Blogging 101

Why I Suddenly Switched from WordPress to Squarespace

After a full year being a devoted fan of WordPress with Siteground hosting, I’ve decided to make a bit of a dramatic switch to Squarespace. This decision was kind of sudden and unexpected, so today, I felt I owed you an explanation. Here’s why I switched from WordPress to Squarespace one year into my business.

5 Business Lessons I Learned From My Mom: How to Change Lives

Mother's Day is coming up, so what better way to celebrate on a blog about business than to honor the business lessons I learned from my mom? And, since it's also National Nurse's Week here in the U.S., we can double this blog post up as business lessons learned from my mom, who is also a nurse. And trust me, there's a lot to learn.

How to Kick Beginner Blogger Overwhelm & Find Clarity for Your Blog

If you're a beginning blogger, I think it's safe to say that you've felt overwhelmed. You're overloaded with questions and too many answers that hardly ever seem to actually answer those questions. That, or they simply lead to more questions. Unfortunately, these questions will probably always haunt us, in one way or another. The key is to know how to shut. them. down.

5 Ways You're Setting Yourself Up to Fail When You Plan

Many people have a potent love/hate relationship with planning. For most of us, the planning process is a blast. It means planners and stationery and writing out to-do lists. If we're really creative, we indulge in stickers and faux calligraphy and fountain pens. Planning is pretty fun. Implementation is a lot less fun.

7 Reasons Why You MUST Define Your Blog's Niche

If you want to take your blog to the next level, passion isn't enough. Passion is only the first step. You need strategy and focus. And action, but that's a discussion for another day. Defining your niche is the foundation of strategy and focus for a blog and business. Here are the 7 most important reasons why you MUST define your niche in order to be successful.