Knutsford

Oct
31

When You Get to the F**K IT Place in Your Business!

In my late twenties I got to a point in my dating life where I was DONE. It felt like nothing was working out in my relationships. I’d fallen hard a few times, and one day I reached a point where I was DONE. DONE playing the game. DONE being someone I wasn’t. I decided [...]
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Oct
05

The new school year AKA the ‘Promised Land’

Being self employed and having my son with me full time over the Summer holidays has not been  without its challenges! It's almost comparable to trying to work harmoniously with a really impatient, unwavering and narcissistic colleague/boss, except there's no HR rep to report them to.  Let me give you an example to set the scene:   Breakfast lovingly created in the form of [...]
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Sep
01

Blogging Superstar Wows Parentpreneurs at Inappropriate Evening Event

In celebration of Altrincham based ParentPreneur’s first successful year in operation, local businessminded parents were recently invited to an evening of wine and networking alongside a talk from a Timperley based blogging superstar. Totes Inapproapes who has over 60,000 Facebook followers took to the stage at the ParentPreneur evening event to share her success story [...]
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Aug
23

Where to start building relationships with journalists

You blog, update Facebook, send out press releases but no one hears you.  Shout smarter not louder! We had an amazing summer event with the hilarious and cheeky Totes Inapproapes.  One question that came from the audience was. "How did you grow your followers to over 60,000?"  Her answer, (taking out the swearing), it was [...]
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Aug
16

Keep your business costs down and get skill swapping

Becoming an entrepreneur and setting up a new business is no easy task for anyone.  It takes time, dedication and guess what, MONEY!  It’s not unusual for a business to take months and in a lot of cases, years to become profitable.  ParentPreneur’s face additional challenges to get this initial start-up stage turned around into [...]
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Aug
14

When your dog was your baby before babies came along

I know there is something going on!  I first met you when you were sad, you cried a lot, cuddled me and took me to the pub most weeks.  You gave me pints of Guinness as special treats, you changed your car from a 2 seater to a 4x4 for me, people introduced themselves with [...]
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Aug
07

The big time entrepreneurs tell us not to be scared of failure, embrace it and be a better person they say

The big time entrepreneurs tell us not to be scared of failure, embrace it and be a better person they say….           Having recently met up with a few friends I have not been in touch with for over 10 to 15 years, bear in mind I’m cracking on 40 this goes back to my [...]
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Aug
07

Marketing during the, umm, “forthcoming major competitive event”

So, it's been almost four years since London 2012, and that means that something special is about to happen in Brazil - suddenly, all the adverts on TV are about crates of beer, party food, and carnivals. Even all the bargain-bin post-Euro 2016 England flags have gone back to full price. I'm kinda excited. I LOVED London [...]
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