8 Things That Help Me Be More Productive

Are you working from home unexpectedly? These 8 tips will help you be more productive while working out of your home office. How to Be More Productive When Working from Home (8 Tips That Work for Me!) #workfromhome #WFM #productivity #productivityhack #freelancingtips

I’m no stranger to working from home and working for myself. After 5-6 years of freelancing, I have a pretty firm grasp on what works for me… and what doesn’t. At the end of the day, it’s all about knowing what helps you be more productive. I’ve done a ton of self reflection on this topic and wanted to share what’s worked for me today… especially with the scary news of the Coronavirus because so many more people are choosing to work from home. As someone with a pulmonary condition, I am taking as many precautions as I can and staying home.

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2020 Blog Reader Survey + Giveaway

2020 Jojotastic Blog Reader Survey. Help! I'd love your feedback on my blog, social media, and newsletter so I can make it a better resource for you. 2020 reader survey on jojotastic.com #readersurvey #giveaway #blogreader #blogs #business #blogging #bloggingbusiness #survey #feedback

It’s that time of the year again… the official Jojotastic Blog Reader Survey! It’s now my 5th year doing this and every year it’s more helpful than I can even imagine. It’s like a performance review, but soooo much more personal that that. I feel so much gratitude that you visit my corner of the internet and help support my goals, so making this space work for YOU is my ultimate goal.

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2019 Recap: Your Favorite Posts + My Reaction

Your Favorite Posts of 2019 + My Reactions! A recap of my best renovations, home tours, makeovers and product round ups. Check out the full list and let me know what you think! #favoriteposts #blogging #2019recap #2019 #ontheblog

In the spirit of being transparent, 2019 was my biggest year for blogging! My traffic reached levels I’ve never seen before, you guys are leaving amazingly thoughtful comments more and more, and I really feel like I’m coming into my own more and more as a content creator/influencer/what have you. Exciting! Because of this, I thought it would be fun to dig through my analytics and see what your favorite posts of 2019 were. Not only does this help me see what kind of content you want to see MORE of, but it also fascinates me to see what resonates the most!

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Q&A: My Tips for Running a Small Business

You Asked, I Answered: Your Questions about My Small Business, Blogging & More! #ad in partnership with The Hartford. Tips for small business insurance, bookkeeping, what I'd do differently, how I run my blog & more! #TheBucksGotYourBack #bigloveforsmallbusiness #fulltimeblogging #howtoblog #howtoblogfulltime #howtomonetizeablog #careeradvice #blogging #businessadvice #smallbusiness #Q&A
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hartford Small Business Insurance. All opinions are 100% mine.

Aside from decor-related questions, I am most frequently asked questions about how I run my blog and small business. I’ve been blogging for over 10 years (wow) and working for myself for about 6. So I really understand how daunting it can feel to start your own business. Today, I partnered with The Hartford to answer your questions about how I run a successful blog, the tools I use, and more about their solutions which can be tailored for your small business.

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Be the first to find out when my online class launches!

Be the first to find out when my online class launches! It's the best resource for helping small businesses learn how to use social media like a PRO. The Jojotastic School of Social Media Q&A, answering your questions about my new social media class. Ready to get serious and take your small business to the next level? This is the social media workshop for you! #pinterestclass #instagramclass #socialmediaclass #workshop #socialmediaworkshop #socialmediaforsmallbusinesses #smallbusiness

After launching the Jojotastic School of Social Media a few months ago, I received some resounding feedback: make an online version! Well, I am here today to tell you that I am! I am currently building a 80+ page + video self-led course that will take your through the ins and outs of how I run my social media channels, the tools I use, how to reach analytics, and everything else in between. This will be the definitive guide for social media for small businesses with tips and tricks that I use on a daily basis.

The Jojotastic School of Social Media for Small Businesses — the ONLINE version!

My goal was to launch it in September, but my unexpected hospitalization put that on hold! I still have a little bit of tweaking to do to the curriculum, so in the meantime, sign up here to be the first to find out when it launches!

And if you have any questions in the meantime, let me know by leaving a comment on this post or emailing me. I shared an FAQ post about the in-person version of my social media for small businesses class a while ago, so that is a good place to start, too. This course and topic is something I’m so passionate about and I cannot wait to share allll of my small business + social media secrets with you.

Sign up here & be the first to find out when it launches!

Photography by Meghan Klein.

Q&A #4: Answering Your Questions About My Social Media Class

The Jojotastic School of Social Media Q&A, answering your questions about my new social media class. Ready to get serious and take your small business to the next level? This is the social media workshop for you! #pinterestclass #instagramclass #socialmediaclass #workshop #socialmediaworkshop #socialmediaforsmallbusinesses #smallbusiness

In case you missed the news last week, I launched a new venture: The Jojotastic School of Social Media! I’ve been working with a coach for a few months now and she’s helped me to make sense of where I want to take my business. Can you believe I’ve been blogging for over 10 years?? I’ve been feeling like I need more meaning to my days and one thing that I’ve always been passionate about is sharing. Launching a social media class helps me take what I’ve spent all these years learning and share it with small businesses! I’m so excited.

p.s. make sure to register before midnight tonight to receive the bonus, a personalized audit of your Pinterest account from me!

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Q&A #3: Answering Your Questions About My Blogging Career

Q&A: Answering Your Most Frequently Asked Questions about My Blogging Career! #fulltimeblogging #howtoblog #howtoblogfulltime #howtomonetizeablog #careeradvice #blogging #businessadvice #smallbusiness #Q&A

Every time I ask on Instagram for submissions for these Q&A posts, I get questions about my blogging career and how I got to this stage. Sometimes the questions about how I got started, the ins and outs of managing my business, and so forth. I always try to answer every DM, but sometimes I end up answering the same questions over and over! It’s definitely time to answer the questions I get asked the most often in one place. Maybe you’ll even learn more about me and my career path, too!

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