I can tell a good story, create winning websites and drum up a design which speaks a thousand words, but what really lights my fire is lighting the fire in aspiring entrepreneurs to help them break down barriers and achieve their dreams.
Writing and design have been my business for a long time, but starting my own business has lit new fires in my belly to help other aspiring entrepreneurs to reach their goals.
After almost 25 years in journalism, I like to think I can always be relied on to tell a good story.
As well as years of experience as a reporter, I am a professional
You can count proofreading and
My love of newspaper page design has since morphed into a burning enthusiasm for design in general – adverts, corporate brochures, fliers, business cards, logos, leaflets – I love ’em all!
Websites are also a self-taught speciality.
After learning basic
WordPress is now my website weapon of choice and I have used it with great success for my own business websites, including spaldingvoice.co.uk, which has thousands of visitors, and rant-media.co.uk.
After successfully launching Rant Media (www.rant-media.co.uk) at the beginning of 2017, I am continuing to upskill further and have completed courses in life coaching and NLP techniques to equip me in my quest to help others conquer obstacles and reach their goals.
My latest training goals include SEO for local businesses and social media, digital and content marketing.
My latest business venture Impetus4 – a four-step programme for success, which includes help with business admin, specialist tasks such as social media and branding, as well as life coaching and business mentoring, can be found at www.impetus4.com.
I believe in honesty, fairness and respect. I wear my heart on my sleeve, stick to my guns, make decisions, find solutions and get things done. I am always striving to be the best I can be and to help others do the same.
From reporter, sub-editor and web editor to co-founder of an independent newspaper, I am now focused on growing my marketing and design agency and helping other small businesses to write the next chapter in their success stories.
I am a family-loving mad cat lady with a penchant for K names. I can often be found knee-deep in horse poo. I am a TV box set binger with a weird nostalgia for 80s rock gods and country and western crooners.