Tara Reid | Marketing and Content Creation

How to Format your WordPress Blog Post for Great Results

How to Format your WordPress Blog Post for Great Results

Writing a great blog post is one thing, but it doesn’t stop there. After you’ve written your blog post, you need to properly format it into your WordPress to look satisfying to the person reading it. When you format your WordPress blog post, there are some basic steps you need to keep in mind. These steps will make reading your blog post more pleasurable for your audience, and it can also help you have a better SEO and rank higher on search engines. Without further ado, let’s dive into the steps to format your WordPress blog post. How to Format…

13 Things Nobody Tells You About Owning a Service-Based Business

13 Things Nobody Tells You About Owning a Service-Based Business

I have been an entrepreneur full-time since 2015, and I actually launched my first business in 2007. I have learned so many things over the years about growing and running a business. I have run a physical product business and I have run three service-based businesses. One of the most important things to realize, that a lot of us don’t at the beginning, is how much hard work running a business is and how much time and patience – on your part – it actually takes to be successful. Let’s dive into the 13 things that no one tells you…

5 Best Social Media Platforms for Scheduling and Planning Your Content

5 Best Social Media Platforms for Scheduling and Planning Your Content

I’m about to drop the truth bomb. Are you ready?! Social media is one of the most time-consuming activities we do on a daily basis. I know, no surprise there, but it’s so true! Having a business comes with a long to-do list that you, as a business owner, have to deal with all the time. Having that said, you value your time and want to be intentional about it, so you can use it in the best possible way.  Although, having good marketing and a consistent social media presence requires a lot of time (even though it sometimes might…

The 5 Best Ways to Grow Your Email List

The 5 Best Ways to Grow Your Email List

Are you trying to grow your email list but feel stuck not seeing the results you expected? Keep reading, this blog post is for you.  One of the main reasons why email marketing is beneficial for you is the fact that it’s an ever-growing list that’s not going anywhere. If your social media profile gets hacked and you have an email list, you don’t have to worry because you have people to reach out to. However, if you don’t have the email list, you lost all the people you had on there, and you have to start all over again….

How Many Pins Should You Pin a Day on Pinterest?

How Many Pins Should You Pin a Day on Pinterest?

This is a question that I receive a lot as a Pinterest Manager, whether I am doing a live training or working with clients, this is one question that a lot of people have. So how much should you actually be pinning a day on Pinterest? The short answer is – it depends. Now let’s dive into why I say it depends. It does depend on your niche and your industry a little bit and where your account currently is at than newer accounts.  A Great Starting Point for Daily Pinning You ideally want to start with pinning 10 pins…

What You Need On Your Virtual Assistant Website

What You Need On Your Virtual Assistant Website

As a new virtual assistant or someone who just hasn’t created an actual website yet this post is going to help you with what exactly your website needs and what clients are going to be looking for. I have been a service-based business for over six years now. And before that, I had an e-commerce based business for eight years. I also have a background in website design.  More recently, I’ve started hiring a team of virtual assistants and service providers to help me grow my businesses. Through this process and reviewing hundreds of applicants for one position, I have…

Top Reasons Why Your Sales Funnel Isn’t Converting

Top Reasons Why Your Sales Funnel Isn’t Converting

Let’s chat about the top reasons why your sales funnel may not be converting your subscribers into clients or customers. If you have a sales funnel created – way to go, it’s a huge accomplishment. Creating a sales funnel that works is not one size fits all, but there are some of the main and important factors that matter when it comes to creating a sales funnel that is actually successful.    What is a Sales Funnel? If you’re asking what is a sales funnel and you don’t currently have one set up, let’s dive into that first. A sales…

How to Write Better Pin Descriptions for Pinterest

How to Write Better Pin Descriptions for Pinterest

Pinterest is a great platform for businesses to use to get their services or products in front of a new audience. The most important things for success on Pinterest is SEO and pin design. SEO stands for search engine optimization, and it’s so important on Pinterest because Pinterest is not a social media platform. It is a visual search engine. Making sure to optimize your Pinterest profile and personal boards is important, but the most important thing to optimize is your pin descriptions. How to Make Your Pins Perform Better on Pinterest Write your pin descriptions in sentence form, with…

How to get your Freelance Clients to Pay on Time

How to get your Freelance Clients to Pay on Time

As a Freelancer or Virtual Assistant, one thing that always pops up in conversation is how do you handle client payments. For some, this is a big area of stress – clients late, clients avoiding you, disputing your worth. For others, those with a plan and process, this is the best part of their month. The key is to get your business in this second group’s mindset. Lets further discuss some ways that you get your Freelance Clients to Pay on Time: Be Professional and Clear I know this sounds vague but it really isn’t. Having your payment structure in…

Your Ultimate Guide to Creating Instagram Reels

Your Ultimate Guide to Creating Instagram Reels

Instagram has been acting funny lately, have you noticed? Since the REELS feature has been released, Instagram became a place that many people have a love/hate relationship with. The reach and the engagement have been down BUT by knowing that Reels are already becoming huge and the algorithm works in its favor, why not use it to your advantage?  Instagram loves video content, there is a lot of research on that and it’s not a surprise. However, after TikTok became a new big trend, not just for millennials but also for business owners and companies who incorporated it into their…

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