Our Social Mum of the Week blog post is back! We’re kicking it off by speaking to mum of two Lindsey who is a member of the Social Mums Members Community. She talks to us about what inspired her to start her business and a great social media tip she has picked up.Continue reading
We like to keep up with the latest books out there that can help small business owners build their brand and make their business a success. So, we’ve been very excited about the launch of Hype Yourself by Lucy Werner.
It promises to be an invaluable toolkit for anyone looking for help to build their brand. Crammed full of insider advice starting with the PR building blocks of forming your strategy, to the execution of creative campaigns. This guide claims it will show you that anyone can learn to be a great publicist and that you will see direct results in your business. Continue reading
Our book of the month is How to be an Overnight Success by Maria Hatzistefanis. This book claims to show you that;
“You are not born an entrepreneur. It’s a skill you learn along the way.”
When the skincare company Rodial launched its cult ‘snake’ serum, the company was heralded as an ‘overnight success’. However, Rodial’s founder Maria had been toiling for 18 years, building the company from scratch in her bedroom. In this book the beauty boss sets out to demonstrate that its success stemmed from sheer hard work, tireless efforts and a lot of patience. Continue reading
After a little break over the Summer we’re back with our Social Mum of the Week post. This week it’s all about mum of 3, Michelle who is a member of our Social Mums London Facebook group. She talks to us about what inspired her to start he business and how she is using it to also help young people with cancer. Continue reading
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
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
This week we’re talking to mum of one Stephanie, who is originally from New York. She’s a member of our Social Mums London Facebook group. She talks to us about how growing up in a family of entrepreneurs inspired her to start her business as well as an important social media tip for any small business. Continue reading
This week we’re talking to busy mum of twins Kelly who runs two businesses around a self employed admin role! Kelly is a member of our Social Mums North Hampshire Facebook Group, she tells us what inspired her to start her business as well as what she has found to increase her social media engagement. Continue reading
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