The Etched Blog

When to do SEO

SEO, Small Business Life

It can be hard to know when to do SEO on your website or blog. It's a common question. The answer may surprise you. It's always a good time to do SEO. When you'...

How to Plan for the New Year

Small Business Life

Ok, guys! It's here. We're in December, and it's time to review and make decisions about your 2021 plan. It's exciting. I love the new year. I love the excitem...

Review and adjust your schedule for the new year

Small Business Life

The last habit I want to touch on this month in preparation for 2021 is the habit of reviewing and adjusting as necessary. Usually, when I teach about reviewing ...

Prioritize the Items that Make Money

Small Business Life

Last month we worked a bit on mindset so that we were ready to tackle 2021, and this month, we're focusing on habits you can start now that will help you grow yo...

Prioritize the People Who Matter Most

Small Business Life

When we're self-employed or trying to build a side hustle into a full-time business, it can be hard to find that balance so many of us seek. It can begin to feel...

Time Blocking Saves You Time

Small Business Life

Last month we focused on changing your mindset so that you're ready to move forward into 2021. This month, I want to focus on habits that will help you prepare f...

Choose a Focus for the Next Quarter

Small Business Life

Choose a focus for the last quarter. Usually, this is where I'd tell you to set goals. Set big goals. Grow your business. Make more money. Do all the things th...

Is it time to Edit your Personal Life?

Small Business Life

We've talked a bit about how 2020 is a challenging year, but that doesn't mean it's a lost cause, and we've talked about looking for the good in what's happening...

It's not a sh*tshow

Small Business Life

It's not a sh*tshow, even if it feels that way today. This year has been full of challenges for many of us. I'm sure you've seen the memes about it being a dum...

2020 Isn't over yet

Small Business Life

2020 isn't over yet. I know this year has been challenging for many people. We're juggling WAY more than usual. You've likely been working from home since Marc...

Should you set up a business entity?

Small Business Life

Congratulations! You've decided to start your own business. It's exciting. Maybe you've been thinking about doing this for a long time. Perhaps something in life...

How not to be perceived as sleazy

Small Business Life

When you're building a business and trying to find new customers, it can be tough to know what to do to avoid seeming sleazy. When I talk to people who want to s...

3 Ways to Find New Customers

Small Business Life

When you're just starting, it can be hard to know where to find customers for your new business. It's one of the most common questions my students and clients bo...

Do you feel like you don't have enough quality time with the kids

Small Business Life

I hear you, mama. Do you ever feel like you're missing out? Do you feel like there's just no quality time with the kids? Are you forever running from one event t...

How to create a content calendar

Content Marketing, Small Business Life

You've decided you're going to do this, you're starting a business! Yay! Maybe you've already got one and now you need to figure out what to share on your social...

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