Tell me a little about yourself and your family. My name is Carrie and I am a mom, a wife, and an acupuncturist. My wife and I have 3 amazing littles; a 3.5 year old boy and 18 month old boy/girl twins. Our world is a little crazy but we love it and wouldn’t change a thing! Tell me about your business. I am an acupuncturist and work about 3.5 days
When you are just starting out with your business it can seem overwhelming to figure out advertising, marketing and social media when you already have so many things to do. Small business marketing doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult, there are many ways to reach your customers without spending a lot of money. I know that many moms who start their own business want to keep their budget low
New Year, New Series My word of the year is FOCUS. It is the first time I have chosen a work of the year but I am excited to see where it takes me. In the spirit of my word I will be doing a new series on the blog this year. Each month I am going to chose one area and tell you what I have been doing to
Why share my income? I started this series with sharing my expenses in getting my blog set up. It was important to me to share how much it cost to get my business of the ground. Now, I continue to share the goals I set for myself each month and (the little bit of) income I am making. Starting a blog can be a great business for stay at home
You need a Business Plan You started a business so you could work from home around your family. It took a few months to get off the ground and then all the sudden you realized it was growing and you had no vision. What do you do? A One Page Business Plan is a simple, easy to complete view of your business. It covers where you are at this moment and
Meera Kothand is one of my favorite blogging bloggers! She writes a lot about how to grow and nurture your email list. This fall I took her ecourse Email Lists Simplified and am still going back and implementing her suggestions. The shear amount of information she covers is astounding! I am working on creating my first email sequence leading up to the launch of my ecourse Mompreneur in the Making.
Gail and I met in the Mastermind group led by Amber Temerity. Gail has such a gentle soul and I love to listen to her Angel readings. Her children are pretty grown up but with such an interesting business I couldn’t resist doing an interview with her. Make sure you check out her Facebook page, she does live readings each week. Tell me a little bit about yourself I have
What does a Virtual Assistant Do? I can’t tell you how many times in the last two years I have been asked “What is a Virtual Assistant? What do you actually do?” Most of my work is Social Media Management and Website Maintenance, but there are so many options for Virtual Assistants now. Already on the blog, I have interviewed a VA who specializes in helping leaders in the direct
Lucy and I just spent eight weeks in a Mastermind group together lead by Amber Temerity. It was a great group of ladies who shared lots of information and supported each other. I really enjoyed getting to know Lucy! Tell me a little about yourself and your family. I am a single Mom to a 16 year old daughter who I adopted from China when she was 7 months old.
Finding Focus My word of the year for 2017 is FOCUS. I am working on focusing on the tasks that will bring the biggest return both personally and professionally. For now this looks like working on a course to sell in 2017. I am excited to be creating my own product that will help other mothers start their own businesses. Starting a business can be so overwhelming! I want to