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FOLLOWING ALONG WITH ME IS KIND OF LIKE HAVING A PERSONAL TRAINER BUT FOR YOUR BUSINESS. HOW TO SHOW UP EVERYDAY WITH INTENTION AND PURPOSE AND GET RESULTS. 

WHAT'S STANDING IN YOUR WAY IS HAVING A PLAN AND STICKING TO IT. LET ME BE YOUR GUIDE TO TAKE YOU DOWN THE ROAD. 

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[Pearls of wisdom like this come from Brooke Castillo of The Life Coach School’s podcast every single day.] Does it get any more straightforward than that? What you think = your results. I know I’m making this sound so easy, but in some ways it truly is just that easy. Change the way you think […]

Living Debt Free

What are your dreams? What are you meant for? As quarantine kicked into high gear, I found myself in search of information outside of my usual.  I’m an avid reader and a big believer in expanding knowledge, especially when it comes to business. But I self admit that I drift towards books about business, finance […]

business inspiration

According to Net Marketshare, roughly 80 percent of all searches happen on Google. Guess what that means? Having a GMB listing is really important. So let’s start with what is GMB? There is no better place to get that definition than at the source. I feel like I’m cheating a little bit but no one knows Google […]

Google my business

When we talk about website speed – what do you even mean? Really we are talking about how fast your website loads on both a desktop + a phone. What is Mobile-First Design & How Can it Help Your Business? I wrote this article and had it published on JPEG Mini. So why not share […]

website load speed

What is SEO? 3 words that are so important to your business: Search Engine Optimization.  Having a healthy understanding of the power of SEO can be a game changer to your success. [For those that are well versed in the subject then this article is definitely not for you.] This article is for small business […]

SEO for beginners

Have you ever stopped for a minute and walked yourself through your customer experience? We were operating a successful wedding photography business for over 15 years. We thought our website looked great. We had professional branding. The photos on our site represented what our brand stood for. The wording corroborated the story the photos were […]

improve customer experience

So many creatives invest in ways to hone their craft, yet they don’t invest in the necessary tools they need to manage their business. Why is this?  If I dare to guess I would imagine that confronting and embracing the financial side of a business can be scary and overwhelming for so many of us.  […]

create a business that thrives

If you only ever take one piece of productivity advice then take this one.  You must have a to do list.  I know that sounds weak, lame, boring and old but done right it is the single most useful thing you can do to be productive besides waking up.  The two words in the last […]

to do list

This is a question that I know as a small business owner you grapple with on a regular basis. When you are just starting out, you might wonder how someone will notice you in a sea of other somewhat similar businesses. Even when you are established, there are times when it may seem like your […]

business 101

Earn what you are worth. Sounds so easy. Let’s start changing the perception that artists or creatives oftentimes are not financially successful.  Any one of us can remember a reference to a “starving artist” or a parent who wanted you to go to medical school instead of embarking on a career as a creative because […]

charge what you are worth