If you think finding your ideal clients is tough, try being transplanted from your stomping grounds to a whole new country, where you can legally only work with a small group of people, while dealing with a hubby that is sometimes gone for months at a time. Such is the life of a military momma business owner, and my dear client, the fabulous Alicia of Alicia Yarrish Photography has been living this scenario out in Germany since her husband was stationed there years ago. Take a peek into what a typical day looks like for her, and prepare for some killer baby cuteness overload from her adorable baby boy!View Full Post »
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).