5 Productivity Best Practices I Almost Always Ignore

5 Productivity Best Practices I Almost Always Ignore

Okay, I think I’m a pretty productive person. Not quite Beyonce-level productivity, but it’s impressive. I have a day job, a freelance business, two blogs, an online course, a social life, and plenty of time for Netflix binges. I also sleep. Both “like a normal person” at night and naps […]

Why You Need to Manage Your Time Like You Manage Your Money

Why You Need to Manage Your Time Like You Manage Your Money

Does this little scenario sound familiar? You want to create a luscious-looking brand and website, but your tech skills are lacking. So you spend two weeks researching branding best practices, creating a mood board, and playing around with different themes for your website. You decide on the perfect look for your […]

10 Advanced MailChimp Features You Probably Forgot About

10 Advanced MailChimp Features You Probably Forgot About

(This post contains affiliate links 💰 – because I’m really good at buying chocolate, and really bad at not buying chocolate.) You know I’ve seen getting a really bad rep lately? MailChimp. And I don’t really get it. Suddenly, it’s become the “newbie tool” and “you can’t use it if you’re […]

Pretty Sweet Content #3

Pretty Sweet Content #3

I share a shit ton of content on Twitter, in Work Brighter Weekly, in my Facebook group, and lots of other places. And the amount I create myself ain’t nothing to sneeze at, either. In any given month, there’s a LOT of content I wanna tell you about. All of it’s […]

3 Affiliate Marketing Experiments I’ve Had Fun Playing With

3 Affiliate Marketing Experiments I’ve Had Fun Playing With

Note: this post obviously has affiliate links because this whole post is about how I’m trying harder at affiliate marketing. 😉 Regular readers know how obsessed I am with doing more with less. Whether it’s doing more work in less time, using less tools for the same tasks, or making more […]

5 Sucky Time Sucks to Automate in Your Creative Biz

5 Sucky Time Sucks to Automate in Your Creative Biz

Running your own creative biz comes with a lot of necessary evils. When you’re a creative working for someone else, you don’t have to worry about management, finances, marketing, and all that. You just did your creative job. But when you’re a creative running the whole damn show, there’s a […]

Just Checking In: Oh, Hai 2017!

Just Checking In: Oh, Hai 2017!

Hey there! My, it’s been awhile! I skipped January’s monthly check-in, but because of the way I format these, that means you haven’t heard about any of the cool things that’ve happened since NOVEMBER! We have a lot to talk about, so I’m going to stray away from the usual […]