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91 Magazine is an independent business that supports and shares other lovely independent businesses. Read interviews with makers, designers, shopkeepers and creative entrepreneurs as well as find tips and advice for running your own small independent business.

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Small Business Tips

Why self-care is fundamental to running a small business

Choosing to incorporate small acts of self-care into your work day can significantly impact both your wellbeing and that of your small business, says Emma Benyon
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Substack: where creativity meets connection

Brand designer, creative mentor and writer Sarah Robertson recently joined Substack and explores how businesses and creatives can benefit from...
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If you want to elevate your brand photography but need some help, then look no further! Here you'll find a...
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Understanding photography copyright law

Photography copyright law can be complicated and misunderstood. Photographer Jemma Watts explains how it works to help photographers, small businesses...
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25 UK-based small business photographers – Part II

91 editor Caroline shares another 25 UK based photographers creating beautiful images for small businesses ...

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4 steps for creating a strong and evocative brand identity

Branding Designer Meg Harrop shares four steps to exploring, developing and implementing your small business brand identity...
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5 tips for working with a lifestyle book publisher

Dreaming of writing your own lifestyle book? Author Joanna Thornhill shares five tips on working with a lifestyle book publisher...
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11 top tips for email marketing success

Small business marketing expert Victoria Brown shares her top tips for utilising email marketing for your small business
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5 ways to build a better relationship with money and yourself

As small business owners, money is never far from our minds, especially when the economy bites. Emily Armitage - a...
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Overcoming tough times as a small business

If you are worried about how the cost of living crisis might affect your small business, marketing expert and podcast...
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5 tips on preparing for & growing your sales at Christmas

Get your small business Christmas sales off to a great start with these five top tips for getting prepared for...
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