Chances are, you’ve heard the term content marketing recently. Content marketing isn’t really a new concept, but it’s gained new attention over the last couple years. People on the internet are wise to all the advertising schemes, and they don’t want to engage with advertisements. They do, however, want to engage with people and communities. … Continue reading Content Marketing Basics: What is Content Marketing?
Is There a Secret Formula for Success? You see it all the time: The secret to succeeding at X; # Secrets to do X; The # Secrets Every Successful X Knows. It’s intriguing. You want to be successful too. You say yes, I want to know this secret. You ask yourself, could this secret work … Continue reading The Secret to Secret Formulas for Success in Business
Before I get into this article, I want to make a couple points clear: While some of the people discussed are high school dropouts, this does not mean I’m advocating for dropping out of high school. Education is important. If you’re struggling, if nothing else, completing your high school degree will teach you to persevere. … Continue reading Is a College Degree Necessary for Success?
If you are trying to break into a freelance industry, it can be rough. You look around and see all these people succeeding while you’re in the corner crying to yourself that you just don’t have the connections you need. Okay, maybe it's not that bad, but it can be rough out there. I get … Continue reading How to Reach Out to a Mentor- The Do’s and Dont’s
Are long hours in the office and away from friends and family the norm? According to a survey from Harvard Business School, 94% of professionals say they spend more than 50 hours per week on work related projects. Of that 94%, almost half of them admitted to working 65 hours or more during the week. … Continue reading What Are Your Priorities? Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance
Sometimes friends and family are not going to understand you. I am married to a wonderful man who will support me in almost anything I set out to do. That being said, he doesn’t always understand me. If I am working on my book and need to vent my frustrations over a character not doing … Continue reading How to Find Your Creative Support Group
Journal Idea for the Reluctant Writer As hard as it is for me, as a writer, to understand, I am aware that some people do not enjoy the art of writing as much as I do. Those people may read my articles about Journaling for Entrepreneurs and become squeamish at the idea. That’s fine, not … Continue reading Simple Journal Idea- The List Journal
One of the most common questions I see in Facebook groups, on Twitter, on message boards, and just talking to people one-on-one is: Is it possible to make a living blogging? The quick answer is, yes! Blogs are extremely versatile. And, with the many changes over the years, the money-making potential for blogs has increased. … Continue reading Is Blogging Worth Your Time? The Ease & Potential of Blogging
So, you have decided to go out on the ledge with your business idea? You are excited and scared about the opportunities and future of your new business venture. You have read all the success stories you can find to motivate yourself, and you are ready to go. That’s awesome! But before you get too … Continue reading 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a New Business
Blogging for Profit If you don’t already know, I firmly believe in having a website to promote your business. But, what if you want to make your website your business? There are tons of examples out there of people who are making a profit from blogging. They have discovered their passion for a subject, and … Continue reading Can You Make Money Blogging? 5 Ways to Make a Profit