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Sep 13, 2013

As your shop window to the world, your website is one of your most vital business assets. It is the way you can communicate with your prospective customers, informing them about all aspects of your business.

Brochure websites that promote your products and services have their place but they can be static and costly to maintain. Paying a little extra to have a content management system built during the development stage of your website is a worthwhile investment. It allows you to update key sections of your website yourself on a regular basis. This functionality is particularly useful as it...

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Aug 25, 2013

Weekends can suddenly disappear into a whirlwind of DIY, catching up with friends and and never-ending piles of ironing. However, the thing most parents want to do at the weekend is spend quality time with their kids. Making time for quality moments with your children can be tricky but not impossible, if you make it a priority.

The easiest and best way to allocate quality time is to mark “FAMILY TIME” on the calendar over three hours on a Saturday or Sunday – and ensure it happens. Do this every weekend because even this short amount of time can help you to re-connect,...

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Aug 11, 2013

In my recent posts, I’ve explained how much easier summer holidays can be when you plan your schedule in detail. This will ensure you fit in all your usual tasks and make time for family fun! Here are some more great tips to enjoying the summer!

What’s on?
You can easily find out what activities are planned in your local area – or any areas of the UK you may be visiting – by searching online. Look out for free activities and community events, such as carnivals or duck races, as the whole family can get involved.

Coupon Cutters
Most major attractions offer online...

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Jul 21, 2013

Having indestructible confidence is a tool every mum can learn. Living a life without confidence and with low self-esteem can be incredibly limiting, affecting relationships and potential in all aspects of life.

You can increase your self-confidence and boost your self-esteem by believing in your own abilities, strengths and qualities. Having a personal confidence mantra is something on which you can rely when you need to be reminded of your tremendous capabilities.

I want Everyone has hopes and dreams for the future. Identify what it is you want for you and your family. Decide what it is...

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Jul 21, 2013

If you would like to increase your online presence, managing a blog provides an excellent way to interact with a wider audience, promote products and services, and become an expert in your field. Here are ten top reasons why you should maintain a blog.

Increased rankings 

Uploading regular, informative content will naturally result in more key words and phrases being included in your website, making it easy for search engines to find you. This is an extremely effective way to improve your SEO activity. 

Industry voice 

By writing regularly about your specialist subject, the...

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Jul 08, 2013

Women with low self-esteem and little self-belief can often feel trapped, alone and disillusioned with life. It often doesn’t matter whether you outwardly appear to have a good lifestyle – a happy family, nice home and good job. If you feel worthless, even the sunniest day can seem grey and miserable.

Low self-esteem can affect relationships, your ability to work and a desire for an active social life. It has the power to leave you feeling frustrated and very pessimistic.

Taking the time to identify your aspirations, understanding what you want from life and putting steps in...

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Jul 07, 2013

Social networking is a great way to interact with customers, prospects and suppliers. It is a fast and interactive method of sharing your messages with a highly targeted audience.

When it comes to social networks, ensure you are actually being social! To get the most out of them, don’t simply update posts but interact regularly with your following: like their posts, take an interest in their activities and develop relationships between your businesses. Here are some of the top social networks that can boost your business: 

Twitter 

Twitter enables you to post latest news,...

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Jun 23, 2013

Time is often something many mumpreneurs cannot afford to waste, which is why managing an efficient business is extremely important to your ongoing success. Understanding what activity works for your business and what doesn’t is incredibly useful and enables you to proactively manage the direction of your organisation.

Once you have established a comprehensive business plan, you will have a clear idea of the objectives you wish to achieve over the coming months and years. Use this plan as criteria to accept or decline projects and opportunities. 

Many mumpreneurs find it...

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Jun 23, 2013

“If you want to be happy, be.”
Leo Tolstoy

Living the life you want will make you truly happy. To be happy in life, you need to be content with yourself. Learning to accept and embrace the woman you are will help boost your self-belief and self-esteem, empowering you to live life your way.

Do many of your anxieties revolve around what others think of you? It is easy to feel judged by other people but if you are confident and happy with your life, you can stop feeling this way. Simply being yourself and living your life in accordance with your own values will enable you to...

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Jun 09, 2013

Do you find you have more negative thoughts than positive ones? Is your glass always half full? Have you ever considered how much these thoughts impact on your entire wellbeing and outlook on life?

Challenging the validity of these negative thoughts – and finding out that they are actually invalid – gives you an extraordinary amount of power to change your mindset and your future. There is a school of thought that believes we attract what we think. In terms of determining our wellbeing, happiness and achievement, this type of belief rings true. If you set your mind to a task,...

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