Yesterday I lost my keys…

I lost my keys. The little (little) one loves keys, and so on Monday night I gave them to him to play with. Now NORMALLY I keep an eye on where he drops them. But for some reason that night I didn’t. Next morning I had managed to get both kids into coats and shoes. […]

The one thing that a female owned successful business invests in

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If you want to have a successful business, you need to invest in your Brand. As an entrepreneur you want to have a successful business. You follow those who have made it and inspire you: the ones with the six-figure turnover and large house in the countryside. You dream of jetting off on your own […]

The Right Way to Sell in 2020

The right way to sell red light "Sale" sign

Selling is part of the parcel when you run your own business. Here is an example of how to sell, and how not to sell in 2020. The Sales Pitch Yesterday as I was working there was a knock on the door. Well, I say knock, more like a hammering. Running down the stairs and […]

#wemakeevents 2020

#wemakeevents red alert

#wemakeevents is highlighting how much the pandemic has impacted the events industry On Monday during Brand news on What the (Actual) Font?! I spoke about the impact that the COVID pandemic is having on two industries that I have worked for and love – the Events Industry and the Creative Industry.   Before setting up […]

The Inconvenience of hiring a Logo Designer

Hiring a Logo Designer

Hiring a Logo Designer? Urgh! With their i-Macs* and their “casual look” that shows they have been working from home much longer than the pandemic. They just draw for a living, yet they seem to demand payment for their designs. Thank god for Canva! If you are still thinking of hiring a Logo Designer, then […]

agoodwriteup | Logo Design

Brand Designer agoodwriteup Logo Design

Creating a “Jo” for agoodwriteup I have known Jo for a while now and absolutely love her and her business. She is a no-nonsense writer of words and just from a professional standpoint would recommend her to anyone who needs copywriting.  agoodwriteup has been on a bit of a bucket list for me. So when Jo […]

Business Branding: Never do this or risk damaging your brand

And what you should ask instead for your business branding As a Brand Specialist and Designer, it is a hazard of the job to be in tune to when people talk about their business branding. Whether it is uttering the immortal words of “I need a logo” (Easy fellow designers!) or asking why your business […]

Powerful Logo Design in 2020

A Logo can be a powerful part of your Brand Identity when used in conjunction with the rest of your brand. Logos is a staple requirement of a business; it is a great way to identity your business and is so versatile it can be used in a number of different ways. Like all of […]

This is not a blog I wanted to write. It is uncomfortable, it is awkward.

Black Lives Matter

But to me it is necessary. When I started my business, I became part of this incredible global networking group. One whose members were not fighting against each other, but instead were encouraging and supportive. I have loved going to their networking events and have created some amazing new friendships. I have even spoken at […]