Why Boosted Facebook Posts Sucks — But Ads Are Great

Why Boosted Facebook Posts Sucks — But Ads Are Great

Boosting a post will certainly earn you more likes than usual, maybe even a few comments. However, you’re much less likely to see actual conversions (sales, email list sign ups, etc.) with a boosted post than you will with many of Facebook’s other ad options. It’s not that boosted posts are “bad”, it’s just that they are meant for ease of use rather than for careful sales optimization.

My 11 Favorite Resources That Make Business Easier

My 11 Favorite Resources That Make Business Easier

As entrepreneurs, we have to wear a million hats so we're always looking for tools to make things easier on ourselves and for good knowledge sources to stay ahead of the curve. If we aren't up on the latest industry trends, if we're failing to continually improve our work processes, and if we're refusing to adopt technologies/tools to speed up our workflow - we'll get demolished by our competitors who do choose to grow and adapt. If you are here taking the time to read this blog in the first place, I doubt you are one of those people who refuses to learn and grow. So here are 11 of my favorite knowledge resources and tools to stay up to date and up to speed:

5 Effective Ways to Beat Entrepreneur's Anxiety

5 Effective Ways to Beat Entrepreneur's Anxiety

Being a lifestyle entrepreneur grants us the freedom to control our schedules, sleep in if we'd like, exercise at whatever time of day we'd like, take days off if we'd like, choose who our clients are, and a lot of other wonderful benefits. Unfortunately, being a lifestyle entrepreneur can also cause anxiety to sky rocket when project issues arise that we don't know how to solve, when work is slow and we aren't sure how we are going to pay our bills this month, and when we aren't sure what direction we want to expand our businesses into next. You've gotta take some bad with the good, I suppose. Thankfully though, I've learned some great practices for managing stress and for troubleshooting entrepreneurial problems...

Are Your Expectations Hindering Your Success?

Are Your Expectations Hindering Your Success?

In the entrepreneurial world, we talk a lot about vision. Our vision of what success looks like, our vision of what we want our businesses to become, our vision of what our lives should be. Vision is an essential tool for manifestation, however people often confuse vision and expectation for being one and the same. They are not.

As human beings, we have this innate tendency to establish expectations for everything.

We place expectations on what our careers should look like.

On what success should look like.

On what our bodies should look like.

6 Stages of Growth

6 Stages of Growth

Have you ever decided there was something in your life that just wasn’t working for you anymore? You knew something needed to give. You set out, determined to change it, you left your comfort zone, you went through the pain of change, thought you succeeded, then - lo and behold - a similar scenario found its way right back in your path… what the heck is that about?