Posts in Business


When to hire a graphic designer

January 12th, 2018 Posted by Business, Design No Comment yet

I know how it is. When you have a small business you try to do everything yourself, because, well, everything costs money. There was plenty I did on my own when I first started my business, but there are a few crucial things I definitely did not try to do myself!

For me, those were things having to do with money, legal paperwork, and filing taxes. Why? Because these involved a depth of knowledge that I knew nothing about, and they were way too important to do half-ass or make guesses at along the way.


why I started a podcast and why you should too

Why I started a podcast, and why you should too

November 2nd, 2017 Posted by Business, Podcasting No Comment yet

Podcasts. I’m a huge fan and listen to them as often as I can (folding laundry, driving, getting ready in the morning)… and they are what I would consider to be the fastest growing form of media for bloggers, writers and entrepreneurs. Are you thinking about starting one yourself, but wondering if you can do it? Let me share my podcasting story with you.


Favorite productivity tools for small business owners

October 13th, 2017 Posted by Business, Goals, Lifestyle No Comment yet

 “Work with all your heart, because-I promise-if you show up for your work day after day after day after day, you just might get lucky enough some random morning to burst right into bloom.” 

Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic

I’m on maternity leave right now, and it’s been a rare break in my entrepreneurial career. Never have I taken this much time off before, and it feels needed, indulgent, and a little scary. I find myself with anxious thoughts like: Will my clients be there when I return? Will I have time to work with a newborn? What if it just all goes to hell in a hand basket?


Woo woo biz practices (that actually work)

May 31st, 2017 Posted by Business No Comment yet

I have a “woo woo” side. I like things that magical, mystical and symbolic and I have some basic practices that satisfy the need for the woo in my life. I use some of these practices in my business too – and some of them actually seem to work! 


Subscribe to the Pickle Jar Studios Newsletter for updates and podcast episodes!

Instagram @PickleJarStudios

Load More
Something is wrong.
Instagram token error.