Where has the last two years gone? Talk about flown by! I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank just some of the people who help to make it happen in the beginning & those along the journey who have kept me going. There are far too many to mention every one but here […]Continue Reading


They say it’s a numbers game. They say we should get as many business cards, email addresses & telephone numbers as we can. I say they’re wrong! I say we should be understanding the value of a contact. Do you find yourself looking at how many likes a Facebook Page has or how many followers […]Continue Reading


With the increase in BLOGGING the option to leave comments on a blog post has opened up a wide cavern for the odd bods & weirdo’s to attempt to SPAM our websites. Do they really think we’re not going to read them first before hitting the APPROVED button! So I thought I’d share with you […]Continue Reading


We’re pleased to announce that we will be delivering a number of part funded social media workshops during 2013 costing delegates just £15 per workshop. There will be 2 x 6 hour workshops (1) Blogging & LinkedIn (2) Facebook & Twitter Each workshop will be a full day with registration at 9:00am for a 9:30am […]Continue Reading


Whether you are just starting up in business or your business is well established, if you are not already a member of a business network there are many benefits in joining. Becoming a member of a general or specialist network can really help you to develop a successful business. This fact sheet has been designed […]Continue Reading


We had an issue on our own website (built in WordPress) when mysteriously our Twitter Feed stopped working and remained stuck on ‘Loading…’ A very frustrating thing to deal with but when approached logically our web partner assessed the site first asking – Has anything else been changed or updated on the back end? (code […]Continue Reading


The word blog is derived from ‘web log’ and is basically an online journal or diary if you will. Weblog was first used by Jom Barger in 1997  then shortened to blog by Peter Merholz who jokingly broke the words down to “we blog” and then the term “blogging” was created by Pyra Labs. A […]Continue Reading


With 2013 just around the corner hopefully your thoughts are turning to what you’re going to achieve in the New Year. Note I didn’t say hope or wanting, I gave your GOALS definite purpose. When starting to set goals you need to work through a few simple steps: Consider what you want to achieve Set […]Continue Reading


Karen Mercer, a fellow mumsclub Top 100 Business Mum started shock cash mobs in her local town. She was interviewed on BBC News talking about the idea https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiLneYPdYHU She has invited other Top 100 Business Mums to do the same in their local areas. Loving & working in the Holmfirth area, I fully support this idea […]Continue Reading


More & more we’re hearing how businesses are finding it difficult to engage with their customers on Facebook. We’re all aware by now that just by someone ‘like’ing your business page does not guarantee that everything you post on your wall will be seen in your likers News Feed. So how do we make sure people see […]Continue Reading