Make More Sales as an Entrepreneur Over Black Friday Weekend

Make More Sales as an Entrepreneur Over Black Friday Weekend

This year Black Friday is on 23rd November. A whopping £1.4bn was spent on online sales in the UK on Black Friday - up 11.7% on last year, according to online retailers trade body IMRG. American shoppers spent a record $5 billion in 24 hours. A 16.9% increase in dollars spent online compared with the year before according to data from Adobe Digital Insights.

For online business owners in particular Black Friday is a huge deal! So, how can you make sure you maximise the weekend and boost your sales?

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She Made it Happen! Interview with Keri Hartwright from Safety First

She Made it Happen! Interview with Keri Hartwright from Safety First

I worked as a school nurse for 10 years and when I went on maternity leave to have my daughter my world changed infinitely in that year and I separated from her dad, my husband.

My mum was very sick at the time, I had in effect lost the person who had raised me while still having her here. I learnt that my life was not as it appeared when I got married less than 2 years previously and I did not know my husband.

I also faced possible homelessness as we were in the process of buying a house which we could suddenly not afford. Had it not been for my amazing rock, my dad, my life would be very different.

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What can you learn from me climbing a hill at Bootcamp?: 3 strategies to get ahead as a new entrepreneur.

What can you learn from me climbing a hill at Bootcamp?: 3 strategies to get ahead as a new entrepreneur.

That’s me in the picture. I'm near the front there with the pale blue vest top on, crawling up that hill at a snail's pace.

Why? It was a bootcamp run by two ex-marines! It was truly hardcore!

This is what it can feel like sometimes when you're starting a business when you don't get the help and support you need.

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It's Not About You!!

It's Not About You!!

The experiences you’ve had, the talents, skills and messages you have need to be shared to help others. Think about the person in your life that has had the biggest positive impact on you with what they know. Just stop for a moment to think about what your life would be like if they’d never shared their message with you? How would your life be different?

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Is Self Doubt Holding You Back?

Is Self Doubt Holding You Back?

Perhaps you’ve stayed in a job you hate for too long because you’re scared about if you’ll get another job.

By making decisions from a place of fear and lack, we learn to doubt ourselves.

Remember that there's been countless decisions you've made in your life that have been great decisions for you but it’s human nature that you’ve focused on those couple of occasions you’ve not made the right decision.

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4 Tips for the Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur (and those with 'shiny object' syndrome!)

4 Tips for the Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur (and those with 'shiny object' syndrome!)

It’s ok to be multi-passionate! If you find yourself flitting from one thing to another it doesn’t mean you lack focus or that you’re flaky despite what people around you might be saying to you.

The key is not to let your interest in so many business ideas or careers hold you back from taking action towards your dream business or career.

So, with that in mind, here are my tips for multi-passionate entrepreneurs...

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