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How To Make Your Brand Great

Why is it we feel that some businesses just ‘get us’? What makes people line up for hours to get hold of the latest Apple products? Why do so many people wear Lorna Jane clothing when they are going nowhere near the gym? In this ebook discover what key elements go into making a brand great and how to make clients love you whether you run Apple or the local cafe.

Top 5 Business Books To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

There are hundreds and hundreds of business books, but here’s our top 5 pick for those that help you to stand out from the crowd.

101 Things To Do Before Starting Your Small Business

Starting a new small business is exciting! It can also be daunting, stressful and overwhelming to know really where to even start. Use the 101 Thing To Do Before Starting Your Small Business checklist to make sure you’ve covered all the vital stuff before pressing ‘go’!

Stop obsessing over your logo

Stop obsessing over your logo

Your business logo is the number 1 key factor when determining your brand and everything it stands for and all of your time and energy should be put into perfecting this image right? Wrong! I’ll let you in on a little secret - Nike (one of the largest and...
How are you making your customers mad?

What are you saying to clients that’s making them mad?

Have you ever received something from a company that’s made you mad? Like really mad? Let me tell you a little story - so last week I received a text message from a large phone company (who shall remain nameless) - all the message said was at the end of...
Mindset

Mindset 90%, Business Skills 10%

For anyone who’s read more than a couple of Confessions of a Small Business Owner articles you’ll have probably realised that, despite being published by a marketing company (Pepperpot Marketing) and more, specifically one that is focused on building solid...
FOBO - the fear of better options

FOBO…is it the new FOMO?

We’ve all heard the term FOMO right? The fear of missing out? Well what about FOBO? I was reading a great article the other day in Collective Magazine (for anyone who’s been a great fan of this magazine in the past and was as devastated as me when the...
Momentum Life Project workshop

Who’s coming to the Momentum Life Project experience?

What are you doing on Sat March 16th? It’s rare in this blog, (Confessions of a Small Business Owner) that I talk about the other business I run - The Momentum Architects (unless you read the last post were I mentioned it in the context of the business...
Pepperpot 6th birthday

6 years in business – wow

Monday next week marks 6 years of me being in business. Wow. Yes, that’s right. 6 years. I had to check that twice, I’m not even kidding, I found the initial business registration to make sure. I could have sworn it was 4, 5 at the absolute most. But nope...

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