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How to Stop Social Media Wasting Your Time

These days you’ll see loads of information on the web about the problems caused by social media: unrealistic life expectations, FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out), cyberbullying, unhealthy sleep patterns and more.  However, I think the biggest problem is the huge waste of time (and opportunity) due to people spending too much time on their social […]

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7 Steps to Developing an Abundance Mindset

Is your glass half full or half empty? This post is all about one of my favourite attitudes to life and business – the Abundance Mindset. What is the Abundance Mindset?   “The Abundance Mindset” is an idea put forward by Steven R Covey in his bestseller “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”.  You have […]

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100 Summer Blog Post Ideas

I can feel the lazy hot days of summer call, so I think it’s time to schedule some summer themed posts. I thought I’d brainstorm some title ideas, and share them with you here.  Sometimes it’s nice to just select topics or titles for your new blog posts from a big list of ideas, like […]

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How to Set Up a Pinterest Business Account

If you are using Pinterest for business purposes, you’ll need to set up a Pinterest Business Account (it’s in their terms and conditions). Don’t worry, it’s easy to do and free – I’ll lead you through the process screen by screen in this post. Most of the information you need to enter is straight forward […]

Should you use a Pinterest Business Account?

Should I use a Pinterest Business Account?

I frequently hear Pinterest users asking if they need to sign up for a Pinterest Business Account, or if they can just carry on using their personal account to promote their blog.  My answer to that is: If you’re using Pinterest for business, you need a Business Account.  Pinterest stipulates this in their terms and […]

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Pros and Cons of Working from Home

As with most things in life, there are pros and cons to working from home – here are the top ones I think you should consider if you’re considering taking the plunge! I wrote this post for those who are considering running their own business from home but many of the pros and cons will […]

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8 Daily Habits for Success

For years now I’ve been fascinated by how successful people do what they do. I read about them on their blogs and in their books, and listen to their podcasts. Something that they all seem to have in common is that they create routines and habits that support their success, so I thought I’d make […]