Shake Up your Christmas shopping!

StephieAnn Designs Gift

Looking at our client list and realising how many of them offer fabulous products, we thought we’d put together a list to inspire you and help make your shopping life easier. Why not Shake Up your Christmas shopping this year and buy from some of our esteemed clients?! Nice and cosy Gorgeous silk eye masks, … Read more

GDPR action points for small businesses

gdpr action points for small business owners

As a small business owner, being able to keep up to date with the latest developments in, well, just about every aspect of technology, business, specific industry changes and of course compliance may leave you feeling overwhelmed and unprepared. You’re not gonna like what we say next! The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is … Read more

We are 2 today – Happy Birthday to Shake It Up Creative

Shake It Up Creative is 2 today

Happy birthday to Shake It Up Creative! First, thank you all so very much for your business, for your support, for cheering us on, for reading our newsletters and blog posts and for being amazing clients! We are excited about entering our third year which is set to be even busier and even more exciting … Read more

Wanna know how we’re shaking things up?

Digital marketing talk for Prince's Trust

Launching and running Shake It Up Creative has been exciting, lots of fun and of course challenging. We’re learning and listening. Learning how to run a creative agency in Sussex as two directors with different skill sets whilst listening to our clients and business associates about what they want from us and how we can … Read more

Lessons learned at WordCamp London

Shake It Up Creative at WordCamp London

We recently attended our first WordCamp conference, not just as attendees but as speakers too… and as parents! Well, Rachael went as mummy and I went as the evil lady who took away the mummy from time to time. It was an excellent experience overall; good fun, friendly people, great talks and we learned lots … Read more

#BeBoldForChange

BeBoldForChange

I was recently asked by Sussex Life magazine ‘How important is it for women to support each other in business?’ but was limited to 180 words for my answer (which also had to include two more answers, three questions in total), so not much space to answer really. However, the piece was designed very well … Read more

5 New Year’s Resolutions to boost your business online

5 New Year’s Resolutions to boost your business online

Improve your social media efforts There’s not many SMEs that have got social media completely right and have their presence working hard for them. Evaluate this year’s efforts and see where you can improve. It might be the frequency of posts, it might be the subject range, maybe the quality of posts; using images and … Read more

GEW2016 business takeaways

Meg Fenn on Business Radio

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) originated out of a desire to inspire and encourage people to start up in business, to turn their dreams into a reality. The aim of this global conference which involves thousands of events across 160 countries, is to get people talking about business and start discovering what they need to do … Read more

Can you share your expertise by running a workshop?

Learn to Love SEO at our workshop

You don’t need to have had teacher training to run a workshop and it’s a great marketing tool. Here are 5 business benefits to running workshops: 1. Face to face time Workshops offer valuable face to face time with clients and potential customers. It’s a great way to demonstrate your expertise and give people a … Read more