How to create a new blog post in WordPress

How to create a new blog post in WordPress

You’re a busy small business owner seeking local clients or you’re an artist, author, or non-profit and you have a new website in WordPress and you want to improve your online presence. Woohoo – congratulations on the new website! If you worked with me on that website, then you had training on how to update […]

Self-employed? It’s 1099 time

Self-employed? It’s 1099 time

Are you a self-employed business owner, artist, author, musician, coach and/or someone who works for themselves and has no employees? If so, you may have paid an independent contractor to help you get your business up and running or keep it looking good in 2013. If you paid that independent contractor $600 or more, then […]

You can update your WordPress website yourself

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You can update your WordPress website yourself

You’ve just gotten an email from your hosting company (Bluehost) that says: Important Notice Regarding a PHP Upgrade. Or, you’ve logged into your WordPress dashboard and at the top of the page, there’s a link that reads: “WordPress version X.x is available. Please upgrade now.” Now what? If taking good care of a car means […]

How to get referrals for your business

How to get referrals for your business

When you get ready for a face-to-face appointment with a client or a meeting at work or an art gallery, I bet, at a minimum, you make sure your clothing is appropriate, you allow enough time to arrive on time and you are prepared with a goal. In other words, you are prepared to present […]

How to manage your time better with your business social media

How to manage your time better with your business social media

Are you a solo business owner? Are you overwhelmed with getting your business goals accomplished while at the same time posting to all the various social media outlets (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+)? I feel your pain and have a solution to share that is exciting and effective, too: embed your Google+ posts in your […]

Declare your Independence: Ditch Facebook! Part 2 of a 2-part series

Declare your Independence: Ditch Facebook! Part 2 of a 2-part series

I’m worried that you, small business owner (artist, writer, non-profit), are writing fabulous and relevant blog posts for your small business and then you’re posting it to your business Facebook page. (Sad trombone noise here). Why does this make me sad for you and your online business presence? Imagine that you’ve just written your 1,000th […]

How to cultivate and grow your small business blog: Part 1 of a 2-part series

How to cultivate and grow your small business blog: Part 1 of a 2-part series

If you own a small business such as a restaurant or chiropractic practice or retail store or you are an artist or musician or run a small non-profit, chances are you scurrying everyday to do what it is that you love to do. What the heck do I mean by that? I mean if you […]

Small business owner: How do you stay organized?

Small business owner: How do you stay organized?

Are you a small business owner struggling to keep track of worthwhile, relevant business information, tips or emails that you’ve received from clients, prospect or online marketing ideas? I have tried many ways to organize the information I need to communicate with my business clients, share social media information with my social media tools and […]

The Best Social Media Tools for Small Business Owners

The Best Social Media Tools for Small Business Owners

When you run your own business, the most precious moments are not when you are in front of your computer. Right? Whether you own a hair salon, a restaurant, a chiropractic practice or a fine art gallery, working with your clients is your business’ life blood. These days so many small business owners are overwhelmed […]