Lorna Sixsmith


Time Management Tips for Working From Home


With more and more start up businesses trying to keep costs down, many people are working from home whether it is turning a bedroom into a home office or using the kitchen table. However, keeping your productivity and focus high while working at home can be a challenge for many of us as working from home can hold many distractions. As someone who has worked from home for the last four years, I'd like to share some tips that I find work for me.

How Pinterest Can Increase Your Website Traffic


Can you take photographs of the service you offer? Do you want to improve the traffic to your website and increase sales. Pinterest could be the online resource you are looking for.

Do Blog Comments Matter?


If an absence of comments makes you feel very few are reading your posts even though the site statistics say otherwise. Is it important to receive comments on your blog? Here we discuss the merits of that comment box and if, indeed, comments actually matter.

Review: The Cheese Mall, Key Marketing Skills


The Cheese Mall tells the tale of two mice, Millie and Matthew, who have been made redundant after working in the Cheese factory for a year and it follows their journey as they prepare a detailed business plan


Owen Fitzpatrick is a psychologist, psychotherapist and hypnotherapist. He co-founded the Irish Institute of NLP with Brian Colbert in 2001 and as an international trainer of NLP, set up Owen Fitzpatrick International in 2010.


It can be easier said that done to inject your blog with personality without becoming too personal and to combine your business message within a personal tone but here's some tips on how to do it well


Móna Wise started her blog when she returned to Ireland with her family in 2007. Very much a personal blog initially, it is now becoming a mix of a personal and business blog as Móna plans to use her blog and facebook page to promote her cookery book cum autobiography which will be published next year.

A Ghost Blogger: Does My Business Need One?


You have decided that your business needs a blog, you have studied the statistics, you have spoken to other business […]