Posts by Robbi Hess

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

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    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

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  • How to Write a Great Blog Post in 30 Minutes

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    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

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    Blog Influencers: Be Productive Not Busy 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… read more

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

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    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

  • A One-Week Plan To Higher Productivity Through Time Blocking

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    A one-week plan to higher productivity through time blocking may have you thinking I am trying to sell you snake oil. I’m not. Stick with me. As with any productivity tool, time blocking requires you put in upfront work to get everything in place, but once… read more

  • How Influencers Can Work Full Time & Find Time To Blog Without Losing Their Minds

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    How Influencers Can Work Full Time & Find Time To Blog Without Losing Their Minds: I’ll tell you! When I first started blogging, I was working full-time, outside of the house and had a 45-minute commute, each way. I was working in a job that sucked… read more

  • How To Build Your Influencer Signature Story

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    How To Build Your Influencer Signature Story… and why you should “Once upon a time…” is a quintessential opening to a story or a fairy tale. When we were children and our parents read us bedtime stories, I’ll bet many of them started like that. “Once… read more

  • 13 Blogging Tips Influencers Should Ignore

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    Best practices are best practices for a reason, right? Yes, but you can find misinformation in any area of business, and that includes blogging and the marketing your blog posts. In this post, I will discuss 13 blogging tips that influencers should ignore. Why thirteen? Because it’s… read more

  • Bookkeeping Tips for Bloggers

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    In this post we will cover the basics of mathematics and the business owner. Now, don’t run away! Believe me: If a math-phobe such as myself can talk about numbers and the basics of bookkeeping for the pet influencer, then you can calm your math fears… read more

  • How Influencers Can Find Mentors Or Accountability Partners… & What They Are

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    There has been conversation in the BlogPaws Community recently centered on finding a mentor. Jan Horning of PawBellish asked, “Where can I find a mentor?” This got me wondering how influencers can find mentors or accountability partners… and what they are. There is a difference in… read more