How to Get the Most out of Networking

Networking can be scary, even for the most outgoing person.  Lindsey and I found as we started our business that networking events were not very helpful. We never felt like we were set up for success for networking, everyone stayed in the group they came with and had no intention of meeting new people. Our…

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…

Increase Your Productivity Through Task Management & Mastering The To-Do List

Is your to-do list just keep growing? Are you overwhelmed with your task load? Let’s fix that! Learn some simple and effective task management tips that will leave you feeling productive, organized and ready to tackle it all! How many of you feel discouraged and overwhelmed by the amount of work you need to accomplish…

The Importance of an Instagram Profile

By Coley Arnold We are all so sick of the algorithms that keep changing on Instagram, but I’m here to tell you that Instagram is still such an important tool to grow your business. It’s worth spending time and energy refining your profile and using Instagram to grow your business! It may seem that everyone…

The Heart Of The Foundress

Looking back over the last few years I’ve come to realize that it’s OK to not have all the answers, it’s OK to feel lost, it’s OK to even feel worried or scared about the next steps personally or in your business and it’s ok to be frustrated when it comes to your kids, family,…

Being An Entrepreneur Can Be Scary!

By Coley Arnold, Foundress Co-Owner As co-owner of Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market, I had to learn how to run a business as I went, there is no playbook or magic button to success. Trust me, I looked! There are so many unknowns and obstacles that you can’t prepare for. As hard as it…

Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started My “Business”

By Lindsey Holt, Foundress Co-Owner When I started my first “business” I was painting barn wood signs and selling a few every couple months. It was hardly justifiable to call it a “business”. Yet when I look back and think about those memories, it was something that I enjoyed and it was a bit of…

The Best Questions To Ask When Networking

When you hear the word networking, what comes to mind? Do you feel excited or do you get that feeling like you have butterflies in your stomach. In today’s world, building strong professional relationships can give you a competitive edge. It can also lead to new and exciting opportunities! The key to successful networking is being…

What To Consider When Creating A Marketing Plan

So, you started a new business, you are working your butt off, and you are making money. You are killing it! It’s time to take your business to the next level, and you know what you need to do next, but don’t know how to do it. It’s time to make a marketing plan. We’ll…