Category Archives for "Business Skills"

Why We Delay – Blame Your Instant Gratification Monkey

One of the main issues I see members of the yarn community frequently struggle with is keeping their momentum going. A deadline is looming …. but…. you cant make a start. The lure of the pretty new yarn is super strong and pulls you away from your latest blog post, or editing the newsletter, or […]

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What Are Off Diary Stories For PR?

When planning your media interactions its really easy to find and use regularly scheduled events, TV movie releases etc.  However there is a lot of competition for the Press’ attention around these topics, as everyone else can plan around them too.  Keep an eye on our Media Diary for suitable dates/events that would work for […]

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Open Submission Calls

​Getting your design into a magazine is not Impossible – so GO FOR IT and make a submission this month. Let’s see whats out there this week…..  Submission Calls: 28 June 2018Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the submission call; the buttons link through to the Ravelry posts for full details. […]

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Open Submission Calls

​Getting your design into a magazine is not Impossible – so GO FOR IT and make a submission this month. Let’s see whats out there this week…..  Submission Calls: 21 June 2018Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the submission call; the buttons link through to the Ravelry posts for full details. […]

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Open Submission Calls

​Getting your design into a magazine is not Impossible – so GO FOR IT and make a submission this month. Let’s see whats out there this week….. Submission Calls: 15 June 2018 Click on the Publication titles to open up a summary of the submission call; the buttons link through to the Ravelry posts for […]

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On Diary Events for Your Media Diary

When you want to work with journalists to raise awareness for you, your brand or a new product or service you need to make yourself the journalist’s best buddy. These guys have to find content, meaningful and relevant content on a regular basis. One of the more powerful ways you can help out your friendly […]

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Media Diary: July 2018 Special Days

[MM_Access_Decision access=’false’] Having introduced the concept of preparing patterns, blog posts, tutorials or colour ways to tie in with different ‘special dates’ in the calendar in our Easy PR Series. The month of July is the special month for… : [/MM_Access_Decision] [MM_Access_Decision access=’true’] Having introduced the concept of preparing patterns, blog posts, tutorials or colour […]

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Blogging for Profit ~ 03 Defining your Content Structure

Welcome back to lesson 3 – Defining Content Structure.  Hopefully you have had a chance to run through the work book and have begun to think about the amazing content you will be creating for your readers/viewers.   [MM_Access_Decision access=’false’] Having introduced the concept of preparing patterns, blog posts, tutorials or colour ways to tie […]

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iMovie: Adding Gridlines to iPhone and iPad

The next in our video series for the iMovie app, how to add gridlines to your camera in iPhone and iPad. Let me know if you have anything you want me to cover in this series, by dropping a comment below. Enjoy! Babs    The series will include: Creating your first video Adding clips Picture in […]

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Media Diary: June 2018 Special Days

[MM_Access_Decision access=’false’] Having introduced the concept of preparing patterns, blog posts, tutorials or colour ways to tie in with different ‘special dates’ in the calendar.  We have collated a selection of over 130 Special Days for you to work with for the month of June. While June itself is identified as the special month for… […]

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