How To Start Your Small Business Pt.1

How To Start Your Small Business Pt.1

  Have you ever contemplated starting your own business? Unsure where to begin? Let’s make this the year you will become your own boss. So let’s get started! It is time to roll up our sleeves and get ready to dig in. I will do my best to share my thoughts and experiences with you. […]

How Owning A Business Is Like The Iditarod

How Owning A Business Is Like The Iditarod

  Have you ever wanted to drive a team of dogs across frozen lakes and tundra? Maybe not, however, sometimes being a business owner can feel as though you are out in the middle of nowhere all alone. The Iditarod is one of my favorite sporting events of the year, aside from the Super Bowl. […]

Grow Your Business With Wholesale

Grow Your Business With Wholesale

  Wholesale can be a wonderful stream of income for most businesses, but what exactly is wholesale and how does it work? In a nutshell, wholesale is when you partner with a retail store to carry your product(s). You sell your product to that retailer at a lower price point than your current retail price point. […]

How to Host with Bluehost

How to Host with Bluehost

  Did you know that Bluehost is the only hosting provider that is endorsed by WordPress (the world’s best blogging platform)? That is saying something about Bluehost’s awesome products and quality of service. I recently wrote about my  5 Reasons to use Bluehost, and how you can grow your blog with Bluehost, now it is […]

Grow Your Blog with Bluehost

Grow Your Blog with Bluehost

  There are numerous strategies to growing your blog. However, none matter if your server can’t handle increased traffic to your site. Nothing will stall your growth like a down website. All those hours of creating graphics, writing the perfect content, working on your Pinterest referrals, and yet no one can access your beautiful site […]

10 Steps for Your Business Success

10 Steps for Your Business Success

  Every business owner has a story to tell. The road that leads to entrepreneurship isn’t easy and is often marked with struggles, failures, and life changing ‘ah-ha’ moments. No matter where you begin, there are 10 steps you must take to ensure you give your business the best chance at long-term success possible. Discovering Your […]

5 Reasons to Use BlueHost

5 Reasons to Use BlueHost

  Deciding on a web host provider isn’t easy with so many options available to you nowadays. I found BlueHost via a recommendation from another blogger, and I am so glad I did. BlueHost has been an excellent web host provider for my two business’. For a company that started just over fourteen years ago, they […]

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

  You can’t grow your business without growing yourself. (And vice-versa.) As creatives and business owners ourselves, we know what it’s like to live the dual life of a business owner. You have one life, in which your role is CEO, COO, and C-everything. Your life is focused on the work, the products, the joy, the […]

Understanding Your Accounting Needs

Understanding Your Accounting Needs

  It is paramount that you take your accounting obligations seriously from the start of your business. You must be able to properly track in detail all of the ins and outs of your business. You can do this on your own if you have the experience or you can outsource this to a bookkeeper […]

Hiring for Your Small Business

Hiring for Your Small Business

  Hiring employees for your small business is a major decision. When you reach the point of needing a VA or an assistant there are a plethora of things to consider.  The most important part of the hiring process is the background check and interview.  As outlined in my previous post (here), you want to take time […]