How to run a successful business…and live a life you love

how to run a successful business and live a life you love - with adventure

The biggest challenge I often see with business owners is finding the balance between building a business, having a successful business, and having time outside of the business to actually live. There are three main stages in business that can affect this balance. The Growth Stage As you’re building up a new business (and in … Read more

What Does Marketing Have To Do With Graphic Design And Website Design?

You may have noticed that many of my blogs have been directed towards marketing topics, although in the end what I create are designs: websites, logos, brochures, business cards, etc. Marketing is the Foundation of EFFECTIVE Design This is because marketing is the foundation of any good design. To create an effective design, I need … Read more

The Marketing Matrix, A Tool to Simplify Your Marketing Process

Have you ever sat down to work on your marketing and then realized you didn’t know what to say or how to reach your clients? Marketing can sometimes feel like you are saying the same thing over and over again. This works if you are saying it effectively and drawing in your ideal clients, but … Read more

How to Create an Income When Your Business Has Been Forced to Close (Due to Coronavirus)

Coronavirus Marketing Ideas - When Business is Closed

It’s devastating – your business has been forced to shut its doors as a non-essential service and what can you do now? I’ve compiled a list of some marketing ideas that may work for your business. These are all general ideas and work best when modified to suit your unique situation, clients, and options. I’m … Read more

How to Grow Your Business and Get More Clients During COVID-19 & Social Distancing

empty San Francisco city streets from COVID-19

With social distancing practices, almost all businesses have been affected in some way. With repercussions ranging between a full business shut-down, to working remotely from home or to changing their way of delivering their product or service, no one has escaped unscathed. So, what can you do to keep your business growing when there is … Read more

Don’t Waste Your Money On Marketing – Create Magnetic Marketing

As a savvy and successful business owner, you know that marketing is essential to growing your business. In fact, it is the single most important thing you can do. Understanding who your ideal client is and how you help them is vital so that you can ensure you meet the needs of your current customers … Read more

3 Steps to Get Your Time Back AND Increase Your Income

“Help! I’m Spending More Time in My Business but The Results Don’t Match!” I hear this problem often with solopreneurs and small business owners. Your business grows and there are more activities to take on throughout the day…but your income doesn’t seem to be matching the increased results. Have you ever experienced this? I know … Read more