Northern Ireland’s first tea bar

INFUSE Tea Bar: Experience the joys of tea – differently … Northern Ireland is about to get its very first specialist tea bar … and Coleraine is where you’ll find it! Run by Áine McGuckian and Duncan Davis, INFUSE Tea Bar will open its doors in August and will be based at 52 New Row […]

Changing corporate culture…

The latest entrepreneur to feature on my business blog is Fiona Bradley from Fiona Bradley Training and Consultancy Ltd in Coleraine. I first met Fiona not long after I set up my own business. She was also in the early stages of her self-employed adventure and we met for a coffee and connected online via […]

Creating customer-focused content

If you’re constantly creating content for your business but feel you could be getting better results, then consider this – is your customer at the heart of that content? As a copywriter, I work with a wide range of businesses, writing content for everything from blogs and brochures, to websites, brand journalism articles and more. […]

Developing personal brand identities

As a copywriter, I help businesses communicate their brand identity a lot in my day-to-day work – whether it’s through writing website copy, blogs, press releases or any other content. However, it’s often much easier to spot someone else’s brand identity than it is to define your own. Indeed, what we think we’re conveying to […]

Supergleam car wash and valeting

Superior cleaning that will make your vehicle gleam … Whether you’re a car fanatic who loves a pristine vehicle, or you simply like keeping your car looking its very best, a professional car wash and valeting centre will always ensure superior results. Since 2002, Supergleam Car Wash and Valeting Centre in Cookstown has been providing […]

Debonair Dog Grooming Studio

Helping pet pooches look their very best …   Lots of us enjoy the companionship of a four-legged friend, be it a cat or perhaps more commonly, a dog. As a writer, I find a lot of my inspiration for stories comes when out walking my own dog, a cocker spaniel who loves getting out […]

Welcome to The Forge….

What better way to kick off 2017 than with a blog story about Ballymoney-based personal training business, The Forge, which is bound to be extra inspiring at this time of year. Run by Grace Smith, The Forge has experienced impressive growth since its official launch in November 2016, with a waiting list already in place […]

Retelling the old stories with Éadach….

‘Create your own legend’ Ireland is full of myths and legends and is well known for its stories about everything from faerie thorns and banshees, to mermaids and warrior goddesses. Portrush designer and stylist, Sara O’Neill, has long been fascinated by the old stories of the land and in recent years, has incorporated them into […]

Lifting the lid on animation…

Have you ever considered creating an animation to build brand awareness? What about using motion graphics or animated infographics? For businesses that aren’t particularly savvy when it comes to multimedia marketing, things like graphic design, animation and the like can often be perplexing. It’s difficult to understand an industry when you don’t work within it, which […]

Hats off to north coast milliner!

Fee McToal Millinery is making heads turn… For some self-employed people, running their own business is a life-long dream. They know where they want to get to and they’re single-minded about getting there. However, for others, entrepreneurship can creep up on them. They start in one career, follow a few twists and turns along the […]