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10 Business Tools To Boost Your Productivity

When I first became a Solopreneur one of my biggest struggles was being productive and holding myself accountable. Between social media, emails, clients and a to-do list there were numerous distractions that threatened my productivity. Thankfully, there are a variety of productivity, organization, task management and project management applications Continue reading

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5 Things I Did To Grow My Biz

When I became an Entrepreneur 10 years ago, an email list wasn’t a thought and I surely wasn’t thinking about growing a social media following (I only had a Myspace account, lol). Fast forward to today and I’m creating email automations, segmenting my lists, running ad campaigns, increasing my brand awareness and visibility, all while managing brand profiles on 3+ social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram/Instagram TV & Twitter); solo dolo. That made me tired just typing that, but within the last year my biz has grown because of the 5 things that I’m about to share with you. Continue reading

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4 Tips To Build Your Biz While Working A 9-5

Most entrepreneurs go through or at least understand the struggle of working a soul draining 9-5 while also having your own business to run. At your 9-5 you probably have to deal with an obnoxious boss or coworkers. Then when you come home you’re probably exhausted or have other important matters to tend to, leaving your business, your dream, unattended.  This transition time can be stressful and difficult, and while ambition is important, it is not always enough to move you forward. Maintaining your motivation and drive during your transition from employee to entrepreneur is crucial. It’s easy to veer off course and get discouraged during this transitional phase. Fear not, this happens to many entrepreneurs and it could feel like you’re pulled in different directions but there are ways to overcome this and work towards giving your business that extra love it needs.

Here’s four tips you can implement in order to run a business while working a 9-5:

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5 Tips To Help You Create A Routine For Your Biz

Does this sound familiar? On more days than you can count on one hand, you feel like you’re playing catch-up all day? You start on one task, only to decide that something else is more important, so you switch to working on that instead. Or just when you find your groove, BAE calls, the kids need something, or your IG notification goes off and next thing you know you’re sharing The Shade Room new post in your group chat?  Either way the story is the same when it’s all said and done you haven’t really accomplished much.

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3 Ways to Make Money From a Small Email list

A know what I’m about to say is cliché and you’ve probably heard it a million and one times even if you’re an aspiring Entrepreneur but the truth is…..the money is in the list. If for some odd reason you have no idea what list I am talking about, I’m talking about your email list. Your list is the holy grail of business tools. Not only will it increase engagement and a sense of community, but it will also help you increase sales. Now, of course, you can’t just send a half-hearted email and expect the community and cash to roll right in. No! You need to be a little more savvy, strategic, and value-centered to achieve the results you’re aiming for; and contrary to belief you DO NOT need a large list to make money with your list. You just need the right offers (product/service) to present to your tribe.  Today I’m sharing 3 ways to make money from a small email list. Keep reading to learn how you can start to monetize your email list, even if you don’t have anything to offer yet.

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4 Branding Terms You Need To Know!!!

If you’re thinking about starting your biz or have taken the leap of faith and hit the ground running, branding jargon may have you a little confused and wondering WTH! It seems like everyone’s throwing around the terms, brand and branding (and yes, there is a difference) brand identity, brand voice and so forth, but what do all these words even mean; continue reading to debunk their meanings Continue reading

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How to Start Your Biz With Little To No Money

You’ve come this far fellow girl boss. You have this amazing idea or service that could really benefit others and you’re ready to share that idea to the world by starting your own business. But then you probably think to yourself “isn’t opening up a business expensive? Don’t I need to pay for inventory or an office space?” To answer your question, NOPE that couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, thanks to e-commerce platforms, drop-shipping, and living in an era that lives off of online-anything, becoming an entrepreneur is simpler than ever to set up. Now please don’t get it twisted being an Entrepreneur requires commitment Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Need To Brand Your Biz

Branding = Consistency.
With solid branding in place, you can easily keep things consistent and make decisions more quickly when it comes to your client experience. You won’t have to constantly question yourself on the little things like, “What font should I use? What color should I use? How should this look?” With a brand style guide, you won’t waste time worrying about the “pretty, allowing you to devote your time to what’s important revenue generating tasks.

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Stop wasting time and get focused

We’re almost at the end of the first quarter and it’s time to admit that you waste time on things that honestly just don’t matter. They don’t better you, don’t benefit your future, or bring you money. You’re simply wasting time as an owner when you could be creating money-making activities.

You’re costing your business loss sales when you waste your genius on activities that don’t benefit it.  It’s time to rethink your priorities and how you manage your time. There’s so much to do as an entrepreneur that good time management skills are needed to build a profitable business.

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