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Our blog posts cover the whole spectrum of running our businesses.  From skills training, to confidence building, managing our website, staff and finances, there’ll be a blog here that was written just for you!

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Don’t forget, all members are welcome to add their own blog posts in; demonstrating your own expertise to the rest of the membership.

Why Your Brand Should Affect Your Interior Design

Hello Savvy Solos, I'm Catherine Muir and I run Catherine A Muir Interior Design selling interior design services to home and small business owners across the North East. I believe that our interiors should positively affect us both in the way they look but also in...

Why I use Twitter Lists …

Twitter is a great big, fast and furious world of information that’s sometimes tricky to keep up with. Setting up a Twitter list gives you a way of tracking accounts that are important to you and your business without wasting any time scrolling through an endless...

How to Achieve Success on Etsy

  I have been selling on Etsy for over three years now. I opened my first shop whilst I was still working as a teacher to sell my knit, crochet and embroidered items. I opened my second shop in February 2017 to sell craft supplies and kits that didn’t seem to fit...

Savvy enough to get nominated for an FSB regional award

We all know how great The Savvy Solos Business Club is - and now it's been recognised by The Federation of Small Businesses too! I noticed the social media messages encouraging North East businesses to enter the FSB regional awards, and experienced the common...

When you’re pricing your products and services…

Remember your worth. All your experience and everything you've done to get you to this point, means you are worth paying for! Here is my summary of what I've picked up on this month ...   https://youtu.be/jw1pSd5fHms

5 Inbox Unsubscription Tools Compared

We have all felt overwhelmed by our Inbox at some point or other – I like to keep mine to a minimum, but with a business account, a personal account, and an ‘other’ it can be really hard to keep track of all the ‘stuff’ that I’ve subscribed to over the years. Not to...

How To use LinkedIn to your advantage

LinkedIn is the business-to-business platform that you want to represent yourself well on. I’m not saying you want to look shabby anywhere else, but LinkedIn is packed with business owners and professionals who you’ll want to impress. Simply, LinkedIn is all about...

6 Steps to a Decluttered Business

Are you feeling a bit overwhelmed by your business space, whether that be stock, an office, or your business administration? Is your desktop or laptop a bit of a mess with folders, documents and images everywhere? Trust me, you're not alone! If your physical and...

How To be a MINT Networker

Networking is one of the essential marketing activities for all micro business owners, especially in the first couple of years of trading as we establish our reputation. However, networking and putting ourselves ‘out there' doesn’t come naturally to most people,...

A VA? What’s that?

A VA? What’s that?   It happens. You’re meeting someone new and amongst all of the dreaded small talk, the inevitable question comes up;   ‘So, what do you do?’   I’m never really sure how to answer this one. Do I say administrator? Social Media...

Downloadable – Set your monthly digital goals

Make a note of your monthly statistics (downloadable here) and then use these to help you define your monthly digital goals which could include: Grow your website numbers Grow your newsletter subscribers Grow your social media followers  Anything else? eg your reach...

Your LinkedIn Profile Checklist

Want to ramp up your LinkedIn success? Check out my top 10 tips for getting your profile right and how to start using your account. Remember, don't just collect a network, do something with it! If we're not connected on LinkedIn already, here's my url...

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