• Returning to full-time freelancing

    For the last year, I’ve been working part-time at my local students’ union as a web and social media co-ordinator. It’s not uncommon for a freelancer to have to take on employed work for a period of time, whether it’s when they’re starting out, need something a little more secure or simply miss office life. […]

  • Five ways to get a social media-savvy CV

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    I wrote a piece earlier this year for my other job, working at a Students’ Union, all about CVs and how to make them stand out using social media and online tools. Having spoken to a few people recently who are looking for jobs in social and digital media, I thought it might be useful […]

  • Sponsored Post: Orange Different Business

    *Disclaimer* This is a Sponsored Post. But most of the content in this post is written by me, and I wouldn't include it in the blog if I didn't think it was a great opportunity. As regular readers might have guessed by now, I'm a huge believer in freelancing and start ups in the UK.  Most […]

  • Gumtree moves into the daily deals market

    A couple of months ago, the PR team behind Gumtree got in touch about their new daily deals site. Here’s my (very overdue) review of their daily deals, and how they compare against the likes of other daily deal sites like Groupon, Living Social and Wahanda. Can you believe that just a few years ago, […]

  • 2012 so far

    Source: cakeeventsblog.com via Shaunna on Pinterest   Hands up, who made New Year’s resolutions to give their blog a kick-start this year? *Raises hand* Everyone knows New Year’s resolutions don’t really start until February though. Right? (Along with Frugal February. Obviously) Here’s what I’ve done instead of blogging here. I got engaged to Pete on […]

  • Flipboard finally arrives on the iPhone

    This morning, I woke up, checked my emails and then opened the Flipboard app on my iPad to catch up on my favourite online spots. If you’re not familiar with Flipboard, it’s an app that brings together all the updates from your Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Tumblr, Instagram, Google Reader and from all your chosen […]

  • The Bag Lady and the Aigua Media revamps

    Just a quick post today with some news about Aigua Media. As you may know, I’ve been writing for several of the Aigua Media fashion and lifestyle blogs for a couple of years now. Titles in the network include Catwalk Queen (the UK’s leading fashion blog), Shoewawa, The Bag Lady, Kiss and Make Up, Crafty […]