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

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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 […]

The Inconvenience of hiring a Logo Designer

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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 […]

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 […]

What is a Brand Designer?

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A Brand Designer sounds nice, but what is it? Nowadays you can get some amazing job titles – Chocolate Taster and Bed Tester are on my bucket list to achieve but for now I am a Brand Designer. It sounds nice, it invites questions – but what the hell is it? Brand for Business I […]

Damage Control Your Brand & Reputation

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How to protect your brand & Reputation As a business owner, damage control is part of the everyday running of your company. Whether it’s a disgruntled customer, or unplanned sickness (you or a family member) how you react to those situations can protect or damage your brand. At the time of writing, Manchester has 5 […]

The Simple Reason why you should invest in small business branding

Is branding your small business worth the investment? My answer is always going to be yes but here is an example why At the beginning of lockdown I was one of those parents: the one that looked like they had their shit together. I created a timetable in Excel, colour coded it and ensured that […]