9 brilliant benefits of blogging for business

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Is it worth starting a blog in 2020? The simple answer is yes, it absolutely is. Businesses without a blog, or who only update theirs occasionally, are ignoring an important asset. But if you need convincing, I’m going to share 9 brilliant benefits of blogging for your business. Is blogging still relevant in 2020? Have … Read more

How to feel confident about pressing publish

How to feel confident about pressing publish

You’ve written your blog post, social media update, or website homepage, and now you need to hit the publish button. Here are 5 ways to get past feeling nervous about it. 1. Remind yourself that you are an expert You know what you are talking about. You are an expert in your industry. Whether you … Read more

Rachel Extance wins Blogger of the Year

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And why I have FOMO about it At a bar in London one month ago, a group of remarkable people gathered to celebrate the Digital Women Awards 2020. I wasn’t there. I was lying in the dark, on my son’s bedroom floor, waiting for him to go to sleep. I was privileged to be a … Read more

Blogging is generous #HelpShareCollaborate

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It’s Thanksgiving today. Weirdly, although it’s a tradition that started in England we don’t celebrate it. I think we should bring it back. In an age when we rush around from one thing to the next, are quick to complain, tired and overwhelmed, taking time to be with those we love and be thankful for … Read more

I have a secret blog. Here’s why.

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“I was intentionally overweight for over 24 years. I never ate anything I didn’t intend to.” The late, great, Zig Ziglar on why you don’t just need a goal, but you need motivation and people to support and help you reach them. I remind myself of this every time I look in the mirror or … Read more