Making money online

The one thing I love about my entrepreneurial journey is that I’m continuously learning new things about the digital space. What if I told you that anyone could make money online?  I feel like there’s a secret world somewhere out there that they’ve been hiding from us, and I’m on to them. The beauty about online businesses is that they are infinitely scalable. You don’t have to worry about logistics, startup costs are low and you can make money while you sleep. It doesn’t get better than that. Here are some tips on how you can start making money online. Online Shop Before you run...

8 Valuable lessons learned from motherhood

How to encourage a growth mindset in kids

Motherhood sure has a way of teaching you lessons fast. Just when you think you've got this, the game changes! It's been an honour to teach, guide and navigate this life thing with my children. After 15 years of being on this adventurous motherhood journey, here are 8 valuable lessons learned from motherhood. Our children our most prominent teachers I honestly believed that I was supposed to be the teacher in this parent-child relationship—only to find that it's the other way around. When I look at how I've grown over the past couple of years, I know that I have to give most of the credit...

Frequently asked questions on influencer marketing

The influencer marketing industry is growing at an exponential rate. More businesses are starting to see the value of working with influencers, but most aspiring influencers still have questions about this industry. Here are frequently asked questions influencer marketing questions you may have as well as their answers. Which is the best social media platform to use for influencer marketing? At the moment, it would have to be Instagram. But I would recommend that you choose the best platform for your audience. But at the same time, you want to make sure that you don't use too many social...

10 Tips on Raising Teens

Hi, my name is Bayanda, and I'm a teen mom. Yes, we are deep into the teen years, and we're surviving! The one thing about motherhood is that nothing, absolutely nothing, can prepare you for the different stages of your child's life. However, I know that you have to tweak your parenting skills if you want to keep up with your teen. Here are 10 tips on raising teens. Don't expect the worst Teens get a bad rap. Most parents approach this phase with a lot of negative energy. And just like most things in life, your approach will determine the results. Unfortunately, that kind attitude will...

10 Traits of a successful influencer

There are plenty of influencers in the market, but some important traits set successful influencers apart from the rest. If you are an influencer, it’s essential to understand the traits and characteristics that lend to success in this challenging field. Here are 10 traits of a successful influencer. Authenticity People love influencers who are authentic and practice what they preach. That is how you build trust with your followers. Your audience can spot a fake from miles away— so stay true to who you are. People follow genuine people that know their stuff. Relatable Relatability and...

How to stop letting perfectionism ruin motherhood

I know for sure that I’m not the only Mama that started reading parenting books and downloaded countless apps as soon as I found out I was pregnant. Why? Because I was hoping to crack the code of motherhood so I can give my child the best. And while preparing for parenting is a noble act, the pressure that turns into perfectionism can also hurt our children. We are fixated on the idea of being the perfect mom. Perfectionism in the workplace or any other aspect of life is admirable. But if you couple it with motherhood, you’re setting yourself up for failure and disappointment....

Breaking Parenting Patterns

When I'm a parent, I'm never going to do that to my children." Sounds familiar? Even if we've set clear and strong intentions about the things that we don't want to repeat with our own children, sometimes we revert to those things because they are familiar to us. Parenting patterns are the deeply ingrained tendencies that we have that we're unconscious of. It's the things that we experienced as children that happened so often that we don't even think about them. We need to break destructive parenting patterns. We need to be the kind of parents that are intentional about the way...

Basic tools and equipment for influencers

5 Ways to make your content easier to read

It's essential to treat your influence like a business. And just like any other business, you need to invest in the company if you want it to grow. In this post, I share a few basic tools and equipment for influencers. Smart Phone I'm an advocate for starting small and building your way up. If you can't afford to buy a camera fr now, I would recommend that you invest in a smartphone with a good quality camera. Not only will a smartphone come in handy when you need to capture images, but you'll also need it to stay on top of your social media game. Another benefit of a smartphone is that...

7 Reasons Not to Spank Your Kids

How to be a present parent

Okay, I am aware that there is a great divide among our society on whether parents should or should not spank their kids. I grew up in a home where spanking was a popular form of discipline. Not only in my household but most of my peers got spanked by their parents—friends, neighbors and family. As a result, spanking often gets passed down from generation to generation. Although harsh punishment such as spanking may have instant results, the long-term consequences can be detrimental for your child and your relationship. I’ve chosen not to hit my kids and, in this blog, I share why I have...

7 Things brands look for in influencers

7 Instagram influencers you should be following

Have you ever wondered what brands look for in influencers? As an influencer, it's essential to know what brands look for on your Instagram feed before collaborating with you. If you are an influencer looking to partner with brands, then this blog post is for you. Here's are 7 things that brands look for in influencers. Engagement rate  Believe it or not, brands don't just look at your follower count on Instagram. Your engagement is the number one metric that brands are focusing on at the moment. The truth is that many influencers fall into the trap of buying fake followers who don't...

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