YOUR HOME-BASED BUSINESS: THE FIRST YEAR

In today’s market, the driven solopreneur can be a surprisingly powerful force. Creating a home-based business empowers you to define your own success, work the hours that make sense for you, and take your career in the directions that inspire you.

Simple Stress Management Advice for Busy Professionals

One thing that almost all hard-working people have in common is a struggle with job stress. The type of work that causes the most stress is often unpredictable or involves things out of your control. This is typically the case for business owners and professionals who struggle with balancing their career goals, financial pressures andContinue reading “Simple Stress Management Advice for Busy Professionals”

Top Reasons Why your SEO Plan is Failing.

Executing a search engine optimization strategy isn’t enough to get you on the front page of Google’s search results. Even with an SEO plan in place, there’s a strong possibility it isn’t working the way you hoped and expected. There are a number of reasons your SEO strategy is failing to get you prime realContinue reading “Top Reasons Why your SEO Plan is Failing.”

Relevance Key Ingredient to Great PR.

  As a PR professional, I can say unequivocally that great PR is all about intention. Knowing who to pitch; crafting a pitch that resonates; knowing when and how to pitch; all key ingredients to producing PR that gets results. Creating PR that’s relatable is key. Check out this article from Forbes Magazine on how toContinue reading “Relevance Key Ingredient to Great PR.”

Feeling Entrepreneurial Doubts? Try These Tips for Pushing Through.

A few years ago, I wrote a post about overcoming entrepreneurial fears and doubts. As a small business owner myself, I understand how important your mind-set is in overcoming challenges, and in the last two years, I’ve had to draw upon my own advice. And I’ve learned a few more lessons along the way. It’sContinue reading “Feeling Entrepreneurial Doubts? Try These Tips for Pushing Through.”

Gain Trust and Attract Business with Education-Based Marketing

There is a common misconception amongst small businesses that your marketing’s most important function is to promote your products and services to prospects ready to buy. In fact, the most important function of your marketing strategy should be to establish that you’re an expert in your industry, that you have knowledge to share, and thatContinue reading “Gain Trust and Attract Business with Education-Based Marketing”

7 Tips for Optimizing your Small Businesses’ Reputation Online

A reputation can take years to build, and in today’s digital age, only seconds to tarnish. As a small business owner, your company’s brand reputation is one of its most important assets and keeping your brand’s profile spotless is important to your success. Try the following tactics to optimize your brand reputation online. You are yourContinue reading “7 Tips for Optimizing your Small Businesses’ Reputation Online”