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Why Do I Need a Business Plan?

Everyone tells me I need a Business Plan, but why? Most people starting or running a business have heard that they should have a business plan, but often they don't know why or how to get one. Why write a business plan? The reality is, all businesses should have a...

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Referrals – How to Ask and Get Them

If you don’t ask for referrals, you won’t get them! Referrals. The most powerful selling tool. But also, the part of the sales process that people seem to feel the most uncomfortable about. Have you heard the term "Know, Like and Trust"? What that means is that a...

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Start your Business from your Kitchen Table

Your kitchen table is a perfect place to start your business. You don’t need loads of room to start a business, you just need a bit of space where you can think, write and plan.  Many successful businesses were started at a kitchen table not in a grand office!  That’s...

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Support for Women Never Goes Out of Fashion

Every small business wants to be noticed. Every link, connection, conversation and email can help to build a brand and establish a loyal following in support of start-up mums. I have had so much support over the past few months from so many women.  It feels like a...

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Build a Virtual Team of Independent Businesses

Don’t Try to do Everything Yourself; Build a Virtual Team As a small business owner, there is so much to do and typically, you try to do it all yourself.  But you need to concentrate on your core business, as that’s where your revenue is.  So how do you get it all...

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The importance of working with the right VA

The importance of working with the right VA cannot be underestimated. Get the right VA and your business will flourish, as your VA will have as much of a vested interest in the success of your business, as you have. Get the wrong VA – and you’ll both end...

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Find your Work Space in your Home

How to juggle your business and home commitments It’s hard being a working parent at the best of times but when you also work for yourself from home, this can bring additional complications as you live and work in the same space.  It can be hard to find your work...

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Work from Home – How to avoid feeling isolated

Do you work from home and spend most of your working day on your own?  Along with many benefits of being home-based, it can also have its downsides.  At times it can be a bit lonely, you can start to feel isolated and even demotivated, so how do you stop this from...

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How to Build a Social Media Strategy

In today’s digital world, Social Media has been promoted from tactic to a strategic pillar in any Marketing Strategy. As a result, so many businesses come to me knowing they need to be on Social Media but don’t know where to start. Or they have created a page &...

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Brand Art

How To Grow Your Business Using Photographs. Time is a ticking. Time equals money, so for today let’s explore the value of Brand Art and why it’s important to your business. Attention spans today nosedive after just eight seconds apparently. Meaning it has never been...

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Annual Plan

Why a Small Business Needs One An annual plan is a summary of where you are, where you want to be and how you’re going to get there.  It is an incredibly useful tool that shouldn’t be dismissed as a luxury that only big businesses can afford.  To have an annual plan...

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On-Going Support

We're Here to be Your Virtual Business Partner Do you need someone you can trust; to lean on; to help you fix a problem or to bounce ideas off?  Someone that will act like your business partner, without taking a share of the profits?  If yes, then you need a 'Virtual...

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Unlock your Glow in 2018

“Empowering Mums in Business”  World Class Confidence Training courses, designed with Mums in mind. Do you feel like your business confidence needs a boost?  Well we have just the thing for you… Brilliant Together and Glow Training are bringing you some superb, fun...

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Listen, Review, Recommend

Listen, review, Recommend Do you have an idea for a business, but no idea where to start? Have you started your business but got stuck? Do you have a growing business but overwhelming to-do list? We can help.   Talk to us about having a 'Situation Assessment' done....

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Do The Doing

Do you know what needs to be done but don’t know how to do it?  Or do you have a growing business but overwhelming to-do list? You need to concentrate on what you do best, your core business, that’s where your revenue is – leave the rest to us!  No matter...

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The Brilliant Together Story

How I went from corporate life to running my own small business Hi I'm Helen, founder of Brilliant Together and proud Mumpreneur!  But how did I go from corporate life to running my own small business? The idea for Brilliant Together came when the corporate company I...

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