10 rules you should follow when online as a brand

When I restarted my blog I wrote a detailed post about what branding is (and isn’t). If you haven’t had a chance to read that post, please check it out and then come back to this post.

Because it’s trendy to start brands and side-hustles, there have been an advent of people who run a main “personal” account and then multiple minor “branded” accounts. Continue reading “10 rules you should follow when online as a brand”

3 Places to get Free, Unique Stock Photography

The struggle is so real to find unique stock photography. This is mainly because most of the free websites are the same site, just repackaged. And photographers submit their work to every single site.

This only becomes a problem when you need niche specific stock photos. For example it’s extremely hard to find stock makeup photos of black women. So, it’s not uncommon for a bunch of lifestyle blogs to feature the exact same stock photo.

To combat this, I’ve put together a short list of my favorite places for unique stock photography, meaning these photos won’t be plastered across every blog in your category (yet, anyway). Continue reading “3 Places to get Free, Unique Stock Photography”

Brownies, Competition, and Blocked Blessings (why being an expert is killing your brand)

When you’re starting out there’s pressure to succeed quickly. If you don’t launch your brand, get lots of clients, and rack up followers you aren’t considered successful online.

What’s worse is there are people out there with picture perfect lives, beautiful brands, and fabulously successful businesses. You’d love to have that for yourself. Because if we’re being honest, we all want to succeed and achieve our dreams. Continue reading “Brownies, Competition, and Blocked Blessings (why being an expert is killing your brand)”

The #1 brand mistake online businesses are making (and how to fix it)

There’s so much information out there about launching a business online. It can quickly lead to business overload if you aren’t careful.

No worries. I can sum up the top branding mistakes online business owners make into 1 lesson. Continue reading “The #1 brand mistake online businesses are making (and how to fix it)”