Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Advice from Mom: What Savvy Biz Owners Have Learned About Success

  I love my mom. She’s folksy and country-fied and, as a retired person in her 70’s, can barely send a text or use Facebook. But I love her. Her sage wisdom has carried me far in life. Little childhood gems like “Sit up straight, listen when you’re being spoken to and respect your elders.” or my absolute… Read More Advice from Mom: What Savvy Biz Owners Have Learned About Success

Social Media for Authors, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Feeling Frazzled? Try a Social Media Slow DOWN

  Social media seems to change faster and faster every year. Let me correct that; every WEEK. What was once “the-uber-best-hot strategy” can be viewed as “so last year” in just a few months. The learning curve with social media can be steep, and some folks feel as if keeping up with trends, strategies, and… Read More Feeling Frazzled? Try a Social Media Slow DOWN

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Reflect and Reset- Creating a “Think Week” like Bill Gates

Ahhh September. Summer is waning and autumn is starting to peek around the corner. I love this time of year for many reasons and yes, one of them is that the kids are finally back in school. (insert Happy Dance here) Now that the house is quiet again, and I can actually form an uninterrupted thought,… Read More Reflect and Reset- Creating a “Think Week” like Bill Gates

Money Making Ideas, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant: Systems and Strategies for Sustainability

“The first time I tried to work from home full-time (years and years ago), I kind of failed at it.” Those are the words of one of my favorite WAHM gurus, Sagan Morrow. Sagan went on to share the fact that she LOVED freelancing and working from home, but once she took the leap to… Read More What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant: Systems and Strategies for Sustainability

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Create a Homebase-BlueHost’s One Day Web Hosting Sale!

It’s a One Day FLASH SALE from BlueHost! Get web hosting at the killer rate of only $2.95/mo for 12 months.* BlueHost Website Hosting: All businesses need a “homebase” or a website where clients can learn more about you and contact you there for services as well. BlueHost Website hosting is also where you buy domain names, ideal… Read More Create a Homebase-BlueHost’s One Day Web Hosting Sale!

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

How a Virtual Assistant Differs from a Regular Employee

  Thaleia Maher from Something2Offer and I have joined forces to co-create a series this month called What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant. She and I have had so many valuable discussions about being virtual assistants and working from home thtat we decided to get serious about this topic and create something that will… Read More How a Virtual Assistant Differs from a Regular Employee

blogging basics, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Why NOT using images in your blog posts is a no-no

  People like looking at pretty things. It’s no secret. We love to look at images of food, babies, DIY, crafts and motivational stuff, all while murmuring, oohhh and ahhhh. But images on social media are more than just eye candy. They are an eye-catching tool that captures the reader’s attention and pulls them IN.… Read More Why NOT using images in your blog posts is a no-no

blogging basics, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Social Etiquette- Tips and Thoughts for Being Polite Online

I am always on the hunt for really good information online. I particularly love any article on blogging that includes tips on how to attract readers, how create cool content and all the bells-and-whistles that can help my blog be the best it can be. I also enjoy really good articles on what NOT to do… Read More Social Etiquette- Tips and Thoughts for Being Polite Online

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

I’ve Hired a Virtual Assistant: Now What?

  Thaleia Maher from Something2Offer and I have joined forces to co-create a series this month called What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant. She and I have had so many valuable discussions about being virtual assistants and working from home thtat we decided to get serious about this topic and create something that will… Read More I’ve Hired a Virtual Assistant: Now What?