How to Write Blog Posts Faster

UGH, your calendar alert just notified you that it’s that dreadful time of the week/month/quarter(eek!) when you’re due to write the next blog post. You scheduled it in your calendar, which means you have time to do it, but it’s just that it takes so long, and it’s so frustrating. If only you could figure out howContinue reading “How to Write Blog Posts Faster”

3 Business Secrets That Will Set Every Entrepreneur Free

Let me know if you’re with me on this: entrepreneurship is equal parts bursting-at-the-seams exciting and downright terrifying. I see you nodding your head. I know you agree because we’re in the same boat. My emotions can go from delighted to dejected in all of five minutes. In the first months of starting my business,Continue reading “3 Business Secrets That Will Set Every Entrepreneur Free”

Why You Need to be Resourceful

Confession: I have a very embarrassing story to tell about a situation early in my career. In retrospect, it was an absolute gift, but at the time, I felt about this small. In this role, my team reported to the head office in New York. One day, the VP asked my boss to find outContinue reading “Why You Need to be Resourceful”

How To Pitch Profile Stories Journalists Will Want to Write

Do you have a secret or maybe not-so-secret desire to add one of those “as seen in Forbes, The New York Times, Entrepreneur” icons to your website? These are lofty public relations goals, to be sure. In a time where social media channels dominate, you’re smart to recognize the value of this type of marketing.Continue reading “How To Pitch Profile Stories Journalists Will Want to Write”

Powerful Mentors: Here’s How To Choose Them

I don’t know about you, but I have a few powerful mentors that I rely on daily. These carefully chosen mentors give me all the reliable information I need, so I can avoid information overload. I love to learn, so when I scroll through social media or browse Pinterest, I’m tempted to click on allContinue reading “Powerful Mentors: Here’s How To Choose Them”

3 Effective Marketing Strategies You Need to be Using

Let me do a little check-in with you. Would you be interested in learning about three effective marketing strategies that have worked wonders for my small business? I discovered their importance early on, and they led to some of my earliest successes. These strategies will not only save you time and money (well, time isContinue reading “3 Effective Marketing Strategies You Need to be Using”

How to Build a Strong Visual Brand

Did you know that 55 percent of first impressions are made by what we see? Website visitors may form an opinion of your site in as little as 50 milliseconds. And experts agree that you have approximately eight seconds to get someone’s attention. These stats may be true, but cognitive function is not the mostContinue reading “How to Build a Strong Visual Brand”

5 Ways to Know You’re Meant to be a Freelance Writer

Have you ever wondered if a career in freelance writing is for you? Maybe you’re looking to bring in some additional income or contemplating a career change. Perhaps, you’re finally ready to give in to that longing to make your passion for writing your career. I hear you! But, you might be asking yourself, howContinue reading “5 Ways to Know You’re Meant to be a Freelance Writer”

Learn How to Think to Succeed

Have you been all inside your head lately? To be honest, up until I adopted some new ways of thinking, I felt like my head was going to explode. I had to learn how to think to succeed or else, failure was on the horizon. There is so much information to act on, so manyContinue reading “Learn How to Think to Succeed”

That One Time I Gave It All Up to Find Professional Purpose

I’m wondering … can you relate? Have you ever held a job that was the envy of many, provided you with the traditional markers of success, but left you wanting for professional purpose? You might not know that I once held one of five in-house fashion PR roles in Canada for a global fashion brand.Continue reading “That One Time I Gave It All Up to Find Professional Purpose”

3 Proven Ways to Build Your Following

When I started my business, I read hundreds of articles about how to build my following. As a longtime marketer, I knew what I needed to do. Still, somehow when it came to writing and marketing my services, I sat paralyzed, staring at a blinking cursor. In the end, I launched my website and socialContinue reading “3 Proven Ways to Build Your Following”

5 Free Powerful Writing Tools Every New Writer Will Love

Do you find yourself constantly battling to nail down that headline or strike just the right tone? Me, too. But after scouring the internet and trying out many apps, I’ve found five free powerful writing tools that improve the quality of my work every time. I use these apps every day to plan, write, andContinue reading “5 Free Powerful Writing Tools Every New Writer Will Love”

This is How You Hire an Awesome Freelance Writer

Are you looking to hire an awesome freelance writer but hesitant to trust someone else to tell your story? It’s a legitimate fear. After all, a freelance writer is responsible for the words that bring your company to life. Yes, good writing is sound thinking that is clear and concise. But it’s more than that.Continue reading “This is How You Hire an Awesome Freelance Writer”

How to Use Your Blog Content For Client Loyalty (Especially in Tough Times)

Are you unsure about how your blog content can help reassure customers as the Covid-19 restrictions lift? As a business owner, you’re asking yourself: Will my customers come back right away?Will my products have the same appeal?What fears will people have when in a public space? If these thoughts are running through your mind, knowContinue reading “How to Use Your Blog Content For Client Loyalty (Especially in Tough Times)”

7 Simple Things You Can Do to Achieve Lasting Happiness

Have you ever wondered what you need to do in life to achieve lasting happiness? Join that board? Earn a higher salary? Buy that new car? According to Laurie Santos, the Yale Professor responsible for creating the university’s most popular course in its history, none of those things will make you genuinely happy in theContinue reading “7 Simple Things You Can Do to Achieve Lasting Happiness”

How to Calm Your Erratic Mind

You’ve wondered, right? Would meditation improve your focus? You’ve heard so much about meditation, but the thought of sitting still and breathing just seems … unnerving. After all, you have a million things you need to do. So, you put it off and continue to feel stressed, frantic and torn in a hundred directions. ButContinue reading “How to Calm Your Erratic Mind”