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Just A Little Note From Me…


I feel like people on social media don’t say this enough – or at all – but thanks to everyone who follows, likes or just felt the need to view my blog. It’s all good exposure and as a young, first time business owner, any attention is good attention! So thank you! Janine xx

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An Introduction of Sorts

Hi there. This is my first official blog for my new business venture, The Write Stuff Kapiti.

I’m a technical writing and social media management service and I’m completely new to the world of self employment. It’s different, it’s scary, but it’s so exciting! 

I decided that if I am going to be working for the next 30 odd years of my life, why not do something that I enjoy, rather than do something just to receive a wage?  My motto is that it is better to try than to never try at all. I don’t want to wake up one day and say ‘what if?’

So, just a little bit about me: as you have probably noticed, I love to write. I love writing so much that I decided to get a diploma in it. I’m also big on communication, and I am currently halfway through a diploma in communication studies. I do this from home and so far I’ve enjoyed all of my course work :). 

I’m a single mum with a daughter who’s verging on her teenage years (she’s 13 in six months!) I love photography,  walks on the beach, weekly zumba classes and, of course, blogging and social media. 

I’m going to fill this blog with my thoughts, links to music that I’m currently listening to that inspires me, and photography. 

Although I am busy, I’m never too busy to blog, so if you want to leave a comment, whether it’s good or bad (preferably good!) I’ll most likely reply back.

Finally,  welcome to my official blog! I hope you enjoy reading my posts and feel inspired to do whatever it is you want to do in this life!


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It was a hard decision to make, but it’s something that I’ve contemplated over and over in my head these past few weeks. Because of my study commitments and limited funds for advertising, I have decided to put my business on hold. I feel that I’ll have more time to work on it once I’ve graduated. The Write Stuff Kapiti will still be in existence and my website and social media accounts are still open, it just won’t be as active until July 2018. 

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Quote For Your ThursdayΒ 

It’s all up to you if you succeed in business or not. It’s hard work in the first year of business, especially when you have to market yourself with limited funds for an advertising campaign. Hang in there and don’t give up. It will happen eventually. Starting up a business is more than just a career, it’s a passion. ❀