Tell us about the services you offer?
Hi Mama Tribe Community!
I’m Lorraine a freelance administrator from Catford, London and my passion is supporting small business owners with admin tasks to free them up to concentrate on what they do best 💜
I’ve been working in admin for over 20 years now and I’m also a volunteer for a local community organisation who are champions of our local community. I manage their Facebook page to keep residents in touch with all the latest news and I love helping out and being part of it.
I’m also a mum of one and a cat mum of two! xx
How did you come up with the idea and what motivated you to go for it?
I’ve worked remotely for my last few projects and the feel-good factor from knowing I’ve supported these small businesses in their day-to-day running has inspired me to offer my skills to more of the awesome businesses that are out there!
What do you love about running your own business and what do you find hard?
I love being flexible with my working times. I’m a mum so I enjoy being at home with my daughter. I find remote working can be a bit lonely sometimes but if you build a support network around you that can help massively.
What kind of BossMum are you and how do you manage the juggle?
I love a to-do list which keeps me on track every day but when it comes to the housework duties and cooking I’m definitely winging it!
What surprising lessons have you learned along the way?
To be brave and confident with putting myself out there more, more people were in the same boat than I realised!
Do you have a favourite app or work tool you think everyone should know about?
Canva is my fave, you can create fantastic graphics on there.
How do you define success?
Success for me is when I receive a testimonial from a business owner letting me know how I have helped them.
What is a normal day in your life like?
I work from home so once I see my daughter off to school my working day begins 😃 My husband is a great support system and is the chef in our house!
What has been a particular highlight for you since starting your business?
I worked with the fantastic Mummy’s Gin Fund and I supported them with projects which helped a whole community of people and I am very proud that I helped to make it all happen.
What’s next for your business?
Supporting more and more amazing businesses and to connect with the Mama Tribe Community.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
To be brave and go for it!
What advice would you give someone who was thinking about setting up their own business?
Take time to evaluate your goals and reach out for support.
What is your favourite Social Media platform and how has it helped in your success?
I’m really enjoying the fellow support and all-inclusive feel of my Instagram community.
Tell us 3 facts about you…
- I’m a Community volunteer.
- I’m a massive book worm.
- I’ve just joined an online choir.
Thanks for giving us an insight into life behind LP Admin Support Lorraine, we love having you as a Member of the Tribe.