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…

February Meeting Recap :: Branding 101

By Sydney Jones { @sydney } Wela Creative Studio graciously opened their doors to host this months meeting while two of our mentors Sakura Considine and Lorena Garcia ran a mini branding workshop. Sakura and Lorena tied together in a beautiful bow the core concepts and ideas that shape branding a company as a whole. Provisions Coffee…

Meet A Mentor :: Malori Maeva

Malori Maeva is the founder and head designer of Form Floral, a modern and romantic boutique floral design company specializing in weddings and events. Malori is an avid reader and takes her love of words and, of course rap, to inspire cool and unique floral designs for her wedding and corporate clients. With an ever…

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…

Meet A Mentor :: Lauren Ruiz

Lauren is a lawyer with a passion for local business and the needs of entrepreneurs. After graduating from law school, she drafted and negotiated multi-million dollar commercial contracts for a global corporation. However, after several successful years in this arena, she realized the current model for legal services was not serving the needs of small…

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…

Meet A Mentor :: Leah Theodosis

Leah Theodosis is an entrepreneur living in sunny Phoenix, Arizona. Leah owns Tremaine Ranch which is a collective of companies that curates exceptional experiences. From rentals for your special event or wedding day with Tremaine Events, a historic air bnb property dating from 1890 with Rowhouse 25, a networking event that doesn’t suck with The…

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…