Online Business

Can You Really Make Money Blogging About Food?

Food blogging is one of the best ways to make money online, while leveraging something you are passionate about.

Whenever you are able to leverage your passions you can create a brand that is aligned with your highest calling. You know that feeling when you don’t feel fulfilled in your day job and all you want to do is run away and hide under your desk? On those days when you feel that way, can you imagine how amazing it would be to upgrade your job and take on the role of a full-time food blogger?

I mean who doesn’t like to eat really great food? And who doesn’t like to actually get paid to try new foods and write about their favorite foods?

Back when I was helping celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Snyder, I started getting a lot of other coaches and service provider clients who all worked as food bloggers in some capacity. While some of these people were personal trainers, or chefs, they all had one thing in common: Continue reading “Can You Really Make Money Blogging About Food?”

Productivity

How to Value Your Attention as an Entrepreneur

“The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency you have.” Jim Carey

Attention is time, and time is currency.  And I would even argue that attention is the new currency.

Why?

Because we must use our time and attention to make money. The better you are at utilizing your attention, the more money you can make, and the more time you have to leverage. When you can focus better you can manage your time more effectively.  When it comes down to it, your attention is the most important deciding factor in your quality of life.

That’s why I place an extraordinarily high value on my attention as an entrepreneur.  When you are responsible for making hundreds of tiny decisions each and every day, it can become a little mind-numbing.  There’s a lot of thought that goes into being a good decision-maker, and a person who is able to capitalize on good decisions can move a lot faster than someone who gets stuck frequently.

In today’s world, everyone is competing and pulling at you for your attention, which makes it harder to choose.  There are so many options out there, that we can’t really decide what the best way to spend our time truly is.  Between checking social media, responding to an email ping, or following up to voicemail there are so many ways to distract ourselves from the current task at hand.

Attention also means who and what you are focusing on.  In the grand scheme of things, what you choose to focus on is extremely important to reaching your goals.

For example, if you Continue reading “How to Value Your Attention as an Entrepreneur”

Branding

Branding The Moment: 7 Steps to Creating A Brand That Won’t Be Forgotten

Every great brand attempts to capture it’s own essence, or what I call it’s uniqueness. You probably know what I’m talking about, that one aspect that makes a brand stand out, and perform better than anyone else in the market.

But it goes beyond just creating a brand identity for marketability.

Brands are actually competing for your attention.

In fact, all brands are also competing with each other to find their own essence, but most fail to become known for a singular role.

Why? Continue reading “Branding The Moment: 7 Steps to Creating A Brand That Won’t Be Forgotten”