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How To Create A Powerful Pinterest Profile



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As with anything of your digital presence online, a small business only has a few seconds to make a great impression on a potential customer before they move on to another brand or company.

What does your Pinterest profile say about your business?

Is your Pinterest profile on brand? Do you have an updated logo or profile photo? Are your boards relevant to your business or things that you like to pin personally (we will talk more about that later!)? Did you set up your featured boards? Do your boards have descriptions with relevant keywords telling your followers, customer, or client about each board? And the like?

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Tune Into Your Internal Business Dialogue To Avoid Big Mistakes with Megan Gillikin, A Southern Soiree


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Megan Gillikin is a fellow podcast friend. I happened to hear an episode of Wedding's For Real where Megan interviewed a dear friend of mine, and I just loved her podcast voice, the way she interviewed, and all of the business information she just gifts to wedding vendors after all of her many years of business experience. And then she reached out to me via email -- it was kismet!

As I listened back to our episode during the editing process, I felt grateful for Megan taking the time to sit down with me on The Girl Inspired Project because she gets real, honest, and down to the nitty-gritty.

In one hour, Megan dishes on all of the following:

  • How she took over A Southern Soiree, but made the mistake of not asking more questions or diving further into the business before taking the reigns
  • Ways Megan manages overwhelm and prevents...
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The Beauty + Business Of Opening A Brick + Mortar With Tracy Trellis, Trellis Beauty

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Clean beauty will always be close to my heart. After all, it was my main focus as a makeup artist before clean beauty was cool. 

So, this episode brings together one of my favorite loves with one of my favorite people and fellow business owners, Tracy Trellis with Trellis Beauty!

Trellis Beauty is equal parts innovative, inspiring, and impactful. In everything they do, Trellis Beauty hopes to educate their customers in someway, not just make a sale. Whether you are looking to clean up your beauty routine, take care of your skin, learn a makeup technique, or find a new cult favorite product, Trellis is there for you every step of the way.

In other words, the experience you get at Trellis Beauty is unlike any other makeup shopping experience I've ever encountered.

From constantly testing out and trying new brands, to reducing...

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11 Questions To Clarify Your Social Media Strategy

 



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I have learned that social media for business without a strategic plan is like running your business in the dark; it’s utter, total chaos.

And if you are still with me, that means you feel the same way. For me, without a digital marketing plan in place, I spent so many hours creating posts, posting, submitting hashtags, reposting, sharing, and engaging with my audience. It took up all my time, my business wasn’t growing, and the return on investment just wasn’t there. Talk about exhausting, defeating, and infuriating.

 

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Eventually, I got tired of all that work without little return and took the time to learn how to layout an effective social media strategy. We aren’t...

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10 Signs You Might Be Burned Out In Business (Or headed that way!)



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We don’t know what we don’t know.

When I was experiencing burn out in my last business, I just thought that the fatigue, anxiety, and exhaustion were all part of being a business owner.

Turns out I was wrong!

All of the red flags were there—I just didn’t understand how to recognize them, so I hope that this list might help you to see if you are in fact heading down the road to entrepreneurial burnout or if perhaps you are just having a bad day (or week).



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10 Signs You Might Be Burnt Out In Your Business (Or headed that way!)

 

  1. Day to day tasks in business that normally wouldn’t bother you feel overwhelming, annoying, or frustrating.

  2. Interacting with clients becomes a chore or you find...

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How I Recovered From Business Burnout

 

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If you haven’t heard me say it enough already, burn out is a real thing that not enough business owners and entrepreneurs are talking about on the center stage.

When I burned out—I mean, crashed and burned—in my last business I had no one to turn to. I felt so alone and ashamed that I had ‘failed’ in my business. But the part that surprised me most about going through a period of intense burn out was how long it took me to recover. I can honestly say it took me about a year and a half (yes, you read that right!) to start to feel physically, emotionally, and mentally stable, good, and well. Let me just say this—I never want to be there again and I certainly don’t wish that upon any other business owner, because it was hard.

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My Best Advice To Prevent Business Burnout

 

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As an entrepreneur, preventing compassion fatigue or burn out is a full-time job in itself.

But, if you are unable to do nothing else with the sage wisdom I give you to prevent burn out in your business, then I wish that you would heed this one piece of advice.

Before you scroll down, if you are reading this right now and you aren’t sure if you are burnt out, here’s a great post talking all about some of the signs that you might be burnt out or at least heading in that direction. If you read it and agree, come back to this post to hear what I have to say below!


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Are you ready for this?

You probably aren’t going to like it, but here goes:

Get moving. Move your body. Be active. Work out.

As I...

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Symptoms Of Burnout In Your Business


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We hear the words “burn out” when it comes to entrepreneurs, but do we actually know what it means? If we tried to make a list of the symptoms, could we?

I had a vague idea of what the symptoms of burn out were, but when I sat down at a compassion fatigue seminar listening to the presenter outline each symptom, I was stunned.

I was experiencing every. single. thing she was talking about. 

I was a walking, living, and breathing example of business burn out, fatigue, and stress -- and I didn't even know it!

 

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So, maybe you are in a stage in your life or business where you are experiencing burn out (or think you are) and need further information to solidify that this is in fact what you...

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Five Entrepreneurial Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

 

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Are you a new business owner or looking to start a business?

Or maybe you’ve been in business a while, but feel like you’ve never quite gotten the ‘business’ thing down?

Or like a lot of us, you feel like you keep making the same mistakes over and over again?

I hear you, friend!

I’ve been an entrepreneur for more than six years now and I can tell you that I’ve made some pretty common, gut-wrenching mistakes along the way. As the mission behind The Girl Inspired Project is to empower women with digital business tools, resources, and education, so they can lead more fulfilling, inspiring businesses, I’ve got you covered.

Save yourself the heartache and scroll on to read my:

[Five Entrepreneurial Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs]

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Must Have Business Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs + Small Business Owners

 

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There are quite literally hundreds upon hundreds of tools on the market today to help business owners run a more efficient, effective business.

While I have yet to try them all, I have tried a few through owning four different businesses.

In almost eight years of business, I share my best tools I recommend for creative entrepreneurs.

Check them out for yourself and see what works well for your business and work flow.

(While my opinion is strictly my own, some of these do have an affiliate link where I may receive a small commission if you join, FYI! For more information, read our full disclosure here.)

 

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Best Business Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs

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