Posts by Robbi Hess

  • Email Do’s And Don’ts: How to Write Professional Emails

    4 tips to a professional email

    When is the last time you picked up the phone and called a potential business contact? If you’re like most pet industry influencers, you communicate via email or text. Since we rely so heavily, it’s important to consider: Do you know and understand professional email dos… read more

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  • How To Become A Successful Pet Influencer

    pet influencer success tips

    Psssst. Lean in. A little closer. I have the secret to how to become a successful pet influencer. I actually have six secrets, but truth be told, they aren’t all that mysterious. If there were true “secrets,” everyone would be doing them. For pet entrepreneurs, we… read more

  • 2017 Blogging Resolutions: Plan and Blog Even If You Don’t Have Time

    Make time to blog planning matters

    Over the past couple of weeks you’ve focused on Goal Setting To End The Year Strong and Reflecting On 2016 To Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet. Now that we are five days into 2017, it’s time to work on your 2017 blogging resolutions, and that… read more

  • Reflect On 2016: Make 2017 the Best Year Ever

    Tips for a great 2017

    To plan for the future, you need to reflect on the past. Why? Albert Einstein is quoted as saying, “Insanity is doing the same things and expecting different results.” What does this mean for a blogger or influencer? It means, if you want to move forward,… read more

  • Goal Setting to End the Year Strong

    set goals to finish the year strong

    It is tempting to coast at the end of the year. Taking the week off between Christmas and New Year’s is something many entrepreneurs do. In fact, many companies shutter the doors that week because they know employees won’t be as productive in the midst of… read more

  • How To Make Blogging Fun Again

    Tips to make blogging fun again

    Do you dread writing blog posts? Is putting one word after another akin to slogging through quicksand? Why? What has happened to make you lose the joy in imparting your words to the masses and to your loyal readers? Is it because no one is commenting?… read more

  • Frivolous Spending or Wise Investment? How to Tell the Difference

    necessary expense or frivolous purchase how to decide

    Let’s just say up front that I am not a numbers person. I avoid math as frequently as I avoid feta cheese–all the time! I realized many years ago, though, if I wanted to be a “real” entrepreneur, I needed to take note of the numbers.… read more

  • How to Write a Great Blog Post in 30 Minutes

    stress free blogging tips

    How long do you devote to writing a blog post? I have spoken with people who indicated it takes them hours… sometimes days… to write one blog post! What?! Yes, there are times when you’re working on an in-depth blog post that requires talking with and… read more

  • Blog Influencers: Be Productive Not Busy

    stop busyness and get productive

    Think back to the last time you answered the phone. The caller says, “Hi, how are you?” You respond, “Busy. You?” Wait. What?! Busy? How about, “I’m wonderful! Fabulous! Happy with my life?” Wearing busyness as a badge is not anything about which to be proud.… read more

  • Productivity Hack For Influencers: Social Media In 30 Minutes A Day

    social media success

    As a pet blogger or influencer, you need to give face time on social media. You need to be present. You need to tweet. You need to RT. You have to post comments on Facebook, reply to Facebook comments, share posts, find new people to like… read more