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Why Every Blogger Needs Meet Edgar

Feb 27 2015

You worked all day writing that blog post, cooking that food and photographing it, researching, editing, creating the craft, creating the video,…

My Black & White Pinterest Board Covers

Aug 22 2014

In case you haven’t noticed, I have a small obsession with black and white. It started years ago. I mean YEARS and…

Why People Will Hate Your Success.

May 20 2014

If you are good at what you do. If you can make it appear seamless. If someone else wants to do what…

14 Elf On The Shelf Ideas – Part 1

Nov 27 2013

Are you looking for a little inspiration for your Elf on The Shelf this year? Here’s my first blog about Elf on…

La Boulangerie – Fresno, California

Nov 09 2013

There’s so much to talk about, but I wanted to start with something simple. La Boulangerie. This little gym was literally tossed…

Theme of Death. Why WordPress Theme Choice Is Important

Sep 24 2013

So here I was trucking along and getting all kinds of traffic to my blog and then… BAM! I noticed my traffic…

Can You Make Money From Pinterest?

Sep 22 2013

This question came to me from a personal message on Facebook and I decided it was worthy of a blog post. “Krista,…

Do You Need Instagram For Your Business?

Aug 26 2013

The simple answer to this question is: YES. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest have all shown their value and ROI (whether it…

Is The Honest Company Attacking Honest Toddler Out of Fear?

Aug 08 2013

I have been watching the drama unfold between The Honest Company and The Honest Toddler for the last few weeks. Why? Because…

The Getty Museum in Los Angeles California

Jul 01 2013

The Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California is perhaps one of the most amazing museums in the world. Even if you never…

Shappify Product Options for Shopify – Why You Need It.

Mar 21 2013

I am still trying to fall in love with Shopify. You can read my blog post about all of that here. Part…

First Impressions: BigCommerce Vs. Shopify

Mar 13 2013

We started with WordPress… When I opened my t-shirt company in January of 2012 I originally attempted to use WordPress with an…

Ohio Home & Garden Show 2013

Jan 11 2013

The Ohio Home and Garden Show will be February 23rd through March 3rd at the Ohio Expo Center. The annual event, held…

Why Monthly Goals Are Better than New Years Resolutions

Dec 26 2012

Have you ever made a New Years Resolution only to break it before February? Surely not, right? Even if you are the…

Dear People Magazine: What if the linemen didn’t show up?

Nov 14 2012

Dear People Magazine, I loved your recent article about heroes emerging after Sandy turned superstorm hit the East coast. I completely agree…

Is Freelancing the Next Revolution?

Nov 07 2012

I will keep this answer short and sweet…. YES! According to Wikipedia’s Industrial Revolution article… “The Industrial Revolution marks a major turning…

How To Censor Your Facebook Business Page

Oct 24 2012

  Did you know that you can censor your businesses Facebook page? Oh yes. You can. It’s important in a world where…

Should Freelancers Have Their Own Website?

Oct 23 2012

The short answer is YES. Yes, Y.E.S., YES, Yes! It’s not enough to have a profile on a freelancing job board. Not.…

Ebay is After Freelancers, Launches Elance-ish Website

Oct 16 2012

According to TechCrunch, Ebay has started beta testing a new Elance rival in the UK called Secret Guru. Add Secret Guru to…

The 5 Biggest Social Media Mistakes Companies Make

Oct 03 2012

When I started managing social media accounts in 2008 I could see it growing to what it is today (trust me, this…

31 Days to Becoming a Better Freelancer

Sep 18 2012

I receive a couple emails a week asking me for more details about how I freelance, build businesses and work from home.…

Capturing Kiddos Playing Sports. Why I put down my iPhone.

Sep 17 2012

Raising kiddos in an iPhone world means most of our memories are on a mobile device. This weekend I decided to start…

A 50mm 1.4 Makes Everything Look Magical

Aug 28 2012

I have spent to much time lately with my camera in my camera bag. I have been itching to pull her out…

How to Convert Your Facebook Profile to A Page

Aug 19 2012

No matter why your Facebook profile needs to become a page, the steps to get it done are rather simple. Step One:…

Mobile Millionaires – Why his daddy doesn’t own that Lamborghini.

Aug 08 2012

Not to long ago I was at Easton Towne Center, a upper-scale shopping center in Columbus, Ohio, when a kid in his…

Trash The Dress

Aug 06 2012

Trash The Dress has quickly become one of my favorite styles of photography, mostly because you can be daring and creative all…

Urban Farmhouse Interior Photo Shots

Jul 31 2012

I had the opportunity to go to Urban Farmhouse sans kids, so I grabbed my camera expecting to be enchanted. I was.…

Remembering The Base of Your Passion and the Word “No”

Jul 16 2012

This time last  year I was working crazy hours for a solid dozen clients. I had nearly 30 girls on my virtual…

Strawberry Shortcake

Jun 07 2012

  Fresh strawberries are oh so yummy when they are picked fresh from the field. Most of the time we plop them…

101 Work At Home Success Tips – Tip #3

May 11 2012

Did you learn to drive, cook or tie your shoes by yourself? Would they let a “Surgeon” perform brain surgery if he…

Why the Unemployed Need “How to Freelance” Training

May 08 2012

According to 20 Something Finance in an article they published last year, the top 10 occupations hit by layoffs were mostly construction trades…

Do People Really Make a Living Managing Social Media Accounts?

May 02 2012

The number of jobs created by the social media phenomenon is growing every day. The first time interviewed for a social media…

The Truth About Facebook Timeline Privacy

May 01 2012

We’ve all experienced the moment when we realize we let our guard down, but it’s to late. Whether it’s the seat belt…

101 Work At Home Success Tips – Tip #2

Apr 10 2012

Tip #2 Never Jump Into Anything … Know what you’re up against. Know what you’ll need to invest. Make a decision. Then…

The Difference Between A Free PR and A News Wire PR

Mar 28 2012

In the world of online press releases, there are two ways to get your news out – free PR sites and news…

101 Work At Home Success Tips – Tip #1

Mar 26 2012

This is the first in a series of blog posts about how to work from home successfully. Watch the blog for additions…

Maybe You’re Onto Something

Mar 21 2012

I have always believed that in order to be successful at any work at home business, you have to LOVE ALL of…

Pregnancy Awareness Month Kicks Off Campaign

Mar 08 2012

For the last year I have had the great pleasure of working with Pregnancy Awareness Month and their co-founder Alisa Donner both…

Being Honest About a J.O.B. vs Freelancing

Feb 21 2012

A couple of days ago I heard yet another mom tell me that she was going to have to return to work…

Hire My Mom Vs Elance

Feb 20 2012

UPDATE: This post continues to be popular on my blog. I wanted to post and update you that I have not used…

How a Misplaced Facebook Notification Saved Our Lives

Feb 02 2012

I turned off my Facebook notifications two years ago, but Tuesday night I upgraded my phone to a iOS 5. Because the…

We Are Powerful Beyond Measure

Jan 18 2012

Just a few words and minor edits away from having two books completely written and ready to publish and another three drafted…

How Tim Ferriss Screwed American Freelancers

Jan 11 2012

I’m just going to say it…. I bought The 4- Hour Workweek years ago with hope that I too could whittle my…

Adding A Pinterest “Pin” Option to Your Blog to Increase Traffic

Dec 21 2011

If you aren’t on Pinterest, you soon will be. Word about the new (and fast growing) social network is spreading fast and…

Demand Studios Fires the Masses – We Told You it Was Coming

Dec 06 2011

Did Demand Studios hire a reputation management company to protect them before they began mass firings just days after Thanksgiving? I posted…

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