planning

  • How to connect better with your customers…

    Victoria Brown explains how to connect with your customers better, with an image of a customer sitting on a sofa with a laptop and colourful shopping bags

    Listen now: Summary: [Click here to save this episode to Pinterest] Hey there. So today we’re going to talk about one of my favorite topics. (Isn’t everything my favorite topic?!) And that’s how to connect better with your ideal customers.  How do you make that connection with your customers that’s so strong that they buy […]

  • How to avoid marketing overwhelm with your creative business…

    Victoria Brown explains how to create a marketing plan, so you can avoid marketing overwhelm, with an image of a woman at a table, head in hands and surrounding by a laptop and lots of bits of paper strewn everywhere

    Listen now: Summary: [Click here to save this episode to Pinterest] I’m going to ask you a question now and I want you to be really honest. How have you felt about planning your time these last twelve months? And I’m talking particularly about the way you plan your time around your marketing efforts in […]

  • How to make 2022 a success for your business…

    Victoria Brown explaining how to make a success of your creative business in 2022, with the image of a clock, covered in streamers

    Listen now: Summary: [Click here to save this episode to Pinterest] Hey there and Happy New Year. Do those words for you with excitement or maybe dread? I know for so many that 2022 really is a year of high hopes and new starts.  I know myself that in 2020, obviously it was a little […]

  • The secret to making your business plan work…

    Victoria Brown discusses how to make your business plans work in her Creative Slurp podcast, with an image of a bright pink notebook and pencil, an orange cup filled with black coffee next to a laptop.

    Listen now: Summary: [Click here to save this episode to Pinterest] You know, for a long time, I thought something was wrong with me. For the longest time, I really had these dreams of having a successful business and I really wanted to be successful. But all the productivity tips I read just didn’t seem […]

  • What to do if you feel behind right now [podcast notes]

    Listen now: Summary: [Click here to save this episode to Pinterest] It’s okay. You’re not behind. You’re not late. If you’ve struggled to really get into things in 2022, then don’t worry about it. I decided to record this podcast episode because the feeling I was getting from talking to my community, from engaging on […]

  • Why your plans aren’t working

    For a lonnnng time I thought something was wrong with me.  I thought I could never really be successful, as all the productivity tips I read just didn’t apply to me. I could never stick to a plan, or any kind of planning system. And for a long time, I got by. But I knew I’d […]

  • The big secret to being productive

    I have a confession to make.  I’m not a big planner. In my corporate job, I definitely wasn’t known as the super organised one.  It’s not like I couldn’t see the value in plans.  I definitely could.  It’s just not somewhere my brain liked to go.  You see the thing is, I’m always so excited […]

  • How to have a stress-free Christmas for your business

    Yup, it’s that time of year again…where we start to think about Christmas…and how to make the most of the busy shopping period. Chances are you might have already mapped out your Christmas plans, what products you’re going to offer, where you’re going to sell them. But I guarantee there’s one thing that you might […]

  • Failed your new year goals? Here’s what to do next…

    Got to the end of January and feeling a bit flat? Worried that you’ve not achieved those goals for January that you carefully wrote down in your notebook? Or (gasp) that you’ve never even started them? Then I want you to do one thing for me. Sit down. Close your eyes and take a deep […]

  • Make 2020 the year of work/life balance

    I like to plan out my year on one page, month by month. I put what I’m doing in my business, my personal commitments and important moments for my customers.