On March 1, 2017, the Side Hustle Pro podcast, Episode 39 completely changed my perspective on my freelance writing business. Continue reading “Side Hustle Pro Podcast: Why You Need to Focus on One Side Hustle at a Time”
The word “network” can be intimidating. You might picture a series of wires interconnected and tangled and dusty and confusing. No fun. Continue reading “How to Build Your Personal Network”
I put off creating a room of my own for several years. I had many, many excuses. Some valid, some completely ridiculous. Everything from our home or apartment was too small, or the office furniture was too expensive, or the couch and tray table was working just fine! Any of that sound familiar to you? When I finally did create my own space, I noticed three benefits immediately. Continue reading “3 Reasons You Need a Dedicated Work Area”
The Write Now Podcast with Sarah Werner recently examined this common question in Episode 53. She explores how curated music can influence your mood and, in turn, influence your writing. Continue reading “Does Music Affect Your Writing?”
The BBB’s Women in Business Networking Koffee Talk speakers have a range of styles and topics. Recently, Kathy Foland from Thrivent Financial challenged participants in the North Dayton group:
“What do you think it takes to build your personal brand?”
Krista Neher of Boot Camp Digital shared 7 Biggest Social Media Mistakes at 2016’s SummitUp marketing conference. (Don’t worry, you can apply for the free training online!) I’ve seen nonprofits make all seven mistakes, but there’s two changes I made right away to my social media posts at my nonprofit job.
Cyrissa Carlson brought her #sparklesociety from Immerse Photography to WordCamp Dayton 2016 and inspired me to solidify my personal brand on Social Media.
Building a recognizable brand for your nonprofit is a significant challenge but an important step in solidifying your donor base and your visibility both in the digital world and in your community. But how much that do you as a nonprofit professional give to building your own personal brand?
Niles Flores assured attendees at Wordcamp Dayton 2016, that content creation is no different than blogging on her third slide:
How could I, a busy nonprofit professional really take time to make 20 post in 30 days?! The benefits seem immense, particularly for SEO, an area in which my nonprofit employer struggles.