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Knitting Going Viral

A blog published on a niche knitting website has gone viral across the world, getting picked up by the national press in the UK. Not bad for a hobby that’s mostly associated with your Nan. Ravelry is a US-based website for knitters and crocheters. Last week it announced that it would no longer…(Read More)

Watching time

Time, or lack of it, is one of the most common problems we hear from, well everyone. Running your business does indeed take up a lot of your time. It’s like another child. It needs constant care and attention to grow and thrive. But time shouldn’t be a reason that you can’t…(Read More)

Instagram for Business

Instagram may not seem like the obvious social media marketing platform for your business. This might be especially true if your business is service-based or not particularly image-led.    Yet, the photo sharing site is the third largest social media platform in the world behind Facebook and YouTube. One billion users log onto it…(Read More)

Branding

Have you searched “what is a personal brand” in Google and seen the nearly 6 million results? If you’ve got a name and a social footprint, you have a personal brand already. First impressions are now formed online. Tom Peters is widely credited for creating the term “personal branding” in The Brand Called You…(Read More)

According to Personnel Today Six in 10 employees experience workplace stress.  And it’s no different for an Entrepreneur.   Being an Entrepreneur is not the easy, flexible, anxiety free career that many believe it to be; in fact, it’s quite the opposite.  If you are a business owner, you can sympathize with this statement…(Read More)

The second in our series ‘Making the leap from PA to VA’ talks about how to get clients and market your business. So how do I market my business?    You’ve done the research and planning and now it’s time to start your VA business.  This is the most exciting part but if you…(Read More)

social media

I have to admit, the winter months are not the ideal time to start homeworking.  Two days into my new role as a social media manager with Designated PA, the heating in our home office broke.  I could have retreated into the house (from the garden) and turned up the radiators full blast. However, the…(Read More)

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