September to me always feels like January….somehow a new beginning and a chance to review your goals, personally and professionally. I guess it’s because the kids go back to school and so do I. It’s an exciting time. Maybe, it’s also the sense of the summer coming to an end and the anticipation of the beautiful fall weather soon to arrive. One of the things that I think about this time of the year is how I can improve my organization both at home and at work. Also, when thinking about blogging and all that’s involved in running a successful blog, it’s important to make sure that my organization skills are on point. Now, let’s take a look how you can increase your blogging productivity with 10 easy organization tips. I use these tips to get organized and get my blog running more effectively than ever. I hope you find these tips useful for your blog work too.
I work full-time and I’m a busy mom now trying to also create a freelance business on my own. So, finding the right balance between home and work is always a struggle. Of course, I’m constantly trying to fit everything in on my to-do list while managing stress and my emotional well-being. Frankly, it can become overwhelming and it’s so easy to begin feeling unmotivated. As well, it’s so easy to get distracted from your goals! Therefore, this go-to list of 51 self-care tips for entrepreneurs is really important to create and use in my life.
Well, as a new blogger, I’m surprised and admittedly sometimes overwhelmed by how much there is to learn and do to get a blog started. So, during my last 5 weeks, I have relied heavily on several blogging tools that have helped me get organized and run my blog effectively. Currently, I use a variety of tools and apps that I’m loving and the best part is that they’re all free. It amazes me how many great resources are available to us! So, here are my favourite 19 free blogging tools to look like a blogging pro that I would love to share with all of you.
Self-promotion is probably the most challenging aspect to building a brand and moving your business plan forward. I know it’s the scariest part for me! However, there are strategies to self-promotion that will help you overcome some of your doubts and make you successful in promoting yourself and your business. I have narrowed down these strategies to 7 secrets to self-promotion.
There’s no easy fix to make self-promotion easier. Why is promoting your business so difficult? For me, I don’t think it’s a natural part of my personality. It’s hard for me to confidently talk about what I’m working on. I’m not an extrovert at all so I really need to have strategies in my pocket that I can rely on that will help me purposefully take intentional actions to self-promote a new idea, or blog post or service. For others, negative comments from others or the fear of failing makes self-promotion SO challenging.
When starting your business, big or small, you begin with a vision. You understand what service, information or product you will offer your customers or target audience. However, to realize your vision you must set clear and specific goals. This is particularly important for freelancers and self-entrepreneurs trying to work on their own and achieve independent success. These 8 tips to reach your freelancing goals will help you be successful as a self-employed entrepreneur.