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

Join our free 5 day Live Challenge

We’re excited to announce we’re going to be running a free 5 day challenge from Monday 24th June that will teach you how to use Facebook Live for your business.

We know how nerve racking it can be going Live, so we want to teach you how to use this useful way of reaching your audience effectively. Plus, we’ll give you a safe and supportive place to practice your Lives in a closed Facebook group. Continue reading

Social Mums Star – Anna Lewis

This week our Social Mums Star is talented illustrator Anna Lewis, also known as Sketchy Muma. Her drawings capture the truth about Motherhood and are honest, funny, heartwarming and completely relatable.

Anna has built her business on Instagram and now has a following of over 43k. In our interview with her she shares some great social media tips to help make your business stand out from the crowd. Continue reading

How Instagram can improve your body image

This week is Mental Health Awareness week and this year’s theme is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies.

We all know that how we feel about our bodies can have a huge impact on our well being and mental health. Recent research by the Mental Health Foundation found that one in ten women have self-harmed because of their body image and worryingly for the next generation almost half of 18-25 year olds said images on social media had caused them to worry about their body image. Continue reading