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10 Tips to be Ultra Productive

10 Tips to be Ultra Productive

If there's ONE thing that drives me over the top bonkers, it's when I 'm disorganized and feel like I'm wasting time!

Yes, wasted time makes me sad.

Very, VERY sad.

And as an online business owner who would ALSO like to maintain a life OUTSIDE of work, I'm always looking to discover how I can maximize my results and utilize my time with as little effort as possible!

And not only that …

But as someone who ran my own businesses full-time as a one woman show for nearly 10 years, figuring out how
to be as organized and efficient as possible wasn’t just important if I wanted to grow, it was a necessity.

So today I'm sharing 10 of my favorite tips for getting lots of shizzzz done!

30 Ways to Look like a Blogging Pro (and not a Newbie!)

30 Ways to Look like a Blogging Pro (and not a Newbie!)

Are you a newbie that wants your blog to look professional? Or are you a professional but your blog still looks like it was created by a newbie? If so, then this post is for you!

But first, a short video to give you a kick in the pants!!! (Warning, it contains the "F" word.) You may or may not recall the incident in 2009 when the actor Christian Bale totally lost it on the set of the movie 'Terminator' and completely went off at one of the workers who was acting "unprofessional." Well ... some one made a song about it using audio clips from the actual rant. And a music video, naturally! 

How to Conquer Blog Overwhelm in 24 Steps

How to Conquer Blog Overwhelm in 24 Steps

Ah, the feeling of good 'ol overwhelm.

Perhaps you want to start a blog, but have no clue where to start? Or maybe you've already started your blog, but now you feel lost and/or totally overwhelmed? I mean ... there's so much information and so many things to do and so much- SQUIRREL!!!!!!!

(Name that movie!!!!)

No but really, I get it. The feeling of total and complete overwhelm is real, yo. This post is for you if you want to either start and/or grow your blog and make it SUPER AWESOME but are currently frozen with a mega case of the overwhelms. Hang in there- we will tackle the overwhelm beast TOGETHER. 

8 Tips to Take Your Business from Part-Time to Full-Time

8 Tips to Take Your Business from Part-Time to Full-Time

People often ask me how I made the jump from working as an employee to starting my own full-time business. Welp, lemme give you the quickie version and share my story! 

From the second I got my first job at Steak'N'Shake at the age of 16, (yeah I totally rocked that red bow tie and uniform!) I KNEW I wanted to run my own business some day. I simply hated with a fiery passion some one else creating my work schedule and telling me what to do and how to do it. So from very early on, the desire to own my own business was planted. It was just a matter of figuring out WHAT.

18 Ways to Make Your Brand Stand Out

18 Ways to Make Your Brand Stand Out

Aaaalright you lovely person you, today we're gonna explore more on one of my favorite topics ev-ah: BRANDING.

I already shared with you 10 Steps to Create a Kick-Ass Brand, but what are some things that you can do to really kick it up a notch? You know, to make your brand stand out above the rest? Well, let's take a look shall we?! Here's 18 things you can do to make your brand stand out! 

The Blog + Life Planner is Here!

The Blog + Life Planner is Here!

Oh mygoodness you guys, I am SUPER EXCITED because today I am launching my FIRST ever tangible product: A Blog + Life Planner!!!

This planner has literally been simmering inside of my brain for 2 years. And to finally hold it in my hands? It makes all of the hard work and times that I literally screamed at Adobe InDesign totally worth it! (Haha.)