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Mompreneurs need encouragement and support. I believe I was born to uplift, motivate and encourage the masses…and blogging is just one way I can do that. I hope that you find these posts encouraging to you as you seek information to help you with your online business and finding balance. ~Demetria

MIH061: Self-Healing with Lauren Nelson, Naturopath

MIH061: Self-Healing with Lauren Nelson, Naturopath

Listen to "MIH061:Self-Healing with Lauren Nelson, Naturopath" on Spreaker. https://youtu.be/rWHGGOauSqY Subscribe Have you gone to the doctor and been told your labs are “normal” but you still feel like crap? If you've been tired and sick, but don't understand why,...

MIH058:How To Grow Your Blog on a Bootstrap Budget

MIH058:How To Grow Your Blog on a Bootstrap Budget

Listen to "MIH058:How To Grow Your Blog on a Bootstrap Budget" on Spreaker. Are you looking for ways to grow your blog without breaking the bank? Maybe you have just begun blogging and need to find ways to grow it while using your budget for other business needs. No...

MIH057: Self-Care Tips for Moms in Business

MIH057: Self-Care Tips for Moms in Business

Listen to "Self-Care Tips for Moms in Business" on Spreaker. I'm so glad to talk to Allison Jackson about self-care tips for moms...especially moms in business. How can we better care for ourselves? (By the way, also be sure to check out my latest podcast episodes at...

How to write a blog post in 12 steps

How to write a blog post in 12 steps

Have you been wondering how to write a blog post that is stunning and attention-grabbing? How do you write a blog post that gives a lot of value to your readers? I've been blogging since 2005 and found that blogging has become easier with a formula that works nearly...

Why Start a Blog?

Why Start a Blog?

Listen to "MIH056:Why Start a Blog?" on Spreaker. Have you been toying with the idea of blogging? Are you itching to get your thoughts out there for the world to read and enjoy, but you're just a little bit afraid of the commitment to start a blog? I totally get it:...

MIH055:Mompreneur Balance Hacks for Blogging While Raising Kids

MIH055:Mompreneur Balance Hacks for Blogging While Raising Kids

Listen to "MIH055:Mompreneur Balance Hacks for Blogging While Raising Kids" on Spreaker. I get it-it's not easy balancing a full-time blogging lifestyle while tending to family full-time as well. But guess what, Mompreneur? If you want this, you can do it! On this...

MIH054:How I went from stay-at-home mom to full-time blogger

MIH054:How I went from stay-at-home mom to full-time blogger

Listen to "MIH054:How I Went From Stay-at-Home mom to Full-Time Blogger" on Spreaker. Are you a mom who has been thinking about becoming a full-time blogger? Listen to the podcast here. (This blog contains affiliate links that help to support this podcast and blog. I...

How to Keep Readers on Your Blog

How to Keep Readers on Your Blog

One of the issues I had as a newbie blogger starting out years ago was finding ways to keep readers on my blog. What I discovered in 2005 (yes- that was when I first started blogging and podcasting) is that an audience just wants to get to know the real person behind...

MIH053:How to Dump a Negative Mindset

MIH053:How to Dump a Negative Mindset

Listen to "MIH053:How to Dump a Negative Mindset" on Spreaker. What happens when preparation meets opportunity? You step into your life purpose. Some people call it luck, I call it purpose. But there are some things you have to do to prepare yourself for your purpose....

MIH 052:The Best Way to Gain Client Trust From Your Tribe!

MIH 052:The Best Way to Gain Client Trust From Your Tribe!

Listen to "MIH 052:The Best Way to Gain Client Trust From Your Tribe!" on Spreaker. How important is it to gain client trust? SUPER important. As bloggers and online business owners, we have to show our trustworthiness very uniquely. It's not always easy to show...

MIH 051:How to treat your business like a garden

MIH 051:How to treat your business like a garden

Listen to "MIH 051:How to treat your business like a garden" on Spreaker. Okay, I'm not much of a gardener but I know a few things. I've learned that owning and operating a business is very much like gardening. Why?  Because there are moments I put in a lot of work...

MIH 050:How I Balance Being a Homeschool Mompreneur

MIH 050:How I Balance Being a Homeschool Mompreneur

Listen to "MIH 050:How I Balance Being a Homeschool Mompreneur" on Spreaker. I'm a homeschool mompreneur, and I know that there are a few of you others out there as well who are trying, like me, to balance both of these unique lifestyles. And if homeschooling isn't...

MIH049: When Should I Rebrand?

MIH049: When Should I Rebrand?

Listen to "MIH049: When Should I Rebrand?" on Spreaker. First off, let me start by saying that I have experienced a myriad of phases of "the company rebrand" over the years.  In other words, I've reinvented myself and my offerings over and over and over again. How did...

MIH 048:Interview with Urbana Chappa

MIH 048:Interview with Urbana Chappa

Listen to "MIH048:Interview with Urbana Chappa" on Spreaker. On this week's podcast, I enjoyed speaking with mompreneur, Urbana Chappa. Urbana is a fashion designer and celebrity stylist. She began her company Maison de Mini, which is an eco-friendly children's...

MIH 047:What Makes a Perfect Blog Design?

MIH 047:What Makes a Perfect Blog Design?

Listen to "MIH047:What Makes a Perfect Blog Design?" on Spreaker. You might think..."What an odd title for this blog post". Really, can a blog post really be perfect? What is a perfect blog design? Calling a blog design "perfect" is a far stretch, I know. Perfection...

MIH 046: Set Yourself Up as an Expert With a Blog!

MIH 046: Set Yourself Up as an Expert With a Blog!

Listen to "MIH 046: Set Yourself Up as an Expert With a Blog!" on Spreaker. Are you an expert? If not, what's stopping you? Setting yourself up as an expert online isn't rocket science, but I admit it takes some leg work.  Running an online business might seem...

MIH 045:3 Practices of Successful Mom Bloggers

MIH 045:3 Practices of Successful Mom Bloggers

Listen to "MIH045:3 Practices of Successful Mom Bloggers" on Spreaker. (Keep scrolling below for a bonus video!) We know how important it is to set goals for our business. Mompreneurs and mom bloggers, we know what to do.  We just oftentimes have trouble following...

MIH 044:Mompreneur Spotlight: Andrea Thorpe

MIH 044:Mompreneur Spotlight: Andrea Thorpe

Listen to "MIH044:Mompreneur Spotlight: Andrea Thorpe" on Spreaker. This was one of my favorite interviews because Andrea and I share something in common as mompreneurs: we both homeschool! Who is Andrea Thorpe? maintains a homeschooling blog and personal blog while...

MIH 043:Why you should quit undercharging in your business

MIH 043:Why you should quit undercharging in your business

Listen to "MIH043:Why you should quit undercharging in your business" on Spreaker. Over the years, I've learned why it's so important to quit undercharging in my business.  Many of you who've followed me over the years have seen my prices fluctuate.  I'll be honest...

MIH 041:Is it really possible to make money online?

MIH 041:Is it really possible to make money online?

Listen to "MIH 041:Is it really possible to make money online?" on Spreaker. Many mompreneurs and stay-at-home moms ask me if it is really possible to make money online.  The answer is- emphatically- yes! There are a myriad of ways to make money online- and if you...

MIH 040:How to Develop Your Winning Digital Media Strategy

MIH 040:How to Develop Your Winning Digital Media Strategy

Listen to "MIH 040:How to Develop Your Winning Digital Media Strategy" on Spreaker. Why is a digital media strategy important? Recently I've been designing websites and working with women entrepreneurs to better their web presence. I've been helping mompreneurs with...

MIH 039:What Makes a Successful YouTube Channel

MIH 039:What Makes a Successful YouTube Channel

Listen to "MIH039:What Makes a Successful YouTube Channel" on Spreaker. This week's user question is: what makes a successful YouTube channel? I love YouTube and when you don't find me blogging about blogging, you'll either find me podcasting or creating a video for...

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org- Which is better?

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org- Which is better?

There are so many blogging platforms today that honestly, it can be a bit of a headache figuring out which to use.  And if you've narrowed your options down to WordPress, you now have even fewer options and can start to look at Wordpress.com vs. WordPress.org....

MIH 037: Happy Thanksgiving-A Message For Mompreneurs

MIH 037: Happy Thanksgiving-A Message For Mompreneurs

Listen to "MIH 037: Happy Thanksgiving-A Message For Mompreneurs" on Spreaker. This week's podcast is about showing gratefulness to those around you and being thankful ultimately.  I've added both a podcast and a video for your convenience. Also, since I'm so grateful...

MIH 035:5 Ways To Brand Your Blog

MIH 035:5 Ways To Brand Your Blog

Listen to "MIH035: 5 Ways To Brand Your Blog" on Spreaker. How do you brand your blog? Do you sometimes ever ask yourself just why you're blogging?  Blogging for the sake of it isn't worth your time, but if you have goals and strategies in place to allow your...

MIH 034:Can I change my blog topic?

MIH 034:Can I change my blog topic?

Listen to "MIH034:Can I change my blog topic?" on Spreaker. Are bloggers allowed to change their minds?  That's what this post (and podcast) is all about: changing your blog topic. So, you began a blog on one topic but you're growing and stretching your boundaries and...

MIH 033:Ways To Overcome Business Challenges

MIH 033:Ways To Overcome Business Challenges

Listen to "MIH 033:Ways To Overcome Business Challenges" on Spreaker. Business challenges are inevitable, but no fear. Mompreneurs have a way of maneuvering through all that life throws at us and overcoming even the toughest of challenges. Since I love covering topics...

MIH 032:The Best Ways To Find Your Tribe

MIH 032:The Best Ways To Find Your Tribe

Listen to "MIH032:The Best Ways To Find Your Tribe" on Spreaker. Being a blogger means you need to find your tribe.  What is a tribe?  Your tribe is your network of followers: viewers, listeners, readers, that love you and what you offer. So yes, you have to...

MIH 031:How to batch schedule your posts

MIH 031:How to batch schedule your posts

Listen to "MIH031:How to batch schedule your posts" on Spreaker. In blogging, there are some wonderful reasons to batch schedule, and staying ahead of the game is definitely one of them.  Life gets busy for mompreneurs, and in order to keep your blog rolling in...

MIH 030:Finding Your Passion In Your Blogging Business

MIH 030:Finding Your Passion In Your Blogging Business

Listen to "MIH 030:Finding Your Passion In Your Blogging Business" on Spreaker. If there is anything moms in business (aka- "mompreneurs") need, it's finding your passion in business. Forget your blogging routines, your WordPress theme and template, hosting, and any...