Facebook and Instagram tips and tricks

Welcome to 2017! Hope everyone had a nice bit of time off work and with family and enjoyed the festivities. In the last couple of month’s, I’ve made some quick video’s on Facebook and Instagram, as I found a lot of questions were being asked over and over, on Facebook Groups especially. Here are those […]


Costs involved with starting an eCommerce website

There are a lot of things to consider when opting to start a new eCommerce website. I often have to ask the same questions to clients looking to expand their business – so I thought I’d make a blog post about it! 🙂 One of the main areas that you need to consider is on-going […]

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Why backups are important to your business (and your life!)

Often when this conversation arises, the most common response is usually… “…oh I know I should but haven’t got round to it yet” Many of the benefits of having backups – whether they are digital or hard copies – are transferable in your personal life too. When I talk about backups, I’m referring to a […]


Inspirational North-East mums shortlisted for top business awards

I would love to share this press piece, written by Lucy Richardson from Express North magazine, about the finalists in the North East for the Mumpreneur UK, Conference and Awards 2015. A CHOCOLATIER, a fancy dress retailer, a website designer and an accommodation provider for foreign students are amongst the inspirational women from across the […]


Why you should use a Facebook Page for business

I often see this happening a lot on Facebook especially when using Groups; people using a Profile for their business instead of a Page. But why use a Facebook Page for business and not a Profile? The simplest (but not the only) answer to this question is using a Profile for a business is against […]

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