LBN Members Blog

Part of what makes LBN special is that, as Women in Business, we come together to share our expertise and knowledge with each other in a friendly and supportive environment. To extend this facilitiy beyond our meetings we have introduced the LBN Members Blog.


Every LBN Member has the opportunity to write for the LBN Members Blog on business and topics that you believe would be of interest to LBN Members. If you have an article to be submitted please contact

Delving Deeper into Instagram Marketing

By Admin At June 28, 2019

Create engaging content for your audience   Following on from our talk at LBN last week here are Grace and Claire’s top […]

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Presenting You and Your Business with Confidence

By Admin At April 25, 2019

Presenting You and Your Business with Confidence   Why does it matter how confident we seem? As clients and customers, when choosing […]

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Business Trouble Shooting

By Admin At April 1, 2019

We all face problems at work, and more often than not they are problems shared by everyone around us. LBN ran a […]

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Create Your Best Year Yet!

By Admin At January 23, 2019

Create your best year yet! Zoë Dawes asks 10 questions to help with visioning for the New Year.

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Pain Education with Jo Lade

By Admin At December 11, 2018

Hi, I’m Jo Lade, and my first love is my massage practice – REflex Orthopaedic Massage which I have run in Cumbria […]

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Ask the Expert with Joanne Withers

By Admin At November 29, 2018

Help… My Business is not Instagramable! by Joanne Withers of Joanne Withers Photography   I come across many people who say that […]

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Ask the Expert with Carole Greenland

By Admin At November 20, 2018

  Ask the Expert with Carole Greenland from Wardrobe Wake-Up.   Carole Greenland is a Stylist and Wardrobe Expert. With her professional […]

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Ask the Expert with Claire Steele

By Admin At November 15, 2018

  Social Media Image Sizes 2018 for Small Businesses by Claire Steele of Lil’ Creative Studio  Last updated – November 2018   […]

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Ask the Expert with Karen Bentley-Brown

By Admin At November 12, 2018

  Karen Bentley-Brown is an Ethical Business Development Consultant and is passionate about helping people to grow good business. For twenty years she […]

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Defining your ideal client

By Admin At October 19, 2017

Regardless of whether we’re selling a product or a service we’re probably all aware that it’s important to know who it is […]

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5 ways to make your working week more productive

By Admin At September 13, 2017

5 ways to make your working week more productive I don’t know about you but the past few weeks have lacked structure. […]

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TigerLily Trust – Winner of Fundraiser of the Year at the Your Health Heroes Awards 2016

By Admin At April 12, 2016

  Val Isherwood founder of local charity Tigerlily Trust was overjoyed to be awarded Fundraiser of the Year at the Your Health […]

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Administration – fight the pile

By Admin At February 5, 2016

Administration – not the most fascinating of subjects, but an important part of any business (or household for that matter). Never fear, […]

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Communicating with confidence by Sally Seed

By Admin At October 2, 2015

Confident communication was always going to be a broad subject for the first LBN session of the Autumn and it became quite […]

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Why I joined LBN by Emma McColm

By Admin At February 12, 2015

  I‘ve always known I’d move to Cumbria and away from the flatlands of Crosby, Liverpool. I remember looking at household average […]

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The Power of Silent Coaching

By Admin At July 24, 2014

At a recent networking event I led a group through a silent coaching exercise.  Many found it useful, and I was asked […]

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The sweet smell of home

By Admin At June 3, 2014

The sense of smell is truly an amazing thing. I have a very sensitive sense of smell, indeed I can’t walk through […]

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Overcoming the fear of failure – and success!

By Admin At May 19, 2014

Sitting in the LBN committee meeting last week, we were all discussing possible changes to the website when our new Chair, Diane, […]

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Looking back – Looking forward

By Admin At April 29, 2013

A review of LBN 2012 – 2013 from Co-Chairs Beth Curl and Zoë Dawes Thank you to everyone who came to our LBN  […]

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Help make our conference a success

By Admin At February 15, 2012

We need you all to buy your tickets and help spread the word about our one day conference Get Set and Grow […]

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Help us share knowledge from Women in business!

Please send us your blog post to It can be about any subject as long as it is will be of interest to LBN Members. We look forward to hearing from you!