How to Manage Your Facebook Marketing in 30 Minutes a Day

Your day is packed with appointments, phone calls, emails and actual work, right?  When are you supposed to fit in your social media time?  People ask me this question all the time, and my answer never varies.  How much time do you already spend on marketing?  This is part of your marketing. That doesn’t mean it needs to take you all day. Let’s break it down. ...more
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How Twitter Can Help You Find New Clients

Twitter is fast, serendipitous and often fun.  You can make contact with marketers, reporters and fellow creative types.  However, Twitter is more than just a tool to find out which roads are closed during a snowstorm.   It can open doors to you professionally too.  How can you use it to build your freelance business?    Step 1:  Look Professional ...more
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21 Days to a Rockin’ Social Media Presence

Most business people tell me they’re overwhelmed by social media. Where should you be? How do you work it into your already crammed schedule? What’s the ROI? This article aims to help you establish or improve your online presence in bite-size chunks -- 10-30 minutes a day over a period of 21 days. Popular research says it takes 21 days to establish a new habit so by baby stepping your way into social media marketing, you’ll establish a framework to connect with your customers and create raving fans! ...more
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How I Stopped Worrying & Learned to Love Being a Freelancer

My plan of someday being my own boss was the same as many people’s, save money, pay down debt and someday, strike out on my own.  Someday came sooner than I thought. The recession came and I lost my job like 1000’s of others.  Well, this was it I thought.  The time had come.   It was a most inconvenient time, my husband and I had separated and I was struggling to live on my income alone.  ...more
After over 20 years in corporate America.  I am a free-lancer, too.  I am.  I am.  Really.  I ...more