Guest Post by Christopher Haymon of Adulting Digest Long ago, before machines and mass production became the means by which we manufacture goods, we had craftsmen, tradespeople, and artisans. Now that for the most part, these very essential products are no longer made by hand, they have become hobbies for those who enjoy them and […]

by Sonja Bolton of SJB LLC Featured Image by John Sepe Photography When a community is cemented with solid connections, we can bring each other along to grow and thrive together. Improving local living means thinking in innovative ways and being swept up in the inspiration by other local change makers. One of my favorite […]

Guest Post by Christopher Haymon of Adulting Digest So you want to start your own freelance business? Great decision! You get to set your own hours, work on projects you’re passionate about, and be your own boss. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that over 53 million Americans have chosen to take up freelancing for […]

Guest Post by Christopher Haymon of Adulting Digest You’re not alone if you’ve ever thought to yourself, How can I become a freelancer? Millions of people have discovered the benefits that come with setting their own schedule and working from home, including low startup costs and the ability to choose the work they take on. […]

Guest Post by Chelsea Lamb For some people, the thought of starting a business is just too much. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, however, the massive undertaking isn’t a deterrent—if anything, it’s part of the appeal. Running your own business takes a ton of work, energy, and commitment. However, the chance to take charge […]

by Sarah Sherman To blog or not to blog? That is the question. You want to. You think you should. You know it’s good for web traffic. But before you cozy up to the keyboard to let the creative juices flow, let’s get down to the nitty gritty of how to become a really good […]

Guest Post by Elena Stewart If you’re trying to start a home-based business, here’s some good news. Startup costs are typically minimal, and you can capitalize on empty space in your home instead of spending money on an office. That doesn’t mean there isn’t work to get done. But that’s okay; you are an entrepreneur […]

By Mecca Dennehy As entrepreneurs and small business owners, we wear multiple hats: boss, social media manager, copywriter…the list goes on and on. While doing everything on your own may be necessary in the beginning, soon it will be time to start building your support team. Copywriting services should be one of the first elements […]

By Erin Scollans Hannah Woodward is a woman of many talents. Not only was she deemed Best Colorist in the Greater Keene Area in 2019, but she owns her own salon in downtown Keene, Amethyst Hair Artistry. It’s aptly named for the amethyst logo Hannah carried over from her long-standing personal brand. “The properties of […]

By Mecca R. Dennehy We all know what a well put together brand looks like: consistent web content, beautiful typography, a unique voice that carries over in every sentence, a killer logo—you get the idea. These are all parts of a style guide, which is essentially a blueprint for a brand.  Having a style guide […]