What would you do without the internet?

What would you do without the Internet ?

Do you do a job that is internet based?  Would you be able to do your work without the internet?  It is amazing how many people today rely on the internet for their employment and how many more self employed people there are because of it. I was thinking about how much I rely on the internet for my day to day life and wondered what I would be doing if it wasn’t there?

The importance of Location

The importance of Location

We all know that when buying a new home that Location, Location, Location is the most important thing.  You have to think about how close you are to work, schools, family and even shops.  It is such an important decision to make as it impacts on all areas of your life.  As an online business being close to work isn’t a big problem for us, we could be based anywhere in the UK as long as we have good access to a post office. As a business I do know the importance of getting the correct address, services such as PCA Predict Address Verification can ensure we get the correct details when you’re online shopping.  This got us thinking about other area where the correct location is important.  In films the correct location can be a deal breaker, you need that iconic shot to make the film stand out.  Do you know where some of the iconic British films are actually shot?  #SeenOnTheScreen

8 tips to reduce your rubbish removal

Reduce Your Rubbish Removal Impact With These 8 Amazing Ideas

Are you a conscientious consumer who wants to reduce her rubbish removal? Great! As the word gets out about the harm our landfills are doing to our soil, water, and air, an increasing number of people are trying to do their part to reduce their rubbish removal and improve their ecological footprint on our planet. This is particularly true of parents and grandparents who want to set a good example for their kids and grandkids!

Here are eight ideas you may not have thought of before to reduce your rubbish removal. Get the kids involved in these efforts so they can remind you when you forget or begin to slide into your old habits! Kids are good when it comes to reminding adults what to do

Learning to cook and #afamilyfeast

Learning to cook and a family feast

We all know how important it is to ensure we feed our children a healthy and balanced diet however we all lead really busy lives and it can be difficult to find the time to prepare fresh meals.  I believe that we need to make time to teach our children how to to cook to ensure that they know how to look after themselves as they get older and start to prepare their own food.  Cooking with your children is also a lovely bonding activity that can be done in the evening or at the weekend if time is tight.  I thought I would share with you one of our favourite quick and easy family meals that can be made in the time it takes for your takeaway to be delivered.  Well, it may take a little longer the first time but soon they will be making their own #AFamilyFeast.

Balancing Family Life and Business

How to balance family life with a growing digital marketing business

It’s the dilemma all business owners face at some stage in their career and that’s how to manage family life with a growing business. There’s no doubt, family comes first, but when your business is responsible for the lives of others, your focus needs to be divided equally. While it can be tempting to give everything you’ve got to the growth of your business, what happens if your family is growing just as fast? You don’t want to miss out on spending precious time with your children.

Mark Woodcock, CEO of the top-ranking SEO company in London, Bigfoot Digital, experienced that exact dilemma. His company was growing faster by the day when his first daughter was born. “We had just dominated the rankings for SEO services in London and the enquiries were flooding in but life at home just got a whole lot busier too.”

In today’s post, Mark shares how he found a balance between his growing business and busy family life:

5 top tech devices for parents

The 5 best tech devices for new parents

Technology is advancing all of the time, often providing us with new devices that can simplify our daily tasks. Together with Babythingz, retailers of cosytoes (carefully designed cocoons for your little ones), we have shortlisted the latest nifty gadgets which can provide a helping hand to new parents. If you’re stuck for a Christmas gift for a new parent, read on for some tips: