Growing

    A potted history of WiRE

    Our strapline at WiRE is that the countryside is alive with business –a rich tapestry of small and tiny businesses woven through the villages, farms and market towns which give jobs to local people, sustain farms with an additional inflow of cash, and…

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    Book Review – How to Thrive and Survive as a Working Woman

    How to Thrive and Survive as a Working Woman, Fiona Elsa Dent and Viki Holton I have raced through life without taking breath. It has worked out OK so far. But perhaps a more considered, strategic approach would have taken me further, yielded more success or…

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    Twelve tips to look and feel confident (when you are really trembling in your boots)

    As a quick follow up to the last blog on confidence (it comes in cans!) here are a few quick tips to look and feel the part Invest in a key piece of clothing or accessory that gives you confidence and identifies you (in a sea of suits, the bold stands out!)…

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    When you absolutely, completely don’t know what to blog about…

    When the creative juices don’t flow: Write about your business background; why you do what you do, why did you start What do small businesses need to know – content from other business news articles Statistics about your customer base (run a…

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    Success and Confidence – it’s in the can!

    We all know the feeling; you’re the next one to speak (or you walk into the room, onto the stage, into the meeting) and your heart is racing, your mouth is dry and you fear your deodorant will fail you – what confidence you had has seeped through…

    Blog Writing

    Confessions of a novice blogger

    Love it or hate it, content marketing is absolutely part of today’s business; with blogging being content marketing’s right hand (wo)man. To quote Wikipedia: Content marketing is a form of marketing focused on creating, publishing and…

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    A brief history of (WiRE) networking

    Rewind back to 1999, when the millennium bug was a thing, Ricky Martin was Livin’ La Vida Loca and most of Europe was handing over its currency and embracing the Euro. A time when people hardly used email or surfed the internet and for anything immediate we…

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    Welcome to the WiRE Blog

    The WiRE Website has zillions of words. It features knowledge from the network, information for and by women in business to help your business grow. There is news from the network; successes, stories and activities along with events from the 50 Local WiRE…