Moniek James Team

My Crazy, Mixed-Up Journey to Entrepreneurship

Sooooo, I’ve recently come to the realization that I’ve never formally introduced myself! I come busting down these internet doors and start dishing out advice about entrepreneurship and haven’t told my own story!   I’ve been an entrepreneur since 2010; I started my first business, Distinctive Soirees, while working a full-time job for a government contractor. …

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How to Network Without Networking

Networking isn’t only when you’re rubbing elbows, shaking hands and exchanging business cards. Here’s how you can network without networking: Change the way you think about networking. Networking isn’t talking about your business with the intention of gaining a customer/client; it’s an exchange of valuable information between you and someone else. Be professional whenever you …

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Four Reasons Periscope is the BEST THING Since a Bread Slicer…

Are you a fan of sliced bread??? Well, let me tell you that the newest live streaming app to hit the scene is better than the PB&J your mom used to make. [Tweet “Periscope is the best thing since a bread slicer…”] Periscope is an interactive, live-streaming app that is pretty much taking over the …

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Dear Entrepreneur, You’re Screwing Up Your Success

Yep, I said it…..you’re messing up…and I want you to STOP IT. The word ‘entrepreneur’ has become sexy these days, everybody and their brother wants to  start a business, and that’s AWESOME. HOWEVER, a catchy name on a business card do not an entrepreneur make. [Tweet “Want to know how you’re screwing up your entrepreneurial …

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Are You Thinking Like a Hacker to Win in Your Business??

I first jumped on the Periscope bandwagon about 6 weeks ago, and I think it’s the best thing since a bread slicer…stay tuned for a blog post with that very title :-). Anyway, Periscope is now a part of my content marketing strategy, I’ve been creating very engaging and awesome trainings specifically for the people …

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Why Local Businesses Need to Have an Online Presence

Mom & pop, brick and mortar, local yokel (okay, maybe not that one…). The “traditional” route to business ownership leads to establishing a business storefront, flip over the sign that reads “Open” and wait for the droves of customers to come rolling in. [Tweet “Are you a local biz owner w/no online presence?? STOP IT!! …

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