• How to Take Constructive Feedback to Improve Your Bottom Line

    Every entrepreneur is going to be forced to listen to constructive feedback. As much as we all like to believe that we know the proper ways to run a business, the reality is that it takes a lot of work. There’s marketing, payroll, networking, communication, and so many other factors that we as business owners have to learn in order to run an effective and profitable company. And the even bigger reality we all must face is accepting the fact that we can’t be experts in every field. Sometimes our ventures fall by the wayside and it results in negative feedback or harsh reviews. Now, speaking of terms within your business that you pride yourself in; well, those are subject to constructive feedback too. Not everyone is going to like your photography style, your writing tone, or even the way you communicate. Whatever your niche is, the one thing you… Read More

  • Top 5 Public Speaking Tips Recommended For Entrepreneurs

    Remember the absolute terror you would feel in middle school knowing you had to read out loud to the class? At that point, most of us hadn’t been given any public speaking tips. We’re just sort of fed to the wolves as if every middle schooler is embedded with spontaneity and self-confidence. And for most of us, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. It took me a long time to feel (at least relatively) comfortable speaking to a large audience. I had public speaking anxiety like you wouldn’t believe (or maybe you would because 25% of people experience it). Unfortunately, if you’re a solopreneur then this is something you’re going to have to get over— or at least live with. I understand the struggle and courage it takes to get up and talk to a room full of people, so I decided to share my own public speaking tips… Read More

  • Social Media Marketing Strategy to Improve Your Personal Brand

    As an entrepreneur, your online presence is everything these days. In lieu of bus bench ads and billboards, the new wave of advertising lies within your online representation.  There is a ton of information you will need to become acquainted with in order come up with a great social media marketing strategy—and it can be intimidating. I have been reworking my own online presence since I started my endeavors in personal branding almost 10 years ago. It definitely revolves around trial and error, and with today’s fast-changing methods, it’s imperative to keep up with modern tactics. Thankfully, there are a few strategies that I use that and proven to be fruitful, despite changing social media algorithms. It’s all about knowing the in’s and out’s of your personal brand and who your target audience is. Once you’ve narrowed down the basics you can incorporate an easy social media marketing strategy and… Read More

  • Top 5 Social Media Platforms Every Entrepreneur Needs To Invest In

    We are finally here. We’re talking about the big one— social media. As an entrepreneur, I am heavily invested in multiple social media platforms. It is the bread and butter for most influencers out there. I mean, the fact that there are social media influencers making an entire living off of these platforms should be telling to anyone. There’s some debate as to which are really the top social media platforms, but I think I’ve got it figured out. Social media for entrepreneurs is vital. There is no getting away from it if you want to be successful. However, every day there seems to be a new platform on the rise that is demanding to be used by anyone who wants to run a business. But from LinkedIn to Snapchat, which ones are really the top 5 social media platforms? Let me just tell you based on my own experiences.… Read More

  • 10 Travel Must Haves Every Woman Needs In Their Carry On

    You may not know this, but what you have on your carry-on packing list is vital. I know there are way-too-many travel must-have lists available on the internet, which is why I wanted to bring you guys something a little bit different. Not only is this a list of items you need, but it’s also pinpointing the fact that you need a packing list. Don’t click away yet. It may seem tedious, maybe even a bit redundant, to have a list for something as minuscule your carry on. But if you’re like me, you like to jam pack that pretty little case with about as many “essentials” as possible. This tactic is actually pretty damaging to the packing process. It puts you at a higher risk of major spillage and also makes it harder to find what you actually need mid-flight. A carry-on packing list also ensures that you won’t… Read More

  • Best Places in the U.S. for Solo Travel for women

    Solo travel for women is a hot topic this year. Despite all of the endless, yet casual, warnings we get as women about being alone, the era of vacations for single women is upon us. We no longer feel the need to venture out into the world with a partner by our side. In fact, many women feel that taking a trip alone is a necessity for their mental health. Whether or not you are single, looking into solo travel for women can brighten your spirit. There are so many ladies booking vacations for themselves that I’m starting to feel a slight twinge of jealousy. I have done my own fair share of traveling though, so I decided to share the wealth— of knowledge, that is! While vacations for single women outside of the country are a thrill on their own, nothing beats exploring your own backyard. There is plenty… Read More

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About Me

Hi! I'm Claire Bahn, a personal branding expert and CEO and Co-Founder of Online Profile Pros and Stratus Branding. I have been helping people strategize and create their best personal brand for over 10 years. Read More

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