Fantastic font inspiration

Fantastic font inspiration

When you're designing your business branding, think about your brand values and what you want your business to represent; friendly, approachable, elite, professional, expensive, affordable, niche, everyday, aspirational, healthy, indulgent etc etc. Your branding, and particularly your brand / corporate font, should immediately reflect these values.

We also recommend some great sites for choosing your corporate font, free (or very cheap) font downloads and inspiration.

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Essential business skills - have you got what it takes?

Essential business skills - have you got what it takes?

So you've got a great idea and want to start your own business, but have you got what it takes to be successful? Are you going to be able to ride the rollercoaster of business ownership, or will you fall at the first hurdle?

This is a great short article from the Small Business Development Corporation that highlights some of the basic skills that you will need.

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How to get organised and KEEP organised

How to get organised and KEEP organised

A recent study uncovered something that I’ve long been told by my clients and others who consider themselves to be ‘organizationally challenged’.  A survey conducted by SpareFoot found that after decluttering, tidying and organizing a space, 55 percent of people said it takes less than two weeks for that same space to become disorganized again.

The seriously bad news is that for 39 percent of people, it only takes one week to slip back into chaos!

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Getting the right technology fit for your business

Getting the right technology fit for your business

A recent study conducted by Brother International revealed that 63 percent of small businesses felt overwhelmed with the number of technologies available to run their business.

In fact, small business owners are split 50/50 as to whether it’s riskier to adopt new technologies quickly and possibly compromise on ROI, or wait and potentially give their competitors an advantage.

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Networking doesn't have to be daunting

Networking doesn't have to be daunting

One of the most effective ways to grow your business is through networking. The majority of successful businesses that we speak to cite "work of mouth" as being where most of their new business comes from.

Maximise on any opportunity to spread the word about the fabulousness of your business.

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