Archive for November 2017

Why use Instagram for Business?

      Earlier this year, Instagram announced monthly user figures of approximately 800 million people. According to Entrepreneur.com, “Instagram is poised to become the go-to channel for brands interested in social media marketing”, and their latest tool, “Instagram Stories” has become more popular than Snapchat just one year after going live. With video content clearly…

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Fresh marketing ideas to boost your content marketing

Is your marketing stuck in a rut? We must all have heard the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”, and surely, to some extent, we are all guilty of adopting this concept at some time in our lives.  How many of us actively push ourselves out of our comfort zones on a regular…

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Social media strategy 2018 – How’s yours looking?

      2017 is almost done. Quite a scary thought! If you are anything like me, there are some things you planned for 2017 which will now need forward-planning into the beginning of 2018.  But, as we take stock of 2017, what about our social media? Should we already have our 2018 social media…

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A day in the life of a Virtual Assistant

So what is a day in the life of a Virtual Assistant like? Whenever I introduce myself at a networking or other “do”,  I can pretty much guarantee one of two responses. “What’s a VA?” will generally be the first, followed by, “You work from home? ..so working on the sofa in your PJ’s then?”.  I…

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Self-Care at Work – A Necessary Business Strategy

I’m writing today about something that is a new concept for me  – self-care at work.  I can say it is not something  I have ever given much thought to.  That is, until I came across it as part of some training I did recently. It struck such a chord with me that I thought I…

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