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The Dreamers Inner Circle

When I launched the Grow Your Dreams Network in November, 2013 my goal was to assist dreamers with obtaining the tools they needed to launch their businesses, books and blogs as well as ways to give them a boost with social media tools and other … Keep Reading »

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3 Reasons Your Company Should Be Blogging

As outdated as many people think blogging is, it isn't disappearing. Many companies are actually hiring full time staff to do the blogging for them. Why? Because they realize the necessity of blogging and the influence it has. Here are 3 reasons your … Keep Reading »

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Self-Publishing Versus Traditional Publishing Which Is Best?

As a published author I'm constantly asked which is best when it comes to Self-Publishing versus Traditional Publishing and my answer is always the same, it's a matter of preference. I know, that's not the answer you were looking for. But follow what … Keep Reading »

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10 Simple Pampering Rituals for Busy Women . . . and Men

We'd all love to be whisked away to a tropical isle where the coconut palms sway rhythmically in the tepid breeze, as we nibble on exotic fruits and the warm water foams at the shore and tickles our toes, but life calls. Our average days may be … Keep Reading »

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Published Authors: 5 Tips to Protecting Your Privacy

The hardest thing for published authors to believe is how much actually having a book on the shelves legitimizes them to the people they know and meet on a daily basis. Once you have a published book people no longer see you as someone with a dream, … Keep Reading »

Business Lessons Mom Taught Me (Video)

We glean lessons in life; some good and some bad. However, as I shared in my post An Ode to My Mom and Her Dream my Mom inspired and continues to inspire me. I created this video to share with other dreamers and entrepreneurs and hope that they'll … Keep Reading »

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5 AMAZING ways to Promote Your Business This Summer

So, if you're anything like me, all you're probably thinking about right now is how to find a nice breeze on a remote island, an amazing snack, a good book, unplug from your devices, disconnect from social media and fully enjoy the weather. … Keep Reading »

What Is The Grow Your Dreams Network? (Video)

Sidenote: Yes, I'm always VERY serious when I'm talking about business. It's my passion! The Grow Your Dreams Network was created to assist entrepreneurs with giving birth to their dreams. Frankly, sometimes people just don't know where to start or … Keep Reading »

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5 More Tips for the Savvy Blogger

In 2011 I was featured in a shoe segment on The Today Show. In 2012 I wrote The Savvy Blogger's Manual. Blogging has opened doors for me that I never expected. During the Grow Your Dreams Virtual Conference I shared the following tips with the … Keep Reading »

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5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Burnout

Entrepreneurs can experience the kind of burnout that is caused by the physical, emotional and mental exhaustion of trying to "make it". Many business owners are notorious for burning the midnight oil and pouring everything into the business they … Keep Reading »

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Get the Printable 7 Dreamer Affirmations Download Free Now!

Daily Affirmations are helpful to keep busy people on track with positive scripture-based thinking and Kingdom dreamers are no different, except that our thinking needs to line up to a different Authority. That Authority is where we get our worth, … Keep Reading »

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5 Tips for the Serious Blogger

Are thinking about blogging but just don't know where to start? Here are 5 quick tips for the serious blogger: 1. Get off the freebie blog sites. You may be comfy there, it may be easy because they host everything for you including your photos and … Keep Reading »

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How to Drastically Reduce Spam on Your Website

No lie, after spending an entire morning being super productive, I logged into my email account only to find a notification for 99 SPAM comments to my fashion blog PrincessDominique.com. Spam comments are normally offensive and never related to the … Keep Reading »

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5 Quick Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

If you need to spend more time writing, instead of endless hours dreaming about "being" a writer, here are five quick tips. 1. Get away from the computer. Nothing ever happened staring at the computer except the onset of dizziness and eye strain. … Keep Reading »

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How To Be More Productive and Get More Business

Are you as productive as you’d like to be? Productivity is considered to be the quality, state or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance or bring forth goods and services. Being able to do little yet reap a huge reward is every individual’s … Keep Reading »

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Navigating MailChimp.com for Newbies

I recommend Mailchimp.com to all of my clients because it's fun and easy to use . . . once you get the hang of it, that is. With that said, I wanted to share some answers to three of the most asked questions that I get about MailChimp.com and … Keep Reading »

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5 Ways to Find Start Up Money to Fund Your Dream

Forget grants, withdrawing from your 401k (and being penalized) or applying for a loan you know you probably won't qualify for because you're already in debt. Many people ask me how they can find money to fund their dreams and my answer is always the … Keep Reading »

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How to Create a Vision + Action Board

In an article in Psychology Today Dr. Neil Farber said vision boards are for dreaming and action boards are for achieving. Now while I am all for “dreaming” and don’t like the bad rap that dreamers get, I am all for action and making things happen … Keep Reading »

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An Ode to My Mom And Her Dream

When I was a little girl I remember my strong West Indian Mom working hard. I remember her strict values and striving to provide for the four of us all by herself. There were moments where the government stepped in, but she climbed the civil service … Keep Reading »

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How Shoes Became a Full Time Blogging Business

  I love shoes. All right, truth is I borderline covet them. In 2004, I started my blog PrincessDominique.com. The platform of blogging was new to me and was basically a way to just journal and vent about all the things I hated, from … Keep Reading »