Do you really need to make six figures?

Sarah recently posted some self-employment therapy — a place for those of us who work full-time for ourselves, and mostly by ourselves, to share the stuff we don’t usually talk about. Today I’d like to share my thoughts on the prompt that resonated with me the most right now: How does it feel watching others […]

Why I believe blogs are for rough drafts

As bloggers, we put a lot of pressure on ourselves to release perfect content. We stick to a certain schedule because someone else told us our blogs would never grow without it. We think that if we just keep pushing, surely it will pay off eventually, right? Now, I’m not saying that it won’t pay […]

What if I’m not an expert?

A reader recently reached out to me and shared that she had some ideas for new services to offer through her blog, but she was worried because she’s not a well-known expert and wasn’t sure if she had enough credibility to sell her services. Let me tell you a secret: Everyone starting out shares this […]

Join me for The Hello Sessions!

Fun news: I am so excited to share that I will be speaking this fall in Portland at The Hello Sessions! The Hello Sessions is all about creating hands-on, interactive experiences with some of the industry’s best bloggers and creative entrepreneurs, which will give you the tools you need to stand out in a noisy […]

How to have more fun with blogging

We started our blogs and businesses because we love what we do, right? But it seems the longer my to-do list gets, the more my head moves into that “gotta get done” space and out of that “hey, this is fun!” space. It’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind, and, let’s be […]