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Don’t Use Coupon Or Daily Deal Websites… Do This Instead

By Hollie on September 21, 2018 in

Many, many years ago (before I was wise enough to know better) I was talked into running a deal with a very famous discount voucher website. You’ve probably heard of them.  In fact, you most certainly would have. You may have even been persuaded into running an offer with them yourself; or at least considered […]

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How To Embed YouTube Videos Into Your WordPress Blog

By Hollie on September 7, 2018 in

So you’ve made some nice videos for your YouTube channel, but what now? Well first and foremost you’ll want to embed your video into your website. It’ll help both your YouTube video views as well as your website SEO. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it. It’s a really quick watch and very […]

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Two Ways To Schedule Posts On Facebook In 2018

How To Schedule Facebook Posts 2018

By Hollie on August 30, 2018 in

Facebook has a habit of changing things without warning anyone.   Well, maybe they warn someone but I never seem to get the memo! One of the recent ‘improvements’ – as they would no doubt dub it – revolves around the scheduling of posts. Now scheduling posts in Facebook is one of the best time […]

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Alton Towers: Kings Of The Upsell

By Hollie on August 23, 2018 in

So this weekend Hollie and I made our annual pilgrimage to Alton Towers.   We always try to make it once a year because, well, roller coasters! It’s fair to say we’re adrenaline junkies and running around theme parks like a pair of school children is simply one of our favourite things to do. But […]

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What Happens When New Competition Comes To Town

By Hollie on August 15, 2018 in

Competition.   Love it or loathe it sooner or later we all have to deal with it. Following on from an email I received from one of our private coaching clients this week I thought that maybe there were lots of others who might just be going through something similar. In the video below you’ll […]

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Are You Doing Enough To Grow Your Business?

By Hollie on August 3, 2018 in

That’s a simple question, casually asked. You probably, instinctively, know the answer right now. I’m going to have a guess and state that deep down you know that you’re probably not doing enough. Because if you were then you probably wouldn’t have time for reading blogs like this one… you’d be sipping the finest champagne […]

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Could You Copy This Smart Hotel Upsell?

By Hollie on July 21, 2018 in

So I received a lovely email this last week from one of our VIP group members; Emma at The Essentials Beauty Salon as she wanted to share with me a wonderful story of an upsell she’d experienced from a national hotel chain. You’ve probably heard of Village Hotels. They’ve a rather nifty little tactic for […]

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5 Ways To Be More Productive And Get More Done

How To Be More Productive And Get More Done

By Hollie on July 13, 2018 in

In today’s busy world we’re required in more places than ever and seemingly have more roles than ever too.   Have you noticed though that some people seem to be more productive than the average gal on the street and seem to accomplish way more too? They are like supermen and women ticking off tasks […]

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Your Positioning And Authority

By Hollie on July 6, 2018 in

  Your positioning and authority matter a lot, even though they are something which few people give serious consideration to. Think about how the positioning of House of Fraser and Poundland differ, for example. Or how Primark position themselves differently to Zara. Your positioning matters, too. It will determine how your clients (and future potential […]

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Your Goals For 2018 At The Halfway Point Of The Year

By Hollie on July 4, 2018 in

Photo by Estée Janssens on Unsplash   Wow, July already! Where did the first half of 2018 go to? Given that half the year has now passed, it’s the perfect time to analyse how you’re doing against your goals for the year. You did set some, right? Well now is the time to either check […]

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