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January 1, 2024

23 Lessons I Learned in 2023

2023 brought so many amazing, hard, and growing experiences into my life. Join my yearly recap where we review the lessons that stick out the most to me this year. I encourage you to create a list of your own and do some reflecting as well! Let’s get into the 23 lessons I learned in […]

December 18, 2023

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Passive Income with a Small Audience

Passive income sounds great in theory, right? We always hear about the creators with 100k followers or 1 million subscribers, and it’s no wonder that with that large of an audience you’d be bound to generate passive income easily. But what about the regular people like us with less than 10k instagram followers and not […]

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December 11, 2023

How to Start a Podcast in 2024

Wondering how to start a podcast in 2024? I highly recommend it. Not only can your podcast bring in some passive income and reach new ideal clients for your business, but it can also be a great way to service your existing follower base with amazing free content. You might think it’s a saturated market, […]

November 29, 2023

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How to Take Time Off in Your Business

Whether it’s vacation, the holidays, or an unexpected life event, building a business with freedom in mind is crucial. The true measure of success (I believe) is not measured in the dollar signs or the follower counts. But truly, success = freedom. Freedom of time being the most important! Today I’m sharing 5 tips and […]

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November 6, 2023

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received for Life & Business

I keep a note on my phone with the title “Reminders ✨.” And on there, I have a running list of words to live by. They are either something someone has told me that really stuck. A profound statement I heard on a podcast or show. Or something I’ve come to realize as a result […]

October 30, 2023

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Blogging is Not Dead!

There are so many mixed reviews on blogging. Is it worth the hassle? I’m here to tell you that blogging is not dead, my friends! In fact, it’s the #1 way I’ve been able to boost my website’s SEO and consistently get found on Google by tons of qualified leads. Let’s unpack the mystery of […]

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October 23, 2023

How to Pay Yourself in Your Business

Wondering how to pay yourself in your business? When you own your own business, finances can be confusing and frustrating. This week on the pod, I’m peeling back the curtain and letting you in on an inside look into how I budget in my business using Profit Sheet. I also cover how to pay myself […]

October 9, 2023

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How to Educate Your Clients Well

Turn every client into your ideal client! How? It all starts with educating them! In today’s episode, we discuss how to educate your clients well to set them up for success, make your job easier, and gain their trust. Click below to listen! Listen to this episode now: Listen on your favorite platform: APPLE, SPOTIFY, […]

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October 2, 2023

What to Outsource in Your Business Right Now

Outsourcing can feel scary! After all, our businesses are so personal, and we take full responsibility for them. However, you need to protect your time for things only you can do. And leave the rest to someone who can do it faster, for cheaper, or just for the pure sake of alleviating stress off your […]

September 25, 2023

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Multiple Revenue Streams for Photographers

The secret to scaling and growing your business is to stop trading your time for money. In this episode, we discuss multiple revenue streams for wedding photographers. Topics include categories, ideas of what to offer, and how to make sure your offers fit together well. Start with products and systems you’ve already built well in […]

Nichole Lauren is a photographer & business coach in Greenville, SC & available for travel worldwide.

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