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Mumpreneurs - Starting A Business With A Young Family bbculster businessowner radiointerview workingmum Aug 27, 2019

Interview with BBC Radio

There's a growing trend of mums who are turning their maternity leave and time around the kitchen table into innovative and profitable businesses, and I was delighted to be asked to take part in this podcast discussion for BBC Radio Ulster with Wendy Austin MBE. Listen...

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The Push & Pull of Motherhood & Business motherhood muminbusiness mumpreneur schoolholidays smallbusinessowner timemanagement workfromhome Aug 24, 2019

I struggle too.

Some days I switch between mother and business owner like a pro. I am one in the same person. I can feel super productive, creatively on fire AND be present, energised and engaged with my kids. Those are the best days. They are the days that light me up.

Some days the balance can...

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From Senior Leader To Self Employed Education Consultant & Coach education malcpd mumpreneur Jul 16, 2019

Mal Krishanasamy, founder of MalCPD, made the change from working 60 hour weeks as a senior leader in schools, to running her own Education Consultancy & Coaching business so she could spend more time with her family. A year in to starting her business she joined The Cocoon online...

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How Would You React If The BBC Called? bbcradio4 forbes mumpreneur press visibility womanshour worditude Jul 08, 2019

Media coverage and ‘overnight success’ - Interview with Erin from Making Mumpreneurs & Worditude


I was delighted to talk to Laura Robinson, founder of Worditude about stepping up, increasing your visibility and the truth about becoming 'an overnight success'. I share the...

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From Fashion Production Manager To Jewellery Business Owner businessowner clasplondon fashion seo thecocoon Apr 10, 2019

Lisa launched her business Clasp London in September 2017 after spending months looking for part time or flexible roles around her family, and not being able to find anything that was right. She had worked in creative environments prior to having children as a Fashion Production Manager...

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Why I'm Proud To Call Myself A 'Mumpreneur' bbcradio4 mumpreneur pr radio radiointerview womanshour Mar 07, 2019

The term ‘Mumpreneur’ has had a lot of mixed press lately. I’ve been asked to comment on several articles and even had the pleasure of being featured on BBC Woman’s Hour as an advocate for it (you can listen here, the segment starts at 21.05)

I was quite shocked...

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6 Things You Can Do Now To Get Ready For The Christmas Rush christmas organisation smallbusiness stallholders Oct 08, 2018

For those of you with product related businesses, Christmas is often a hectic, stressful time and it’s all too easy to suffer burnout and overwhelm. By the time Christmas Day comes you are exhausted and too tired to enjoy the time with your family.

I ran a jewellery business for 5 years and...

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Preparation Tips & Money Saving Hacks For Home-Based Mumpreneurs moneymanagement moneysaving mumpreneur productivity wonderbill Jul 15, 2018

{This is a promoted post with some useful tips for managing your money when you work for yourself}

New mums often face the difficult decision on whether to return to work or stay at home and sacrifice earning an income - do you risk missing out on important moments in your child’s early...

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4 Tips For A Successful & Stress-Free Stallholder Experience businesslaunch businessowner events newbusiness smallprint stallholder thecocoon Jun 19, 2018

My husband has just launched his new business and for the first time in years we set off to do a stall at a fair to promote it. All the memories came flooding back of all the years I would stand there with my Smallprint jewellery stall, promoting Pitter Patter classes, and organising the...

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Can A Membership Community Work? community interviewed markmasters memberships podcast youarethemedia May 07, 2018
I was thrilled to be interviewed by Mark Masters on the You Are The Media Podcast discussing membership communities. 
 
In this podcast we discuss:
  • Whether a membership community could be right for your business
  • Why I started a membership site (The Cocoon
  • How I attract...
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How To Use Facebook Live For Business businessowner facebook facebookfacts facebooklive facebooktips golive video Mar 14, 2018
Video is a highly effective way to engage with your customer base, and Facebook Live offers so much potential for you to be more interactive. Your competitors are already using it, so don’t be left behind!
 
In this blog post I will share some ideas of how you can use Facebook Live in...
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Retargeting 101: Make It Simple, Make It Work advertising marketing mumpreneur retargeting smallbusinessowner warblemedia womeninbusiness Jan 30, 2018

Guest Post by Warble Media

Retargeting is a marketing strategy which allows you to deliver personalised content to users who have previously visited your website. It offers unparalleled audience targeting and harnesses one of the most valuable marketing assets; buyer intent.

How Does it Work?

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