How to remain motivated while working from home

Working from home and being your own boss is a blessing and a curse. While it’s awesome because you get to do whatever you want to do, however you want to do it and whenever you want to do it, this can quickly turn against you if you don’t remain motivated. Motivation is a difficult elixir to come across as a creative entrepreneur or a small business owner. We all start off with it. We all are pumped and ready to achieve, set goals and get paid. But hard work doesn’t always mean that you will get what you work hard for. And since that system and accountability you would otherwise have in a conventional work environment isn’t in place in your own home, waking up everyday and remaining motivated becomes a task in itself.

So we have some tips for you to remain motivated

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Minimal Printable Planner for Social Media & Blogging with Calendar - Digital Download

As a creative entrepreneur, blogger or small shop owner there is nothing more important than being organized. It’s hard--we know--the struggle is real. But what if we shared our comprehensive planner with you?

Our planners are full of all the stuff you need to get organized in one place. That is why we made our own planner and we thought...well...we think some of you might benefit from a similar planner. 

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5 Reasons Google Photos is the new must have tool

I have a thing for new tools and apps.  I love trying new things that make my life easier. But more so what makes me run my blog or business smoother.

Google photos is one of those.  Not only do you need this for your blog or business but you need this for your personal life!

With the advent of digital photography, long gone are those days of family albums with those limited amount of photos taken over a particular amount of time. Now we take endless amount of photos with our phones that you can’t even count them.

They start taking room on our computers and devices, so we back them up on hard drives. But there is always that fear of - what if you lose your hard drive? What if there is a fire? What if your hard drive just stops working?

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why you should schedule your social media

Automating aspects of your business and blog such as social media will not only save you time it will help you better understand your audience. Therefore Scheduling your social media becomes vital to your blog or business’s success.
So if you have not been scheduling your social media then my friends, it’s never late to start.

Here are reasons why you need to schedule your social media

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7 Ways to Use Instagram Stories for your Business and Blog

Algorithm changes means Instagram now shows your followers your post not chronologically as posted but through a smart feed - meaning Instagram decides if your posts get shown and when it shows up for your followers.

This is why I urge you to utilize Instagram Stories. This way even the followers that are not seeing your posts can still view your content via Instagram Stories. Therefore you are able to reach more followers through Instagram stories.

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10 reasons we love ConvertKit

Here is the thing, we don't endorse anything we wouldn't use ourselves.  And one thing we are constantly recommending is CONVERTKIT.  If there is one investment (okay two) that we made early on in our business that has had the most return it is hands down CONVERTKIT and Squarespace.  

We heavily rely on CONVERTKIT for our business, everything from automating our email list, to setting up funnels for our paid products, to our free email courses, creating landing pages, getting valuable insights on our audience and more! 

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How to create free amazing graphics for your blog & business

We all know that visual communication has become more and more important over the last decade or so.  The growth of Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr is a clear indication of this. A catchy headline and a eye catching graphic is what will draw readers to your blog.  And with Pinterest being a lot of bloggers and small business’s highest referral site we now need to create amazing graphics that will not just get pinned over and over again but will also make people click through to your blog or site.

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