How to Set Yourself Apart From the Competition in Your Industry

There’s no question that to be successful, you need to find ways to set yourself apart from the competition. Establishing yourself as an industry leader is one of the best ways to do this. But that’s often easier said than done. Luckily, there are three simple things you can do to encourage people to find you before anyone else.

3 Tips for Fighting Overwhelm When Work Gets Chaotic

When you’re trying to build your brand through social media and a blog, any absence or deviation from your schedule can feel like a failure. Fortunately, there are a few small changes you can make to get back on top of things and feel less guilty when something comes along to throw off your routine.

Good Habits to Start for New Small Business Owners

When you’re just starting out, it can be overwhelming. You may be confident in the products or services you sell, and your brand’s image. But success comes over time. Incorporating these habits into your daily business practices will help you achieve better results in the long run. It won’t be long before you’re surpassing the competition and your own expectations!

6 Simple Ways to Reduce Bounce Rate on Your Business Website

There’s one piece of website traffic data that always seems to stress people out: bounce rate. This number tells you the rate of people who leave your site without engaging with any part of it. The wham, bam, thank you ma’am visitors. For businesses, this number represents the number of lost conversions. It can be scary and demoralizing if your bounce rate is high, especially if it’s unclear why your site visitors are passing through so quickly. But there is good news! If you want to reduce bounce rate, there is a way.

How I Fixed My Biggest Blogging Issue

Whether you’re just starting a blog or you’ve been doing it for years, coming up with post topics can be a struggle. I frequently check out lists of blog post prompts for inspiration. Typically, only a handful spark an idea. I might jot down some initial thoughts and return to them later when I have more time. But I usually end up tossing my partial drafts because they suddenly don’t seem as interesting or like anyone will want to read them.

Brand Styling: Matching the Best Visuals to Your Business

Whether you’re just building your brand or looking to refresh its style, these elements are the basics to brand styling. It’s a good idea to routinely ask if your designs match your business, or if they could be improved. Remember: as your business grows, it’s normal for some things to change. Just be sure everything stays in harmony and your visuals still work for you.

Freelancer Availability: Why Less is Better Than More

When you work as a freelancer or own a small business, sometimes it feels like you can’t stop working. You set your own availability, so why shouldn’t you always have time to work? With some slight adjustments, you can have a profitable, fulfilling freelance career without feeling like a commodity.