Yes, I know it's been a while since I've posted a blog (sorry about that!) I've been so focused on building the businesses of my clients, I've ignored my home, I'll try to be better, I promise. I've been on quite a journey these past few months. Some amazing things have been happening in Chez … Continue reading How Instagram Can Help Build Your Audience (Even If You’re a Service-Based Company)
Social media can be scary for those who don't understand it; those who do understand it, however, use it beautifully as the tool that it is, and excel in marketing their businesses. But, those who don't understand it, underestimate it too, and by doing that, they end up wasting time and money-two things that are … Continue reading You’re Using Social Media All Wrong-Here’s Why…
Ok, so you've done the networking, and you did so well, you got someone to want to meet with you to learn more about you and your services. YAY! Don't celebrate too soon though; before you start imagining your future together, you have to make sure you nail that first meeting with these crucial steps, … Continue reading How To Convert a Client Meeting Into A Secured Client
Part of owning a successful business, or even a growing business is networking. Yes, a lot can be said for advertising and word of mouth-referrals are even great, but most of your business (my business anyway) comes from serious networking. Not everyone wants to walk into a room full of strangers and introduce themselves, … Continue reading Networking 101-How To Take Networking To The Next Level
So, I've talked about how working from home can be hazardous to your health on so many levels, but did you know that working from your desk, regardless of where that desk is located can also be detrimental to your health? We all know to look away from the monitor every 20 minutes to give … Continue reading Feeling Out Of Joint? Try Deskercising!
Working from home can be a great solution for solo-preneurs, telecommuters, and those who have small children who would rather work with them than without them, but many don't realize a home workplace can intensify problems rather than alleviate them. Make your home-office a healthy environment by creating physical and mental boundaries. For example, … Continue reading Working From Home Can Be Hazardous To Your Health!
As a kid, my mom must have visited the principal's office and seen my teachers more often than she did my dad. I was considered disruptive, and inattentive; talkative, and incorrigible. As the years went on, school became more difficult to focus on, and I got so stressed out by the whole thing, that I skipped … Continue reading Daydream Your Way To Success!
As women, it's easy to say, "Oh, I'll just do it" or "I'll take care of it" and frankly, there are quite a few men out there that do that too; "Oh, it will take too long to teach you all the nuances of the business, so I'll just take care of it myself." But … Continue reading Delegating Is The New Delegating: What You Should And Shouldn’t Be Doing For Your Business
I get asked all the time how I got started. I get phone calls from people I don't know, I get stopped at business events, and I even get questioned when I'm involved in events with my kids. It's as though what I've done is this amazing feat and how could anyone possibly do it? … Continue reading How To Transition From A Full Time Job To A Full Time Business
We all have them. The clients who are so distinct in their personalities; in their tastes, and opinions, that we can sniff them out just by looking at them. But then there are those that are much more subtle. Who seem to be an easy walk in the park type of client, and turn into … Continue reading Know Who Your Clients Are In The New Year-My Top Ten: Part One