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A Photographer’s Tips for Juggling Motherhood & Entrepreneurship

Juggling motherhood & entrepreneurship (or really any parenting & demanding work, for that matter) can be challenging. I can’t tell you how many business coaching calls I’ve done with my clients who have their little one along for the ride… and each time, I watch in both admiration and fascination at how well they seem […]

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By now, you’ve probably realized this whole entrepreneurship thing can be a little lonely at times. The freedom to do what you love is amazing, but maybe you’re starting to feel a bit in over your head with everything else. Maybe you feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants. And in the […]

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Stop Boosting Instagram Posts & Do THIS Instead

You’ve seen it. Maybe you’ve done it. That little “boost post” button seems so tempting – especially when you put so much effort into a post for your business only for it to flop. Within minutes, your reach increases and you get a dopamine hit. But is it really worth it? Are you actually getting […]

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The Secret to Making Clients Feel Like VIPs (& Booking Out Years in Advance)

Ever feel like the experience you deliver to your clients is a little… lackluster? Never fear – O&B are here! This husband and wife photography team has a people-first approach to business that is not only so genuine to them, but also leads to them having to turn away potential clients because they simply cannot […]

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Small Business Trend Predictions for 2024

At the end of the day, “business is all about people, so if you know people, you know business and can get a pretty good idea of what’s coming next.” In this episode of The Creative Cantina Podcast, I’m walking through my top four small, creative business trend predictions for 2024. Custom Client Experiences: The […]

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Your Year in Review: Reflection Questions, Lessons, & Goal-Setting for Business Owners

How we got to the end of another year to quickly? I have no idea – it doesn’t seem possible. But I feel like with each new year comes the feeling of a fresh start, a blank slate, and an opportunity to do things differently! It’s like a goal-setting for business owners holiday. Instead of […]

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My 30-Day Social Media Detox Journey (From FOMO to Freedom)

In the past year, I’ve taken two full months off of social media. As an entrepreneur whose primary lead source was Instagram, that may seem wildly irresponsible. Maybe it was, but I don’t regret my 30-day social media detox journey. Disclaimer: I don’t think you will either. We’re not meant to be constantly tethered to […]

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Balancing Health and Wealth: Is It Possible in Today’s Culture?

Run the business. Be a great mom. Serve your partner well. Show up for others when they need you. Don’t forget your 30 step morning routine for success. These are some of the things we’re expected to do, but what about taking care of our basic needs? Is balancing health and wealth even possible in […]

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New Year, New Website: 2024 Refresh Tips

Our websites… as entrepreneurs, we love them, we hate them, or we neglect them… Either way, they’re a necessary part of our business! In fact, they’re usually the first impression that help prospective clients decide whether or not they can trust us. So, whether you’re just updating your site during slow season or looking at […]

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SEO Made Simple: How to Get Found on Google with Ryan Moreno of TONIC Site Shop

SEO… these three letters are enough to make most small business owners sweat! We want to know how to get found on Google, but it seems so intimidating. We feel like we have to know all the secrets & complicated tricks when in reality, it’s actually pretty simple. Ryan Moreno, Showit SEO expert on team […]

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The Art of Referrals & Pipeline Filling Partnerships for Creative Entrepreneurs

Ever feel like you’re stuck using social media to grow your business? Like if you check out of Instagram for a month, everything you’ve built will fall apart? But yet, you’re exhausted at how much effort you have to put in for so little results? Maggie Pugh, owner and lead interior designer of Maggie Kate […]

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