Start Your Biz Social Media Campaign #15min

If you read my earlier post about How to Start Using Social Media in your Business in just  15 min a day, you were probably thinking, “Geez Malla.  Just start one account? That’s pretty basic” It is.  But far too often I hear from entrepreneurs that they are going to get started.  And going to […]

Start your business social media in 15 min

I’m sure by now you’ve been hit with a ton of reasons why you need to be using social media.  You know it needs to be part of your marketing plan.  Everyone is raving about how much business is being conducted through social media. But if you are an old school entrepreneur and are not […]

Do I have to share my REAL story in my personal brand?

Geeezzz.  I hope it isn’t that painful for you.  What exactly did you do in college?  *wink *wink.  LOL   But yes, you need to get comfortable telling your story as it’s a key point that tells everyone why they want to buy from only YOU. For some, this is a no brainer.  You err […]

Are you listening to your business mentor?

I have found 10x more value from mentors who tell me what I don’t to hear rather than cheering for me when I do well. I love hearing applause as much as the next person.  But  where do I get the best results?  Listening to the advice  “I don’t want to hear”.    I’ll share a problem […]

Why I’m crushing on this “employee” in my biz…

I found it when I first started with Twitter to spend hours reading tweets, following new people, and retweeting.  And because I didn’t want to miss anything good, I kept the page open.  All the time. Can you see the disaster waiting to happen?  Yes. I started spending hours on the program. Great for those […]

How do you eliminate the fear of starting your business?

  You don’t. You just do it anyway. I’ve know the top reasons why someone is fearful, nervous or concerned about starting their own business. I need more money to launch I don’t have enough time right now I’m not sure which idea that I want to start with I’ve been planning and planning and […]

SEO Freelance writing business – Interested in starting one?

  I had a great conversation with Eileen Cotter, a SEO Freelance writer, on Twitter.  It’s crazy how you are connected to people  through social media.  It happened as a totally casual conversation and I realized she had a TON of ideas and advice for others who may want to start their own freelance writing […]

Will the real target market please stand up?

How do you really determine who your target market is?  I mean your REAL target market – not the one you made up when you were writing a business plan.  Who are the people who will purchase your products or services ? The best way to identify your target market is to use data and […]

Where are the risk taker women entrepreneurs?

Ladies, if we dare to call ourselves small business owners – or even better, entrepreneurs – then we need to do a better job about taking risks. And that means showing up and building in person relationships at high level conferences and networking events.  Yes, there are sacrifices.  Yes, it compromises family time.  Yes, you […]