• How I Cracked the Pinterest Code

    I’ve had Pinterest since the early days, when you needed an invite to create an account. I’ve had boards for everything: Trim Healthy Mama, handmade leather goods, capsule wardrobes, and nail art. When I dug into the blogging and direct sales world, I found that Pinterest was a common source of traffic for most bloggers, […]

  • 2019 Blogging Lessons Learned

    I have been blogging here since August 2017. My little blog, armed with 8 posts, went out into the wide wonderful world. I was focused on blogging about LuLaRoe and direct sales, and saw myself doing that until the end of time. It’s funny how life has different plans, right? Now, I blog about Color […]

  • 6 Blogging Podcasts You Should Subscribe to in 2019

    One of the few blogging-related benefits of my day job is a 2-hour commute. It typically takes me 45-50 minutes to get to work in the morning, and 50-55 minutes to get home in the evening. Strangely enough, that time spent in the car has become a valuable resource in my blogging journey, as I […]

  • Overcoming Impostor Syndrome as a Business Owner

    Our business is nearly finalized. Joe and I currently run three websites – I’m actively putting together The Social Well, Joe runs EccentricWare, and of course, this site, thehollypeck. Soon,¬†we need to go sign paperwork for our corporation (not just an LLC, we’re going with an S Corp!). I’ve already brought in more than $200,000 […]

  • Mercari App: Turn Clutter into Cash

    Over the past few months, I have been decluttering. Now that I am no longer a LuLaRoe retailer, I no longer need a lot of the clothing that I wore in the past. I don’t necessarily have need for all the accessories that I had. Nor do I need some of the more brightly colored […]