Posts tagged diy blogger
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!

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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! 

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How to Write a Business Plan for Creatives (+ a free template!)

HELP! HAAAALP! AN ALIEN IS TRYING TO DO EXPERIMENTS ON ME!!!!

Did I get your attention?

Good, hehehe. Thankfully, no aliens are trying to do experiments on me- that was just one of my slightly weird and random outbursts! Today we're not talking about aliens, (we can talk about them later), but about the importance of creating a business plan for your blog/business! And of course, HOW to create one that you will actually follow and use to achieve your goals.

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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.

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5 Ways to be Authentic to Build Trust and Be Totally Lovable Online

One of the most valuable lessons that my mom taught me growing up was to be authentic. To be myself unapologetically.

Like ... if I wanted to dress up as a rabbit who carried around a sword while talking in a british accent that would've been completely okay with her! She always encouraged me to embrace who I was and to go do the things that I was passionate about. And you know what?

I think the same lesson of being authentic is equally important not just in life, but in your blog and business. Why?

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6 Reasons You Can Teach Something Even When People Can Find it Online for Free

Why, 'ello there good chap! (Please picture me dressed as an old fashioned englishmen whose sucking on a golden strand of wheat.)

(Also, I have no idea why I want you to picture me dressed as an englishmen ... or a MAN for that matter ...)

ANYWAY! Do you ever wonder WHY the sam hill people would want to pay you to teach them something when they could probably just find the information online for free?

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