Friday Fantastic Find: Females Who Launched Science, Tech, or Engineering Companies (Infographic)

First I have some bad news. The Pick My Brain Tour will NOT be coming to Atlanta due to unforeseen circumstances. Now for the rest of my post. I happened to come across an interesting infographic. It illustrates the stories of 10 women that launched successful tech, science, or engineering companies. Enjoy. Source: BestDegreePrograms.org Read more [...]

5 Tips For Writing Copy That Sells

Top-notch copywriters spend decades honing their skills to become sought-after experts. And what they know and can do can make you wealthy. That being said, there’s a lot to say for doing it yourself and if you know a few tricks of the trade, there’s no reason why you can’t achieve the same conversion rates from your own copy, and save money hiring the pros. Here are five mouth-watering copywriting tips: #1 Make your story flow. When you write your copy, the sentences should flow Read more [...]

Toot My Own Horn Alert: Listed In Top 100 Entrepreneur Blog Infographic

I'm so excited to share this infographic with you. Learn Small Business has been listed in the following infographic as one of the top 100 entrepreneur blogs to follow! My blog is listed as #76. I guess I still have a lot of work to do. Here's the infographic. Read more [...]

The Sons Of The Sphinx Blog Tour

Sons of the Sphinx by: Cheryl Carpinello Genres: Pre-Teen/Tween/YA: Paranormal; Coming of Age; Adventure; Historical Fiction 126 Pages Release date: October 10, 2014 Two souls Separated by three millennium One with a gift that is more like a curse One on an almost impossible quest Destinies entwined; one seeks to find herself while the other seeks his lost queen. To succeed, the pair must right the injustices 3,000 years in the past. Only together can they fulfill Read more [...]

Quick Tips for Getting (and Keeping) More Clients

Today's post will be a combination of Marketing tips and a tutorial. It's a tutorial about how to get and keep more clients. Enjoy. You’re a freelancer and you live and breathe by your clients, right? That makes getting and keeping more clients paramount to your success. Here are five quick tips for getting and keeping more clients. #1 Ask your clients for referrals. There’s nothing wrong with doing this. In fact, customers are often happy to refer you to others, they just need to be Read more [...]

Restaurant Review Mezcalito’s Cantina

Today my sister took me out to eat. There was really no special occasion. She was just spending some quality time with her big sister. She found a deal on Scoutmob for Mezcalito's. I loved it! The queso was delicious (I thought about my good friend Brandi Starr while we were eating). I got the Pescado Mezcalito for my meal. It was grilled tilapia topped with roasted pepper sauce, mashed potatoes, and a salad. The food was so delicious I was actually sad when I finished eating it all. Our server was Read more [...]

Stuck On A Title For Your Blog Post? Here Are Some Ideas For You

I know sometimes it can be difficult to come up with titles for your blog post. You spent all of that time making sure your content was useful and now your brain wants to shut off. Here are some ideas for you if you get stuck trying to come up with a blog title (image). This post was inspired by a post in the You Can Do It Online Training - Marketing, Business & Social Media Facebook group. Read more [...]

How To Turn Your Ideas Into Actionable Plans

It has been said that many of us have a million dollars in our head. I know you may be wondering what I mean by that. Many successful businesses and products came from ideas their creator had. Ideas are all around us, and nothing feels more exciting than coming up with a fantastic idea that you know will absolutely work. The difficult part for most, however, is taking those ideas and turning them into an actionable plan. Here are a few tips to help you get started: #1 – Write out a plan Read more [...]

Karma Is Real (Or) There’s Still Good People In The World

Okay I must start off this post with some warning. This post will contain spiritual/New Age type of stuff. So if that type of stuff offends you, you may want to close that browser window now. On Sunday I went to Walmart after work and the cashier didn't ring up one of my items. I forgot to put it on the conveyor belt. I went back to the cashier and paid for my item. One of the ladies that was waiting to buy her stuff mentioned how honest that was and said that I'd have something good happen because Read more [...]

Do’s and Don’ts of Daily Blogging

I'm a part of a 30 day blogging challenge. I don't know if today's post will be published while it is still Monday, but I shall still post it. In the short week that I've attempted to publish a blog post everyday, I've learned some things. I don't profess to be an expert or anything like that. Here are some tips to help you if you decide you want to blog daily. Do's Stick to an editorial calendar. An editorial calendar will help you if you ever get stuck wondering what to write about. Now Read more [...]