understand why not all businesses are doing it. Whilst those who hate it, have a long list of blogging objections to back up their reasons for disliking it so...

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How to come up with unlimited blog post ideas for your business
 

How to come up with blog post ideas is one of the top things I see, being asked of blog writers. For many business owners, they know their ideal clients well, so coming up with basic Q&A type blogs isn’t a problem for them. However, when it comes to expanding past those initial...

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Why you should be using content curation in your business marketing
 

Content curation isn’t something small business owners naturally think of, when it comes to improving visibility online. You know visibility is key, if you want to stay in business and you also know that, in order to stay visible, you need content - lots of it. And due to the...

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The 5 things you need to invest in, when starting your own online business
 

With the world being the way it is right now, career and work uncertainty is a worry for many. And with the coronavirus (COVID-19) currently keeping a lot of us at home, there are a lot of people looking into alternative working options to help alleviate those worries a little. These...

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5 ways to stay sane if you’re a freelancer or small business owner during stressful times
 

If there’s one thing the current crisis with this virus has taught us, it’s that fear and panic can quickly settle into our daily normality. A lot of people really struggle during stressful times such as this. And with people panic buying everything from loo rolls to tinned...

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25 Practical tips to help freelancers & online small business owners during difficult times
 

As a freelancer and online small business owner, I can appreciate how unsettling the coronavirus is causing us all to feel. With the country gradually going into lock down, many are struggling to not only adapt to new working conditions, but also with how to deal with the crisis at hand.

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10 ugly truths you need to hear about working for yourself
 

Working for yourself is something many women want, especially later in life. And it’s something you can make your reality. It is possible for you to have your own business and work for yourself. 

You only have to carry out an online search and you’ll see, there’s...

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Top 3 tools every small business owner should know about
 

As a small business owner I understand how difficult it is to find tools that truly benefit your business. There’s a lot of different options out there and you want something that is liked, trusted and does the job it’s meant to do.

As someone who runs a small business and has...

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How to make sales with your business blog
 

Are you struggling to make sales with your business blog? You’ll be kind of happy to know, you’re not alone with that struggle. A lot of online businesses know how important it is to write blogs that offer value to an audience - but struggle to implement a suitable selling...

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