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Heart Disease and Telling Oprah Goodbye

It is interesting now to look back on October 2015. Those last days before my life would change in ways I could not even imagine. Attending the Emerging Women Conference in San Francisco, I was on a crazy whirlwind trip. I had already been to Calgary, a day in Edmonton, a trip over to Kelowna,

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Do You Allow People to Pay You?

Being in business can be hard when you’re a solo entrepreneur. I get it. There are all these personal feelings of self-worth mixed in with trying to run a business – and we aren’t talking about it. (We are all running around trying really hard to look like we have it all together.) When a

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Stop Causing Your Clients Confusion

I wrote a post previously sharing tips for photographers on how to let your clients know that you don’t Photoshop their images extensively. Wait, I mean edit their images extensively; “Photoshop” isn’t a verb. It also isn’t a term every client out there knows what it means. That’s the problem though, right? Because it is

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The Real Best Time of Day to Post

You’re spending all this time researching when is the best time of day to post online, when do you need to make your Instagram post so it gets the most eyes on it, how many times a week should you blog, all of it. Have you considered when is the best time of day for

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Be Quiet.

Be quiet. Hush. Don’t be so loud. Blend in to the background, fade away. Make yourself small. Not just physically small – after all, you really are too large – but emotionally small. Be seen and not heard. (Make sure you are pretty enough for us to look at.) Keep your voice down. Don’t stand

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Black Friday Sales – Savings for Photographers!

It is that time of year again! Black Friday – my favorite! This year, I’m all about shopping ONLINE and avoiding all the crowds in the stores, and getting great deals on things we need for our business! How it all works: Be sure to pay attention to the dates that sales are available. I’ll

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