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When No News Is Good News…For Your Media Pitch

The media love all things new and noteworthy, so of course you can create a lot of buzz when you’re launching a product or book, or when something notable happens in your business, like winning an award. But what about those in-between times, when what you have to announce is more like… **cue crickets** The […]

Name Your Business

Are You Winning At The Name Game?

Are you struggling with naming your business or new product? When you’re trying to come up with a great name, sometimes you just have to be patient and wait until you have that, “This is it!” gut feeling. This happened for me when I was trying to decide on a name for my blog – […]

8-Step Writing Process: Never Get “Writer’s Block” Again

Blogs, articles, emails, newsletters, media pitches, product content, video scripts, book proposals, customer service, oh my! That’s a lot of communication if you ask me. The world of online entrepreneurship is also a world of words. On the web your language, your voice, and your brand are all communicated through written content…and lots of it. […]

How To Create A Dream Job Description For A Virtual Hire

6 Easy Ways To Attract Your Perfect Hire

I’ve got a brand new episode of She Takes on the World TV today to help you find the perfect virtual hire, which can be tricky — especially if it’s your first hire. But first, I have some really exciting news that I feel like I’ve waited an eternity to share with you! This post is […]

How To Really Conquer A Zillion Things At Once

How To Really Conquer A Zillion Things At Once

  Today I’m going to let you in on my little secret to juggling a zillion things at once. Okay, so it might not be a zillion things – BUT there can be times in your business when it certainly feels that way. As you might already know, most uber-successful entrepreneurs get to that point through multiple […]

Create Your 5×5 Plan For The Year Ahead

Happy almost-New Year! While the ball-dropping festivities are still a day away, we’re already in party mode here at She Takes on the World Inc., and we’re celebrating some big wins for 2015, including just being named to the Forbes “100 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs” list, completing our biggest Conquer Club launch to date aaaand […]

What To Do When You Fuck Up With Customer Service

Lately I’ve been noticing an epidemic of businesses that are great at selling, but then really crappy when it comes to the customer experience. It seems that once they have your sale, they forget all about you! I’m sure you can think of a few companies like this too. One of my first businesses did […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about big risks

When To Burn Everything And Start From Scratch

As entrepreneurs, there are times when we’re faced with a major task — something so monumental and change-making that we have to say, “I’m doing this, and there’s no going back.” We have to burn our boats, just like Hernán Cortés did back in the 1500’s when he set out to conquer the Aztec empire with […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about communication skills in this video

What Sardines Taught Me About Communication Skills

As an entrepreneur your communication is sooo critical, whether it’s communicating with your team, your clients (or potential clients), the media, or the public… I spend a lot of time working on improving my communication skills, but there’s always something new to learn – a lesson driven home for me recently by what my partner […]

Natalie MacNeil talks about online etiquette

Miss Natalie’s School of Netiquette For The Busy Entrepreneur

Lately I’ve been thinking about a little something that falls by the wayside in our noisy, crowded digital space: etiquette. Now I’m not talking about the kind of etiquette you might have learned when you were younger, like preparing for “how to eat at a state dinner,” with all the forks and spoons and how […]