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Honor is a content writer who believes that stories sell. She has a background in online marketing, and now writes across print, video, press, radio and digital. Current fascinations include coding, grammar debates on Twitter and rediscovering the joys of a library card.

The Vital Elements of a Thought Leadership Piece

Showing the world that our business contains experts can be an important part of our brand building, whatever our sector. Using that expertise to generate content is great, but true thought leadership is something more than content creation. Something special. A spark. What is thought leadership? Thought leadership means having the knowledge and experience to […]


5 Instagram Post Ideas for a Non-Visual Small Business

Instagram is a visual social media platform. Very visual. It’s a place for sharing makeup looks, dank memes, glamorous holidays, your avocado-featuring lunch and millions of selfies. Small businesses that offer beautiful products, like jewellery designers and artists, have done incredibly well from Instagram, often without even paying for advertising. It’s a platform that feeds […]


Easy Ways for Small Businesses to Start Selling Online

In 2021, there’s probably a very good reason you haven’t started selling online. The bricks and mortar experience could be a central part of your brand, or you’re a brand-new enterprise that’s selling locally. Now, we’ve all got to scramble to adjust our offering. Developing your business’s service, products, experience and brand to fit our […]


How to Write a Tagline for Your Business

A tagline or slogan is like a written logo. Taste the rainbow. Beanz Meanz Heinz. Never knowingly undersold. It’s a bit of shorthand for your brand that tells the world the character of your business. Your essence, your promise, your special sauce. It shouldn’t be too literal and it must invoke a feeling. The most […]


A 7-step Small Business Marketing Plan

You’ve taken the plunge. You’re ready to answer to no one but yourself. And that means it’s time for your small business marketing plan. There’s an awful lot of thinking required for puzzling out how to start working for yourself, but one place to start is with your offering. What is it your business is […]


How to Write a Marketing Strategy – FAST

I’m in the business of coming up with the reason a business is doing something AFTER they’ve already started doing it. It happens. Most companies are busy doing, so when the time comes that they suddenly need documentation of all that stuff (for a bank loan, an investor or even to sell the business), someone’s […]


How to Answer Reviews

This is not about managing reviews; this is about the technical detail of how to write that reply. Because it matters an awful lot and so many businesses get it wrong. A review platform is not a good place for resolutions. It is a place for consumers to judge brands. When a customer leaves a bad review, […]


How to Remotely Onboard New Employees

Onboarding new employees during a pandemic has been a task. Not a bad one to have, if your business has been doing well enough to be actively recruiting, but a challenge nonetheless. New starters can feel isolated, and it’s harder to pick up company norms, in-jokes and even names when you’re not physically together every […]


How to Reopen the Office Post-Covid

We’re all thinking it, right? Maybe the time is finally approaching to reopen the office after lockdown. I can almost smell the whiteboard markers. But it’s not as simple as just telling everyone you’ll see them on Monday at 9am. There’s some thinking we need to do first. 5 tips to help reopen the office  1. […]


3 Hot Design Trends in 2021

Fashion, architecture and design in general has always been massively influenced by (and influential on) culture.   Brands have to flex with the times. Not a rebrand, necessarily, but a nod to the changes around them. The best way to engage your audience is to absorb and react to the same experiences they’re having. It’s still early in the year, so it’s a good […]


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