Solo Smarts #110: Kelly Craves Your Presence

More than ever before, I’m coming to crave travel and the company of other solopreneurs.  While snuggling down here in Michigan for the winter, I’m looking ahead to the Beachpreneur Events I run with Nicole Dean and even planning some extra small group events here in the north country. I’ll be answering questions like: Why […]


Do You Know Your Sweet Spot?

I’m curious.  Do you feel like you’ve found your Sweet Spot in business? In working with my coaching clients and chatting with contemporaries, I’ve found it’s not a single Sweet Spot that brings on deep satisfaction, rather it’s found in a convergence of three important areas. Three Questions: Sweet People: Are you serving a community you […]


Free 2015 Blogging Calendar

Lynette Chandler continues to release a totally free Blogging Calendar and this year I think it’s even more useful! The PDF is set up so that you can click on fields and enter your own text – so you can update your calender as needed and print out only the pages you’d like to see […]


Grab It While It’s Hot: Stretch Yourself Content Marketing Challenge Workbook

I’ve just held this beautiful print version of my Stretch Yourself Content Marketing Challenge Workbook in my hands and I’m grinning ear to ear. My Stretch Yourself Challenge is a Live Group Coaching Experience I host twice each year.  We create powerfully productive environment and gets better every time.  As awesome as this is, five months between Challenges […]

Upcoming VIP Days (Live in Person) Are Available

In person VIP Coaching Days are available on these dates in these areas.  If you’re interested in spending a full day brainstorming, plotting & planning – get in touch with me about the dates that bring me nearest to you :) I’m actually settled in at home for the Winter, so from December thru February I’m […]


Five Items On A Solopreneur’s 2014 Christmas Wish List

What do Solopreneurs want for Christmas this year? From my personal experience, they would love to receive simple, inexpensive gifts like these: This Flexible Tripod (Under $20) I bought this for shooting videos in my home office but I soon discovered I would need a second to keep in my car. This Folding Screen (Under $60) I […]


Million Dollar Keynote: I’m Going!

When I found out about Paul Evan’s Million Dollar Keynote event, I thought, great – another event I really want to go to but probably can’t make work. Wasn’t I pleased to discover it was the same weekend I was already planning to be down south?  Yes! It’s a small intensive, two day event with […]


Random Thoughts About Confidence

I know a lot of women who have social bravado and a great public face of confidence – but when they are unplugged and left to themselves they overanalyze and doubt themselves. Interestingly enough, I know several women who are confident in themselves on a personal level – and never assert that confidence in a public way. I […]

Choosing The Right Web Designer: Web Diva Wisdom

We were offered a free copy of this book for review purposes.  This review has been written by Robin Smith, one of our awesome Social Content Interns here at Solo Smarts. Online business owners often consider launching websites or giving a current site a new look.   It can be a daunting task and sometimes just seems so […]


Reporting In: Has Investing In Coaching Been A Good Thing?

At the last NAMS Workshop, David Perfew offered an Up Leveling coaching opportunity.  I shared my excitement about this in a video back in August. We’ve passed the half way mark and since it’s the beginning of a new month and the final quarter of 2014, I spent time doing some loose number crunching today. […]


Creative Images To Boost Action In Your Blog Posts

I’m a doodler.  I used to doodle my way through long staff meetings when I still worked in an office environment.  I doodle for fun at home.  It’s so relaxing. I recently realized I can bring my love of doodling into my business in interesting ways – like this… I created that doodle, partly with […]

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Samantha Angel

Meet Solo Masterminds Member: Samantha Angel, of Advancing Steps Located in: East Wenatchee, WA, US Personal Bio: Samantha is a married mom of three. Living the solopreneurial life is sitting very well with Samantha and she loves the flexibility of working for herself. She enjoys feeding her creativity and her hobbies include photography, graphic design, […]


Tishia Lee

Meet Solo Masterminds Member: Tishia Lee, of Tishia Saves Time Located in: Haslett, Michigan, US Personal Bio: Tishia Lee is a single mom to one who got fed up with him being raised in a daycare center. She was tired of dead-end, low-paying, crappy hours jobs and knew something had to give. Thanks to a friend, […]


Shannon Smith

Meet Solo Masterminds Member: Shannon Smith, of Appetite for Design Located in: Valdosta, GA, US Personal Bio: A child of God and a single work at home mom of one recently turned teenage boy, Shannon has been a Graphic Designer for many moons and considers it her passion and hobby as well as her career. […]