Balancing Family and Business: Maternity Leave as an Entrepreneur As a self-employed business owner, my dream was always to have the flexibility and freedom to run my own business while being there for my family. Growing up with parents working corporate jobs and long hours, I knew I wanted a different path, one that would […]
I’ve learned SO much about managing a small business Instagram account through my own experience running Monarch Design Co. and from working with my lovely social media manager Annie Brioux from The Social Aesthetic Co. As a small business owner, social media is a wonderful tool to get your voice out there, attract new clients […]
When I first attempted to start a business back in the summer of 2017, I did it all wrong. I opened up my Etsy shop and just threw stuff up. I wanted to get into the stationery world and design wedding invitations at the time. I designed a couple templates and just listed them on Etsy hoping for a sale. I was too afraid of failing already that I didn’t tell anyone. I didn’t start an instagram, or a separate social media, I didn’t post about it anywhere.