How I grew my awareness on Pinterest from 800 views a month to 9.1K in a matter of days

Check out my profile on Pinterest: @coolgirlvibezz I pin about art, lifestyle, aesthetic, and fashion. Pinterest is one of my favorite platforms. I get some of my best inspiration from here and not only that, but it’s a huge tool for driving traffic to your personal or professional sites. Pinterest will be huge for building my […]

My New Side Hussle

You can’t live your life through someone else. Unfortunately, a lesson I had to learn the hard way. One that I thought I already knew. Over the past few months during my apprenticeship with Acton Academy, I learned a lot about marketing and content creation but also about myself. Students are taught here that they […]

Building An Online Buisness: Week Four

I never thought that I could be so excited about a website builder. This week I focused solely on the website, adding the products, their pictures, descriptions, and every other aspect that a customer would potentially interact with. I was so glad that I was doing everything with Squarespace. In fact, Squarespace made implementing the […]

Instagram Rehab: Update 1

The Allegan District Library has been swiftly working to expand its reach within the community, as well as expand physically. After several years of jumping through hoops, the library has finally received federal funding for a well-needed building expansion and renovation. This highly anticipated project is being followed with a few growing pains but also […]

Building An Online Busness: Week Three

This week I focused my attention on the products themselves, determining pricing, creating descriptions and names for each product based on its makeup, and photographing everything. Pricing and Naming We pulled all of the products, sat down and went through them all. We listed what materials were used, how much money was invested in the […]

Building an Online Business: Week Two

This week I did not follow a concrete plan, instead focusing the smaller details. For shipping the items we had originally planned to take a simple route by wrapping the products in bubble wrap and placing them in standard shipping envelopes. After some thought, however, I realized that this would not properly convey the craftsmanship […]