Posts in Business
Scared to Start: How to Overcome the Fears of Starting a Business

From self-sabotage, to self-doubt, to worries, and “what if” scenarios, we’ve all at one time or another seriously doubted this whole “start-your-own-business” thing. “Go out on your own,” they said. “It will be fun,” they said. Although no one mentions that often the scariest part is just starting! Here’s a pep talk for when those fears come up.

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How to Get Started as a Photographer

Are you the friend that always brings their camera along? Or maybe you secretly loved that photography class in high school, you know, the one where everyone took it as an “easy” elective. Well, if so, you may just have the knack for being a professional photographer! I’m going to share the essential things you’ll need to get started with a photography business. Aspiring photogs, you’ll love this one!

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Help! What if I Don't Know What I Want to Do Yet?

It’s the most existential question plaguing us ever since adults first asked us “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  Maybe we picked something and stuck with it, went to college, got the job, or maybe changed courses entirely! But... what happens if we still haven’t figured it out yet....? *gasp! The horror!! Let’s dive into all that and more in todays discussion.

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Sharing Vs. Selling and Authenticity in Your Business

With all the advice out there about how to run an online business, sometimes our own desires and needs can get lost in the shuffle. So what I really want to share about is mindfulness and authenticity in business, which on it’s own is a word that often has become associated with the very opposite of that. So how can we be mindful about how we make a living? How can we incorporate our highest of values into the way that we bring money into our lives? Here’s how.

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How to Optimize Your Site for Pinterest

Allow me to introduce you to one of my all-time favorite sharing platforms, Pinterest. Today, Pinterest is one of my favorite platforms to ensure a steady stream of traffic to a website. I believe that optimizing for Pinterest is just as important as optimizing for SEO. So today I’m going to walk you through how to optimize your own site for Pinterest so you can harvest those benefits as well. (And also, Pinterest is just plain fun!)

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How to Open an Etsy Shop in 30 Minutes

Have you caught the Etsy bug? Etsy is a marketplace for makers, crafters, and artists to come together and sell their wares. Whatever you have to sell, if you’re a maker, chances are high that you’ve heard of or have been drawn to Etsy before. If you’ve ever though of opening a shop but haven’t fully taken the plunge  yet, this post is for you!

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Be Willing to Just Start (Even if You Don’t Have All the Pieces Yet!)

There’s this really great saying that goes, “When the student is ready the teacher appears.” I wholeheartedly believe this. And I also believe this applies to ideas, inspiration, and life circumstances. So this is a PSA announcement for all the dreamers out there right now. If you have an idea for a business, blog, project, career, or creative endeavor, it is time to embark upon that - like right now.

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7 Things to Know Before Selling on Etsy

If you’ve been around the block a few times, you’ll know about Etsy. It’s this magical place where crafters far and wide can come together in a creative marketplace to share their work. Have you ever wanted to get in on the Etsy game? Let’s talk it over in today’s post with 7 things that are great to know before starting out.

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Why It's a Good Thing to Pivot and Redirect In Your Business

We’re human, so we’re allowed to try things on, move around, attempt different things and see how we like them. Ultimately, we’re going to try a lot of different things before settling on what we truly want. This my friends, is called pivoting and redirecting. And it’s a very, very good thing. Because every step, even if it’s a step back or a side step, is made with the intention that it will bring us closer to what we truly want, and what the fullest realization of our work could look like.

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