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Sunday Link Love: Planning Downloads, Business Finances + Reaching Your Goals

January 8, 2017
Business Lifestyle Link Love

Launching something new in 2017? This free quick start guide will help tremendously!

As an entrepreneur managing 15-20 brands at any given time, it can be hard to stay focused. I can’t wait to dig into this free workbook to get a better handle on it!

I’m getting serious about planning and efficiency, and I think this blog boosting planning download will help tremendously.

While I’m talking about free printables, I have to mention these adorable (free) daily and weekly planner sheets I found on Pinterest!

I love the Click to Tweet graphics I’ve been seeing on blogs lately. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial to create them easily with Canva.

Want to get your social media strategy organized for 2017? Follow this easy, stress-free guide from Devan Danielle.

It’s that time of year again! Are you guilty of these business finance misconceptions?

Do your email campaigns match the rest of your branding? If not, here are 3 simple ways to fix it.

If a super busy schedule is preventing you from reaching your goals, these tips will help.


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Sunday Link Love: Growing Instagram Followers, Building a Client List + Avoiding Burnout

December 4, 2016
Business Lifestyle Link Love

Loving these email scripts to help build a client list!

If you work from home, you know it can get lonely…especially during winter. Kayla Hollatz has 3 ideas to beat these winter blues. (I’ve already started doing #2 more!)

My days have been non-stop busy lately, so I’ve been relying on quick nutrient-rich meals like smoothies. I haven’t been a fan of beets since an ill-advised juicing experience, but this “Beet the Dragon” smoothie has me intrigued!

Speaking of busy days, anyone else get stuck in the burn-out cycle? This blog post and free download will help you change your habits and reclaim your evenings.

Writing a good introduction is SO hard sometimes! This simplified guide from Hubspot makes it much easier.

Wonder how some bloggers get thousands of Instagram followers? Charlie from The Runner Beans is dishing on how she got 20k followers in one year.

Putting yourself out there online can be such a challenge. It makes us vulnerable and open to criticism from complete strangers. Here are 10 helpful ways to deal.

You CAN grow your coaching business using Instagram. Here are 10 ways.

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Sunday Link Love: Healthy Fall Recipes + Instagram Content Tips

November 6, 2016
Business Lifestyle Link Love

Kaila from Healthy Helper is on a roll with delicious, healthy fall recipes! Check out her Pumpkin Power Cookies and round-up of fall drinks.

I love butternut squash, and I love quesadillas. But I never thought to put them together!

Did you know updating your old blog posts is a GREAT idea and something I do all the time? See what Pinch of Yum has to say (along with their September income report…always fascinating!)

Not sure what to post on Instagram? Hootsuite has the 6 types of content that work.

Know the content you want to use, but not how to style those perfect Instagram flatlays? This guide will help!

If you’re not getting the results you want from your content, read this post on why your content sucks and how to make it better.

Launching an ecourse (like I just did!)? Read this first: 38 Things Nobody Talks About When Launching An Online Course

Love love love this! It doesn’t feel great when people unsubscribe. That’s natural. But here’s why you shouldn’t care.

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Sunday Link Love: Brand Foundation + Effective Instagram Captions

October 23, 2016
Business Lifestyle Link Love

Having a strong brand foundation is SO important.
(P.S. Did you know even SEO plays a part in your branding foundation?)

Are your Instagram captions effective?

Love this topic! How your personality affects how you run your business.

I’m a DIY designer for most things, so this post with tips on how to avoid common mistakes is helpful!

Looking for free stock photos? (who isn’t?) This post has over 50 sites to choose from.

Not sure how other bloggers are making money? Check out this post with 5 ways to monetize your blog.

I love finding inspiration outside my own industry. Here’s a list of non-creative podcasts for creatives to do just that!

If you’re constantly feeling distracted and in need of a productivity boost, these 10 productivity apps might be the solution. I’ve used all but two on this list (I use Buffer instead of Edgar), and can attest to it being a great list!  Continue Reading…

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Sunday Link Love: Self-Audits + Introverted Social Butterflies

October 2, 2016
Business Lifestyle Link Love

I NEED to do this! >> The Self-Audit that Changed My Life

It IS possible to survive a socially-packed season while keeping your introvert sanity. >> How To Be an Introverted Social Butterfly

A smarter way to add value. >> How to Use Bonuses in Your Business to Turn More People Into Customers

You’ll want to save this. >> 30 Desirable Content Upgrade Ideas

Been there… >> Yes, There Is Such a Thing as an ‘Introvert’ Hangover

I’ve found myself sharing this a lot lately, as colleagues try to recommend buying Instagram followers… >> Instagram Insecurity

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Sunday Link Love: People Pleasing, Psychology of Shapes + Productivity

July 3, 2016
Business Lifestyle Link Love

I’m totally guilty of people-pleasing and lacking boundaries. Crystal’s post on making happiness a priority was the perfect reminder to stay mindful.

When creating a routine for more productivity, don’t skip setting intentions and using self-awareness to develop a system that works for YOU, individually. That’s the true secret to sticking with it.

Freelancing comes with a lot of perks, but the unsteady income can be super stressful. Kotryna breaks down her journey to find peace with her financial situation and how we can too.

You might know that the psychology of color is one of my favorite topics, but now Hubspot has me intrigued by the psychology of shapes. Did you consider either or these when designing your brand? Continue Reading…

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Sunday Link Love: 30 Day Challenges + a Proofreading Guide

June 12, 2016
Business Lifestyle Link Love
Health, Fitness + Lifestyle

While I’m pretty bad at following through with 30 day challenges, I still love the idea and inspiration I get from them. I’m not ready for #12 on that list, but #11 and #13 caught my eye.

If you don’t have time to meditate, you need it the most. Here’s why it’s the best gift you can give yourself (with some science-backed research for anyone not convinced!).

I’m currently obsessing over these abstract paintings. I wish I had this ability!

 

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Sunday Link Love: Labeling Habits, Healthy Desserts + Virtual Events

May 15, 2016
Sunday Link Love
Health, Fitness + Lifestyle

Labeling a habit as good or bad can add unnecessary pressure and guilt. Here’s a plea to stop the labeling.

I’m sooo guilty of keeping 10,000 tabs open in my browser windows, so I love this post on how to be more intentional with technology.

 

Food + Nutrition

Mmmm.. if you’re looking for healthy desserts to try this week, these sweet potato brownies and baklava bars sound delicious.

Confession: I’ve never made a recipe with rhubarb. I’m not sure I’ve ever even tasted it, actually. But this Strawberry Bluebarb Chia Seed Jam looks amazing.

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