Why I Love Content

Why I Love Content

Call me cheesy, but I’m kind of a fan of Valentine’s Day. Even if it’s just a commercial holiday, I can appreciate the concept of taking a time-out to celebrate love. Plus, I have thing for chocolate and champagne, what can I say? I thought,…

What I Read -- January 2016

What I Read — January 2016

I love to read. And in 2016, I feel a little bit lucky that this is the case for me. It seems like people are having more and more trouble justifying the process of reading — sitting down, relaxing your mind, and turning the pages…

Travel + Work

How to Work While You Travel (Without Missing a Deadline)

  There are lots of resources out there all about how to use your business to fund your trip around the world, or how to travel the world and work as you go. This is not one of those articles. Maybe someday I’ll have that knowledge…

Birthday Cake

My 26th Birthday: December 1, 2015

Tomorrow is my 26th birthday. I love birthdays. I can’t help it. To me, a birthday signifies the fact that you’ve been granted another year to fill up with your own experiences and memories … And how could anybody complain about that? To reflect on…

Teaching and Marketing

8 Ways Teaching High School English Made Me A Better Marketer

“Tell me about yourself.” This is how 99% of my conversations with prospective clients begin. It makes sense. You want to know a little bit more about who you’re hiring, and the “about” page of a website can only communicate so much. I’m always happy to…

How to Work Better From Home

12 Productivity Hacks for Working Better From Home

It’s been two months now since I began freelancing full-time. Lately, I’ve been getting lots of questions from my friends, family, and people I meet in the community — what’s been your biggest challenge so far? Has anything surprised you about working for yourself?  The…

Lessons from the E-Myth

10 Lessons from the E-Myth

When I took the plunge into entrepreneurship a few weeks ago, at least half a dozen people suggested I read The E-Mythby Michael E. Gerber. (The full title, for reference, is The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It.)…

5 Tips for Creating Quality Content, Fast

There are a lot of reasons you might not enjoy writing. But the number one qualm people seem to have with it, is the hours it takes to finish a quality piece. Writing — whether it’s a press release, a blog post, or a case study — can…

Breaking the Rules, Entrepreneur Style

I keep going back and forth on whether I want this post to be a short-and-sweet “Hello, world! Here’s what I’m currently doing with my life!” or a deeper, let’s-breakdown-societal-constructions-and-analyze-their-grip-on-us type of essay. I’m shooting for a happy medium. We’ll see … The truth is,…