6 Secrets to Writing a Better Brand Positioning Statement via Entrepreneur #wednesdaywisdom

September 2, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

6 Secrets to Writing a Better Brand Positioning Statement via Entrepreneur

I can’t tell you how many times I get asked to help someone make a logo or a website – and they really haven’t thought about their brand. If you are within the sound of my voice – read this article – and spend some time thinking and writing. 🙂 I promise – it will be worth it!

While easy to create, a lot aspiring speakers, bloggers, authors, coaches and consultants create brand positioning statements that aren’t very memorable — “I am a speaker who helps women become their best self!”

Here’s how to make your position stronger and unforgettable.

6 Secrets to Writing a Better Brand Positioning Statement via Entrepreneur

22 Simple Productivity Tools To Help You Do Everything Faster via Percolate #wednesdaywisdeom

August 26, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

22 Simple Productivity Tools To Help You Do Everything Faster via Percolate

Fantastic tips to simplify your life and your work!

Just as technology has transformed how people communicate, discover products, and make purchases, it’s also transforming how we work.

We’re proud of how much time our software saves for brands and agencies, and we’re constantly working to make our clients more efficient, effective, and successful. And in the spirit of our mission to help the people we care about do more in less time, here are 17 simple tools that will help you do anything — and everything — faster.

22 Simple Productivity Tools To Help You Do Everything Faster via Percolate

The 6 Things You Must Have to Successfully Transition Out of Your Day Job via Entrepreneur #wednesdaywisdom

August 19, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

The 6 Things You Must Have to Successfully Transition Out of Your Day Job via Entrepreneur

This is advice I wish I had before I started my business full time several years ago. I was laid off – and made the transition – but I really needed more prep.

Wherever you are in the process, there are six “musts” you need before you make the leap into this crazy world of entrepreneurship. If you make the move without being ready, you risk turning the dream into a nightmare. Use these six “musts” to transition out of your day job into a business that you love by the end of this year.

The 6 Things You Must Have to Successfully Transition Out of Your Day Job via Entrepreneur

The 4 Major Things That Are Keeping You from Greatness via Addicted2Success #wednesdaywisdom

August 12, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

The 4 Major Things That Are Keeping You from Greatness via Addicted2Success

As humans, we naturally have a high level of negative self talk going on that holds us a majority of us back from leaping into a future of success.

But what if that wasn’t the only thing holding us back?

What if there were a handful of other factors that are disabling us from moving closer to our goals?

We are all victims of these disempowering factors and we let them get us down at the best of times.

The 4 Major Things That Are Keeping You from Greatness via Addicted2Success

It’s Your Passion. Now, Here’s How to Make It Your Business via Entrepreneur Magazine #wednesdaywisdom

August 5, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

It’s Your Passion. Now, Here’s How to Make It Your Business via Entrepreneur Magazine

 

Can you create a meaningful life out of something you love? Yes. Is it possible to make money from your passion? Absolutely. A lot of people are making a living from something they deeply care about. And you can too. While the income from your business isn’t guaranteed to make you rich, it does bring you something more valuable than money: fulfillment and freedom.

It’s Your Passion. Now, Here’s How to Make It Your Business via Entrepreneur Magazine

 

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Business Plan via Entrepreneur #wednesdaywisdom

July 29, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Business Plan via Entrepreneur

Listen – I know how hard it is to stop what you are doing and write a business plan. But I’ll tell you – it really helps you set some direction for where you are headed, and how you plan to get there!

In many ways, your business plan can act as a map in an entrepreneurial landscape full of potholes, dead-ends and uphill paths. With a business plan, potential investors can clearly see what they’ll be getting into, and you’ll be better prepared to explain exactly why they should be a part of your vision.

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Business Plan via Entrepreneur

What does Guy Kawasaki think of you social posts? #wednesdaywisdom

July 22, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

So…Is That Good? The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Benchmarking on Social Media via Buffer #wednesdaywisdom

July 15, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

So…Is That Good? The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Benchmarking on Social Media via Buffer

Benchmarking is a way of looking at your stats, side-by-side with a meaningful standard. Here’s how to add benchmarking to your social media analysis and step-by-step on how to set up benchmarks for your social accounts.

So…Is That Good? The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Benchmarking on Social Media via Buffer

7 Startup Habits Worth Keeping No Matter How Big Your Business Grows via Entrepreneur Magazine #wednesdaywisdom

July 8, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

7 Startup Habits Worth Keeping No Matter How Big Your Business Grows via Entrepreneur Magazine

There are things you are doing now with your small business that you need to keep doing. Check out this great article on 7 habits to keep doing!

Your startup is not meant to be a startup forever. Eventually, it’s meant to become a larger company with a more sustainable plan of action. And as you move further along that road, you will undergo a lot of changes.

Most of these changes will be for the better. No more working from coffee shops or living rooms, no more late nights fixing bugs, larger teams and more resources, less financial insecurity, more customers and the ability to plan the future better.

But there are also things that helped your business move forward that you shouldn’t try to change.

7 Startup Habits Worth Keeping No Matter How Big Your Business Grows via Entrepreneur Magazine

Time Management for Entrepreneurs: Tips to Stay Sharp and Avoid Burnout via Salesforce #wednesdaywisdom

July 1, 2015 in Blog, Wednesday Wisdom

Time Management for Entrepreneurs: Tips to Stay Sharp and Avoid Burnout via Salesforce

Fantastic advice for avoiding burnout!

For those of us who didn’t suddenly become superhuman in 2015, we know that success this year will come from the same behaviors as in past years: hard work, perseverance, learning from mistakes, positivity, and time to recharge.

Here are a few tips to avoid professional burnout and stay razor-sharp when you feel that your personal life is paying a steep price for success.

Time Management for Entrepreneurs: Tips to Stay Sharp and Avoid Burnout via Salesforce