This one is for the non-profits - especially those who volunteer for them (like I do). If you've ever been asked to get involved with planning and executing an awards show for a non-profit, this video was tailor-made for you. I now have two successful non-profit award shows under my belt that I've gleaned experience … Continue reading Planning an Awards Ceremony? Start here. (Includes Free Checklist)
March 27, 2019 | Atlanta, GA The very definition of an entrepreneur means you’re about to attempt to wear many hats that you were never intended to nor qualified to wear. In fact, 66% of small to medium-sized business owners are personally responsible for three or more of the following areas of their business: branding … Continue reading BrandTech Day helps entrepreneurs with two of their biggest struggles: branding and technology
Meet Esther Rabbit - Author of the New Adult Paranormal Romance, Lost in Amber, Digital Marketing Specialist and Content Creator for upcoming writers. We recently sat down with Esther to get her take on the writing industry that we think other authors might find quite interesting. We asked her about (1) her experience in the … Continue reading Marketing Tips for Authors from Esther Rabbit: What Not to Do, Getting Reviews, Budgets & Audience Growth
It's been about ninety days now since we last came to you with our Kanban Board idea, so we thought we'd stop in to let you know how it's coming along. A Kanban Board is a method for getting things done - and in our case - not just any little thing, but the most important … Continue reading How’s the Kanban Board Coming Along?
We've been a proponent of choosing One Word as an overarching, umbrella-like theme for your year for some time now. Admittedly, it's quite difficult - even agonizing - to choose just one word to represent the trajectory and mindset for your entire year ahead. However, doing so can be quite powerful. Last year, we chose the word … Continue reading What’s your One Word for 2019? Here’s a couple of ideas for your One Word, plus we’ll share ours with you…
So what DO you get that entrepreneur in your life? We asked a few of our entrepreneur friends (and we're also sharing from our own experience) what's on their list that would be specifically helpful to them as an entrepreneur. Here you go! What else should be on the list by the way? Let us … Continue reading The 2018 Entrepreneur Christmas Wish List
Wanna know what to get your favorite people this year but out of ideas (as per the usual?!)? We've got you covered. Check out our top 10 favorites here - FULL of our #ShopSmall loves - that will not disappoint! Check back here for updates to the list all the way up through Christmas Day … Continue reading Top 10 #ShopSmall Gifts of 2018: The ADS Christmas Wish List
What's most sacred to you in your life? Your time? Your family? Your relationships? Your sanity? Holidays are a good reminder of that. But let's face it: (A) Work doesn't stop just because the holidays roll around (especially for us entrepreneurs) and (B) although the holidays are supposed to be fun and merry, it can … Continue reading 10 Pre-Holiday Mindset Tips from the Author of Eat, Pray, Love (Elizabeth Gilbert)
Last week we asked the question: WHY do we sabotage our own business dreams? Today we're coming back to you with a special weekend-edition response to that - giving you 5 of our best ways we've found to NOT sabotage our dreams. This is a bit of encouragement we wanted to share with you that … Continue reading Are we playing small or serving the world?
Why Authentic Effort is Needed for Authentic Marketing Magic: so today I brought you along with me for a bit of a fall run. Running by the river is a great way for me to clear my head, get some creative juices flowing, etc. And while running, a message came to me literally through a … Continue reading Stop Sabotaging Your Business Dreams!