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5 FREE Ways To Promote Your Online Business

free ways to promote your online business with digitalmarketing by belinda owen

Starting a new business adventure or growing your existing business is hard work. There is so much you need to do and most of the time it costs money, time or both. I know from experience, as a work at home Mum, time and money are two things I do not have a lot of. So I had to think outside the box and come up with ways to promote and grow my business on little to no budget.Continue Reading →

What I Did That Made My Reach Fall Through The Floor!

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Now, I’ll admit I’m not one to blog too much about marketing. It’s not my forte so I tend to give the advice that I know and then leave it to the experts. But I wanted to share (aka vent) a tip I learnt this week from both external sources and my own experience. In fact, I heard this from 3 different sources, all in the space of 3 days! These 3 ladies, who are marketing gurus, were all sharing the same advice that I had funnily enough just done the week before.Continue Reading →

Website Hosting For Beginners – Who To Choose?

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High fives, you’ve decided to take the leap and build yourself a WordPress website. I’m not going to hit you with roses and lollipops, it’s going to be a learning curve. But once you master it you will wonder why you didn’t do it sooner.

The first thing you need to do before you start is find yourself a hosting provider. In today’s blog I am going to show what to look for in a hosting provider and how to choose the best plan for you.Continue Reading →

Is work life balance a myth when you run your own business?

Work Life Balance work at home mum struggles

The balancing act between life and running a small business is a fine line. I’ve read all the blogs about being your own boss, running your own business and working around your family and life commitments. How it’s so easy. You can work your own hours, get paid and life is great. Heck, I’ve even written a blog or fifty about it. Well the last few weeks I have been the centre of that exact subject. And to say it’s been a challenge is generous.Continue Reading →

This is Why I do What I do

this is why i became a virtual assistant

This blog is not being written for SEO or page rankings because, well, the simple fact is there won’t be a key word in here that people will want to search Google for! That is unless someone Googles “why did Belinda Owen start her business?” Jokes aside, sometimes you just need to write a blog to share a bit of yourself. In a virtual world it is hard to really know people. And while I am not an advocate of sharing every little detail (sorry folks), I do think there is an element that is relevant to my business and journey.Continue Reading →