Things I Wish I Knew Before I Starting Blogging // CEO in Progress

Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Blogging

I’m surprised that it’s already been two years since I started blogging. A lot has happened, weddings, job changes, promotions, but this blog has always been there. It’s become a place I can be creative, get feelings out, share what I’m thinking and what I’ve learned. But it’s definitely not what I thought it would […]

Etsy Shop Update: Lessons Learned & Tips // CEO in Progress

Etsy Shop Update: Lessons to Learned & Tips After 6 Months

It’s been just about 6 months since I’ve opened up my Etsy Shop, Ginger & Daisy. There’s a lot that I’m still working on, but I’ve been impressed with how well it’s coming along. So far I’ve had 31 sales and seen a big increase in traffic and favorites. The success is good, but the most […]

4 Reasons to Stop Rushing Success // CEO in Progress

Take Your Time: 4 Reasons to Stop Rushing Yourself to Success

Anyone who with an ounce of ambition has struggled with this at some point. You have an idea, a strategy, and plan, and at some point you just want it be complete. You want that crossing-the-finish-line, hard-work-pays-off, sigh-of-relief feeling, but getting to that point seems like climbing a mountain. Lately I’ve been struggling with this […]

My Biggest Lessons From Blogging // CEO in Progress

My Biggest Lessons I’ve Learned From Blogging

I’m honestly still shocked with how far along on this journey I’ve travelled. I’ve never really put all my energy into this blog, but it’s been something that has been with me since I’ve graduated. It’s something that’s grown, adapted, changed, gone off course just as I have. Honestly I’m struggling to remember why I decided […]

The Number One Way to Grow Your Audience

This question is always the biggest. How do you grow your audience? Every other pin on Pinterest covers it, each blogger has a whole course dedicated to it, it’s what this little blogosphere seems to evolve around. Sure, you can like and follow as many people as possible, you can guest post all day and […]

Etsy First Sale: A Combination of Motivation, Passion, and Patience // CEO in Progress

Etsy First Sale: A Combination of Motivation, Passion, Patience

Yesterday we had our first sale on our Etsy store. It was such a relief. I had been listing new items, scouring for great deals, trying to take the best photos possible. And it was weeks we only views and favorites on our shop. But finally yesterday, as I checked on my phone as I […]

Consistency is KEY: Tips & Tricks to a Consistent Hustle

I know I’ve been guilty of it. I’ve worked really hard to get some project or idea off the ground, devoted hours right away to this new passion, then don’t pick it up for 6 whole months. Although it seems like it’s really productive, we’re better off consistently putting in a normal amount of effort and working towards […]

What's Your Why? Defining It and Living Up To It Everyday // CEO in Progress

What’s Your Why? Defining It and Living Up to It Everyday

Taking a big leap and starting something new is scary. It takes a lot of energy, passion, motivation, and time to figure out what on earth you’re doing and how you can do it successfully. Yes, you can read 100 motivational quotes on Pinterest telling you to be your best, and you can learn about […]

Insecurity is a Waste of Time // CEO in Progress

Insecurity is a Waste of Time: How to Fight Off Insecurity & Self Doubt

Am I’m sitting here, currently laying on the ground trying to think of new ideas for this blog, I was having the hardest time trying to get ideas to stick. I would think of something useful or relevant, then instantly the insecurity in my head would tell myself that I’m not experienced enough for that, […]

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I First Started Selling on Etsy

When I first started selling on Etsy, I had no idea what I was doing. I still have no clue of what I’m doing, but instead of being completely in the dark, I have a small night light. Etsy can be very simple and also extremely complicated. There’s so many different ways of doing business […]