I don’t know about you, but I get pretty restless this time of year. We’re about halfway through winter and I am ready for it to be over. Like all the plants buried under snow and ice outside, I feel like my creative energy is finally ready to move out of its dormant phase and bust into the sunshine with new projects and plans. But I’ve learned there’s some important prep work to be done before all that bustin’ out happens. It all comes down to cultivating a growth mindset to see those new ideas to fulfillment.
It’s a lot of work to run a blog, especially one you want to turn into something successful and profitable. But setting goals and milestones along the way makes it more realistic than just wishful thinking. This list does not reflect my full list of blogging goals for the year. It does, however, reflect goals I think others might want to adopt and adapt for themselves.
Everyone hits dry spells when trying to come up with blog post ideas, whether you’re an experienced writer or not. There are tons of lists out there full of general blog topics almost anyone can write about. But what if your blog is there to support your business, not the focus of it? If you’re a creative entrepreneur with an e-commerce site, offer freelance work, coaching, or consulting services, these blog post ideas are for you!
A lot of us have to be reminded to put our own well-being first and take care of ourselves. Luckily, there are small activities we can easily incorporate into our day-to-day lives. In this post, I’m sharing 10 things you can do to benefit both your physical and mental well-being. You don’t have to start doing all 10 at once—adding just one activity to your self-care routine can help!
If you run your own business, one unofficial holiday you might want to mark on your calendar is Get to Know Your Customers Day.
The winter 2022-23 issue of South Magazine just arrived with my newest articles!
There are several goals most businesses have in common. One of the most common goals is increasing brand awareness. Why? Because strong awareness is part of the first level of the basic marketing funnel structure.
Prioritizing yourself may go against what you’re used to hearing about how hard you need to work. However, the more you ignore the signs of possible burnout and other issues, the more damage your lifestyle will do long term.
Quality content marketing has many applications. It generates traffic and improves conversion rates, but it also helps retain valuable customers.
When we think about dealing with life’s challenges, we tend to focus on preparing for them. Training your mental and emotional muscles to have a healthy response to problems when they arise is important, but …
Self-care isn’t just for when you’re at home. To thrive as a traveling entrepreneur, you need to protect your mental and emotional resources.
Moving offices can be daunting for any business, but it doesn’t have to be stressful if you’re prepared.
The mysterious “403 forbidden” error on Mastodon is keeping some people from joining the social media platform. But there’s a simple explanation and three solutions to fix it.
As the end of the year draws nearer, we head into reflection season. But how often do we take the time to show gratitude for the ways we grew and learn—especially in ways we didn’t expect to?
Collaborating with others is a great opportunity to create something you couldn’t do on your own. When you start working with others — whether it’s just one partner or a whole team — it’s important to keep in touch. Communication is crucial to making sure everyone knows what’s expected of them and when they need to accomplish their part of the workload. There are many ways to hold each other accountable without feeling like you’re nagging or micromanaging each other.