Bees Creative Content Blogs rants, theories etc Website design best practices #1: The milkman test Does your business website pass the milkman test? This is the point where you say either “what have milkmen got to do with website design best practices?” or, if you’re...
Bees Creative Content Blogs rants, theories etc Keeping going when business isn’t booming Are you running your own business? If so, why? It’s a serious question, especially if you’re just getting started or just about to. It’s a serious question...
Bees Creative Content Blogs rants, theories etc Five things I’ve learned in business Seven months after leaving the Liverpool Echo, I started my own business in July 2015. I am a web designer and writer and I work for schools, charities, churches and businesses;...
I am a professional writer and blogger. I web design too but much of what business advisers call my “offer” or my “USP” (ie what I can do for you and your business) revolves around the fact that I have lots of experience as a writer. […]
I’m no business expert but I have learned several things since being in business and I thought it would be helpful to others starting their own businesses. I’ve limited it to five because nobody wants War and Peace from a blog entry and because I don’t want to overwhelm anyone. […]
Let’s get one thing out of the way immediately: I build school websites, so a blog on what school websites should be like could be interpreted by some as a blog about Why Schools Should Use Me To Build Their Websites. […]
Claire House is a Wirral-based children’s hospice which helps seriously and terminally ill children live life to the full by creating wonderful experiences and bringing back a sense of normality to family life, offering specialist nursing care and emotional support to families in the toughest of circumstances. […]
Copywriting jobs don’t come much more enjoyable than going away to a zoo/theme park/holiday resort for a family weekend. That was where I ended up recently when I was asked to do some freelance travel writing for Trinity Mirror. […]
Last month I made a birthday card for my friend Rachel’s son Josh. Josh is seven years old and Minecraft mad like the rest of the seven-year-old population, so the first thing I did was find an image of Minecraft character Steve to put on the front. […]
One Wednesday lunchtime I was talking to an accountant friend of mine. It being the day of the Europa League Final, and him being a season-ticket holding staunch fan of Liverpool FC, he had something a bit special planned for that night’s game. […]
Whoever you are and whatever you do, chances are there is an organisation you know which would benefit from some extra publicity. That could be a business you run, a group you are a part of – from the local Brownies troupe to the pub darts team – or a cafe or shop you like to frequent. […]