Should you change your Twitter auto response?

Is your Twitter auto reply enraging customers and turning them away? Here’s why you should think before you send an automated reply. So it’s always polite to say thanks when someone follows you on Twitter [here’s my link just in case…], but what’s with all these auto responses? These over-the-top shouty messages that drop into…

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Should you switch to a portfolio career?

Tired of working 9-5? Failing at everything (read kids, work, social life, partner, general balance)? Finding even a bullet journal won’t help? The answer could lie in changing the way you work – and having what’s known as a portfolio career. This means having a few different income streams – you may teach one day…

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How many days should you work a week?

I’ve done it all – I’ve worked 5, 4 and 3 days a week. I’ve done short-term contracts and I’ve worked freelance from home. But none of it has been easy (apart from the full time before kids, and even that was had its moments, with redundancies, missed promotions and dodgy managers. But it all…

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How easy is it to make money blogging?

Having only just started blogging – I’m amazed at the number of people who seem to make a living from their blogs. There are sponsored posts, brand associations and competitions. Then there’s money to be made from consultancy and brand extension – whether it’s selling T-shirts or training. But blogging is hard work. To do…

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