This Mother’s Day we Urgently Need to Discuss This

Mother's Day Brand by Katie Blog Post March 2021

This Mother’s Day, as so many mum’s were impacted by the pandemic, we NEED to talk about parenting This Sunday is Mother’s Day in the UK. The day when traditionally mother’s get cards, flowers, perhaps chocolates and maybe even more rare – 5 minutes peace. Since the last Mother’s Day there has been a significant […]

The trials and tribulations of being a female Bedroom Boss

Bedroom Boss Blog International Women's Day 2021

To celebrate International Women’s Day I reflect on my journey as a business owner. Today is International Women’s Day. Usually I wouldn’t make a point of honouring it but since becoming a business owner my feelings towards it have changed. My Business is run from the corner of my bedroom next to the window. I […]

Why Company values are incredibly important for your business brand

Put company values in place so you can stop being “Authentic” and start behaving like a real business owner Authentic. This has been the buzz word for the last two years. To be authentic. And I get it. It’s something that the well-known brands struggle with because they are big businesses. How can you be […]

Why I would be Happy to get a Hater

Haters and trolls. The nasty lurkers on the internet waiting for some hardworking soul to put their all into something , just so they can tear it to shreds with no reproach. I dislike the kind of people who partake in trolling. Especially, when it causes upset to the victim or impacts them permanently. That […]

The one thing that a female owned successful business invests in

successful business diary planner

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cheap Logo Design 2020

Cheap Logo Design artist doodling

Why it’s okay to get a cheap logo design, but if you believe in your business you shouldn’t The graphic design industry is over saturated. If you accidently utter the “d” word under your breath (design) chances are you will get over a hundred of us pitching for work. Cheap logo design, flyer design, website […]