Business Advice

Reflections on My Business After a Year

One Year In: Running Your Own Business is Hard — There Were Tears

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur. Through circumstances I didn’t choose, I started my business in October of 2017. Running your own business, not as a side hustle but as a pay-the-rent hustle, is a burden and a risk. It’s not all just WiFi on the beach and every romanticized photo you’ve seen on Instagram. …

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Twenty-Five Dollars. $25. That's all I pay for my Managed WordPress hosting with my vendor (and client) Pressable. Yet, most people think $25 is expensive. Is it?

25 Things You Spend More Than $25 On – An Argument for Managed WordPress Hosting

Twenty-Five Dollars. $25. That’s all I pay for my managed WordPress hosting with my vendor (and client) Pressable. Yet, most people think $25 is expensive. Is it? Let’s look at other managed WordPress hosting costs (as they describe their monthly pricing): A2 is $12.97 for one site. Pressable is $25 for 1-5 sites. Kinsta starts …

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Small business owners wear a lot of hats: founder, CEO, sometimes office manager and janitor. So why do I advocate reading self-help books? There's a few reasons.

Why Small Business Owners Should Read Self-Help Books

Small business owners wear a lot of hats: founder, CEO, sometimes office manager and janitor. So why do I advocate reading self-help books? There’s a few reasons but they all boil down to leadership — soft skills. Firstly, I “self-help” has a negative connotation. I call it nonfiction, research, and personal development. Whatever way you …

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