• Introspective Sunday – Professional Drive

      I’ve always tried to make sure that I have a good start to my week by going over the appointments, deadlines, and events that I have planned. But I find that I really need to “get my head in the game,” as well. I need a theme. A mantra. An inspiration. Something that I can lean on when things get hectic, come up unexpectedly, or just get to be a little overwhelming. (You know just what I mean, don’t ya?) I know I’m not the only one to do this (I’ve probably had this recommended to me by up to 10 people over the years), but just in case…

  • Pinterest Power

    Pinterest is a powerful visual search engine that engages users like no other social platform. With over 200 million users (up ~40% from last year), Pinterest is a valuable online tool to get your business found and featured. Even though online marketing is still a relatively new way to promote your business, it’s become an essential tool, and Pinterest shows that it is a strong contender for connecting with consumers online, even if they’re shopping locally. source   40% of Pinterest users report discovering new brands and/or products there. source 67% of Pinterest users report looking at saved pins while shopping at brick & mortar stores. source 87% of Pinterest users report making a purchase because of…