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 +

Haystack Makes it Easy to Find

How many business cards have you accepted over the years only to squeeze them into your already bulky wallet, until there are so many in there you need to transfer them to your desk drawer … never to be seen again. We all tend to do it… it’s actually a hobby for some people, there is even an international organisation for the habit. I know I am guilty of  pouncing on them as if they are the elusive Golden Ticket that will see me score a year’s Read More +

Blog Post Elements That Matter

Previously we have discussed defining the destination  of our blog, thinking about why we have started this journey in the first place; then we discussed what we need to pack for our journey – be it up-to-date industry related content, personal accounts, videos or how-to tutorials.  Once we have sorted out or packing it is time to fuel up the car and hit the road! And the fuel needed to get this blog on the road is premium grade blog posts. Read More +