Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, a charitable company that provides work experience and training for people who are struggling to find work. We do this by providing a positive work environment so that each of our volunteers helps a local...

WHEN SHOULD YOU ASK THE CLIENT TO PAY?

You’ve done the work, and you deserve to be paid. But sometimes asking a client to actually pony up and send you the cash can be uncomfortable. Worse, you may find that while you’re confidently sending out invoices, they’re not getting paid nearly as quickly as...
Websites for Charities

Websites for Charities

If you run a local charity or group then there’s nothing stopping you from having a great website! By using your own volunteers we will create create your website in WordPress, the most popular CMS system in the UK and then give you complete control so you can...
DOES YOUR BUSINESS ENCOURAGE THE 5 ELEMENTS OF WELLBEING?

DOES YOUR BUSINESS ENCOURAGE THE 5 ELEMENTS OF WELLBEING?

A lot of thought goes into living the lifestyles we want. Many of us start businesses with the idea that it will help us reach our own goals. We want to live a specific lifestyle and think that running a business will get us there. But are we also thinking about the...
20 Great Instagram Post Ideas to Promote Your Small Business

20 Great Instagram Post Ideas to Promote Your Small Business

If you want to use Instagram to promote your business, you first need to consider what types of posts are likely to appeal to your audience. Luckily, there’s no shortage of content you can try out on Instagram. Take a look at some of the most popular post types, with...
THREE TRUTHS ABOUT WOMEN IN STARTUPS AND SMALL BUSINESS

THREE TRUTHS ABOUT WOMEN IN STARTUPS AND SMALL BUSINESS

As a female founder of a finance focused startup, I spend a lot of time talking to women about money and business. It’s a completely different experience to work in the startup world as a woman than as a man. There’s definitely a glass ceiling that still needs to be...

HOW TO AVOID ANNOYING CUSTOMERS ON YOUR EMAIL LIST

Email marketing is a core facet of online marketing. No matter how a customer or potential customer landed on your email list, it is important to use the opportunity to build a deeper relationship while avoiding falling into the “annoying” or “spam” categories. If you...
Happy Easter from HOME CIC

Happy Easter from HOME CIC

We just wanted to take a moment to wish you a Happy Easter! If you’re not too full of chocolate then come and take part in our virtual easter egg hunt. On our website we have hidden easter eggs on 5 of our pages All you need to do is to let us us know what pages...