How Deleting Facebook Has Helped me Grow my Business

How Deleting Facebook Has Helped me Grow my Business

In August 2017 I came to a crossroads where a lot of things needed to change within my personal life as well as my business life. It was an incredibly painful time of transition, but one that ended up for the best; I had to take time to evaluate what I could change and control and what I could not change and control, but rather had to learn to accept. Does any of this sound familiar? I feel like many other people go through something similar in their own life.

At this point in time social media was beginning to wear on me more and more. Not only did it take up my time, but it also drained me emotionally and mentally. I had already deleted certain apps off my phone, including Pinterest and SnapChat…

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Why QuickBooks Self-Employed is Essential for my Small Business

Why QuickBooks Self-Employed is Essential for my Small Business

I tend to be a little bit of an oddity as a creative… Though I love all things creative and I have a mind that runs a mile a minute with new ideas, I also have a huge love for numbers and math! When I was a little kid I used to play “bank” with myself all the time. I would sit with a money drawer full of fake cash and make deposits and withdrawals to myself. And I could seriously do this for hours without getting sick of it!

That’s something that’s always stuck with me as I’ve grown up. I’m lucky to have an extremely financially savvy Dad that has taught me a lot of what I know, but I’m also lucky to have a personality that enjoys the challenge of numbers…

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Top 5 Lessons I Learned in my First Year of Business || #BizBirthdayBash Savannah, GA

Top 5 Lessons I Learned in my First Year of Business || #BizBirthdayBash Savannah, GA

This past weekend (Sept. 15 – Sept. 18) was a wonderful weekend of touring Savannah, Georgia and finally getting the chance to meet my #bizbestie Cami Monet! Cami creates beautiful watercolor invitation designs and she and I have become close friends over the past year because we both went full time on the same day last year: September 16th. As our one-year business anniversaries drew close, we started to brainstorm ideas of things to do together. For one thing, we knew we finally wanted to meet in person! And second, we knew we wanted to do something to benefit our fellow creatives that were just getting started in their own businesses (or longing to get started, but not knowing quite how)…

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