Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur Blog

This blog is for the dreamers and the doers. The ones with the entrepreneurial spirit who are ready to create a business AND a life that is intentional, strategic, and rooted in a deeper purpose.

Purpose-Driven Entrepreneur Blog

This blog is for the dreamers and the doers. The ones with the entrepreneurial spirit who are ready to create a business AND a life that is intentional, strategic, and rooted in a deeper purpose.

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What is purpose?

What is purpose, really?  Does it actually matter or is it just another sexy self-development trend? Let’s find out… The motorcycle yogi and a worksheet The best way that I’ve ever heard purpose defined came from my former yoga teacher. And before you put up the oh-no-she’s-about-to-get-woo-woo-up-in-here blinders, hold up! My yoga teacher was named Eric, he drove a…
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The 13 Sanity-Saving Tools I Use to Run my Business as a Solopreneur

Note: This post was originally published on 12.18.2018 with 10 tools. It was updated on 3.30.2020 with 3 new tools added. I mentored a college class once, and after sharing about my business and life, a student raised her hand and said: “Gosh, it seems like you do so much between your business, volunteering, and…

10 Types of Effective Instagram Captions (with Examples + Tips!)

It’s a known fact that there is an art to writing effective captions for Instagram. It’s a talent, even! Coming up with the visual is sometimes hard enough, and THEN you have to think about what to say to accompany it. Some entrepreneurs and brands thrive with doing so, but for many more, it can…
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How to Design Your Ideal Week Blueprint to Regain Time & A Sense of Purpose

Have you ever sat down to think about what your ideal week would be like? Like really thought about it, not just mused “I wish I I could go to more Crossfit sessions every week” or “I don’t want to spend so much time responding to emails.” The first step towards making a vision real…

How to Prepare for a Personal Brand Photoshoot

Great photos are essential in today’s online world. You need photos for social media, for your website, for emails…for basically everything! Photos are content and content is king. So, how do you prepare for a brand photoshoot, especially if your brand is YOU? I’ve never been one to be camera shy – I’ve always loved…

Linkin.bio vs. Linktree: Which Instagram Profile Link Tool Should You Use?

The top question I get asked when I teach on Instagram marketing is Later vs. Planoly – which planning tool should I use? My blog on that is now officially the top-visited blog on my site! The second most frequent question? What link-in-bio tool should I use to drive website traffic? This blog is going…

The 16 Steps I Took to Build My Creative Business

I frequently get asked for advice from all kinds of entrepreneurs on many topics – everything from content marketing tips to how to navigate the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. But most of all, I get asked variations of this question: How did I, personally, get to where I am now? I get it! I,…

How to Get Featured on Podcasts – A Step-by-Step Pitch Guide (+ Free Template)

Podcasts are so hot right now. And rightfully so! They are easy to pop in your ears during a walk, a commute, or any other quick moment we can capture in our often busy modern lives. Plus, there’s a podcast for nearly anything nowadays! From journalism to storytelling, true crime to comedy series, there’s seemingly…

10 Lessons I Learned from Interviewing an Instagram Employee

I recently got to interview someone from Instagram while speaking at Megaphone Summit in Arkansas. Yes, a real.live.breathing Instagram employee! To say I was over the moon would be an understatement. You see, I have a love affair with Instagram. I know it’s really easy to hate on it nowadays, what with the selfies, the…