Love Your Business

The last few weeks of January I mentioned that this month would be dedicated to loving your business and I'm so excited to launch this free series on the blog for you.  Choosing to become a business owner in any field is a huge leap for anyone.  Not only do you have new responsibilities, but learning how much it actually takes to run a business can be the most stressful yet rewarding job of all.  Throughout the entire month of February I want to dedicate this as a place for you to become or stay inspired and to learn to love your business.  Some amazing contributors (!!!) will be stopping by each week to share with you their own experiences within 5 different topics that I have put together.

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  • IDENTITY
  1. the importance of branding
  2. staying true to yourself
  3. building an online presence 
  4. blogging for your business (why to include or not include personal life)
  5. keeping personal hobbies
  6. creating an image with social media
  • PRODUCT
  1. website/blogging resources
  2. packaging
  3. the importance of handmade
  4. quality vs quantity (the realistic side of handmade)
  5. finding supplies
  6. implementing your brand into your product
  • BUSINESS
  1. how to keep a schedule
  2. how to keep up with it all (orders, online, creating, life)
  3. how to stay creative in an over saturated market
  4. 5 tips in starting a business
  5. 5 tips i wish i knew then that i know now
  6. beating yourself up, how to not envy others success
  7. finding inspiration to create unique products
  8. copy vs inspiration
  • FINANCE 
  1. budgeting
  2. taxes 
  3. how to separate personal from business
  4. setting financial goals
  • BALANCING ACT
  1. how to maintain a personal life with a successful business
  2. keeping relationships strong (marriage, friendships or family)
  3. how to be a good wife and business owner
  4. how to be a good mother and business owner
  5. stepping away and finding your own way
  6. truly loving what you do
As you can see it is going to be an amazing month and I can't wait to share all of the posts with you, my hopes are that you will take away something positive.  That you will gain a new perspective whether you are thinking of starting a business, taking your part time business further or just to reflect on your currently established business about where your goals may need to be.  Today I'm kicking off this series by posting over at Revolutionize Her, where I will have a weekly feature through all of February about financial goals.  I hope you join me over there today and every Wednesday plus check back here all month for tips, tricks and learning about others experiences in creating a business that they love.


14 comments:

  1. This is AWESOME I can't wait to read more about it!!

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  2. This is so exciting! I can't wait to read more about this. I'm hoping to open up my own dress boutique once I graduate from college. (Thats a long way off, I'm a senior in high school!) But I'd love to hear some advice!!
    Can't wait!
    http://ahopelessnotebook.blogspot.com/

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  3. I'm so excited to read this series!

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  4. So excited to read everything!

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  5. I cannot wait for this series to begin!! I am pondering opening a webshop myself (on Etsy) and I have so many questions and I am just a little insecure. So bring it on!
    Esther.

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  6. I'm so excited! Thank you for sharing.

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  7. Love that you are taking the time to do this! So excited! Xoxo

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  8. Yea! I can't wait for this as my shop isn't even a year old yet... so these tips will be very beneficial for me:)

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  9. I am so excited for this month, I love that you are doing with for free....thank you! I can't wait to learn from all your experiences and I look forward to the see how this knoweldge and wisdom changes things for me in my business ventures.

    Thanks again Heather Dawn you're AWESEOME!

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  10. Awesome idea! I love to hear how others stay organized and run a business. We have two small businesses (in addition to my hubby's full time job), so I'm always looking for ways to streamline things. Thank you!

    Kacey

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  11. This is going to be a very helpful item for me!

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