Branding, Work Life Balance & Media Kits

At our last meeting, we had a few of our mentors share some of their experience and wisdom over the table with our members. Questions were asked, and answers were given through our mentors vision in their company and how they used branding, work life balance and media kits to grow and expand their companies.…

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…

Using Partnerships To Grow Your Business

By Coley Partnering with like-minded businesses is a great way to boost your following and awareness, but how do you begin to reach out to companies? Reach for the stars and don’t be afraid to contact the “big brands” and see if you get a response. That being said, we have found that starting small…

The Creatives Guide to Distractions

By Coley Arnold I don’t know about you, but working as a creative comes will a lot of distractions… hello children and housework! When Lindsey and I started Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market, we both stayed at home and had to learn the hard way how to manage working from home. (Why is this…

How To Keep Your Instagram Real and Relevant 

The real is the heart and connection and the relevant is what is going to allow you to further your business. Keeping It Real Be real.  How are you connecting your message with your following and targeting your customer base? As you post a feed that is real, you evoke human emotion which leads to…

Do More Of What You Love and Less Of What You Don’t

By Kelli Biller If I took a hard look at my to-do list each day and analyzed the tasks that didn’t get done 9 times out of 10 they are arguably the things I don’t really want to do – hence why I didn’t do them. It makes sense if you think about it. Of…

Risk Taking, Relationships, and Emotional Control In Business

Last week, Lauren Bailey shared her inspiring story that left me feeling encouraged and ready to take on the hard things in my business! I chatted with a lot of you after the meeting, and many of you felt the same way. I’ve been thinking about the things she shared and I most of them…

Top 5 Apps To Help Keep You Productive On The Go

If you sat down long enough to think about it, how much of your “actual” working hours are spent at a computer versus your phone? I’m guessing depending on the day they are comparable. This is why arming yourself (or your phone) with the right suite of apps can help you transition seamlessly from your…

Tips For Keeping Your Clients Happy

By Kelli Biller If you are in a service-based industry, keeping your clients happy it literally the heartbeat of your business… Your business can’t survive without them after all! After 8 years of managing a wide range of clients, I’ve picked up a tip or two on how to foster successful and long-lasting client relationships!…

How to get the most out of Instagram Stories

Insta stories are actually very effective for your business if you use them correctly.  It seems like lately, people scroll less and more people are just watching stories.  Which can seem like a bad thing if you are only looking at your likes and comments, but it can also really help you! One really easy…