#BoatsThatTweet

Yes, I too was one of those people who asked, “What is the point of Twitter?” I had already wasted hours on Facebook keeping in touch with my friends’ status updates, and I didn’t need a whole other social world on line to mysteriously suck away my time and energy. But as I got more…

Do You Want a Widget?

I want a widget, and yes, a widget is an actual blogging thing, but I suppose the thing that I really want is an email gadget. I’m happy to have begun working with Paul from the popular website Living on a Narrowboat. I’ll be providing some content for Paul and he has featured me in…

Featured Mumpreneur

 Today I am excited to be the featured mumpreneur on Antonia Chitty’s website  http://www.familyfriendlyworking.co.uk/ Antonia is an inspiring writer and mumpreneur who combines writing non fiction books with running her own PR Agency, ACPR which specialises in PR training for entrepreneurs.  Family Friendly Working is for you if:  ■~ you have a job, but feel fed up…

Why I Work for Boatshed

On Valentine’s day last year my husband and I were in a pub talking about getting a bigger boat. I said that my perfect boat would be a 70 foot narrowboat, green, with side hatches and a ‘boatman’s cabin’. I’ve always fancied having the living room at the front of the boat with glass doors…

8 Great Ways to Use a Virtual Assistant in 2012

1.      Business Blog Set up Great information raises your profile as an expert and a good business to ‘follow’ online. A freelance professional blogger can research topics; subscribe to relevant online news sources and undertake keyword research for search engine optimisation. 2.      Ongoing Blogging A pro blogger can research and write posts, source images, and…

January Sale – enjoy introductory rates!

It’s the New Year; perhaps for your small business you’ve made a resolution to bring in more business, start a blog, sort out that back log of admin or dip your toe into the world of social media. Let me help, and enjoy these introductory rates for three months! Virtual Assistant £10 per hour Respond…

Happy New Year!

Welcome to my new business blog covering the freelance writing, business blogging and virtual assistant side of life! I could include blogging and social media tips, answer FAQs, showcase my writing, review relevant books, tell you about my experience and history or give you an insight into working from home on a narrowboat. Who knows what could be…