Creative Business

Mobile Business; For Entrepreneurs Who Fear Commitment

February is the best month of the year to discuss commitment, not only to your darling but also to your business idea. Indeed, launching a new business requires time and funding, and it’s fair to say that you may not be ready to give up your day-to-day job to throw yourself into an entrepreneurship journey
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Setting up in business: priorities, vision, planning, support and juggling motherhood

  I am so excited to be writing a new series, just for mums in business! I have teamed up with the Women’s Business Club to speak to members who are also mums and share their stories. So to start us off, I thought I should share my own story. Here it goes! So for
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Welcome to the home of small business and artisans

  Holly & Co is the home of creative small business owners. A place to gain colourful advice and inspiration, share learnings and together, shine a light on the power of small businesses and artisans. After a decade creating notonthehighstreet.com, Holly has decided to continue her life’s quest to bring colour to the world of
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Creative Networking Event Ideas

If you are a regular networker you may just be getting a little bored with the same old same old so why not spice things up a little if you are in a position to do so with these fun ideas to connect with people. Wrong Name Tags Start by giving the attendees the wrong
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Quit Complaining!

Stop pinning your hopes and dreams on outside sources!

”RUBBISH! I was just in the mood to get my head down and then everything went off the rails and I couldn’t get ‘it’ done!” SHUT UP! Seriously, no one cares! I love you, I really do, but unless I tell you the truth you are NEVER going to make it in business! Quit complaining
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Creating Adverts That Work!

Advertising is purely communication between company and customers. Companies use advertisement as a tool to introduce their brand to customers and to convince consumers to purchase the product. A good advertisement must fulfill two requirements: first, it must be able to reach the targeted customers segment; and second, it must deliver the right message to
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Stop Comparing Yourself to Others!

I cannot tell you how many times I get myself down or beat myself up after comparing myself to other people! Other business women, other photographers or just other women in general. For some reason we have this natural tendency as women (or just human beings) to be continually measuring ourselves against the other people
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Find Your Creative Role Model

Find Your Creative Role Model

This may not be much of a challenge for most of us! I am sure we all know a lot of artsy creative people that we spend time with, but I was really challenged recently to strategically surround myself with the right kind of people. The kind of people who would inspire me, build me
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