Book Review – Hashtag Authentic

Our book of the month is Hashtag Authentic by Instagram coach and influencer Sara Tasker. The book promises to provide readers with tips, advice and guidance on how to turn your personal Instagram account into a profitable creative outlet.

We asked 5 mums in business to review the book and this is what they thought. Continue reading

How to schedule and post to Instagram from a desktop computer

Scheduling posts and posting from a desktop computer has been possible for a little while using one of the Instagram partner third-party tools, such as Planoly or Later.

But the exciting news is you can now publish and schedule posts to your Instagram feed and IGTV from Facebook Creator Studio. You also get access to Insights and for anyone that struggles to keep up with Instagram direct messages you can see and respond to these too. Continue reading

Book Review – How to Style your Brand

This is the first in a new monthly blog post where we get real mums in  business to review some of the best business book out there.

We wanted to start with a book that’s been around a little while and inspired lots of you on your business journey. So we picked ‘How to Style your Brand’ by branding expert Fiona Humberstone. The book was first published in 2015 and promises to include everything you need to know to create a distinctive brand identity. Continue reading

Social Mums Star – Gemma Bray

This week we’re speaking to Gemma Bray, aka The Organised Mum who has amassed an incredible following of over 152k on Instagram. The mum of three developed a system for getting the cleaning done in half an hour a day, Monday to Friday, leaving weekends housework free.

She now makes a living from her business with sponsorship and collaborations from brands and has built an incredible community on social media with team TOMM. She talks to us about why she is loving Facebook again and shares a great social media tip for any small business owner. Continue reading