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Are you STILL not on Linkedin?

Linkedin is the largest professional network in the world. What’s in it for you? Continue reading

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Freshbooks win Gold at Stevies

  FreshBooks recently announced that they were awarded gold at the Stevie Awards for “Best Front-Line Customer Service Team.” The Stevie Awards are the most prestigious awards in the world for sales and service teams.

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Protect your eyes

I have worn glasses since I was 16. Big, round blue ones that made me look like a Su Pollard cast-off. These days, as a solo-worker, I am very conscious of the amount of time I spend in front of … Continue reading

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Want to know the best (f*ree) marketing tool? Get testimonials

If you really want a great, free, marketing tool, get testimonials from your current and previous clients. Don’t ask, don’t get. Isn’t that the motto? But in this case it’s true. No-one (well, almost no-one) will provide you with great … Continue reading

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A Business Lady’s Working Week

Working ‘part time’ when you run your own business is not an option! Whether you want to work part time or not, it seems that for the most of us business owners, working a 8hr+ day is the norm. And … Continue reading

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Tips for Speeding Up Your PC

I recently read an article in a Guardian & Observer supplement entitled ‘Speed up a PC,’ that advised how to clean out old, unwanted files on your PC, as well as reducing the number of applications loaded at start up … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of Working From Home

I’ve been at this working from home lark for some time now, although my home seems to change from one year to the next.  Setting up Red Box was very much a necessity, as when Lawrence and I relocated to … Continue reading

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Doing It All Yourself?

Do you run your own business?  Is it something that you always wanted to do, or a means to an end?  Either way, it’s likely that you’re working harder and for longer hours than you ever did on civvy street. … Continue reading

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A Proper Job – Do You Miss It?

As those of you who read this blog on a regular basis will know, I subscribe to a great business site ‘Flying Solo.’ This latest article hit a nerve after a friend surprised us all with her announcement that she’s … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Do It Alone

I saw a client last week; he’s based in Luxemburg, but works out of Portugal for a week each month & he came up to Coimbra to say hi, which was nice. We’d been working together last year on a … Continue reading

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