Business

Social media

This week I have been up in Scotland speaking about social media and how small businesses can use it to punch above their weight. It’s also a great way for…

Business

We don’t need another hero

I’m currently reading Building a Story Brand by Donald Miller which is about getting the right marketing message for our business. It’s very good and I recommend it. Miller suggests…

Accountancy

Charlie’s MOT reminders

Are they helpful or salesy? Charlie runs my local garage. As it’s just 15 minutes walk away it’s a convenient place to get my MOT done each year. And every…

Accountancy

Is work-life balance really achievable?

Yes. I started, grew and finally sold my first business all while working just an average of 25 hours a week. Some weeks were more but others were less. Here’s…

Accountancy

Is free really free?

When we say that something is free we usually mean that no money changes hands. But hopefully there is an exchange of value. For instance, I hope that these tips…

Accountancy

Being consistent on social media

Anyone who’s already read my latest book ‘Growing by numbers: How to scale up your business with confidence‘ will know I talk up the importance of steady marketing throughout the…