Over the last couple of weeks I have heard so many friends, collegues and even a podcast pop onto my stream about the stress Social Media gives them. Some have taken a break from their feeds, and I know others who have deleted their accounts entirely. The fact that social media has an impact on […]

‘But I’m not the face of my business!’ I hear you cry! You might sell products online or in a physical store, maybe you run a café, are a ghost writer or web designer. But I’ll let you in on a secret. PEOPLE BUY FROM PEOPLE AND WHAT THEY STAND FOR. What do you stand […]

For many of our clients, we are the first member of their team. When you are running your own biz, social media, blogging and marketing are one of the first things that you run out of time for when you are busy. (see also, putting off that tax return) So for lots of solo-preneurs, one (wo)man […]

When I first started A&D, I was a bit of jack-of-all trades. I’d design a logo, write blog posts then develop a wordpress site, with all kinds of social media inbetween.  In an attempt to develop a reputation, gain clients and – let’s face it – earn some cash, I said yes to almost every […]

Last week, one of my fabulous freelance members of the A&D crew emailed me, deeply apologetic that she hadn’t replied to my emails on a Thursday.  I was a little confused, she has kids, I know she juggles her gorgeous small children, her life and working with A&D at times when the little ones are […]

What does your brand say about you? We’ve packed off lots of clients on their summer holidays this month, and feel very lucky to be trusted with their brands whilst they are away (and okay, a teeny bit jealous too!). We’ve been given launches, blog posts, social media and newsletters and just LOVE getting under […]