Systems and Tools

Why Pinterest is great for your startup business

By |April 19th, 2014|

What is Pinterest? 
Firstly if you don’t know what Pinterest is or how it works here’s my quick overview. Pinterest is like an online digital corkboard where you can insert (Pin) any images direct from your browser (Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer) window onto it. You organise your images on ‘Boards’ […]

Secrets of writing a great To-Do-List

By |March 23rd, 2014|

I have always LOVED writing To-Do lists. No wait, I LOVE seeing all the things crossed off my list at the end of the day. I jam a lot of things in my day running Design Junkies, My Weekend Career and generally kicking ass. So today I wanted to […]

But I’m not creative…

By |March 9th, 2014|

I get loads of people telling me that they aren’t creative. They ‘think’ they could never design a logo, write a tagline or devise a marketing campaign. But have they really tried or were they ‘told’ that they aren’t creative. I believe being creative is NOT defined by how well […]

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Creating a mailing list to make collecting fans & customers easy

By |January 26th, 2014|

Setting up a Mailing List application is the one of the very first things you should do when building your business. I really adore MailChimp as it has a generous number of free features & setting up is super easy (Don’t worry – it has cute ‘tool tips’ to guide you through […]

Can I send an email out with text over the image?

By |December 17th, 2013|

Hey Girls,

Short answer is no - if you are sending it from your regular email.

You would have to put the image into the background of the email so your text would be on top, to do that it needs to be an HTML email.

Longer answer is yes… if you have […]

Getting testimonials for your business

By |October 8th, 2013|

There is some mixed thinking on the validity of testimonials. I personally think they are great – if they include a photo and a link (Website or LinkedIn link) of the person giving the testimonial. It proves that this person is proud to support you or your business.

Here are some […]

Day 20

By |July 26th, 2013|

Hi girls,

According to facebook ‘My Weekend Career’ has been alive since 6 June 2013. So it’s been 20 days since I did the big push. (Yes, a bit like having a baby.) finding / registering a domain name, social media sites and installed workpress and made a half ass […]