WAHM tips: What to do when you need work right now?

One of the issues of running your own business as a WAHM can be finding work. Whether you’re a writer, a social media expert, a VA, or something else, freelancing can by a twisty road that has drought periods. You’ll find that during times of global recession or national struggle, your clients disappear. You can […]


Why I don’t care about negative comments and what I do instead

Over the years, I’ve received negative comments on my blog posts or about my work. People will claim I’m biased towards particular companies purely based on one blog post or say that I haven’t done something just because my opinion of that “something” doesn’t match their own. Many don’t like other viewpoints, and it can […]


WAHM tips: What do you do if you have a new passion?

You’ve been working on your current business venture for a while. As much as you like it, there’s a new passion forming. It could be from a hobby or because a friend has gotten involved. There’s often this sense of FOMO. Here are my WAHM tips to help figure out what you should do with […]


Should you blog on your website or create a new domain?

Content is king, “they” say. You’ll hear all about needing a blog for your WAHM business. I do highly recommend one, but do you put it on your website or do you create a separate domain for it? If you’ve followed me long enough, you’ll know that I have different blogs. I use them for […]


How to deal with unsupportive people in your life

When you work from home, you need support. It doesn’t matter if you run your own business or you have work-at-home days within your workplace. You need the people around you to help you get your work done. The problem is so many people don’t understand the freelance or work at home lifestyle. You need […]


WAHM business tips: Building trust with a client

Any relationship has an element of trust involved. This includes the relationship between you and your client. Both sides need to trust each other, and a contract is the start of that. But you need more than the contract. Here are my top WAHM business tips to help to build trust. Include detail within the […]


Dealing with rejection: How to use that no to improve and succeed

Part of running a WAHM business is rejection. It happens for all sorts of reasons. You may just not be ready or you may not have put forward your best samples. Try not to dwell too much on the no. Dealing with rejection is extremely important so you can move forward in your business. When […]


Amazon’s recent affiliate program move reminds us not to put all eggs into one basket

Every now and then, a third party will make a change. Bloggers around the world panic for a little. They get angry. They look for something they can do to prevent it. And then it moves into acceptance. However, these moves also remind us that we need to diversify income at all times. The latest […]


How you can increase your chances of getting a freelance gig

A good freelance gig is easier to find than you think. Whether you’re a writer, photographer, or social media marketer, you’ll find plenty of gigs out there. It’s trying to get it that is a little harder. Even with years of experience, it can be difficult at times to convince a client to give you […]


Can social media help you find new clients for your business?

There are so many ways to find clients. While most of you will likely pitch—that’s my preferred way—some of you may look towards social media. I’ll admit that I’ve had success in using social media to find clients, although it’s not been my most beneficial option. There’s nothing wrong with giving it a try. I […]

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