New Graphic Design Tool: YouZign


I get a little pitter pat in my heart whenever someone releases a new tool for graphic design. Will this be the one?  Will I finally find the tool that does everything I need in once place? The answer is usually no – and with YouZign, the answer is still no –  but, I have […]

My Word for 2015: Awake


2014 is all but over as I type up this blog post. I would like to say that I squeezed every good drop out of the last 365 days but I know it’s not true. Did I live more than ever before? Yes. Did I travel more? Yes. Did I earn more? Yes. Did I […]

Best of the Solo Smarts Blog: 2014


Looking back over the year, I thought it’d be fun to run through and choose my own favorite posts. I came up with a list of 10: This guest post from Paul Taubman: “Which WordPress Role Is Right For The Situation?” This post on how I collect handwritten testimonials at a live event   This […]

Two Ideal Clients


At some point over the Christmas holiday, have you found yourself explaining what you do to a friend or family member? It’s not easy, is it? I was trying to share how I work with other solopreneurs and in my effort to highlight and contrast the difference between coaching someone through my membership and taking […]

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 […]