Secret sharing time: until last November (2016), I had no idea who I was and what I represented. And as the old adage goes " If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything".And fall I did. Many, many, many times. I fell for sucker jobs that no one else would do, shitty friends…… Continue reading Crafting YOUR Personal Brand: The Method to the Madness
Your goal should be about more than just self-glorification. There. I said it. If you’re about the Personal Branding because you want to be Kim K. or Blac Chyna, then move on. You should be about being the best you, which is always better than being a copy of someone else. I know, I know,…… Continue reading Day 3: It’s more than Personal Branding
Hola chicas! What an exciting time to be a blogger, entrepreneur or just to be alive! The wonders of technology have made it possible for someone like me, someone who has a lot to share, to help others in a way that doesn’t require a classroom! It’s amazing isn’t it? I’ve been blogging for a…… Continue reading Day 1: Welcome to my Personal Branding e – course!
This post was really hard to write. I struggled with how personal this would be, how ashamed I am that I failed at something that others find so easy, how much I’ve put my family through, and I struggled with how to paint this so I don’t come across as a complete egomaniac with narcissistic traits.…… Continue reading Why my Reality is Not Who I Am and Doesn’t Define Where I’m Going
Blogging is a minefield of dos and don’ts. There are literally thousands of bloggers on the interwebs ready to tell you how to find followers, how to write better pieces, how to engage with your readers and on and on and on. Until recently I was spending up to 4 hours a day ( A…… Continue reading Why I Keep Making the Same Blogging Mistakes and You Probably Will too
I post 5 days a week. As such, someone asked me where I get ideas for posts from. My answer? Everywhere, anywhere. Everyone, anyone. I don’t have a magic formula for posting, just lots of inspiration. My inspiration dictates my posts. My life My family, my husband, our relationship, my daughter, the things she does…… Continue reading How I come up with Blogpost Ideas
“Everybody has their favourite favourite!” I remember this line from an old Quality Street ad for the famous tin of chocolates. It used to play on tv when I was a kid and I still remember that one line. Every brand has to be memorable. It’s got to have something that differentiates it from the…… Continue reading My 5 Favourite South African Bloghers( geddit?)