The Perfect Year: Welcome 2014 Leave a comment Read more »

The Perfect Year: Welcome 2014

As the new year draws closer, it will be natural to reflect on the year that has gone by. Last year I wrote the post Something Big, where I discussed my hopes and my dreams for the upcoming year. Well how was this year for…


Fix Me Leave a comment Read more »

Fix Me

Advertisements are a part of life. You have people selling to you all the time in different formats, from magazines to the feeds that appear on FaceBook. The purpose of an advertisement is to tap into your needs. Get you thinking that you need this…


Be Happy Leave a comment Read more »

Be Happy

If you ask a person what one thing they want, that is valuable to them after good health, is happiness. We can see this when we are hearing statements such: “happily married” and “happily ever after”. Okay, the last statement was from a fairy tale…


Mr Prince Harming Leave a comment Read more »

Mr Prince Harming

I first came across Karen Salmansohn, a year ago in my FaceBook feed. I was curious about her tag on her website, “Self Help for People Who Wouldn’t Be Caught Dead Doing Self-Help”. The line was catchy, and I liked how she played with the…


"I'd like to connect" - LinkedIn Story Leave a comment Read more »

“I’d like to connect” – LinkedIn Story

I was first introduced to LinkedIn back in 2006 when I was being made redundant from my last permanent job. I attended one of those work-related workshops on “what next, after redundancy”. The trainer invited us to LinkedIn and recommended that we should connect all…


Twitter is were it got started Leave a comment Read more »

Twitter is were it got started

It is interesting how in day 4 of the suitcase entrepreneur challenge that it is to about Twitter, the place where my social media journey began. It is also where I created the Avatar SophiaWorld, as I was looking for a shorten title to my…


I want some more Likes Leave a comment Read more »

I want some more Likes

When I originally launched SophiaWorld, it was mainly for a creative output. I did not see it as a business; a way of monetization. 3 months later, I was still enjoying the writing and was building up my regular readers. One editor of an e-zine,…


Going where my customers hangout Leave a comment Read more »

Going where my customers hangout

It’s all about social media these days, you can not ignore it. I have even designed an introductory course to  deliver in colleges; highlighting the influence of social media in not only your personal life, but also your business and work life. And here arrives…


People to People: "how I cannot ignore social media?" Leave a comment Read more »

People to People: “how I cannot ignore social media?”

“These days people want to know the person behind the brand, not just the official company face”. So here I am on another blog challenge created by the Suitcase Entrepreneur. The question for day one of this social media blog challenge was as follows: What…


Becoming the savvy traveller Leave a comment Read more »

Becoming the savvy traveller

It is nice to receive deals when they are presented to you. Sometimes you may have to be “active” and go out and get them. This leads me to day 27 of the suitcase entrepreneur blog challenge: Name 2 ways in which you’re going to…


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