How to enjoy working from home in winter

Stuck at home in the snow (and the pandemic)? Working from home in winter can be wonderful and awful – every positive and negative aspect of a home office becomes more extreme at this dark, cold time of year.     I personally have struggled with winter for years, even when I used to work […]

How to Learn the Basics of Copy and Content Writing

A few weeks ago, I spoke about how to learn the basics of copy and content writing on the Pretty Sure We Can Do Better podcast with Angie Cazares. The episode, Be Brave and Act on Your Intuition, Even if it Means Going Against the “Expected” Path, also dives into my experience of strengthening – […]

Adopting a Personal Therapy Dog: Part 1

2020 has undeniably brought us crisis after crisis, but it’s also brought surprising opportunities to reconnect with our loved ones. For me, it’s meant coming back to my family home, and the location stability that came with that has also led me to another opportunity: to get a personal therapy dog.    First, I’ll address […]

The Key Difference Between Copy and Content Writing

What if you could confidently write any piece of your website or social? What if you knew without a shadow of a doubt that it was worth the effort because it would achieve your goal of either nurturing your audience or converting them into paying clients? Understanding the goals and strategies behind copy and content […]

Why You Don’t Feel like Writing

You don’t feel like writing – but as an online business owner, writing is a big part of what you do! Whether you’re posting on social media, crafting your latest blog post, updating that sales page, or hitting send on an email, your day is full of writing.   There are 2 camps here: 1. […]

Writing Inspiration – Where to find it?

I rarely get inspiration sitting at my desk, staring at a blank screen. And yet, like so many of you, that’s how I spend the majority of my days as an online business owner! So, where do I find my creative juice? What brings me writing inspiration?   1. Show up to your part – […]

Daily Writing: How to Improve your Business and Life

Daily Writing is a guest post by my long-time friend Sally who has just launched her own blog – learn more about her at the bottom of this post! Do you want to improve as a writer? Perhaps you want to find your voice and grow your blog.  What if I told you there was […]

Your Blog is Not Your Journal

Your blog is not your journal. This often comes as news to the business owners, podcasters, and influencers I work with on a daily basis in my Blog Your Way to Visibility Coaching program. We need to stop clinging to the days of LiveJournal, when blogs were popularly seen as an online diary of sorts. […]

Priority Lists: Your New Time Hero!

“This time change is killing me!” – You Yep, I hear you, although it’s a bit different across the pond! Believe it or not, Spain is waiting 3 extra weeks compared with North America in moving the clocks forward this year. As part of the Intrepid Emma community, my priority is consistently showing up for […]

Embrace Winter: 12 Key Tips

It can be challenging to embrace winter; that long valley in our year. I personally have really struggled with winter in the past (and sometimes still do), and absolutely hated it during the dark nights of January. Here are 12 keys to embracing this season that I’ve learned after a quarter century (!!) of winters. […]