There are loads of tips out there for entrepreneurs – how to be successful, how to scale up your business, how to network, how to get investment, but there’s not as much out there yet about the emotional side of things. The journey as an entrepreneur – from struggling startup to successful scalable business – can be fraught with anxiety, stress and worry, which takes a big toll on our mental health. So it’s something we need to be aware of from the outset. Don’t leave it until you’re a frazzled wreck. Here’s our quick fire run through of how we look after our mental health here at Hey Tuesday. We hope some of these hacks work for you. Continue Reading
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your workload and don’t do something to address it, there’s only one way it’s going to end, and that’s with the ‘s’ word…stress. Now we’ve all felt a bit stressed from time to time, but left unchecked, chronic stress will have a knock on effect on everything else in your life. You’ll become less productive and your home life and even your health can suffer. Here are our Hey Tuesday tips for getting on top of your workload before it gets on top of you…
If you’re following the Hey Tuesday blog, there’s a good chance that you might be thinking about starting up your own business and escaping the daily 9 – 5 grind. I’m featured in a double page spread in the fabulous Psychologies magazine this month talking about how I set up Hey Saturday (sister site to Hey Tuesday), the world’s first and coolest dating photography business.
If you want to have a kick ass social media strategy which drives traffic to your website, brings in new clients and builds your brand, you’d better start taking your visuals seriously. Photography should be a key part of your social media marketing. Here are some Do’s and Don’t’s to make sure you’re getting it right online.
What it’s really like to work for yourself: the best and the worst
Ditching the rate race and becoming self employed seems too good to be true, right? No boss scrutinising your every move, no dreary office politics, no more having your milk stolen from the work fridge. But are you sure you know what you’re letting yourself in for? Here are the best and the worst bits of life as a freelancer – things everyone who’s already taken the plunge will recognise. Written by our hotshot photographer and marketing superstar, Lauren.Continue Reading