Feb 05, By Helena

The no bullshit blogger takes on: Social Media for business

So first things first let’s get one thing straight…I am 25. I am a millennial. I grew up in the digital age. So I am not insensitive to the assumption that I am some form of Social Media guru. Frankly, in a life of hard knocks sometimes it really is nice to be recognised…however erroneous. […]

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Oct 09, By Helena

How not to be “that” salesperson

  We’ve all been there – had some poor sod try to sell you their wares in the most desperate and unappealing fashion possible. The conversation may start off innocently enough – a question on your job, interest or hobby. But, little do you know your partner is simply waiting for an “in,” that will […]

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Sep 18, By Helena

The no bullshit article about starting a business

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a relatively straightforward person if tinged with a slightly complicated soul. Which is why, over the years I have read many a blog by people who started their own business and just hang my head in bewilderment. Because, unless they live in an alternate reality (unlikely), there […]

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Jul 03, By Helena

Why there is more to blogging than SEO

So I admit it….I took my eye off the ball. I was blogging regularly and really working to enhance my brand. But, then client work got in the way and I committed that cardinal sin of working solely “in” my business instead of “on” it. So whilst I was busy encouraging my clients to assiduously […]

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Apr 04, By Helena

Everyday sexism in business networking

Everyday sexism in business networking Now, there are plenty of articles written on sexism in the workplace and frankly, given that I haven’t been in full time employment for around 2 years, I probably wouldn’t be best suited to write such an article. However, I neither question the existence of the glass ceiling nor the […]

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