Creativity…Marketing…Life

Why Create a Marketing Plan?

Creating a marketing plan can be your ticket to having more ease and fun with your business!

WFH Wellness Entrepreneur Spotlight

WFH Wellness Entrepreneur Spotlight Grace Yu. Read Grace’s story and see how she turned her creation (Stop Drop and Dance) into the joy, connection, and release that so many people (including her) needed in those first few weeks of the pandemic.

What Is Marketing?

What is this thing we call marketing? When you ask people, they may reply quickly, off-the-cuff with answers like: social media and email, selling your products, promoting your business, “the bane of my existence.” None of these answers are wrong, but what if there’s a whole new way to define marketing?

Slow and Steady WINS. THE. RACE.

After 30+ Free Marketing Consultations in 30 days, my thoughts on marketing, business, life (!) have coalesced into a three-part, simple strategy.. We all want things to happen fast, but the good things, the things that really matter, can take time. Watch your pace...

Do We Need to Fake It?

I love this photograph, shared on Instagram by my friend, Katie. @DudeWithSign hit the nail on the head. The day before I saw this post, a client and I chuckled (with a bit of despair) over the fact that it’s really hard to start an email these days.This got me...

Doing Business at the Speed of Molasses

While working at Chronicle Books, my boss would often leave zerox’d copies of magazine or newspaper articles on my chair with a small post-it and usually a short comment in her tiny, distinct handwriting. “Inspiration! —VR” There was one such article that spoke to me...
Sometimes It Takes a Year

Sometimes It Takes a Year

Originally published on The Hivery Blog, July 24, 2019. In a fast-paced world where long To Do Lists and being busy is the norm, a year can seem like centuries away. But, making the good stuff? Whether that’s memories, a career change, a business, or a creative...

Worried About Getting Things Just Right?

Worried About Getting Things Just Right?

I have a client who’s primary goal is to untether her voice. I say YES, YES, YES! She has an incredible wealth of knowledge and I love learning from her. She hasn’t been comfortable sharing her voice widely in the past—she’s critical of her own writing and she’s...

The Little Things: A Story About Branding

The Little Things: A Story About Branding

My last blog post shared the story of a client who was “obsessing about details to the point of paralysis” and how I burst her bubble with a Schitt’s Creek reference. “David. Nobody cares.” If you missed it, here you go. Today, I want to expand on one thought from...

Doing Business at the Speed of Molasses

Doing Business at the Speed of Molasses

While working at Chronicle Books, my boss would often leave zerox’d copies of magazine or newspaper articles on my chair with a small post-it and usually a short comment in her tiny, distinct handwriting. “Inspiration! —VR” There was one such article that spoke to me...

Do We Need to Fake It?

Do We Need to Fake It?

I love this photograph, shared on Instagram by my friend, Katie. @DudeWithSign hit the nail on the head. The day before I saw this post, a client and I chuckled (with a bit of despair) over the fact that it’s really hard to start an email these days.This got me...

Slow and Steady WINS. THE. RACE.

Slow and Steady WINS. THE. RACE.

After 30+ Free Marketing Consultations in 30 days, my thoughts on marketing, business, life (!) have coalesced into a three-part, simple strategy.. We all want things to happen fast, but the good things, the things that really matter, can take time. Watch your pace...