How To Use Social Media So It Doesn’t Overwhelm Your Life

Waking up without an alarm.

Having a cappuccino (or two) before meandering around a small, medieval village in search of the perfect artisanal gelato.

Ahhh, the simple life.

Having just returned from a heavenly adventure in Italy (HOLY pasta!!!), I understand the struggle many modern business owners face:

A huge appetite for success and an equally deep desire for simplicity.

Think about it.

Social media’s not a hairnet. No one’s going to shut you down for not using it. Click To Tweet

Can you remember a time before you were constantly connected to email, Facebook, Twitter and the like?

And more importantly…

Do you really have to blog and constantly connect with your market through social media in order to make it big in today’s world?

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Working Moms: How to Balance Being a Great Mom w/ Growing Your Business

Now THIS is a topic I’ve been itching to cover for a long time. In fact, I’ve gotten countless emails, questions and comments about it . . .

But here’s the problem. I’m not fully qualified to address it.

To be fair, I do have some experience in this department, as you’ll hear, but it ain’t nothing compared to what some of you are working to navigate each and every day.

Here’s just a sample of what inspired today’s episode:

New moms, don’t victimize yourself. Learn to shift from “woe is me” to “WOW is me!” @GlowMaven Click To Tweet

“Yeah…all this advice is great Marie, but what if I have a newborn baby at home? Do you have any tips for us working moms?”

“Marie, I love your productivity advice, but I’m pregnant and about to become a single mom. Got anything specific for me?”

“What if my husband doesn’t support my business dreams and he’s the main breadwinner? He wants me to focus on taking care of the baby, but I want more out of my life. HELP!”

If you’re a new mom, or dad, and you’re trying to balance being the best parent you can be with creating a business and life you love, today’s episode of MarieTV is made especially for YOU.

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What’s Your Vision For 2013?

Welcome to 2013!

I’m really really excited about the next 12 months.

I’ve made some major changes in my business to open up a lot more space to give birth to new projects and challenge myself creatively and spiritually.

You’ll be in the loop on everything I’m up to, of course.

In fact, there’s an exciting project we’ve been working on for months that you’ll see come to life in February!

But for right now, I want to talk about you.

I’ll bet you’ve got some exciting new projects you want to see come to life in the year ahead.

Things you’ve been dreaming about for a while that you’re FINALLY gonna make happen. If so, I want you to remember this.

You don’t have to be perfect right out of the gate. You just have to get started.

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Burnt Out vs. Time for a Change

Imagine this . . .

You love what you do and you’re successful at it: making money, great clients, great team, etc. For years, you’ve worked your buns off to make this dream come to life.

But here’s the problem.

Something’s changed. You don’t feel excited about what you do anymore.

Most days, you feel kind of down and lost. And the truth is that you’ve been feeling this way for longer than you care to admit!

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar. -Helen Keller Click To Tweet

So what do you do?

And how can you tell the difference between normal burnout vs. a sign that it’s time for a big change in your career?

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How To Get More Traffic With Derek Halpern

This morning I’m coming to you from beautiful Chicago and I’m here for a very special reason.

While I can’t share the full scoop just yet, do keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter page for some behind the scene pics of what I’m up to and the special people I’m with.

Now onto today’s show.

One of the questions we hear the most from creatives and small business owners is this:

How do I get more traffic to my website?

Because for many modern entrepreneurs, no online traffic means no business.

Before you build an audience, you must decide who you want sitting in the chairs. @DerekHalpern Click To Tweet

If you have a product, service or message you believe in, knowing how to create a steady stream of online traffic is essential so you can do the work you’re meant to do in this world!

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