tools and resources

  • Tools to raise your profile online

    Tools to raise your profile online

    “Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle and a victory.”  – Mahatma Gandhi In my eyes, this quote sums up much of what it’s like to run an online business. Starting and growing a business that funds the life you want to live is absolutely […]


  • Visual content for the creatively challenged

    Visual content is important.   We all know this by now. We’ve all seen the endless infographics telling us things like… Content with images is viewed 94% more than content without images Visuals are 40 times more likely to be shared on social than any other kind of content People process visuals 600,000 times faster […]


  • Smart research for busy writers

    When you write anything, whether it’s for your business or not, you should have the knowledge to back it up. Grounding your written content with cold hard evidence makes you instantly more believable… even if you’re blabbing about the nutritional benefit of an oreo-only diet. Dropping in a relevant stat, quote or reference really adds […]


  • The writer’s toolkit – taking it offline

    The writer's toolkit - taking it offline

    So we’ve already delved into the world of apps and online goodies to support your writing habit – today it’s all about offline tools. I’m pretty retro with my approach to writing – everything hits a piece of paper before I take it to the keyboard. For me, the words flow better that way. My […]


  • The writer’s toolkit – the online edition

    The writer's toolkit - the online edition

    When it comes to writing (or any creative practice really), having a top notch toolkit to rely on helps IMMENSELY. Today I want to talk specifically about those online tools that can make the experience (as well as the output) that much better. Evernote For capturing ideas on the go, Evernote is my No. 1. […]