Why I Left Corporate America

Look, I gave it a pretty good shot. I worked for lawyers, healthcare professionals, and CEOs for six years. Six years of my life spent unhappy, unheard, unappreciated, and underpaid. I’m not bitching, ok? I checked salaries in my area for TWO years of experience, and I wasn’t even making that much. I had IDEAS […]

3 Things Social Media Whiz Kids Are Doing – That You’re Not!

I know we can’t all be social media whiz kids, but here are three things you’re probably not doing in your social media strategy that can save you tons of time! I use all of these things for Joy and Coffee and push all of my clients to do the same because it frees us […]

Virtual Assistants ARE NOT Robots!

If you do a Google search for Virtual Assistant you’re going to get a ton of hits for robots. What is this, some weird Y2K alternate universe? No. Robots didn’t take our jobs! Virtual Assistants are real, live people who do a really awesome job at keeping you sane while you run a great business. […]

Infusing Personality Into Your Brand

Let’s talk about your awesome personality for a second. One thing I learned over the course of launching two businesses in the past year is that your personality is crucial to the identity of your business. While your business is not you, you ARE your business! What does that mean? It means that your voice […]

The Art of Delegation

The key to your success as a solopreneur is being able to delegate tasks that take away from your primary focus: your clients! As an entrepreneur myself, I understand that you are wearing ten hats all the time. You’re a marketer, a strategist, an accountant, a public relations manager, a customer service representative – the […]

My Favorite Facebook Entrepreneur Groups

As promised, I’ve put together a list of my favorite Facebook entrepreneur groups for you! These groups have helped my business along so much that Facebook is the only platform I use to market for Joy and Coffee. Many of them are geared at female entrepreneurs (sorry fellas!) and the members are so supportive and […]