Solo Business Stories: Need help writing a personal history? Zoe Morrison’s My Beautiful Life Story does just that.

Need help writing a personal history?  Read how Zoe Morrison’s business does that. Name of business: My Beautiful Life Story Years in business: The personal history aspect as a hobby, since 2007. As a business, 2 years.  Telling businesses stories: 12 years What the business does:  Help individuals and business find and tell their unique Read More …

Solo Business Stories: Sherry Triggs is an eCommerce consultant; Jackie B. provides insight

Sherry Triggs’ business was up and running.  Then she took a class with Jackie B. Peterson:  “You don’t know what you don’t know.” Name of business: Selling is the Key Years in business:  Two years (since 2017) What the business does: “We are a consulting firm for individuals wanting to start their own e-commerce business Read More …

Solo Business Stories: Healer, licensed massage therapist, educator, advocate, author Jacki Gethner talks about being self-employed early on

A certain independent mindset is needed for the self-employed.  Healer, licensed massage therapist, educator, advocate, author of two books Jacki Gethner had that early on. We got to know Jacki at a recent Solo Business Meetup. What her business does: Healer, educator, advocate, author of two books. She has presented locally, nationally and internationally.  Jacki Read More …

Testimonial: Michael Bruns took Jackie’s class; “got his work mojo back”

Praise: Jackie shows small business owners how to create your own business based on what you do best. It’s very common for well qualified people to find themselves with a lack of work at some point in their career.  The conventional employment model has evolved and is now less loyal and less rewarding to employee Read More …

A Tip from Jackie: Talk to Yourself!

You need to be able to explain your value to your worst critic–YOU. This is especially important when you’re raising your prices. I know that most solos are nervous about quoting a price and asking for money. We do not negotiate prices in this country like they do at the markets in many nations. We Read More …