4 Ways to Improve your Marketing

Business Slow? Here are 4 Ways to Improve your Marketing.

This guest post comes from the wonderful Casey Watson. I’ve known her husband since high school and actually had the opportunity to help him with his branding/website for Fiscal Fluency a while back. So fun! When I found out Casey was a talented copywriter (who is familiar with the Storybrand marketing framework), I knew I had to hire her write a couple of posts for the Ember & Co community. You’re going to love her! Every business experiences slow seasons, …

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When & How Solopreneurs Should Consider Outsourcing

4 Tasks Solopreneurs Should Consider Outsourcing

THis guest post is provided by Courtney at GigSpark.biz. Courtney hopes to be a resource to people who are looking to join the gig economy, either to supplement their income or as a way to fulfill their dreams of becoming an entrepreneur. You’ve worked single-handedly to build your dream business from the ground up, and you should be proud of all of that hard work! If you want to continue this success, you should also be aware of when it’s …

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VoyageDenver "Trailblazers" Interview

VoyageDenver “Trailblazers” Interview

A couple of weeks ago, I had the honor of being interviewed by VoyageDenver. They’ve been hard at work on their “Trailblazers” series, and my wonderful friend/photographer Kira Whitney nominated me to be part of it. What a fun surprise! Their description of this series:The editorial team has a special attachment to our new series, The Trailblazers: Rewriting the Narrative, because so many of us feel that media portrayals of women have been too one dimensional. Today, women are doing …

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An Honest Dubsado Review after 3 Years: 3 Strengths, 3 Tips, 3 Weaknesses (+ 20% off)

For anyone who’s been around for a while, it’s no secret that I L-O-V-E Dubsado. I sang its praises way back in 2017, and that blog post has turned out to be a huge help to others who are considering a CRM (client relationship management) solution for themselves. I’m so glad! If you haven’t read it yet, you can find it here. However, after three years in the Dubsado Facebook Community – and chatting with business friends who have considered …

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Unlocking A Joy-Filled Business With Brand Consistency

This blog post was written for Mindy Altermatt, one of my dearest clients. Mindy is a creative strategist who helps service-based entrepreneurs to attract clients they love by doing exactly what they were meant to do, the way they were meant to do it. She’s an absolute joy. I’ve given you a preview of the post below, but make sure you follow the link at the bottom of the post to get to the good stuff – and the link …

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Creative Burn-out, Designer Burn-out, Learning to rest and not quit, Dealing with business overwhelm

Crying over a glass of warm champagne: embracing burnout and making the most of it

I sat down in my new office in our new house with a hot cup of coffee and some gluten-free cookies and…sighed. A deep, wordless, defeated sigh. Because I wasn’t feeling at all how I wanted to feel. I felt…sad. Tired. Overwhelmed before I had even clicked into my inbox. And incredibly ashamed.

Awesome Black Friday Deals for Creative Business Owners (2018 Edition)

Awesome Black Friday Deals for Creative Business Owners (2018 Edition)

It’s that time of year again! Can you believe it?! Last time I checked it was February. It’s been a busy, busy year for Ember & Co. I’ve never been a huge fan of the Black Friday frenzy — as a peace-loving introvert, the idea of rushing around a packed store competing for the chance to snatch up a good deal sounds downright exhausting. I’d much rather spend my day off sipping tea by the fireplace. But I also love a …

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