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4 Ways to Create Content for your Website Besides Writing Articles

4 Ways to Create Content for your Website Besides Writing Articles

I'm a big fan of the idea that because we're all unique, our businesses can (and should!) be unique too. But what about the need to create website content? Without content, your audience would have no reason to come to your site. And without an audience, you don't...

What services should you offer to clients?

What services should you offer to clients?

There are lots of things you can call yourself when you offer one on one services to others - a virtual assistant, coach, freelancer, consultant... but what you call yourself is a lot less important than the services you offer to your clients. I've been spending some...

How to Create a Website

How to Create a Website

Do you ever seem to have those little projects that never seem to get done? You always intend to do them, but somehow you never seem to remember to do them until it becomes important? This blog post is one of those. I know I've been asked a lot about how to start with...

How to make sure VA clients pay you every time

How to make sure VA clients pay you every time

I'm currently doing a series on being a virtual assistant, which was how we paid our bills for a while before Organize Your Biz was around. One of the questions I've heard from my lovely Facebook groupies (you should join us, we love meeting new entrepreneurs! The...

What is a virtual assistant, and should you be one?

What is a virtual assistant, and should you be one?

Bak before this blog was a spark of inspiration inside my head, I made all of my money as a virtual assistant. I've been spending some time talking this week about if you can really get clients on social media (you can read that here!) and some of the mistakes I made...

Can you REALLY get clients from social media?

Can you REALLY get clients from social media?

When I first started my virtual assistant business, I had no website, no clients, and no prospective clients I could count on. I needed money immediately, and I really didn't know about how to setup funnels, so I used the only tool I knew I could get results in:...

3 Mistakes that Nearly Destroyed my VA Business

3 Mistakes that Nearly Destroyed my VA Business

When I started my business as a virtual assistant, I wasn't just doing it for fun money, or for a little extra money to pay off debt. When Ian and I got married, we were really broke. Not a little broke, but super broke. For example, we'd had a family member offer to...

How to Rock Blogging

You write a set of blog posts, send them out into the world, and you immediately get traffic, all of that traffic buys through your affiliate links, and then enthusiastically leave blog comments on how amazing you are and ask thoughtful questions. This is the story...

An Open Letter to Side Hustle Bloggers

An Open Letter to Side Hustle Bloggers

Dear Side Hustle Bloggers, You're probably a really nice person. You probably started a blog, with the intention to help people and make some money while you did it. I know I've made a ton of mistakes as a blogger, so I'm not here to judge you or assume you have bad...

How we went from broke to living off just my business income

How we went from broke to living off just my business income

I am so excited about this blog post. You can't even imagine how weird this is to write for me, because we spent so much time struggling financially - writing about saving for huge financial goals seems surreal. But I'm getting ahead of myself. I get a lot of emails...

Why Blogging as a Job is MORE Secure than a 9-5

Why Blogging as a Job is MORE Secure than a 9-5

This past week, we had an incident that most people would consider an emergency. We had our car finally crap out on us. This is the same vehicle that we just put a new motor in in June. We have been getting by with one vehicle, which was fine until we had none. It was...

4 Things You’re Doing that are Killing Your Blog

4 Things You’re Doing that are Killing Your Blog

So, want to hear a sad truth? Most blogs, like most small businesses, don't die because they had bad content, bad design or even because their authors/creators were on a budget and didn't have all the fancy shmancy blogging tools out there. Most blogs die from...

How to Create Substantial Income from Affiliate Marketing

How to Create Substantial Income from Affiliate Marketing

Most bloggers who start blogs get it wrong from the get-go. I was one of them, and did everything wrong for several years before I realized that what most "gurus" said that you had to do to be successful was a bunch of marketing bunk, and really didn't align with how...

3 Ways Ditching Disposable Items Simplifies Your Life

One of the things you won't typically see around my house are a lot of disposable goods. Beyond our toilet paper, for the most part we've switched to reusable goods. I've found that this helps us keep things simpler in our house, in some very tangible ways.  Less...

(Almost) Foolproof Yogurt in the Instant Pot

(Almost) Foolproof Yogurt in the Instant Pot

I love yogurt. I don't sort of  love yogurt, I really love it. When I couldn't eat dairy when I was pregnant with Logan, I struggled to put on any weight in the first half of my pregnancy, and actually lost weight. That changed in the second half, when I...

Why You Should Unfollow Bloggers Who Recommend Bluehost

Why You Should Unfollow Bloggers Who Recommend Bluehost

I am a lover of all things blogging. My obsession passion for helping new bloggers and entrepreneurs was what lead me to launch this blog instead of sticking with my other blog where I focus on homemaking and occasionally mentioned business things. So, naturally I try...

Preventing and Treating Newborn Jaundice with Natural Remedies

Preventing and Treating Newborn Jaundice with Natural Remedies

I read some crazy articles that included things like giving a newborn an enema (Which I have never done, and have no intention to do. Just to be clear!) in addition to applying essential oils topically - you can read about what they did here. All of the babies in my...

My 8 Best Tips That Make Living Without a Clothes Dryer Easier

My 8 Best Tips That Make Living Without a Clothes Dryer Easier

Back when Ian and I got married in 2014, we moved into housing for married students on campus. This was awesome because there was a washer included in the unit, and (best of all) no monthly rent because it was included as part of his tuition. I knew there wasn't a...

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