Posts tagged productivity
5 Tips for Working While you Travel

The month of September absolutely flew by, which may have had something to do with the fact that I was away for three of the four weeks. Two weeks in Europe for our honeymoon (and also worth noting — my first two week vacation ever), and then a week out west for (mostly) work. Told you it was busy. And though I wish I could say that I have my business set up in a way that lets me completely disconnect while travelling, that just isn't the case, so I found myself with a number of tasks and to-dos throughout those three weeks that just couldn't be ignored, so scheduling in some work sessions was essential.

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The Importance of Tracking Your Time (And How it Will Help You Price Your Offerings)

One of the biggest struggles I had when I transitioned to the new Studio Bicyclette was figuring out how to tackle the pricing equation. I had a lot of questions, but the two that held me back the most were whether to charge hourly or on a project basis, and how to actually come up with those numbers. See, I come from a retail background where pricing is relatively easy to figure out based on the cost of the items you're selling, especially when you've been doing it for years. 

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10 Tips for Using Pinterest as Tool for your Creative Business

Not only is Pinterest one of my favourite social media sites to get completely lost on, it’s also an incredibly important tool for my business. I’m pretty intentional with how I spend my time on Pinterest these days, limiting my daydreaming pinning sessions so I don’t get too carried away and it doesn’t eat into my day too much or decrease my productivity. But when it comes to creating an inspiration board, there’s no better place to start, and I’d like to think I’ve mastered the fine art of Pinterest inspiration gathering, and in turn I’ve seen it benefit my business and drive traffic to the blog as one of the top referral sites.

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10 Tips for Increasing Productivity

It's a pretty safe assumption to say that no matter what we do for work, our time is extremely valuable. We've all struggled with the evil temptations of procrastination, and have quickly realized the importance of working smarter and more efficiently. The act of trying to balance everything you're working on on any given day can be a tough challenge for the best of us, and I'm always on the hunt for tips and tricks to learn the coveted secrets of increasing productivity. And though it's different for everyone, there have definitely been some gems I've discovered along the way.

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