Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly?

Businesses with online stores need to be aware of a major change happening on 21 April, 2015 that will effect them greatly.  A change that may see their sales drop, or soar if they are one of the lucky ones. Which side of the fence do you want to be on? Well, as the saying  goes it’s all about “Being Prepared”! Be Prepared Starting April 21 Google will be expanding their use of mobile-friendliness as a method of ranking.  In other words, websites that are Read More +

Marketing – It’s Not All About Online!

Marketing is not all about doing it online. In all honesty a large number of small business owners really need to get down to grass roots and actually get out from behind the computer and meet prospective clients face to face. It’s true that online marketing such as having a business page on Facebook or a Twitter account is very important for most businesses, we also need to realise that marketing is certainly not a ‘one size fits all’ product and this method of customer contact does not Read More +

Facebook Competitions – Fake or For Real?

When it looks too good to be true, it usually is… If you live on Facebook, like I do,  you have probably joined in countless “Like & Share to win” Facebook competitions.  Now as a small business owner myself, I know that running these competitions is a great way to get new Likes for a business page, and I am the first to admit I love winning stuff! Only last week I received an awesome free book from Tractor Girl – Viz Biz by simply liking and Read More +

Make Your Website Visitor Ready

Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II has decided to visit you at your humble home this afternoon. What’s that I hear? You’re not ready? The house is a mess? The kids toys are all over the place and the bin hasn’t been emptied since the Pizza Night last Saturday? And no, I really don’t want to know what condition your bathroom is in! What do you mean you don’t live in anticipation (said in my best Dr Frank N Furter voice) of a special visitor Read More + Read More +

Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… I was feeling in a creative mood this evening, so I decided to whip up a couple of Free printable Christmas gift tags to share with you. Just click on the picture above and download the PDF file which includes 11 tags for your to print, cut out and attach to your presents. I suggest using a lightweight cardstock to print these on, one that will go through your printer. Or you can use paper and back Read More +