If you use Instagram for your business, you’ve likely been stressing over what’s being referred to as the Instagram shadowban. Sounds scary, but the truth is it’s not nearly as ominous as it sounds. You don’t have to give up on Instagram forever, and while there aren’t any sure-fire ways to ensure you’re not affected there are some ways to limit the chances! Learn exactly how the Instagram shadowban can affect your business, and how to deal, here!
Some days I feel like I just need a few more hours in the day to deal with my business, and then I remember my dear client turned friend, Erika of Erika Anne Photography! This momboss powerhouse juggles her photography business with a full-time job, volunteer positions, and four kiddos. I was so excited when Erika agreed to take us on a photographic journey for a day to give us a behind the scenes look at her life, and I hope that she inspires you as much as she does me. Take a peek at a typical day in this momma photographer’s life and prepare to want to fly to NY someday to have her take your children’s senior pictures!
I am the first to admit I’d be LOST without technology; Google is basically my guide to life and while I’m grateful to have access to so many amazing tools at my fingertips I sometimes struggle with overcoming information overload! Often, an innocent search takes me down the rabbit hole and leads to complete analysis paralysis (which is never good for business!). If you find yourself drowning in a sea of suggestions and distractions, these tips will help you better cut through the noise so you can spend less time researching (and stressing!) and more time taking action!
If writing isn’t your strong suit business probably feels totally frustrating sometimes. Not only should your writing be clear and grammatically correct, it also needs to tell a story in a way that captivates your ideal clients and leaves them yearning for more! More often than not, business owning mommas I chat with feel overwhelmed when it comes to writing because they just can’t seem to make it sound authentic and exciting. If you ever feel like your business is held back because your writing just isn’t working, check out these tips and become a better writer in less time than it takes to catch up with the latest happenings in Stars Hollow (if you don’t get the Gilmore Girls reference you have some Netflixing to do).
I don’t know about you, but I’m a bit in denial about how fast 2017 is flying by. I feel like it was just last week we I was yelling at my guy that we should NOT wake our baby up at midnight to celebrate her first NYE (he did wake her up). Fast forward and it’s April, so I’m working on my quarterly checkup! Many business owners find themselves setting goals near the end of the year, and are bursting with hope for the new year. Only once January 1st hits, things don’t always go according to plan. Our daily struggles still exist and hope turns to much of the same old same old. Whether you’re surpassing your goals or drowning in doubt, this is the perfect time to take stock of the first quarter so you can plan for success in the next few months. Here’s how!