10 Time Saving Blogging Tips


You probably already know that there is great benefit to blogging when you do it well, but who has the time right? I mean, how are we supposed to fit a workout, 3 square meals, family time, a full work day and an eight hour sleep in 24 hours? Now...

So, You Think Your Industry Isn’t on Social Media? Think Again!


The Facebook Eye Roll. The Twitter Scoff. The YouTube Brush Off. These are my work hazards. Plus carpal tunnel and awful eyesight too, I suppose. But mostly, it's business owners who are 100% convinced that their business or their industry is the only one that is not affected at all...

Two New Web Site Designs Complete, Launched and Live!


Time for some updates on what I've been working on lately and what I've finished up recently! First, I just completed the vibrant and lively Cindyferrie.com, as well as Country-life-clothing.com and all their associated social spaces. Here's a slideshow for your peeping pleasure: [gn_nivo_slider source="post" link="image" size="500x300" limit="8" effect="fade" speed="600"...

That One Time I Sold Shoes For A Dollar Each


Fundraising isn't just for raising funds. I know what you're thinking, "Courtney, FUND... RAISING. Yes, that's exactly what it is". But when it comes to a charitable cause, it really is not just about money. So what is fundraising aside from the obvious? Fundraising is an extremely powerful communication and...

6 Ways to Get Over the Jitters When Giving a Talk


I've had the pleasure of giving lots of talks, to trade shows, franchise groups and I've even taken the floor at pretty important board meetings before. Now, those who know me in real life, know I'm not the loudest person in the world and I tend not to say anything...

Big Brothers Needs Your Help, South Surrey


Over the past few weeks, I've had the supreme honour of working with the Rick & Sue Foundation of Surrey, BC doing some web design, fundraising, helping with events. The Foundation has been set up to bring awareness and fund many different causes, such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Big Brothers...

The Pros and Cons of Being the Boss Again


I've spent the last large chunk of time being the Marketing Director of a pretty cool Foundation that helps tons of people. While I loved the organization and people, I chose my profession for a reason: I adore it. I wasn't able to use most of my skills there and...