What should we blog about?

What should we blog about?

April 12, 2018

NATAbots... We need your help!!

Our small business has some big changes going on this year and one thing we really want to do is start a proper blog with regular posts. BUT we don't want to just post anything for the sake of posting... we really want to know what you would love to read about.

PLEASE VOTE! I've popped some topics below. It would really help us if you could vote below with any you like from these topics (even if it's all of them, or even to suggest something we might not have thought of).

interesting big bucket list stuff from our travels in the UK and Earth

out of the box ideas for unique gifts or gift-wrapping - not necessarily NATA stuff, just cool ideas

book reviews or monthly book club - only the most interesting/inspiring books for curious adults and young folk

upcoming astronomical activities, things we've read in the science news world (like the bowhead whale recordings I shared last week)

things we're currently working on, tips we've picked up along the path of running a small business

quick-fire questions to other small businesses that we love and think you will too

We've set up this mini poll over on our Facebook page but your ongoing comments below will also help us to keep up-to-date on what you'd like to hear about from us.

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