When you’re doing things outside the norm, it feels so good to meet similarly crazy geniuses. It stirs the soul, gets the creative juices flowing and provides relatable friends to hang with and blow off steam.
Creative endeavors are more likely to thrive when allowed ample whitespace. Find wisdom & inspiration to stop the busy-ness that hurts our business.
How to stand out among millions of blogs? Any shortcuts worth taking? Strategies to help bloggers cope with the long game of building an awesome blog.
Note: A version of this post was first published at Wandering Porcupine, when I shared plans to shift the focus of the business. If you’re new here, or you came looking for the simpler web, this post provides the backstory you might use to gauge what you can gain from A Fearless Venture. The importance … Read more
When a business is 100% online, it’s twice as important to have a site that looks sharp, works well for customers and makes it easy to show and sell what you’ve got. Kirsty Cleverly’s gorgeous new Bonjour Quilts website does all of the above. Warning: Kirsty’s gorgeous photos may make even not-so-crafty folks consider taking up sewing.
What a warm, wonderful spirit of celebration there was in Downtown Douglasville yesterday! Tuoia, a gallery, custom frame shop and boutique, had its official Grand Opening to-do and Douglas County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. The shop has been open for a couple of months now, so a lot of area folks have become acquainted … Read more
The only thing worse for a website than a small budget is making choices that scream LOW BUDGET. Here’s my top tips for looking good for less $$$.
There was a whole lotta buzz about Station Loft Works at this morning’s Douglasville B2B meeting. When I arrived at the ribbon cutting just before lunch, the place was hopping. Can you tell I am super happy/thankful/excited that owners Gwen Vega and Barry Oliver have graced downtown D’ville with this wonderful co-working space? I’m publishing this … Read more
Seems like every time I log on there’s someone else telling small business owners what they’re doing wrong. I don’t like so much negativity, but many times I realize from experience that the author has valid points. That’s the case with this post by Bar Rescue’s Jon Taffer. This “Top 5” list unsurprisingly paints a … Read more