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What solopreneurs can do during the Coronavirus outbreak

By Debbie Gilbert | March 14, 2020

Most solopreneurs work from home. They don’t employ staff and rely on networking events to be their contact with other people. Networking events provide support, referrals, ideas and a chance to meet with other business owners. Many of these events

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9 top tips for start up success

By Debbie Gilbert | March 2, 2020

Be a start up success! With 660,000 businesses starting up each year a staggering 98% will not be trading after 5 years. So how can you be part of the 2% of the businesses that remain trading and be a

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The Top 5 marketing areas to review in 2019

By Debbie Gilbert | December 17, 2019

There are a few basic things you should review regarding your marketing each year. Business should review each quarter but if you haven’t got around to it here is what you should check at the end of each year. www.vivabusinesssupport.co.uk

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Christmas Marketing Tips

By Debbie Gilbert | November 22, 2019

Add Christmas to your branding and logo! Social media avatars – email footers Get Christmassy! Use Canva its free www.canva.com Reward with discounts and offers Via social media and email lists and package your items up especially with gifts in

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Gratitude in Relationships

By Debbie Gilbert | November 21, 2019

The practice of gratitude is a well known scientifically proven way to change your mindset, moving away from negative or anxious thinking, and focusing more on the things that you value and appreciate. When we think of gratitude our minds

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Is starting a business right for you?

By Debbie Gilbert | September 17, 2019

The term ‘Mumpreneur’ refers to mums who start a business to work around raising children. With escalating childcare costs and the stress of commuting, there’s been a huge increase in women quitting 9 to 5 employment to set-up a business

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Top Networking Tips

By Debbie Gilbert | August 8, 2019

Owner of Mums UnLtd, Debbie Gilbert, has been attending business networking events and running her own events for over 10 years. She has built a huge, strong and solid network of contacts which has helped her marketing agency, Viva Business

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Make managing your money a pleasure not a chore

By Debbie Gilbert | August 8, 2019

  Make managing your money a pleasure not a chore Financial expert Claire Sweet shares her thoughts on money management – You know that trend that Marie Kondo has set about clearing out your clutter? How are you getting on

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Holiday Packing!

By Debbie Gilbert | July 26, 2019

Holiday packing; something lots of us have been thinking about this time of year and it can be a nightmare. So, if you want to avoid those extra airline fees for your luggage, I thought it might be useful to

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Event Planning Tips You Wish You’d Known Earlier

By Debbie Gilbert | July 26, 2019

Event Planning Tips You Wish You’d Known Earlier Making preparations for an exhibition or trade fair is exciting. It is a lucrative opportunity for you to showcase what your business can offer clients and customers. But it’s vital that your

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