I started out like many “mommy bloggers”–simply looking for a way to share my parenting adventures and a fun diversion while my babies napped–but what I discovered was a virtual space with infinite possibilities.
If I had to choose one thing that has made a huge impact on my business, it would be mastermind groups. Mastermind groups are built on the premise that “two heads are better than one,” and they provide an excellent opportunity for you to get the help and support you need for your business, in many cases, free of charge.
The following principles will help you make the most out of mastermind groups.
I RUN ACROSS CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN WOMEN ALL THE TIME ABOUT WORK.
They need more writing assignments, they want to do social media community management, they want to work with brands on influencer campaigns–you name it, they want to be busy, they want to be using some of their skills and really–they need to make money.
Blogging is often touted as a free way to promote your business, but while it may be free (or almost free) to have a blog, it can be rather costly, in terms of hiring help for your blog, or in terms of your time if you do everything yourself.
Here are a few things to consider when it comes to making the decision of whether to hire help for your blog or do things on your own.
It shouldn’t surprise you that most bloggers have a drawer full of old business cards that have many different job titles on them. As a blogger you have to be a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to landing jobs with brands that will that will actually pay for your services.
In a previous post I wrote about why you should sometimes work for free, but needless to say, unless you don’t need money, you do need to charge for your services most of the time, and one of the biggest decisions you’ll need to make in that regard is how to price your services.