Protecting Your Brand With A Common Law Trademark

By @lauren-ruiz Have you created a business brand that you are proud? That exciting! I want to help you protect the brand you have built with an immediate, no cost approach. This approach may sound too good to be true but let me tell you — it is used by Starbucks to this day. This…

Developing Consistent Email Marketing Strategies

By @kelli If you own a website for your business, driving sustainable traffic to your site to increase awareness about your services or products is critical to not only building your business but increasing your revenue. A key marketing strategy to driving visits to your website is email marketing. Email is a vital tool for…

Do you write down your goals?

By @coleyarnold I admit I am a bit of a perfectionist. You would never know that by coming to my house and seeing my pile of dirty dishes and dirty house, but it’s true. If I know I can’t perform perfectly or finish a job, I just won’t start. I believe this limits so much…

Partnership + Collaboration Template

By @karenmitchell So, you’ve put together your media kit, your following has a good base to work from and/or you have great engagement on your posts and you’re ready to dig into partnerships with the brands that you trust. I mean, after all, it’s half of the fun to partner as an ambassador for a…

January Meeting Recap: People and Partnership

We had the honor and privilege to have Alex Evjen, founder of Ave Styles, speak her wisdom on how to develop a business that is grounded on relationships with people and in partnership. Business Is About People “We need to remember that we each have lives outside of what we do.” In this day and…

Top 10 Tips for iPhone Photo Taking + Editing

Hi Ladies, I’m here with 10 easy tips for taking and editing photos on your iPhone. Can’t get the right lighting? Before you take a photo with your phone hold your hand up in the sky cupped like a proper miss America wave, spin around in a circle, wherever your hand catches the light best…

Peace In The Midst Of Chaos: It’s Not What You Think…

By Lindsey Holt Let’s be honest, life is always busy and I don’t know about you, but it feels like the to-do list is never complete. The push and pull between kids activities, laundry and my task list at the office seems to always have me wondering if I will ever master it? Over the…

5 Legal Questions Mindful Business Owners Ask

By Lauren Kelsey Ruiz, Esq., Your Small Business Lawyer 1. Do I have the right support system for my business? While asking for help may not be our strong suit, in business we all need a little help sometimes. It’s impossible to be an expert in marketing, accounting, legal and everything else you need to…

Control Your Inbox Before It Controls You

Ever feel like your inbox pretty much runs your life? Hopefully I’m not the only one raising my hand! Email is the heartbeat of how we operate our businesses, but it doesn’t have to “control” your business. Here are a few tips on how to keep your inbox lean and organized, so that you can…

Elevator Pitch

As an entrepreneur, I am passionate about what I do.  Which leads to many successes, however, in some instances our passion can get us in trouble.  Here’s the scenario… you are at a party and someone asks the dreaded question…” so, what do you do?”  Where do you even begin?   How do you answer…