Holly's Business Pharmacy
Welcome to the Business Pharmacy, live on Holly’s instagram every Wednesday at midday, all year, thanks to Dell Technologies. Throughout each hour, Holly will tackle a different topic, welcoming an expert or fellow founder to share insights and advice, as well as answering questions live from the community. Whether you want to learn how to grow a community on instagram, how to hire a team or even overcome imposter syndrome, Holly will empower you with tangible, honest advice to support you on your journey.
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How to start your own podcast
Wednesday 13th October – 12pm
Over the past 10 years, podcasts have become one of the most popular forms of (audio) entertainment in the UK – so this week Holly will be talking LIVE on her Instagram all about how to start your own podcast!
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Watch Business Pharmacy LIVES
Don't worry if you missed a LIVE, you can catch up on all past episodes below
Improving small businesses for disabled people
Holly is joined by @samantharenke to find out her top tips for being more inclusive and recognising the purple pound.
Ask Me Anything
I answer everything from how to take your first bold steps in business, how to handle the heat of competition, how to deal with bad reviews and so, so much more!
The power of email
Faye Dineen Head of Retention for @papier (the experts of email marketing!) helps us demystify email and understand how we can harness its power!
How to get rid of guilt
We aim to arm you with the tools to vanquish guilt once and for all including how to re-invest that energy into yourself and your business after all, you're the battery of your business!
How to hire your kids
How you can start to involve your children in your business, successfully manage a working relationship, and the mutual lessons that both parent and child can gain through the process
Kate Coach shares her how-to guide for unloading your emotional labour; how to question the patterns you’ve fallen into and how to break down how your work-load is shared across your family.
Mastering video basics
From equipment, to lighting and angles - videographer Charlie shares his top tips for getting started with video
How to run a successful pop-up
Top tips from industry experts on the benefits of utilising a temporary retail space
Coach Kate helps us look at how the mindsets of founders and what we're best at
Launching the Advice Hub
Hear all about the launch of the brand new Advice Hub with co-tributors @breadandjam and @claraandmacy
How to get press
Discover all the fundamentals for getting press coverage thanks to PR expert Susie @srmlondon
How to go live
Holly chats with Sky News Reporter @skysarahjane on her top tips for going live on social
Clicks and Mortar
Holly is joined by Emily & Amy from Berylune on how they combine both digital and physical retail.
Charlotte from @BloomAndWild shares how they connect with customers on a deeper, more emotional level
How to have difficult conversations
Coach Kate returns to give us the tools and techniques we need to have those hard discussions
How to create a compelling brand
Alex Monroe @alexmonroejewellery shares why a strong brand will make all the difference to your business
The Future of the High Street
Holly chats with designer and shopkeeper @NicolaRowlands & Futurist Jaroslav on the trends we can expect for the high street
How to collaborate
@JackLaverickCeramics and @MendYourHead share their collaboration experience and answer all your questions
How to adapt on demand
Holly & Co-ach, Kate @the.greendoorproject on the importance of adaptability for small businesses
Building a business in lockdown
@sourdoughsophia talks about her amazing bakery
Ask Me Anything
From how to find customers, to tips for pricing your work, Holly answers questions from the community
Turning your hobby into a business
@Emma_Giacalone_Textiles shares her inspiring story
What to do if your product is copied
How to safeguard your ideas with Faye from @annualstore
How to protect your Instagram
Key steps to avoid hackers and save your content with @EnglishStamp
Tech in a Box
We are thrilled to have 30 Tech in a Box prizes to give away over the coming months thanks to our partners at Dell. Inside the box is a top of the range new Dell XPS 13 laptop including one year McAfee Small Business security subscription, along with a host of other goodies to help you on your business journey.
Holly will reveal a new winner each week during her Small Business Pharmacy LIVE on Instagram, so tune in to find out if it’s you! To be in with a chance at winning, all you need to do is tell us why winning a #TechInABox prize would change your business journey!