A personal or business brand isn’t just a clever business name or stunning logo; it’s every element of your visual branding, marketing content and how you engage with your customers or clients at each point of contact – the whole package! And, guess what? Even if you haven’t consciously set out to design your brand, […]
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My name is Emily, and I’m so pleased that you’re here. Brave Little Pig is a haven for small business owners, sole operators, freelancers, students, new graduates and every other brave ‘multi-tasker’ out there – this space has been created especially for you!
Here, you’ll find practical, down-to-earth advice and reflections on small business, branding, marketing, design, social media, lifelong learning and much more. I hope you leave feeling energised and empowered to continue on your brave journey. I’d also love to connect with you on Twitter so we can continue the conversation.
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There is no secret blueprint for success but there are five key things we can each do to seek out opportunities and find our own way to success.
‘Internet trolling’ is a broad term with varied definitions. You might think of a ‘troll’ as a creature originating in folklore, but modern versions of trolls are people who harass others online. So, what constitutes trolling, is it illegal and how can we fight back against the trolls?
Are you terrified about publishing your work online? Do you know that you “should” be putting it out there, but…well, it’s never quite perfect? Many students, professionals, small business owners and freelancers struggle with this exact problem.
I was committed to growing my Instagram following organically, with a focus on engagement rather than follower count. I couldn’t help wondering though, would a large follower count increase my profit potential and lead to increased job bookings? Was there a legitimate and easy way to gain more followers quickly?
Production of video content is without doubt, an essential part of effective online strategy. This opportunity was the perfect catalyst for beginning my video-creation career, but one that seemed exceptionally challenging considering my lack of experience… So, how did I manage to bring this task to life?
Is your online-self a true representation of your offline-self’? Are you strategic about what you post online? And have you considered what impact your online profile, or lack thereof, could have on future job opportunities?