Author Archive | Natalie MacNeil

Get Your Money to Work for You

In today’s episode of She Takes on the World TV, I’m fielding a question from Tracy via Facebook. Tracy is getting to a really good place with her business, financially speaking, and she’s starting to think about investing some of her income (Woo hoo, Tracy!). She wrote in to ask if I’d share any advice […]

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The Five Things I Do To Make Big Things Happen

This blog post is being brought to you by Visa Small Business. When I was in school, I was lovingly called “Natalie ‘Make It Happen’ MacNeil” for the number of things I managed to successfully juggle at the same time. Now I prefer to focus on making one big thing happen at a time, and […]

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Jedi Mind Tricks to Boost Your Business

Whether you realize it or not, every experience your customers have with you and your brand is training them to view you (and your products) in a certain way. Unfortunately, often times what you’re doing – without even knowing it – is training your customers to expect access to you and all your goodies dirt […]

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How To Write A Pitch

I was sitting on an airplane recently and the gentleman next to me struck up a conversation that quickly led where many conversations lead: “So what do you do?” I got straight to the point and went into the little pitch I have prepared about what my business does. He understood my business right away, […]

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My Journey Out of Debt Step #7: Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Did you know that the vast majority of self-employed millionaire businesswoman (98%) are home owners? Not only that, but about one in three (34 percent) has a ZERO mortgage balance! One in five has a balance under $100,000, and only 4 percent has a balance of $500,000 or more. (SOURCE: Stanley, Thomas J., Millionaire Women Next Door, […]

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Do You Need To Break Up With A Bad Client?

Have you ever worked with a client who makes you a little crazy, and brings a ton of stress to your life? Of course you have. We’ve all been there, and today’s episode of She Takes on the World TV has your back. Once you realize you’ve got a bad client on your hands, it’s […]

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Six tips to stress-free business travel

This may sound ironic but a travel nut like me finds business travel stressful. Early in my career as a journalist, I thought that traveling for work was a means to score free trips. I always wanted to travel but since I could barely survive with my tiny paycheck back then, I was always trying […]

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6 Steps for Finding the Best PR Firm for You & Your Business

  Most small business owners know that working with a public relations firm can be an effective way to raise awareness for their business. Retaining a public relations firm can be more valuable and cost-effective than advertising. When a third party like a media outlet endorses your business, it can build credibility, as potential customers […]

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How to Get Press With My “ENTER-preneuring” Tips

This year I’ve been able to attract some incredible press opportunities for She Takes on the World, from being on the cover of two magazines to over 100 features online to being in the pages of People Magazine’s StyleWatch. Every business needs to continually get press to keep growing, and that’s what I want to […]

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