Email Marketing – Mailchimp vs Sendgrid

Why send email campaigns? There are so many benefits to email marketing…they can increase brand awareness, build stronger relationships with existing customers, boost sales, increase traffic to your website…to name just a few!  We know that millennials spend approximately 6 and half hours a day checking their emails (source: Adobe). I mean, ask yourself, how often do youContinue reading “Email Marketing – Mailchimp vs Sendgrid”

Get Organised in the Run Up to Christmas

So, it’s that time of year again. The time of year when you can’t go anywhere without a Christmas Countdown flashing before your eyes. Panic and anxiety sets in…you know exactly how much you need to get done and you realise just how little time you have to do it. And so, the nightmare begins…Continue reading “Get Organised in the Run Up to Christmas”

Why Hire a Virtual Assistant?

One of the main issues holding small business owners, sole traders and entrepreneurs back from success, is trying to do EVERYTHING themselves.  Wearing too many hats often means not having time to build your business.  Delegating and outsourcing can free up valuable time to concentrate on building a successful business, and that’s where hiring a Virtual Assistant canContinue reading “Why Hire a Virtual Assistant?”

The Rise of Airbnb in the UK

Last weekend I had the chance to get away for a couple of days. I took this chance to visit my families’ glamping site in Cumbria. Unfortunately (or, should I say fortunately) I couldn’t stay on the site as it was fully booked so I stayed with my parents, but it got me thinking… HowContinue reading “The Rise of Airbnb in the UK”

Email Marketing Made Easy

By the end of this year, it is estimated that there will be 5.6 billion active email addresses, according to Statista. 99% of consumers check their email everyday (DMA) and 73% of millenials prefer to receive business communications via email (Hubspot). If you’re not already email marketing, what is stopping you? Not sure how toContinue reading “Email Marketing Made Easy”

Organising your workspace

A tidy desk is a tidy mind.  This is true – there is scientific evidence!  Scientist have found that people who work in chaotic surroundings find it hard to focus as the clutter can confuse the mind.  If you’re one of these people, and you don’t know where to start, I’ve put together a handyContinue reading “Organising your workspace”