Category Archives: Business

How to Start Your Own Business Without Any Money

They say it takes money to make money, but does it really? If you’ve been nurturing an idea for a business but you’re afraid you don’t have the capital to get it off the ground, don’t throw in the towel just yet! With a little extra brain power and resourcefulness, you may be surprised at how little money you need

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Is Your Hashtag Strategy Generating You Any Business?

Social media can be a total pain to learn how to use strategically for your business. As soon as you think you’ve mastered one channel, algorithms change. Or a different platform becomes the one to use for marketing. But there’s one thing that seems to be sticking around on multiple channels: hashtags. They started on Twitter, moved their way over

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How to Really be Together on Tuesdays

Kudos! You’ve decided to go to a TuesdaysTogether, can I tell you how great that it is?! A lot of business owners fail to see the importance of either networking or continued education (or both). But they are both important. As a leader for your business, and as a solopreneur, you are the leader of your business, it is important

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The Real Cost Of Launching A Home Based Business

Do you dream of cutting your commute down to your living room? Do you pine for a time when no-one dictates your day but you? Unless you are totally in love with your job then I am sure thoughts like this have crossed your mind at one point or another. You start to wonder if it would be better to

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10 Tips For Growing A Small Business & Making It More Profitable

For those of you working on growing small business, whether that’s a kids clothing shop like mine, a blog, or something totally different, we can all agree on one thing: growing small business is HARD. It’s a lot harder than you think it will be. And at the end of the day, what’s the point if you aren’t making any

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6 Tips to Brighten Your Day & Streamline Your Workflow

Entrepreneurs are a unique bunch. We wake up in the morning, go through our routine, and either head to an office or home workstation to start grinding away. Many of us didn’t know when we started our venture just how busy our lives would become — there may have been this notion that the people who work 8 to 5

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Staying Creatively Motivated, Original, and Inspired

 A little over a year ago, I was officially introduced into the “Creative Industry.” It’s a whole other world folks. These are the people that curate the Pinterest images that you pin, and where Instagram is filled with amazingly beautiful feeds of perfectly placed and intentionally colored items that come together to produce an image that the eye loves and

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Three Ways to Kick Fear of Failure to the Curb

My husband has a very different style of music that I do. He got the kids addicted to this song called “Stressed Out” by Twenty One Pilots. I sort of rolled with the break dancing and silliness until one day I actually heard them singing the lyrics. “I was told when I get older all my fears would shrink But

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How to have a professional website for your business, when you’re on a string-thin budget

Starting your own online business can be tricky when your bank account makes you want to cry; yet looking cheap is not an option. Services such as social media schedulers, email marketing and web hosting can be pretty affordable or, if you know where to look, even free! And your audience won’t be able to tell how much you’re paying

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The Neuroscience of Creativity

CREATIVITY, in brain-science speak, is “non-linear” thinking. This means there is no pre-existing or easy answer to what you are trying to solve or create. You are attempting to give rise to an idea for which, as far as your brain knows, no road-map or answer yet exists. Once you are able to reach an insight, a new mental map

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