Anyone can start a business: myth or reality?

Anyone can start a business: myth or reality?

Do you remember those games as a kid, where you had to say what sort of house you wanted to live in, who you wanted to be married to and what you wanted to do as a job? All of my friends would say “I’d like to be a vet” or a painter or a teacher. I’d always say “I’d...

How to create a trustworthy website

How to create a trustworthy website

A trustworthy website = more sales. Simple! People buy from people they trust, and your website is often the first impression they’ll get of your business. You want to make your website so that it stands out and looks pretty, but more than that, it needs to look...

How to zero in on your target audience

How to zero in on your target audience

In previous posts, I’ve talked about the importance of knowing your target audience, but I’ve never actually explained how you can do that. There’re tons of information about this topic, but I've always found it so confusing, which is why it took me so long to define...

20 Ways to Inspire Creativity

20 Ways to Inspire Creativity

Sometimes, when you’re stuck in the madness of running a business, it can be hard to be creative, even if your business itself is creative. You get overwhelmed by the number of tasks and fall into a routine of just getting the business essentials done, then at the end...

Top tips on starting a business

Top tips on starting a business

The New Year is the perfect time to start a business! You feel full of energy and full of hope for the year to come. It’s like a fresh start and a great foundation to begin the business you’ve been dreaming about! *This website contains affiliate links for products...

Why you should have a responsive website

Why you should have a responsive website

Nowadays, everyone is on their phone. According to ExpressPigeon, over 50% of smartphone users grab their phone immediately after waking up! That’s crazy! But admittedly, I also do it! Personally, I use my phone for everything. Emails, social media, shopping, browsing...

Business Outsourcing for Control Freaks

Business Outsourcing for Control Freaks

Did you notice that I didn’t post last week? I was super busy and then I was ill and everything just got delayed. It’s times like these when I think “wow, I need HELP!”. I get overwhelmed and flustered, and I just don’t know where to start! Running a business can be...

21 Things I’ve Learnt Since I Started my Business

21 Things I’ve Learnt Since I Started my Business

It’s my birthday!! Well, my business’s birthday! Today, I have officially been in business for 2 years! I’ve survived the dreaded first year and gone on to achieve bigger and better things in the second one! There’s still a long way to go before my business is where...

Top Tips for Creating a Website that Gets More Customers

Top Tips for Creating a Website that Gets More Customers

Nowadays, anyone can build a website. Wix, Moonfruit, 1and1 website builder…there’s a ton of free tools out there to build a website, but building it yourself can be risky! No matter how small your business is, it deserves a great website. A great website, that...

AmberHi, I’m Amber! I run my own website design business called Amber Phillips Design as well as writing this business and design blog. I am truly passionate about helping small businesses achieve their best!
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