Bbooks Recs: 4 Timeless Books For Marketers

So it’s been like 2 years since I posted a blog about books (I even wanted to start a Bbooks Book of the month series… obviously that didn’t happen lol). But I feel like I frequently talk about staying up to date with social media and marketing trends and I link online courses I’ve taken and newsletters you can subscribe to… but I haven’t talked about any marketing books yet!! I have a love/hate relationship with marketing books, because so many these days are irrelevant within…

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Freelance Income & Traffic Report: January 2019

Hey guys! I’m so so pumped for 2019. I’m also happy to say my Income & Recap Report for my biz in 2018 was onThis is the first monthly recap in the series for 2019, and I’d like to make improvements to these reports as I continue to write them, so please leave a comment if there is anything else you’d like me to elaborate on or include in the future. This month, I started with a new semester of interns – bringing my team to…

My Trip & Itinerary To Bali & Hong Kong

Hi guys!! I’m so excited to FINALLY be sharing this post with you. I got so many requests to put a post together about what I did when I went to Bali & Hong Kong and so I put together a master list of all the activities I did & sights I saw! I even included some things that are on my list that I didn’t get around to doing while I was there but I had planned to – so I guess I’ll have to…

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Dysport vs Botox, & All Your Questions About Dysport Answered!

It’s no secret I’m a big fan of Dysport!! I started getting it a year ago to help prevent wrinkles on my forehead and in between my eyebrows and I LOVE the results. I get a lot of questions about why I get Dysport (instead of Botox) and so I thought I’d do a post discussing the difference. I also answered some other frequently asked questions like how much it costs and how many units I get down below. If you’d like to read my first…

2018 Biz Recap: Income Plus Highs, Lows, & More!

Hi friends!! Happy 2019! 2018 was the first full year I was a freelancer full-time. There were lots of ups and downs, moments of panic when I thought my hair would fall out and the world was ending, and of course the highest of high moments when I felt like Steve Jobs. I asked you guys back in October (around my 1-year business anniversary) what questions you guys had regarding starting a full-time freelance career and that is what this post will center around. I also…

Freelance Income & Traffic Report: November 2018

Hi guys!! Nothing too exciting this month – except I put a lot of money back into the business in November. I’ve got some pretty exciting (translation: expensive) projects coming up and I started working on them in November, so my spending was definitely up this month lol. Other than that, my social media services ran per usual, but I got some great brand collaborations with brands like Winc, Pita Jungle, and Drybar. I really want to try to grow my blog as I head into…

Best Facials To Get In The Winter

Hi friends!!! I’m back in action on the skincare train (did I ever get off the train? no.) and I’m switching things up a bit because my skin always changes a bit when the weather changes and it forces me to change up my skincare. As many of your know, I have two memberships from Zona Med Spa (located in Scottsdale, AZ): Dysport Membership ($99/mo) that includes: Two areas of your choice for Dysport, every 4 months. 10% off all services and products throughout the year!…

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Freelance Income & Traffic Report: October 2018

You guys. October was EXCELLENT. I went to Hong Kong & Bali for two weeks to travel and (most importantly) TAKE A REAL VACATION!!! This was a trip I had looked forward to for months. I had it booked since February if that is any indication of my excitement lol. BUT I also kind of dreaded it…. I read a quote somewhere that was saying how if you can’t take an actual vacation without working, then you’re just self-employed, not a business owner. This just struck…

Now Hiring Social Media Internship: Spring 2019

It’s that time again! Internship app szn!  It has been such a pleasure working with my interns for the last 3 semesters and I’m ready to hit the ground running for the next group! Things to note: the internship is unpaid and must be based out of Scottsdale, AZ. More than likely, you’ll be required through your school to receive school credit for the internship, which will determine the number of hours you’ll need to work each week (approx. 8-15). However, some of the work will be able to…

Freelance Income & Traffic Report: September 2018

If you follow me on social media you know I just got back from a two-week vacation to Bali & Hong Kong with my sister! It was amazing and such a great escape from life & work (for the most part). I did check emails & reply to some basically every week day, but I was able to delegate most other tasks to my assistant Haley and my interns. They were such a big part of me being able to take this much needed break and…