Make a Self-employed Person’s Life Less Stressful

Self-employment and stress can go hand in hand. As we mark World Mental Day 2017, I’ve identified common challenges faced by self-employed consultants and freelance professionals and 5 actions business owners can take to make the experience more positive.

Being a Digital Ambassador for Young Enterprise NI

As a Digital Ambassador for the Digital Youth Programme, organised by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and Young Enterprise Northern Ireland I shared my journey from school to becoming self-employed with Banbridge Academy students.

Do your Thoughts Breathe and Your Words Burn?

I’ve always enjoyed reading and writing. When marketing ourselves and our businesses, the words we use are so important. Yes, ‘actions speak louder than words’ but in online marketing, words can also make a huge impact. Do yours make a positive one?

Mobile Marketing Masterclass Banbridge

A dream team of Northern Ireland digital trainers including myself, Denise Cowan, Niamh Taylor, Emma Gribben and Peter McNicholl joined forces to deliver a mobile masterclass to business owners in Banbridge Enterprise Centre on apps to create marketing content.

Sometimes It Pays Not to Cut Out the Middle Man (or Woman)

When we think of ‘middle men’ (or women) in a business context, insurance brokers and financial advisers may spring to mind. For some, the instant reaction to the ‘piggy in the middle’ scenario can be somewhat negative – ‘it’ll cost me more you may say’ or ‘can I...

10 Tips to Avoid Failing at Networking

Last night I had the opportunity to attend a training seminar on networking skills with fellow members of Newry Junior Chamber. Now, as a large and vibrant network of business people from around the Newry area, you may wonder why we need networking skills training,...

Start Blogging!

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