So the other day I was minding my own business, and I missed a call from someone. Yeah, par for the course sometimes as a working mom. Anyway, whenever a number I don't know (especially one that's not local to me) calls, I let it go to voicemail and pick it up later. Later came, and I had a moment so I checked it. Someone in Florida was looking for an artist, and was referred to me! YAY! I always get excited … [Read more...] about Alert: The New Marketing Scam to Avoid
It's really difficult to come back from some of the crazy, curve ball black eyes we get in life sometimes. Throughout most of my life, I was able to bounce back from just about anything. I never worried, I didn't ever second guess myself. I was always positive that the "next thing", that proverbial opening door after the one that closes, was going to be even better than the last. I went to college to pursue … [Read more...] about Figuring Out The Art of Re-Invention
I hope you had a wonderful holiday! First, I want to say something to those of you receiving this in your inbox. It's been almost a year since I wrote here, and for that I apologize. (You'll learn more about that if you keep reading...) But you DID in fact, voluntarily subscribe to receive these emails from me. I am not spamming you, and I want to let you know that if you choose to unsubscribe, I totally understand. … [Read more...] about It’s Time To Start Thinking About 2013
As an artist, I'm always looking for ways to promote and share my work. I've utilized facebook, twitter, deviantART, you name it, but while makin contacts definitely has roots in the online world, the true reach begins when you're one-on-one and offline. With thanks to my supafly networking skillz, I met someone in a facebook group who introduced me to the activities director at a local retirement community. We met … [Read more...] about Want More Excitement in Your Business? Teach!
I grew up with people telling me how much I looked like him. I grew up with people calling me "Chucky's daughter". I grew up with a Dad who wanted to wrap up the whole world in wrapping paper and hand it to me, but knew that teaching me how to go out and find it myself would be an even better gift. I remember the time I was grounded for something or the other, and my Dad told me I wasn't allowed to ride my bike … [Read more...] about Things I Learned From My Dad