WELCOME TO THE ADVICE HUB
The Advice Hub is a place where we can all learn from one another. Filled with articles from small businesses, to founders of household brands, and of course myself, sharing lessons from our journey to help you navigate yours.
Every day I speak to founders from all walks of business and often hear how they feel they’re in uncharted waters. However, from my birds eye view, I can see a great deal of our experiences are shared and, between us, we have a wealth of invaluable knowledge which must come to the surface.
We delve into the lessons we’ve all learnt the hard way, so you don’t have to – from hiring your family to winning an IP battle. And because I want to empower everyone to grow a business doing what they love, this is an entirely free resource. You simply need to create an account and sign in, to access all of these exclusive articles.
It’s with huge thanks to our small business supporters at Dell Technologies that we’re able to bring the Advice Hub to life.
Love Holly x
We’ve organised our articles into the topics we get asked about the most, to help you find what you need! Explore the categories below.
Latest from the Advice Hub
We’ll add new articles every week and if you can’t find what you’re looking for, or have a story to share, please let us know! Scroll down the page to get in touch.
How to grow your email subscribers
by team Holly & Co
Email still matters – get it right and it’s a valuable link to your most engaged customers
How to get more Instagram followers
by team Holly & Co
Focus on quality not quantity and build a strong community with our top tips
How to collaborate
with Vinegar & Brown Paper and Jack Laverick Ceramics
Finding the yin to your yang to reach new audiences with exciting new products
How to be smart with your time and protect what you love
With Holly & Co resident coach
How to design your own working week, ruthlessly prioritise and learn to delegate.
How to get press
With Susie Richardson, PR extraordinaire
How to navigate the world of press and make sure your voice is heard.
Save your favourite articles
On the article page click the star on the top image (when you’re logged in). You will find all your saved articles in your account.
How to go live: advice from a Sky News reporter
with Sarah Jane Mee, Sky News
Expert tips on feeling comfortable in front of the camera from a seasoned pro.
5 tips when starting a business
with Julie Dean, The Cambridge Satchel Company
Starting her business on just £600, Julie shares the learnings from her incredible journey.
Where and how to best sell your products
with Bread & Jam
Finding and choosing the collaborators and stockists that are right for you.
Believe me, there’s never a right time to start a business!
Stop waiting for that elusive moment to arrive – and get to doing!
The reality of working with your partner
with Our Lovely Goods
Defining your roles as business partners while maintaining a relationship.