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#40before40 Three Years in the Making

Can you even call yourself a blogger if you don’t have a #40before40 list? In October 2017 I turned 37. It came as a little bit of a shock as I still think I’m in my 20’s. I’m not even sure I feel like an appropriate adult the majority of the time but somehow I’ve found myself a parent of 3 children, a small business owner and navigating my way through life with Daddy Moo (who I’ve spent nearly half my life with now!).  This paragraph has me ageing by the second! Oh and now I’m 39! Just one year…

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How to keep cash flowing in uncertain times

It’s a funny old world at the moment, ain’t that the truth! Seems like one minute I’m debating which of my #40before40 list to tick off the next minute I’m not even sure if the children will go back to school this scholastic year. It’s stressful for everyone and I’m no expert BUT there are definitely a few things you can do to keep cash flowing in uncertain times. Firstly, keep promoting your small business.  Keep creating content, making products, doing what you do. I posted on Facebook earlier in the week about using online resources to enable you to…

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Reducing Unnecessary Business Costs

I’m always on the lookout for ways to reduce my spending both in my business and personal life. Let’s face it who wouldn’t rather be sunning themselves on a family holiday rather than spending their hard-earned cash on electricity! So whether you are looking to book trains going to Littlehampton or print new business cards there are always little ways you can save a few pennies. 7 Ideas For Reducing Unnecessary Business Costs :  Shop Around: Always get 3 quotes, ask others for recommendations and if possible use comparison sites – especially useful for utilities, such as electric and insurances.…

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10 Ways to Promote Your Small Business For Free

When I first started Charlie Moo’s back in 2008 I had a young family, time and money were considerably lacking. To promote my small business I had to become creative and learn new skills.  Fast forward over 10 years and more children and I still don’t like to spend money on marketing to promote my small business. There is seriously nothing wrong with bootstrapping your small business, in fact, it makes perfect sense and increases your profit margins. I’m a big believer in outsourcing things you can’t do yourself BUT there are so many ways you can promote your small…

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