Seven Ways to Continue Learning | Quarterly Planning Series

When it comes to being a business owner, there is always something more to learn. Whether you're learning how to organize your files for your business or want to finally complete that course that you purchased months ago, if you factor in learning into your quarterly plans, it'll help you tremendously as you continue to grow in your business.

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Planning Your Promotions and Product Launches | Quarterly Planning Series

We’re back for Day Two of our Quarterly Planning Series taking place right here on the blog!

Today we’re talking entirely about what to promote, along with tips and suggestions for planning and preparation for each. This post today is packed with ideas, but more than anything else, think about works well for you personally and in this season of your business.

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Maintain and Create to Grow Your Business | Quarterly Planning Series

When you take the time to plan things out for your business and work from a place of rest, knowing what each day, week, and month will hopefully include as you move forward within your business, it will help you in so many ways.

For this post today, we're going to specifically go into what to maintain and what to create. Ready? Let's go!

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Press Start and Go | A Note of Encouragement

Recently, I’ve had more and more conversations with business owners who have an incredible idea for their business, but they’re afraid of X, Y, or Z happening, so instead of moving forward, they file it away in the “someday” folder. Today I wanted to talk about that just a bit, and give you encouragement at the same time.

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Why your Goldilocks pricing strategy isn’t working

When you create a new product, what’s your pricing process look like? Do you have one? A lack of a clear cut pricing strategy means you may be running your business into the ground without even realizing it. Not properly pricing your work means you may not be able to pay yourself what you deserve, and not paying yourself eventually leads to dissatisfaction and burn out.

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How to Use Hashtag Holidays as a Marketing Tool for your Business

Every month for the last year or so, on the first of the month we have added in a monthly "happenings and hashtag holidays" set into our Instagram stories for you to screenshot and use for your business. Today, we wanted to walk you through how you can specifically use all of these hashtag holidays in your business, to have them work well for marketing and use in your social media!

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How to Prepare your Business for Summer

From summer vacations to having kids out of school, it might mean that the hours you held during the September - May season are different, or you make the choice to run your business differently so that you can have more time to soak up the goodness that comes with the days of summer.
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Today on the blog, a few of our Conference Alums are sharing how they're prepping their business for the summer, sharing what they’re doing differently, including tips and suggestions for you as well.

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Alumni Spotlight: Susan Brown of For Pete’s Sake Pottery

This past fall, Susan Brown of For Pete’s Sake Pottery joined us for the first time and it has been absolutely inspiring seeing her business grow the way it has in the months since those four days together last October. Today, we wanted to catch up with Susan and share more with you about this incredibly talented ceramics artist, who has a distinct style and point of view with charming handpainted pieces you can recognize instantly. Her business has truly transformed with everything she has put into place, and as Susan puts it herself, it is definitely a year she is soaring.

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Bookkeeping and Receipts | Systems to Keep Yours Organized

Are you the person that waits until the end of year to worry about those pesky expenses and wonders “Just how much did I make?”  By keeping track of your income and expenses, you won’t have bags under your eyes from being up late trying to make sense of your tax return and how much you owe. You will know this well in advance.

The good news for you and for them is that it doesn’t have to be that difficult. There are quite a few programs available to assist in putting your financial records together and keeping them straight.

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2019 Conference | Speakers + Sessions!

We are SO beyond excited to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for our Fall 2019 Conference! Every year, we bring 24 women together who are artists, makers, and designers in the creative industry for our Conference Experience in a beautiful home on Pensacola Beach, Florida, steps away from the Gulf of Mexico.

Today, we wanted to share a bit more with you about all of our Conference Speakers, to learn more about them individually along with the sessions they’ll be leading this November. Enjoy! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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The Final Day of our Fall 2018 Conference | A Week in Review

Today marks the final day for our 2018 Conference Week in Review, and oh my goodness, what a week it has been! Sharing the details of what took place each and every day has been one that we have loved, and we hope you have enjoyed it as well!

Our final day at the Conference is always a good one. We spend the day doing only three things: making a plan for what you’re going to do first when you get home so that you can build upon what you learned while you were here, take a few pictures together, and having dedicated one-on-one time with each of our speakers. Keep reading below for all of the details surrounding Day 4 of our Conference!

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Day Three of our Fall 2018 Conference | A Week in Review

We are continuing today with Day Three for our 2018 Fall Conference Review! Today included sessions led by Heather Jordan, Amy Kinslow, Valerie McKeehan, Ashley Cochrane, and Kristin Wilson, covering a variety of topics necessary to learn about as a business owner. We closed the evening with our Celebration Dinner, and overall, it was an absolutely amazing day.

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Day One of Our Fall 2018 Conference | A Week in Review

Every year when it comes to writing this post, it fills my heart with joy. I love reminiscing about the moments, the memories made, and seeing it all come together once again. This week-long series will take you through our Conference Experience from beginning to end, where we’ll share a bit about each day and share a lot of images, because this experience is so hard to put into words.

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How to Write a Mission Statement

How many times are you asked that question and get a little uncomfortable, because you either (a) aren't confident in your answer or (b) aren't sure the best way to answer it, so you just kind of wrestle your way through it?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

The way to make answering this question a lot easier is by doing one foundational thing for your business. And today, we've got a step by step rundown on how to crafting a mission statement for your business to help you to answer that question confidently from now on.

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