Another award for my business use of social media

Following on from my many existing awards for business use of social media, I’m pleased to announce that I have won another – a Silver at the 2018 Surrey Digital Award. Social Media for personal use is somewhat different from business use – since 2009 I’ve been successfully using it for business, and have also trained many people… Read More »

Toyota Auris (Corolla) Hybrid Review

Following on from my review of the Toyota Yaris Hybrid, the Toyota Auris Hybrid (sold as the Corolla Hybrid in some markets outside the UK) is another car you may want to consider. Many of the points from my Yaris review apply as the cars are very similar, so in this review I will just cover the differences… Read More »

Social Media for Business

You may have used Social Media personally, but there is a difference when you come to use it for business. It is important to have a goal in mind, and allocate specific amounts of time towards it. Otherwise, too many times I have seen people spend hour after hour online thinking they are ‘building their brand’ when all… Read More »

The importance of using your accounts information for planning

Your financial accounts aren’t just something to look at once a year (perhaps several months after the year-end) … When starting your side hustle, accurate and timely figures will show you when you can make the move to full-time, so you need this information sooner rather than later. Unfortunately, there are businesses that don’t get up to speed… Read More »

The importance of keeping your own content on your own website

There are many websites that you can upload content and post on now, however there is one key drawback with posting your own content on someone else’s website… Should things change and either the website start charging excessively for hosting, or removes your content due to a change in conditions then you could lose everything. It is very… Read More »