Tag: mothers who work

The truth: How working for myself made me a better mother

You know you’re not in a happy place when you don’t want to talk or play, or do much with your family – especially your children. And that’s a situation I found myself in many times before I bit the bullet and starting my full-time business Geek School Tutoring a few years ago.

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3 reasons every working mum needs a hobby

3 reasons why every working mum should have a hobby

Let’s get straight into it – work and family¬†life is a big machine that doesn’t stop moving. If you stand still, it can feel like the washing, school run and other responsibilities could literally knock you over and run you down!

Having a hobby is one sure way to help relieve some of the stress and tension that keeping this machine of life moving can produce.

Podcast: The Mothers Who Work Story

Back in 2007, I had just been made redundant and was in need of owning my own words and creativity a bit more. That’s nothing new for the journalist that I am, but what was born out of that need was Motherswhowork.co.uk. Eight years later, that need is helping many…

We have a new podcast intro – what do you think?

We thought our podcasts could do we a refresh, so we’ve got this fantastic podcast intro for you…what do you think?

Revamped jobs board on Motherswhowork.co.uk for mum, dad and the teens

It’s been a while, but we’ve finally got the jobs board back and it’s a new and improved version for all the family – see for yourself, go to Motherswhowork.co.uk/jobs

We know that it’s not just mums who are looking for flexible work, extra income and freelance projects to do in the home – your hubby and teenage children may also be looking for the very same thing! That’s what makes the jobs board all the different.

Video tutorial: How to use Google Alerts a d why you should be using them

Keeping on top of what your competitors are doing online is important to your online success. But you can’t spend every minute of your working day trying to play detective on what your competitors are doing online.

Business mums in the know use Google Alerts to bring the news straight to their inbox.

It takes only takes couple of minutes to set up a Google alert and best of all, it is free to set up as many alerts as you want.

Watch this video to see just how to do it.

Video tutorials: Lead generation – a must for getting customers

Having a website is great, but without customers it’s just a hobby. And the same applies for any kind of business.

If you have a website that doesn’t convert browsers into paying customers, you need to find a way to get buying visitors to your website.

One way to do this is to use a technique called lead generation. Big brands do it all the time, and successful small businesses understand its importance and have made it part of their way of gleaming more business.

Lead generation can and should be done online and offline. Watch this video tutorial to find out how to do lead generation and make it pay.