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Trello Workflow Examples For Your Freelance Business thumbnail

In the previous post, I’ve provided some general information on Trello and how you can use it in your freelance business. In this post, I'll share the setup of a few of my boards that are useful for most freelancers, that you can model and adapt to your liking. I use Trello for anything and Read More

How I Helped Generate Nearly $20k With Just A Notebook And A Sharpie thumbnail

You know those days when your mind is going a mile a minute and you just can’t quit it? You’re thinking about a thousand things at once – from your business to-do’s to your personal to-do’s. There are tasks and deadlines running through your brain, you’re thinking about an errand you have to run, or Read More

How To Take Ownership Of Your Blog & Bring Value thumbnail

A few months ago, social media users the world over were in freak out mode: Instagram announced algorithm changes. Panic ensued. Social media users came out of their digital caves to chatter (loudly) about the changes. Your Instagram feed likely blew up with accounts encouraging you to “click the three dots in the top right-hand Read More

Use Trello As Your Content Planner and Never Run Out Of Ideas Again thumbnail

Do you hate that blinking cursor and blank page feeling you get everytime you sit down to write a blog post? Is it because you have no idea what to write? I feel your pain. This was me about 3 months ago. I tend to fly by the seat of my pants on most things Read More

5 Simple Steps to Creating Irresistible Lead Magnets to Grow Your List and Visibility Online thumbnail

You’ve probably heard of the term “lead magnet” or “opt-in offer” or “opt-in freebie,” right? Those are just a few of the terms people call the “ethical bribe” where someone gives you their email address in exchange for receiving something they desire. While you might be like WTF, trust me - It’s not as bad Read More

The Freelancer’s Guide To Finding a Profitable Niche thumbnail

“Customers buy when they find that you are in their bull’s eye… When you have a niche - either by who you serve or by what you do - then you stand out as a specialist.” - Paul Simister, Differentiate Your Business. As a freelancer or small business owner, ‘find your niche’ is advice you’ve Read More

3 “About” Page Tweaks To Turn Visitors Into Clients thumbnail

As a copywriter, I’ve heard a zillion different questions when it comes to "About" pages: But like, what should I share? And how much should I share? Is this part necessary? What about this? Ugh, can I really talk about my Ivy League education without sounding like a total braggy pants? And by the Read More

5 Reasons Your Content Strategy Isn’t Working thumbnail

A content strategy is one of those things that works amazingly for your business if it’s created well. However, if your content strategy isn’t built well, it can actually work against you. If you’re not seeing the results you want from your online marketing efforts, your content strategy may be to blame. It’s likely that Read More

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying that “Quick & Easy” Website Builder thumbnail

As a designer & web developer, this is a question I see and hear over and over again from my fellow business owners. It’s a common question these days because as the online industry becomes more accessible and more robust, more and more people are needing websites and they want them FAST, which means more Read More

Don’t Fear the ‘F’ Word  How to Give – and Take – Feedback thumbnail

Feedback. We need it as freelancers, but after a few too many run-ins with it, there’s a small part of us that persistently fears it. (Yes, that’s the ‘f’ word I’m referring to above...) Feedback on our design. On our writing. On our choice of marketing tactics. Feedback comes in all shapes and sizes, and Read More

How to Manage your Freelance Business with Trello thumbnail

Trello is a project management tool based on the principle of “Kanban flow”, which is the main difference between Trello and most of the other project management software. It comes in three tiers: Free, Gold and Business Class. In this post, I'll share the positive, as well as negative sides of Trello, so you can Read More

The 3 Steps You Need To Blow Up Your Online Presence thumbnail

Wherever you may be in business right now, I want to share with you a nugget about growth and entrepreneurship that I've learned through my years of growing brands and ventures. As well as a little piece of myself. I hope that's okay with you... Although I've been growing websites & brands of my own Read More

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