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From Fashion Production Manager To Jewellery Business Owner businessowner clasplondon fashion seo thecocoon Apr 10, 2019

Lisa launched her business Clasp London in September 2017 after spending months looking for part time or flexible roles around her family, and not being able to find anything that was right. She had worked in creative environments prior to having children as a Fashion Production Manager...

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Why I'm Proud To Call Myself A 'Mumpreneur' bbcradio4 mumpreneur pr radio radiointerview womanshour Mar 07, 2019

The term ‘Mumpreneur’ has had a lot of mixed press lately. I’ve been asked to comment on several articles and even had the pleasure of being featured on BBC Woman’s Hour as an advocate for it (you can listen here, the segment starts at 21.05)

I was quite shocked...

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6 Things You Can Do Now To Get Ready For The Christmas Rush christmas organisation smallbusiness stallholders Oct 08, 2018

For those of you with product related businesses, Christmas is often a hectic, stressful time and it’s all too easy to suffer burnout and overwhelm. By the time Christmas Day comes you are exhausted and too tired to enjoy the time with your family.

I ran a jewellery business for 5 years and...

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Preparation Tips & Money Saving Hacks For Home-Based Mumpreneurs moneymanagement moneysaving mumpreneur productivity wonderbill Jul 15, 2018

{This is a promoted post with some useful tips for managing your money when you work for yourself}

New mums often face the difficult decision on whether to return to work or stay at home and sacrifice earning an income - do you risk missing out on important moments in your child’s early...

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4 Tips For A Successful & Stress-Free Stallholder Experience businesslaunch businessowner events newbusiness smallprint stallholder thecocoon Jun 19, 2018

My husband has just launched his new business and for the first time in years we set off to do a stall at a fair to promote it. All the memories came flooding back of all the years I would stand there with my Smallprint jewellery stall, promoting Pitter Patter classes, and organising the...

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Can A Membership Community Work? community interviewed markmasters memberships podcast youarethemedia May 07, 2018
I was thrilled to be interviewed by Mark Masters on the You Are The Media Podcast discussing membership communities. 
 
In this podcast we discuss:
  • Whether a membership community could be right for your business
  • Why I started a membership site (The Cocoon
  • How I attract...
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How To Use Facebook Live For Business businessowner facebook facebookfacts facebooklive facebooktips golive video Mar 14, 2018
Video is a highly effective way to engage with your customer base, and Facebook Live offers so much potential for you to be more interactive. Your competitors are already using it, so don’t be left behind!
 
In this blog post I will share some ideas of how you can use Facebook Live in...
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Retargeting 101: Make It Simple, Make It Work advertising marketing mumpreneur retargeting smallbusinessowner warblemedia womeninbusiness Jan 30, 2018

Guest Post by Warble Media

Retargeting is a marketing strategy which allows you to deliver personalised content to users who have previously visited your website. It offers unparalleled audience targeting and harnesses one of the most valuable marketing assets; buyer intent.

How Does it Work?

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How To Be A Happier Business Owner businessowner entrepreneur happiness muminbusiness mumpreneur wellbeing Jan 04, 2018

Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint hearted. It's a lot of hard work and when you are trying to juggle business with raising kids it's so easy to be paralysed with overwhelm.

In this free webinar I will share with you my top 5 tips for becoming a happier business owner this year.

 

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Self Care - Add More Nature To Your Working Day nature selfcare suethomas wellbeing Dec 04, 2017

Guest post by author Sue Thomas

Most of us enjoy connecting with nature now and again, whether it’s tending your indoor plants, or digging the garden, or taking country walks. But did you know that contact with nature has been shown to provide measurable benefits like reduced stress,...

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Moving On From A Traumatic Childbirth birthstory childbirth depression motherhood pregnancy trauma wellbeing Nov 07, 2017

[Long blog post alert! – this is a personal account of my own birth story]


I remember vividly being pregnant and having wonderful daydreams of how my life would be with my husband and baby. Lots of laughter, cuddles and the amazing feeling of being in a ‘family cocoon’. I would...

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Have you thought about selling your business one day? business exitstrategy jockpurtle selling Oct 02, 2017

You probably haven't thought about selling your business. You might not realize that it could even be a possibility. Your business might be just a hobby or a way to generate important income at the moment.

Things change and one day you might consider selling up and moving on. Perhaps you no...

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