A Day in the Life of a Freelance Social Media Manager

It isn’t all that long ago that the role didn’t even exist, yet now it seems new people are taking to the web as a ‘social media expert’ every day. My journey started 4 years ago when I left my event management job to pursue a passion for online engagement, relationship management and consumer psychology. I soon found myself working at an advertising agency as a Community Manager (another term for a social media manager) and had an amazing time working with brands such as Nutella, TIC TAC,...

The Working Mom’s Guide to a Balanced Day

How do you find a balanced life when you’re overloaded with work? How do you switch off work when you’re away from the office? The answers to these very common questions are never easily answered. But once you do find your ultimate balance you’ll find enormous benefits: more enjoyment of life and better relationships and less stress and a better quality of life overall. Let's dig in. You can create a life where balance is intentionally built-in, but you need to work at it. Many businesses...

Discover Your Dream Mommy Business in 6 Simple Steps

Want to start your own momprenuer business, but not sure what to do? If you’re thinking about starting up a business, chances are you love the idea of being your own boss, working from home with your kids, and being in control of your success. Sounds all fun and fancy, eh? To be real with yourself you have to know that starting a business will take lot's and lot's of work upfront. You have to be willing to give before you receive a monetary gift in exchange...yes, a paycheck! Usually...

How To Get a Raise at Work

Is getting a raise in today’s day really practical? Let’s talk money and paychecks, shall we? With layoffs, unemployment and many other economic problems, is it really possible to fatten your paycheck without infuriating upper management? During the 1990s, retention was common and it was the key priority for hard working individuals. This scenario, sadly, is no longer that common. When business output has been affected by the economy, just how do you convince your company to give you a...

How To Become a Social Media Expert

Social Media today is one of the best venues for marketing products and services. Why? Because humans are social by nature! It’s digital word of mouth. Seriously. Most companies employ social media experts to handle their online presence, reputation, promotions and branding. So, really, just how important is social media presence in a company’s growth? It is crucial. This trend creates opportunities to reach more potential customers/clients, faster than ever before. Becoming a social media...

Moving Tips for Busy Moms

Moving is not an easy task. If you are a busy mom, like me, what are the best ways to make your transition smooth? Here are some tips that may come in handy. 1. Trash All the Things You Don’t Need It’s time to get rid of your junk, ladies! Sell stuff at a yard sale, give it to Goodwill or just throw it out as garbage. If you are moving to a smaller space, this is the most important thing that you need to do. From perishable items to the things that have been stored in your closet for the...