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Gen X Advice for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Gen X Entrepreneur Advice

No matter where you’re at in your entrepreneurial journey, having someone to help guide you along the way can be one of the most important keys to success. The advice I’ve gotten in the past from fellow business owners and side-hustlers has helped me navigate the unknown and think even bigger about the kind of mark I was to leave with my brand. Not only has that guidance pushed me forward as […]

5 Killer Tips for Running a Successful Small Business

Small Business Success Tips

Taking your passion project off the paper and into reality takes hard work, but it can be done! The old saying that small businesses make up the backbone of the global economy isn’t overblown. Today, there are more than 125 million micro, small, and medium-sized business worldwide. Young people today are starting their own businesses even younger than the generations before them, and there are no limits on what you […]

Personal Branding for People Who Hate “Personal Branding”

Personal Branding Girl

As I consider myself an “old” millennial, I was relatively new to the term “personal branding” when I first heard it. It sounded so… technical. So contrived. The word “branded” made me feel like a Perdue chicken, waiting to be stamped with a barcode. Like corporate jargon was being forced on me against my will, stamped on me in the form of a unique, metaphorical barcode that I would apparently […]

From ‘Freelancer’ to Full-Time: Make a Splash in the Marketing World

Many copywriters and advertisers got their start in the freelance world. After all, it’s a great way to dip your toe into the world of marketing without necessarily swapping careers or dropping out of school. But what do you do when you want to finally make the jump from pursuing freelance full-time to working in an agency? Knowing first-hand what makes this type of switch a difficult one, today’s blog […]

Is It a Good Idea to Take a Loan for Starting a Small Business?

Small Business Loans

Taking a loan to start a business might sound scary to many. Naturally, people don’t like owing money to anyone, especially banks. It doesn’t seem too appealing to let yourself get into debt before your business has even started operating. However, not many businesses are opened and started with the money of their owners alone. Actually, as much as 64 percent of new companies use some sort of a loan […]

Avoid These Common Online Networking Mistakes

Common Networking Mistakes

Since network marketing became “cool” in the online space in the last 2 years, we have seen an influx of wraps, product posts, and people selling items on pages all over the interwebs. It’s an incredible time, as it’s never been easier to start an online business and produce results in such a short amount of time. But with the good also comes the “bad”- people who are stressed out […]

Business Etiquette for Savvy Entrepreneurs and Job Seekers

business etiquette

You may be wondering what etiquette has to do with entrepreneurship, or getting a job in general. Lots! Etiquette plays a large part in acquiring a job- from networking, to sending out resumes, to the Thank You follow up. Having good etiquette could be the competitive advantage you need to OWN the job search and secure those clients. So, if I have peeked your interest, let’s get started! Landing your […]

8 Key Benefits Of Having A Mentor and How To Find One

Finding a Mentor

Starting something new is exciting and adventurous, but it can also be quite overwhelming and somewhat intimidating. Whether you’re starting a new job or you’re embarking on your entrepreneurial journey – actually at every stage of your career and life –  whenever you’re in need of honest advice, it’s comforting to know you have someone to turn who you can trust. Someone you can bounce off ideas with. A person […]