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Laura Dunn

Laura Dunn is a social media and communications professional from Wales. She is the founder of Political Style, a global politics, fashion and lifestyle blog that has been featured on The Huffington Post, Vanity Fair, Politico and The Daily Beast. She recently started LED Media, which offers services in social media, copywriting, content creation and proofreading. Dunn also works for a politician in the United Kingdom, and is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Follow Laura on Twitter @lauraemilyd.

Recent Posts

5 things business owners should do daily

Posted by Laura Dunn on Apr 4, 2016

Running a business can be a stressful task, and it’s easy to become overwhelmed with big projects, deadlines and the demands of customers and employees.

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Women’s History Month: 4 inspiring female businesswomen

Posted by Laura Dunn on Mar 23, 2016

This month marks Women’s History Month, and the opportunity to recognize the achievements of women in every walk of life.

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Top tips for increasing your Instagram reach

Posted by Laura Dunn on Mar 16, 2016

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms, with an estimated 300 million active monthly users. Instagram users have shared over 30 billion photos, with on average, 70 million photos shared per day.

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5 tips for a productive meeting

Posted by Laura Dunn on Feb 29, 2016

If you’re like me, you will probably attend what feels like too many meetings every week. Meetings have a purpose and are essential for bringing people together to discuss the important issues. We’ve all been in meetings that have felt unproductive or unnecessary, and it’s often difficult to move things forward as we fall into the comfort trap.

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How to motivate your employees

Posted by Laura Dunn on Feb 25, 2016

Employees can make or break your business, and retention is one of the key challenges that employers face.

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How to convert social media followers into customers

Posted by Laura Dunn on Feb 22, 2016

We’re all influenced by the content we see on social media. Whether searching for something specific or scrolling through our timeline, content is vital to both the online and offline success of all businesses.

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How I kick off a productive day

Posted by Laura Dunn on Feb 16, 2016

When do you find you’re at your most productive? For me, and many entrepreneurs the mornings are our time to thrive. I pull open the blinds, look out the window and embrace the fresh start that a new day brings.

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How can you learn from mistakes?

Posted by Laura Dunn on Feb 2, 2016

We all make mistakes, and learning from them is a crucial part of the business journey.

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How to Stand Out on LinkedIn

Posted by Laura Dunn on Jan 23, 2016

LinkedIn is the top professional social networking platform. With over 414 million users, LinkedIn is the destination to hire, sell and learn from industry professionals.

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Social media you should be using

Posted by Laura Dunn on Jan 11, 2016

Social media is a key tool for all businesses, with platforms like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn used by the majority of us to promote our products and services.

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