I’ve been shortlisted for an award!

I’m delighted to announce that I have been nominated and now shortlisted in the category of Online Business in the JP South Events Sussex – Woman of the Year Awards. The event is supported by The Mumpreneurs Networking Club, which I have been attending for just over a year.  I have found this an invaluable group for its friendly and supportive atmosphere; it’s a lot of fun but with the serious intent of getting people to connect with other small businesses. Just to clear up an obvious misunderstanding, you don’t have to be a mum to attend or join (I’m … Continue reading

A good summer for a social media marketer

I have now been in business for nearly 18 months and I’m very pleased with my progress so far! I specialise in social media marketing for small businesses, mainly in the food, gardening, events, hospitality and green sectors. My way of working is to find out what makes the client and their product or service tick, then to research their market and set up Twitter and Facebook pages for them. It’s all about creating engagement with suppliers, customers, and other interested parties. Last year I gained my first client, Tuppenny Barn Organics, whose proprietor I knew through being a customer at Chichester farmers market and … Continue reading

My article about Chichester in The Resident magazine

This is the text of an article I was commissioned to write for the August issue of The Resident magazine, a free glossy mag circulated in West Sussex, about the delights of Chichester! I’ve lived in Chichester for 16 years and have found it a great place to live and work.  Should I ever take it for granted I’m soon made aware of its advantages by visitors who are keen to get out and explore the shops and other attractions! The city is a compact area within walls dating back to Roman times, based on a simple axis of North, … Continue reading