Stock photos are ESSENTIAL to my business and I use at least a dozen per day so it's important to have both FREE and PAID sites I can visit. Here are my top choices!
August may be the best summer month of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere at least) but as it comes, it also brings with it a never ending barrage of back-to-school sales and promotions as many kids prepare to go back to school. As a homeschooling mom, August is the time that I am in full on planning mode, gathering materials, making my lesson plans and working out the goals of the upcoming school year. These tasks are daunting and exhilarating all at the same time and doesn’t this sound exactly how running your own business does?
If you have thrown your hands up in frustration over the ever changing landscape of Instagram in last year, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. It is exhausting trying to keep up with all of the changes, only for us to realize we don’t REALLY know the secret sauce. I read DOZENS of contradicting pieces of advice all day so I am here to officially help you cut through the noise!
Leslie Knope and other favorite characters of mine have influenced the way I look at branding when I'm working with clients. Our favorite television, film, or stage characters give us great cues and examples for building our business brand; by exploring three key elements of character development, we can clue into new ways to develop and/or improve our brand.
When business owners talk about success on social media, LinkedIn usually isn’t at the top of the list. However, LinkedIn has been a driving force in helping my business grow and succeed. I want to share with you why I’m loving LinkedIn and what I have done to reach the success that I currently have with LinkedIn.