Category Archives for "Micro Business"

Micro and Side Hustle Business Branding: The Value of Brand Values

Micro and Side Hustle Business Branding: The Value of Brand Values | Kathy Ennis | Littlepiggy

Before we decide to buy something from a new company, it’s very likely that we’ll do some online research. This will typically include reading through their website and blog, checking customer comments and testimonials, and scrolling their social media feeds. We do all this because we want to know what that company is really like, […]

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Branding Basics: So, What Exactly IS a Brand?

Branding Basics: So, What Exactly IS a Brand? | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

Branding. It’s a word that is often used; but is it used correctly? Do the people using it always know what branding means? When you think about your favourite company, what immediately springs to mind?  Is it their logo, their customer service, their social media posts, or maybe their latest TV/radio/magazine ad? Can you define […]

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Outsourcing: How to Call in the Experts (Without Breaking the Bank!)

Outsourcing: How to Call in the Experts Without Breaking the Bank - Photograph by Jeshoots-com | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

“Do what you do best, and outsource the rest” This is one of my favourite sayings, and I’m in good company too: it’s a saying that just about every successful entrepreneur lives by (can you see Sir Richard Branson doing his own accounts, or designing his companies’ social media posts?) You might be surprised that […]

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Ready…and ACTION! How to Stop Setting Unrealistic Targets in Your Micro or Side Hustle Business

Ready... and ACTION! How to Stop Setting Unrealistic Targets in Your Micro or Side Hustle Business | kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

When I work with Micro or Side Hustle business owners, we start by whipping their business plan into shape. If they haven’t got one (and many don’t), we create one using my One Page Business Plan model. Why? Why don’t we start with their branding or their marketing hen that’s usually the first thing they […]

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Strategic, Business or Action: What’s the (Planning) Difference Between Friends?

Strategic, Business, or Action: What's the (Planning) Difference Between Friends? | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

I say with all certainty “Every Business Needs a Plan” But not every business needs a Business Plan! My mission is to help micro and side hustle business owners turn their passion into profit. How? By working with them on the (often) missing link in their business – PLANNING! But maybe you’re shying away from […]

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Plan for Success: Take Your Micro or Side Hustle Business Back to the Future!

Plan for Success: Take Your Micro or Side Hustle Business Back to the Future - Photograph by You X Ventures | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

Micro and side hustle business owners often shy away from creating a plan for success because the process of planning will raise a host of factors, including perceptions of self-worth and fear. It’s those feelings of self-worth and the fear of the commitment to a course of action (a course of action we sometimes don’t […]

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Business Objectives: Plan for Success in Your Micro or Side Hustle

Business Objectives: Plan for Success in Your Micro or Side Hustle | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

Does the idea of planning for your micro or side hustle business scare you? Planning can seem frightening, because when you’ve got a plan, you’ve got more than just a vague idea.  You’ve got something real and measurable to work towards.  Something that tells you whether or not your business is a success. And then […]

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Business Skills Success: Taking Your Micro or Side Hustle Out of the Box!

Business Skills Success Taking Your Micro or Side Hustle Out of the Box - Photograph by Rawpixel | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

Business skills can be neatly divided into two sections: functional skills, and ‘soft’ skills (though I prefer to call these ‘out of the box’ skills). Functional skills are business-specific, practical skills – such as financial management and marketing – that your business needs in order to function successfully. So what are out of the box […]

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Improve Your Business Skills with These Business Resources

Improve Your Business Skills with These Business Resources - Photograph by Marten Bjork | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

If there’s one important lesson I’ve learned in 20-years in business, it’s this: When you start your business, it can feel like the world expects you to be able to do it all.  Particularly if you’re the only one in charge. But the truth is that it’s going to take a very wide selection of […]

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Business Skills: Time to Arm Yourself with the Skills for Success

Business Skills Time to Arm Yourself with the Skills for Success - Photograph by Cowomen | Kathy Ennis | LittlePiggy

You need to know which skills you bring to your business. You will also need to know which business skills you should develop, and those you will need to buy in from others-who-can. This is important because a successful business needs a range of skills – even a micro or side hustle business; those brilliant, […]

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