It’s time to Sprout Your Business! 🌱

Taking your idea from seed to blooming tree isn’t easy, but it’s possible. Sprout is content series on digital marketing, branding, and business for the new wave of technologically advanced consumers. Sprout’s topics include social media, ecommerce, mobile apps, websites, content marketing, branding, business planning and more.

While this series is targeted to freelancers and entrepreneurs, established business owners can benefit from the value nuggets that are inside.

Get Sh*t Done with Project Management

2021-02-23T15:55:06+00:00December 15th, 2014|Sprout Your Business, The Good Stuff|

For those who don't know, my career was in Events and Project Management before I took the dive to pursue my deep love for technology. I was 17 when I hosted my first event, which naturally was a total flop, but great lessons to be learned from that story, and I've had the fantastic experience of working on Trinidad's biggest

Using Evernote to Budget

2014-12-06T18:43:31+00:00December 6th, 2014|Sprout Your Business|

Evernote, traditionally, is a note taking application, but it can be used for many other things if you’re creative. One such way is budgeting. But how can one use a note taking app for budgeting? I’m glad you asked. Because I do it. I dislike having to use too many applications to do stuff, simply because I forget to use

Using an Evernote @inbox Notebook to Get Sh*t Done

2014-11-27T18:39:00+00:00November 27th, 2014|Sprout Your Business|

If it wasn’t completely obvious, I use Evernote a lot. And with using Evernote a lot, you get to develop a lot of tricks to keeping yourself organised. At the time of writing this, I have 1800 notes in my Evernote. It’s not a lot because I delete a lot of notes when I’m done with them (I’ve got over

Why I love Evernote

2014-11-02T16:07:07+00:00November 2nd, 2014|Sprout Your Business|

Have you ever had a thought and then when you went to jot it down it’s all gone? Well, my thought train moves so quickly it gets pretty hard to keep up, which I why I started using Evernote in the first place. I have an Android phone, which means I get an Evernote widget on my homescreen, and because

Start Ups: Do you REALLY need that office space?

2014-08-03T16:37:35+00:00August 3rd, 2014|Sprout Your Business, The Good Stuff|

It’s a really nice impression to have a posh, shiny office, but not all start ups are created equal. When you’re doing your business plan, especially a start up, this is a major question for many – should you start up at home, or include that shiny, polished office in the start up funding? If you’re a start up, do

Organise & Simplify your Life

2014-03-30T01:18:20+00:00March 30th, 2014|Sprout Your Business, The Good Stuff|

With all of today’s technology, we’re spread out over at least three devices; the work computer, your personal laptop/desktop and your smartphone, not to mention tablet(s), some people have multiple phones, etc.  Then you have a million apps. For tasks, you have Remember the Milk, Out of Milk, Wunderlist, etc. For notes you have Google Docs, Google Keep, Evernote, Mac

When is it the right time?

2021-02-23T16:54:32+00:00January 27th, 2014|Get Shit Done|

We’ve all been in that place, that dark dank place, thinking, when should I start this project? Well I’ll answer that for you; the time is NOW. So many of us wait for the “right time” to start something: maybe when work gets less stressful, maybe at the start of the new year, maybe when I’m finished school. You see,

The Three Sacrificial Lambs of Entrepreneurship

2020-02-07T21:12:01+00:00August 6th, 2013|Sprout Your Business, The Good Stuff|

Sacrifice is not a topic which can be covered in a 700 word article, it spans way out past the horizon. To be an entrepreneur means sacrifice of all kinds in several parts of your life, yeah that part too. I would know, I’ve been living this for a while. You sacrifice spending time with friends and family, you lose

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