Attend the POW! Women-Owned Business Retreat

post by Stephanie Nelson This Friday, September 16, the fine folks at Create-ster are putting on POW! A Women-Owned Business Retreat at Advent Coworking. (Full disclosure: I’m a panelist on Panel Three.) This is a fantastic opportunity to get personalized, solid business advice for your startup or current business. Connect with your fellow women business owners…

Social Profile Management – Why Bother?

post by Stephanie Nelson Whether an individual or a business, managing your social profiles is one of the most important things you can do. Here’s why: It has been reported that 34% of hiring managers do an online search for job candidates.  This makes managing your social profiles – like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, LinkedIn, etc.…

Let Your Curiosity Lead Your Marketing

post by Stephanie Nelson In the marketing industry, curiosity is highly under-rated, in my opinion.  And I see it even more so in the internet and social media marketing worlds. From my experience – which has ranged from print ads, direct mail and events to anything on the internet – a lot of this lack…

How Far Can One Idea Go?

post by Stephanie Nelson Let’s face it. You know a lot of stuff about a lot of stuff. But when it comes to blogging, it can get overwhelming to think about how to take what you know and break it into consumable chunks versus one long novel of a post. And then you have to…

What Happens When Things Get Complicated

post by Stephanie Nelson Confession time: 2016 has been a complicated year for me so far – in being a business owner, in keeping up with social media and SEO algorithm changes, in my personal life. Things have ended up well so far, but for everything that’s been accomplished, nothing’s come easy. It’s all been…

Change: Problem or Possibility?

post by Stephanie Nelson In all of my years on this earth, I’ve been told multiple times that the only things you can be sure of in life are death, change and taxes.  For all of you that work for a small business, I’m sure you’ve noticed, as I have, that change can seem to…