Level Up Your Business With Content Marketing

Content marketing is important. You know that it is, but do you know why? Imagine that you go to someone’s website or social media and there’s nothing but pictures. Not pictures and words, just pictures. Their entire public communication consisted solely of images. Would you know what the business does? You might get the general idea, but without the words, it’ll be hard to know exactly what’s going on. While a picture says a thousand Read more…

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The Grind Cafe – Trenton, Ontario, Canada

The Grind Cafe – Trenton, Ontario   The Grind Cafe is a bit of a surprise. When you think of Trenton, Ontario, you might not think delicious coffee with non-dairy options. At least, that’s what I thought. Walking through the town on a bitterly cold, snow covered day with my parents, we came across The Grind Cafe and decided to give it a try. It was COLD and we needed heat STAT. (Picture of my Read more…

How to Meal Prep to Boost Productivity

4 Reasons Why Meal Prepping Boosts Productivity! It’s possible to boost productivity by meal prepping – crazy, right? There seems to be a weird vibe around the concept of meal prepping. So many people think it’s just for people who are either A) trying to lose weight or B) hardcore gym junkies. When you’re working from home, it’s easy to think you have all the time in the world to cook creative, healthy, and tasty Read more…

Thankful Thoughts #10 – One Year!

Welcome to Thankful Thoughts! A Behind the scenes and community round-up of what’s going on in our heads, lives, and the wacky world of online business. It’s been a hot minute since we’ve last been live with you! In Episode 10, we talk about all the cool stuff we’ve been up to over the past few months. Highlights of this episode include: What the past year in business has been like What we’ve learned, especially Read more…

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Rio Coco Cafe – Vero Beach, Florida

Rio Coco Cafe – Vero Beach, Florida   Rio Coco Cafe is a totally cool, unassuming coffee shop in Vero Beach, Florida. In fact, if we weren’t looking for it – I can tell you that I wouldn’t have known it was there. How’d we come across it then? I was meeting up with one of my entrepreneur friends, Ben Perry, who lives in Orlando. Coming from Deerfield Beach, we were looking for a nice Read more…

5 Reasons To Hire A Virtual Assistant

5 Reasons You Need to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant! Picture this. Your small, online business has started to skyrocket. Sales are through the roof, you’re busy all day, every day, and you are truly reaping the rewards. But you’re starting to feel run down, stressed out, and wondering if it’s all worth it. You might even be contemplating scaling back.  Stop! Don’t think like that.   Sounds like you need a VA! Virtual assistants Read more…

Blooming Bean Coffee Roasters & Old Town Untapped

Blooming Bean & Old Town Untapped   Blooming Bean Coffee Roasters. Man, what can I say. The second I walked into this mid-sized coffee shop I knew I was in for a treat. Let’s back up a bit though, because there was something extraordinarily cool happening in town that night. Old Town Untapped There I was, Friday afternoon at my parents apartment in Deerfield Beach, Florida, looking for something cool to do that evening. What’s Read more…

How We Rock The Work Life Balance

I’m going to tell you a story. It’s a little personal for me and Thom, but I feel like it’s important to know. Not too long after we started Thankful Cow Solutions, we were eager to get on the road and travel. We’d planned to be in Denmark to watch Blizzcon, visit my parents in Florida, spend Christmas with my family in Canada, head back to Rotterdam for New Year’s Eve, and then keep going Read more…

Thankful Thoughts #9 – Showing Up

Welcome to Episode Nine of Thankful Thoughts A behind the scenes and community round-up of what’s going on in our heads, lives, and the wacky world of online business. This week’s episode features: Amanda went live every day in February talking about social media strategy for coffee shops and restaurants! We talk about how we BOTH felt about this 28 day adventure.   We invested in Sami Gardner’s course LinkedIn Mastery for Solopreneurs and learned all the Read more…

5 Ways To Get Motivated

As freelancers and entrepreneurs, we’re often working from the comforts of our own home. Are we wearing pants? Did we shower today? Our online clients and friends will never truly know the answer to these questions. Staying motivated is a hurdle for many. And for most, it’s actually getting started that’s the main stalling point. For example, I know that I’m extremely guilty of faltering at the starting line. But over the years, I’ve discovered Read more…