As I try to navigate the entrepreneurial world and share my journey, I want to discuss one of the hardest things about following your passion. Which is, remaining optimistic, and positive, in uncertain times. When things don’t go as planned, which 99.9% of the time they don’t, it can be challenging to maintain […]

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September 15, 2021

How To Stay Positive And Keep On Your Path In Moments Of Weakness

How To Stay Positive And Keep On Your Path In Moments Of Weakness

So you are thinking of starting a business and you don’t know where and how to begin. This article will help you get started as a small business and walk you through all of the tools I used to launch Monika Freeman Studios.

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February 3, 2021

Everything You Need To Start A Business

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To discover your niche you first need to establish which type of person you are and what you came here to do. A great place to start is evaluating your human design.

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January 10, 2021

How To Find Your Niche

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The biggest risk you are going to take in business is the risk you take on yourself. If you want others to believe in your offer you have to believe in it, too.

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November 22, 2020

Is Your Brand Authentic?

When you are not strategic, or smart in business, you lose both time and money.

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November 20, 2020

Time Equals Money

Everyday I receive emails form Content Creators, aspiring Influencers and Entrepreneurs, asking me how I started my business and make passive income. Some of these people want to quit their day jobs to become entrepreneurs. The good news! You can, too. Thanks to the digital age, now more than ever, you can do anything you want. Including […]

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February 11, 2020

Three Common Mistakes Content Creators, Influencers and Entrepreneurs Are Making in Business

Three Common Mistakes Content Creators, Influencers and Entrepreneurs Making

One of the toughest things I learned in recent years is that no one is going to give you anything unless you ask for it. Not to say you won’t land a well deserved promotion, or come home to a sweet surprise from your lover. However, in most cases you have to be direct and […]

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January 12, 2020

Be Direct And Ask For The Things You Want

BE DIRECT

I’m typically an all around positive person. Between faith, optimism, and my drive to succeed, I know anything is possible. Like everyone, I have bouts of weakness, but those come and go. From my experience there is no way to fail, there are just ways to do things differently. Do you remember in grade school […]

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January 9, 2020

What Kind Of Person Are You In Business?

What Kind Of Person Are You (In Business)?

The responsibility of being a business owner involves more than brand development and marketing strategies. To be successful at financial positioning, you have to know your audience and their needs. A business cannot sustain itself for free. There is a balance between sacrificing and gaining strength to achieve an ROI and growth.  Without a community […]

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January 5, 2020

How Serving People Can Help Grow Your Business

It’s almost 2020 and I’ve made the decision to avoid New Years resolutions and spend more time on what’s already working. What I mean is instead of creating unrealistic goals for myself, I am focusing on business objectives that currently work. For nearly two years I have been trying to force a square peg into […]

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December 30, 2019

How To Find Your Niche When Starting A Business Or Blog

How Do You Find You're Niche When Starting A Business Or Blog

Around the time that Instagram introduced verified profiles users started treating their pages like an exclusive members only club. If you weren’t verified you weren’t part of the in crowd. Which meant you could follow their pages and like their content but only dream for a reply or like back. Still today there is only a […]

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May 18, 2019

How You Can Benefit From Following More People on Social Media

How You Can Benefit From Following More People on Social Media

A few weeks ago I read a story about a couple who had a bad first date. Their date was later exploited on a local radio station. The girl was an influencer on a date with a guy she met through a dating app who was a contractor. After the first date, and an awkward text […]

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May 14, 2019

The Truth About Social Media Influencers

The Truth About Social Media Influencers

The single most valuable tool in advertising is marketing. Word of mouth goes a long way, but seeing a pleasing aesthetic is what really sells. And truth be told, I’ve spent countless hours studying how to create picture-perfect photos. Now with the help of apps an eye-catching photo is easier than ever and you don’t […]

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March 5, 2019

THE BEST PHOTO EDITING APPS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

THE BEST PHOTO EDITING APPS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

When I started my blog years ago everything was a first for me. I taught myself how to develop and design my website, write and publish content, SEO, affiliate marketing and so on. To be successful I was reliant upon visual content which meant hiring photographers to take professional photos for me because that was the […]

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February 21, 2019

HOW TO TAKE PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS OF YOURSELF

HOW TO TAKE PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS OF YOURSELF

Have you ever woke up inspired? Ready to take on the day. Then came coffee, emails, social media updates, CNBC/Good Morning America, lunch, phone calls, errands and before you knew it the day was over. You earned points for three new goals but achieved nothing. Yeah, me too! Spinning my wheels watching people with career’s […]

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February 19, 2019

TIME MANAGEMENT: DAILY HABITS THAT WILL HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

TIME MANAGEMENT: DAILY HABITS THAT WILL HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne of the most frequently asked questions I get from friends and readers is How To Start A Blog. So… I’ve decided to share this post on How To Start A Blog for any niche to help breakdown the FAQ’s in just a few simple tips for those starting out. I will share the basic fundamentals […]

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July 26, 2018

How To Start A Blog

HOW TO START A BLOG

Okay, the question I get asked daily. Should you start a blog? Let me preface this post by saying, blogging can be fun, but it is not easy. Now I’m sure you have read stories about bloggers who are making money off their blogs. Some have even managed to turn their hobby into a lucrative […]

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June 22, 2018

SHOULD YOU START A BLOG?

SHOULD YOU START A BLOG?

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] have received several emails and direct messages asking me for tips on how to increase your Instagram following. Initially, I put together a list of what I’ve learned since using Instagram to share with you but realized the answer is simple. To grow your Instagram you must first establish a loyal Instagram following.  In this […]

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June 8, 2018

HOW TO BUILD A LOYAL INSTAGRAM FOLLOWING

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] have received several emails and direct messages asking me for tips on how to increase your Instagram following. Initially, I put together a list of what I’ve learned since using Instagram to share with you but realized the answer is simple. To grow your Instagram you must first establish a loyal Instagram following.  In this […]

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June 8, 2018

HOW TO BUILD A LOYAL INSTAGRAM FOLLOWING