Category Archives: She Owns It

3 Reasons Why You Should Expand Your Brand by @THEAlishaNicole

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image source by Alisha Nicole | Featured Contributor When I first wen’t into business for myself I thought that I had to focus on my shop and only my shop. While I’m a firm believer that your energy shouldn’t be spread over too many places, expanding your brand at a steady pace can be great…

How to Recover After Being on Vacation by @blogformatting

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by Delia Rusu | Featured Contributor After reading the title of this post, you may be like: What? Recovering after vacation? What’s she talking about? Yes, you heard me right… This post is about you going on vacation, having a wonderful time, relaxing and feeling just great being unplugged for over a week. …And then coming back home…

Four Incredible Ways EzineArticles.com can Dramatically Help Your Small Business by @lisaillman

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by Lisa Illman | Featured Contributor EzineArticles.com is a wonderful resource for writers and publishers. You might be wondering how it can help your small business when you are not a writer or a publisher, but I assure you, it can! EzineArticles.com is a wealth of some of the most qualified experts in hundreds of…

Skill, Scale, and Speed – Mantra for Entrepreneurs by @FiveValues

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by Rakesh Malhotra There is no doubt that with the ever increasing competition, entrepreneurs need to devise smart strategies to stay ahead and conquer new boundaries. They will face numerous obstacles in their path. However, if they plan strategically and focus on the three factors which are skill, scale, and speed, then there is nothing…

Does my resume make my hair look blue? by @1000Girlfriends

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by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor I like doing contract work. It allows me flexibility and I have the opportunity to meet new people, but I always keep my options. A few weeks ago a colleague sent me an email about a content strategist position for a start-up company. I’ll call the company K. I…

When in Doubt… DANCE it out! by @dancinmoma

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by Pamela McCormick | Featured Contributor Can you hear it? No, not the “voice in your head” silly. The Music!! It’s always there within your reach. Everyone has a song or tune that speaks to them, touches their souls and inspires their inner well-being. So… what’s your “signature tune?” You know the one, the song…

The Visual Social Media Fight: Instagram Versus Pinterest by #katieandjane

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by Katie McDermott and Jane Whitehead | Featured Contributor On our social media travels we’ve had many clients questioning which social media platforms they should plough most of their efforts into with many asking about the familiar ‘power three’; Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Because we know that an image is worth a thousand words (or a 120%…

My Client is a Crook! Hurray! by @KatherineKotaw

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by Katherine Kotaw | Featured Contributor OK, that wasn’t precisely my reaction when I found out that a man whose business I’d been promoting was under investigation for fraud. And that his assets had been seized by the Secret Service. I was angry and alarmed: Would I ever get paid? Would my reputation be damaged?…

How to Create a Productive Workforce: The 3 As of Happy Employees by @eMakeitHappen

by Emily Worden | Featured Contributor There’s a difference between managers and leaders.  The two roles are intricately linked and complementary, but they’re not the same.  Managers plan, coordinate, and organize tasks. Leaders inspire, motivate, and influence people.  Managers are about accomplishing short-term goals, leaders are focused on long-term vision. As business owners, we often have…

Sometimes You Just Need a Bigger Playground by @askdrtania

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by Dr. Tania Howard | Featured Contributor Herman Melville once said, “[S]he who has never failed somewhere, that [wo]man can not be great.” Sure I revised it a bit to fit my bra size, but ain’t that the truth? Every failure is another step in the right direction, isn’t it? But what if you’re ‘great’…