OneDrive is a cloud-storage platform – essentially a means of storing your files on the internet instead of on your hard drive. This frees up space on your laptop, PC, tablet or phone, as well as offering a variety of different capabilities to streamline your working life.(more…)
One-to-ones are an important element of networking. When carried out with the right approach and motivation, they can be a highly effective means of building professional relationships and ultimately helping you to build your business.(more…)
Maintaining some kind of balance between work and life is hard enough when you’re going out to work, but when you’re working from home, the challenge is even greater. Fortunately, by identifying the problem and really addressing it, you can get your life back without your work suffering.(more…)
If you’re new to outsourcing, you might not have written a brief before. The prospect of crystallising your business into a few sentences for a graphic designer, copywriter or other creative to work from may seem daunting. However, by staying focused, you can write a great brief that will translate into work that builds your brand.
Here are six questions to ask yourself as you’re writing your brief:(more…)
As we go into autumn, it’s impossible to ignore the warnings of a second coronavirus wave, predicted by health experts during the summer and now back in the press. But what will happen to UK businesses if we do go into a second lockdown?(more…)
Unconventional marketing gets noticed. Most people hit “skip ad” on YouTube, but those same people might watch it to the end if it really caught their eye. That said, going completely over the top can be dangerous – it’s important to keep our marketing under control or we’ll end up promoting the mistake not the product. Fortunately, our marketing VAs know just how far to go. Here are five of their ideas that are unconventional enough to get noticed, and have solid business sense behind them as well.(more…)