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The 80/20 Rule for Your Content Calendar - maddiepeschong.com

The 80/20 Rule for Your Content Calendar

CONTENT. It’s a word that strikes fear and causes paralysis. There is so. much. pressure. Will it be good enough? Deep enough? Clever enough? Funny enough? Enough enough? There’s a rule of thumb that has helped me get past that content paralysis, and it’s called the 80/20 content rule. What that means is that 80% […]

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When to Work For Free - Take It Personally

When to Work For Free

In this episode of Take It Personally, I’m going to share my rules for when to work for free, what to give, and how to say no. This is an important conversation, and it may be coming up more lately with all that is going on in the world (when I planned this episode, I […]

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Staying True to Business Values in a Crisis -Take it Personally Podcast

Staying True to Business Values in a Crisis

I’m sitting down with another business owner for this episode, Jeremy Brech, to discuss what this unique, and possibly difficult, time can mean for your business or businesses in general. I know we are all hoping to make it through with our sanity, but ultimately with our business still intact.  There are so many unknowns, […]

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The Small Business Stimulus Package: What You Need to Know

The Small Business Stimulus Package: What You Need to Know

I’m joined today by my personal accountant, Courtney, from Numbers and Such Prof. LLC. She is here today to talk all about the Small Business Stimulus Package and the different loans and grants available and what they mean for small business owners. Things are constantly changing and everyone is searching for information (this was recorded […]

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My Favorite Business Tools - maddiepeschong.com

My Favorite Business Tools

Life has been hectic lately, and honestly, I have been trying to record this episode for about two weeks. We are in the middle of this global pandemic– something none of us have navigated before.  I’ve been trying to keep business as usual while business cannot really be business as usual. Many of us have […]

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What To Do as an Entrepreneur During a Slow Season

Whether you’re dealing with an expected slow season (like winter months in the Midwest) or an unexpected one (like a national pandemic), it can be uncomfortable to go from busy to … not. I try to remind myself during slow periods in business that there are times of the year I crave downtime. While it […]

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For Creatives

Tips for Professional Headshots on KELOLAND Living

A picture is worth a thousand words, and when it comes to the professional photo that represents you in the business world, it may be worth even more! I was so excited last week to stop by KELOLAND Living and talk through a few tips when it comes to headshot photography.

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Branding

Why Balance is a 4-Letter Word - Take it Personally Podcast

Why Balance is a 4-Letter Word

Lately I have had some people reach out asking me to do an episode about balance. The timing is ironic as this past week I hardly worked more than 30 minutes a day due to having a sick kid at home. My daughter caught some kind of bug, and all she wanted to do was […]

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Sioux Falls Photography Studio

After a total whirlwind couple of months, my new Sioux Falls photography studio is open, and it’s AMAZING!

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3 Ways to Boost Your Instagram Engagement Right Now - maddiepeschong.com

3 Ways to Boost Your Instagram Engagement Right Now

Oh, Instagram. We love to hate it, right? I actually love Instagram, but I hear frequently from other people who can’t stand the app anymore because it’s become so different from when we first started using it. I also tend to hear many people blaming the algorithm (i.e.: the algorithm is the reason that their […]

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