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Networking on Instagram … what you need to know before you network

The #1 thing I get asked is “how do I get more followers?” What they are really asking is “how do I get more customers/ make more money?” Networking on Instagram is a great way to find potential customers and partners. But you can’t start there … there are a few crucial steps you need […]

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Resources you need NOW to make your blog and business ROCK!

Do you ever wish someone would just TELL you where to find the best help and guidance for your blog and business? Hey, that’s what I am doing, right now! These resources to make your blog and business ROCK make me hop out of my chair with excitement because they are SO GOOD. Be sure […]

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Blogging – you’re doing it wrong. Why “The Dear Mommy Blogger” Blogger is doing it all wrong

Wow…. this is going to be long. READ THIS #NSFW first: Dear Mommy Blogger *may not display due to server crashing – click here for screenshots* I’m gonna jump right so if you don’t know what i am talking about, read the screenshots first *wink*. There are so many problems with this post and it is […]

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How to Differentiate Your Business with Creativity

A fun video has been going around Facebook about a man who dresses in drag to sell Tupperware. Kevin Farrell’s entertaining approach earned him the title of top sales person four years in a row and has helped him live his dream in a way he never thought of before. Kevin’s creative approach to business helped him […]

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It’s a Periscope TAX PARTY! Let’s do our taxes with TurboTax for 50% OFF!

Are you ready to do your taxes? It’s easy with Turbo Tax! I’ll be doing my taxes on PERISCOPE with you. Yes, we can do this TOGETHER! Small businesses like you who take charge of their finances make better business decisions! I have FIVE 50% off discounts for TurboTax for anyone who wants to join […]

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Stop bashing on sponsored posts

I’ve heard people bash on bloggers who do alot of sponsored posts. I tell you what! There is ALOT of skill in being able to weave a sponsor message into a blog post, write well, check your spelling and not rely on spell check, take amazing photos, learn how to write a tutorial, follow instructions, turn […]

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How to Make Your Own Opportunities #LatinaScopes

This past week I was honored to be a guest on the Latina Bloggers Connect Periscope channel, sharing about how to make your own opportunities in the Craft and DIY market. At CHA, I organized and moderated a panel on “Working with Bloggers”, which we shared on Periscope (scroll to the end of the post […]

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How to Calculate Your Hourly Rate – Simplified

Over the years I have attended conferences and webinars, read books, listened to podcasts, and even had business coaches discuss how to calculate my hourly rate. Over all that time, the best method is the one I am sharing with you today, a simplified version of what I learned while in a 9 month group […]

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Get Organized with the DYMO LabelWriter® 450 #PutALabelOnIt

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PutALabelOnIt #CollectiveBias One of the most common comments I hear from people is some version of: “I don’t know how you do it all! You’re like a machine! Do you ever sleep?” Yes, I do sleep. Alot. I even take […]

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How to tell when “exposure” is worth it and when it isn’t #NSFW

Most of the time, exposure is a lie. If you are any type of creative with a business, you’ve been offered “exposure” as a form of “compensation.” Sometimes it truly IS compensation. It is a resume builder, brings you traffic, brings you recognition, and feels good. And sometimes, exposure isn’t worth anything. How do you tell […]

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