Tag: entrepreneurship

Business, Entrepreneurship

Best Website Platforms: WordPress, Weebly, Shopify and more

Ah, the big website platform debate. When you’re just starting out as a business owner or blogger, you already know that the look of your online presence is a make-or-break decision. If you’re an online business owner, the visual presentation of your website is especially important since your website becomes your “home”. If you’re non-tech like me, you probably hate the thought of website building by yourself. However, if you’re bootstrapping your endeavors and budget is tight, hiring a web developer to create a fully customized website might not be in the cards right now, but you still need to […]

Business, Entrepreneurship

How to Foster Passion & Profit in Business

Why are the ideas of “passion” and “profit” talked about as being separate entities from each other? Maybe it’s because of the age-old misconception that in order to make money in your business, you have to be a money-hungry, deceiving hustler who just cares about making money. Or the other lie that in order to be profitable at business, you have to love money more than you love your mission or values. But do you know what iconic visionaries like Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Oprah, Elon Musk and Martha Stewart have in common? Not only did they grow extremely profitable […]

Business, Entrepreneurship

Why There’s No Such Thing as Competition

Short answer: If you feel like you have competition, then you’re doing a horrible job at being unique, different, or bringing value to your audience and customers. I get this all the time: other beauty brands who want to work with our brand on the editorial side, find out that we also have our own cosmetic line of products, then suddenly sees us as competition to their own business. WRONG! Besides those other beauty brands simply projecting their frustration with their own sales/revenue onto us, it’s incorrect to assume that the TMB cosmetic line is even their competition. Ohhh snap, […]

Business, Entrepreneurship

How to Pick the Perfect Business

The biggest sticking point for most new business owners (other than figuring out a company name) is what product to actually sell. Physical product, digital product, service? Online or brick-and-motor store? For women, men, kids, teens, tweens, millennials, mid-life crisis-ers? Amazon, Etsy, eBay? Udemy or Skillshare? There’s a ton of options, no wonder why we really get stuck on this point. It wasn’t until 2 random incidents happened, ironically within a 24 hour span, that changed the course of my own business. I was pow-wowing on the phone with my BFF, as our conversations always end up about business. As […]

Blogging, Business

How to Become an Expert at Anything

Our culture loves experts. Look at the YouTubers that make millions of dollars by filming themselves and posting the video to the Internet. Those YouTubers wouldn’t be making millions of dollars if it weren’t for their audience that values and respects their opinions and see them as experts in some sort of capacity. Yet many of those “YouTube gurus” didn’t even graduate college, they’re not prior millionaires, or have any other claim to fame or expertise outside of their YouTube channel. So why are they considered as “experts” or “household names” in their field? It’s because they have a large […]

Big Picture, High Performance

How to Get Anything You Want (In Life and Business)

Yikes, it’s so hype-y to say, but there’s really a strategy to get anything you want in life and business. It’s often an overlooked part of our day, yet it’s always the small things that get us, right? You just have to work long and hard for whatever you want. Period. There’s no magic bullet or secret sauce for achieving any goal. Olympians train for 6 hours a day, 6-7 days a week, for 10 years (or longer) before trying for the Olympic games. CEO’s work 7-days a week for 30 years. If I want to have nice hair all […]