On a recent warm sunny spring morning with the kids running around the garden I decide to let them try out one of our new products – a light up bubble gun that also makes sci fi noises when you squeeze the triger. To say they loved it was an […]

Toy Review – Light & Sound Bubble Guns

 Little girls and their love of all things Frozen still seems to be as strong as ever! The shops are full to the brim of new toys out for Christmas and little girls everywhere seem to still be getting dressed up as Elsa and Ana – even my daughter is […]

How To Throw A Brrrrilliant Frozen Party

 Every year, on the 1st December, we have a visitor. His name is Buddy and he travels from the North Pole to be with us. He brings gifts of advent calendars and he stays with us until Christmas Eve. Now this may seem like a long visit, but Buddy is […]

Our Little Red & Green Christmas Lodger

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 How to raise the most amount of money for your PTA with the minimum outlay? Schools need increasing amounts of money these days to pay for equipment and outings so it is very important to come up ever more imaginative ways of engaging children and parents to raise funds. I […]

15 Awesome Summer Fair Fund Raising Ideas

 Every year in the UK there are dozens of trade exhibitions showcasing a wealth of fantastic productsand for those just starting out in business they are a must. I have outlined some of the best in the list below and have visited a number of them myself. If anyone has […]

Looking For Products To Sell? UK Trade Exhibition Directory

 Harry Potter Studios – My Proudest Business Moment Running your own business can be an incredible personal journey and 99% of the time it is fairy run of the mill, just the day to day grind of loading and unloading boxes, ordering stock and answering emails. But sometimes, just sometimes […]

Harry Potter Studios – My Proudest Business Moment

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 Ever tried selling your products on Facebook? No? Well maybe you should. Where there are people there are sales! Stage 1 The first thing to do is get yourself a business fan page – http://www.facebook.com/pages/create.php?ref_id=126265427407195. It is very easy to set up and it will serve as your shop window to […]

Facebook – Where There’s People There Are Sales

 Unleash your inner Jedi – The Star Wars effect Yes I admit it, I am very much a member of the Star Wars generation. I grew up watching the original 3 films and having 3 small boys in the family we still watch them on a regular basis. But what […]

Unleash Your Inner Jedi – The Star Wars Effect

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 1) Focus On Your Strengths Lets face it, you can’t be all things to all people, if you try you will over stretch yourself and fall into difficulty. We all have areas that we know we excel in and others where we lack knowledge or key skills. The trick is […]

10 steps to entrepreneurial success

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 Ok so you have decided to start an online business to suppliment your income, good for you. It can be an incredibly rewarding process but also a scary one and for many people just getting started is the biggest hurdle. Below I will try and outline a few tips to […]

Secrets to starting an online business