One of the reasons I love blogging and using social media is because I get to meet amazing people from all over the world. I have new friends in Australia, the U.K. and in U.S. cities I’ve never traveled through or heard of before. They’re fellow bloggers or are working in the industries I care
In the world of health and wellness, there are so many awesome people to be inspired by. One person who’s caught (and kept) my attention for months now is Laura Williams of Girls Gone Sporty, an online magazine and social community, and the High Impact Blogging podcast. I’m not sure where I first found Laura
Sharing a funny cat video on Facebook. Instagramming a restaurant meal (#cheatday). Creating a Pinterest board to collect ideas for a relative’s birthday party. Using social media to keep in touch with family and friends and plan events is fun! Using it for business can sometimes be fun, but it often feels like work. Sigh.
I first heard of Lisa Fraley, an attorney-turned-health coach-turned-Legal Coach®, being interviewed on one of my favorite podcasts, WellpreneurOnline. Not only was I intrigued by the hybrid job description, I was interested to know Lisa was a fellow grad from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition’s holistic health coaching program. Lisa’s great advice that day and strong
For a health and wellness professional wanting to stand out online, a great website is a must. One of the stand-out sites I’ve seen lately is from blogger and health coach Lou Ann Donovan, who I met last year when we were both enrolled in the Institute of Integrative Nutrition’s holistic health coach program. Our friendship’s grown over
Are you always on the hunt for great images for your healthy living blog or social media accounts? Is it a challenge to find the perfect public-domain image at the perfect price (er … free)? I’m always on the hunt for great photos, and I know from talking with other health coaches and wellness pros
Has anyone ever said “guilt is good” (I know I’ve heard “greed is good”)? Probably not … but I do believe some health coaches and wellness pros feel guilty when they think about the social media marketing they’re doing for their health and wellness businesses. It could be good guilt (one that motivates) or bad guilt
Many health coaches I meet want to start a blog. They believe it could help their business, and they definitely have a message to get out to the world – but they’re often hesitant to start. Mike Iamele is a corporate wellness coach, an Institute of Integrative Nutrition grad, like I am, and a very active
One of the ideas I have for this blog is to feature health and wellness pros using social media marketing to grow and promote their businesses. I hope to feature at least one person per month – so if you’re interested in sharing your efforts on the social media front, let me know.