Solo Business Stories: How Kim Berg’s Rock Steady Boxing fights back against Parkinson’s

Kim Berg’s Rock Steady Boxing helps people with Parkinson’s Disease.  Jackie’s advice helps her business run at top speed. Name of business: Kimberly Berg, LLC Years in business: 3 Years What led to your current business? “I have a Master’s degree in clinical exercise physiology and an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Clinical Read More …

Solo Business Stories: Think you can’t open a store in ten days and be successful? Read the Growing’s story.

Think you are too old too old and have no experience to open a store and be successful?  At 82 years of age, Lyle and Arlene Growing are proof that it can be done. Name of Business:  The Itinerant Artist.  Located in the Lincoln City, Oregon Outlet Mall. How long in business?  Since November 2016. Read More …

Solo Business Stories: People-centered Corona Consulting improved messaging after taking Jackie’s class

How do you create a strong message about your business? Kerri and Jill know they have a solid consulting business.  Jackie helped strengthen their message. We talk with Kerri about their experience. Name of Business: Corona Consulting, LLC Years in Business: “We launched our business in February, 2016, so we have now been in business Read More …

Encore Entrepreneurs: Douglas Lundrigan’s Story

Lighthouse Business Solutions, owned by Douglas Lundrigan, aged 51.  His does business consulting, coaching, training, and development. What makes it successful: “Gaining a deeper understanding of the generational cultural differences; the drain of business wisdom going on as Boomers retire; and the new methods of doing business that work versus some of the old ways Read More …

A Tip from Jackie: Worth Every Penny

“How can I charge what I should to all the people who need me but cannot afford me?,” you may ask. I have many things to say about that. First, if people want your work and it is really important to them, they will find a way to pay for it. You may offer payment Read More …

A Tip from Jackie: Find Your Niche

So how do you choose a deep and narrow niche? Your deep and narrow niche should be one that is very interesting and intriguing to you. It should be in your “sweet spot” where the circles in the Venn diagram—passion, talent, and potential revenue—intersect. If you choose to build your niche where you have interest, Read More …

A Tip from Jackie: Let’s Talk About Focus

Focus is so critical to your financial success that I have made it #1 of my seven basic principles. I know that creatives are interested in so many things. They are attracted to all the new bright changes and advances. They are immediately thinking about how they can use, incorporate, and adapt the new ideas, Read More …

Great Marketing Tips for the Bold Solopreneur by Guest Blogger Ivan Serrano

A solo entrepreneur is a lot of things. What it’s not is a hobby, a leisure activity, or anything else that alludes to part-time commitment. It’s not for the meek, nor is it something that offers security for those who seek it. It’s a lifestyle choice which has you habitually thinking and bringing your A-game Read More …

A Tip from Jackie: The Importance of Passion–Finding Your Sweet Spot

Why does passion matter? When you have worked for a long time in some work that is simply a job, you lose something. You lose your zest for experimentation. You lose your willingness to stick to it to see the last detail tied up. You lose your interest in experimenting or learning new techniques or Read More …

10 Ways to Profit Using LinkedIn and 5 Tips for Leveraging its Power to Market and Build Your Business ‘Free’
by guest blogger Jean L. Serio, LinkedIn Expert

LinkedIn is a powerhouse. The top social site for businesses looking for clients, to get hired, and job seekers, it has over 200 million current members, and growing daily. From entrepreneurs, to corporations, there are thousands of potential clients and companies with jobs available, out there waiting to connect with you.