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Social Media Permission Slip

08 Jun 2014, Posted by Diane in Desktop Downloads, Permission Slips, Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Vine, Snapchat …?  And doesn’t Google have something now?   I say focus on you and your business first.  Yes, social media can be important to your biz (and also kinda fun), but if you’re a tiny business and you’re just…

Permission Slips for Entrepreneurs

08 Jun 2014, Posted by Diane in Permission Slips

These permission slips give you permission to remember what matters–that done is better than perfect, that creating something you love every day is better than the accolades you get from the final creation, that comparison is an act of violence against the self, and at…

The Importance of Being an Entrepreneur

05 Jun 2014, Posted by Diane in Business, Passion

I believe that entrepreneurs will save the world.  That might seem like a tall order, but I think it’s possible. I believe that everyone has a business inside of them.  Everyone I’ve met has an idea for something that they’d like to give to humankind,…

What is hosting, really, and where can I find it?

04 Jun 2014, Posted by Diane in Business, Website

Hosting doesn’t get a lot of attention, but it’s actually important.  Most people seem to think that all hosting is the same, so they just look for whatever is cheapest or the most popular.  As with most things, this is a usually a mistake. Not…

Does my website need music?

12 Jan 2014, Posted by Diane in Marketing, User Experience, Website

No.   Just no. Seriously. Here’s the deal:   1.     If they wanted to be listening to something, they’re already listening to it. Music, audio books, self-improvement affirmations, monks chanting–whatever–if they want to be listening to it, they already are.  Your mellow harp music, or edgy…