Mad Hookups – March 2014

by Theresa Reed on March 5, 2015

mad hookups for tarotpreneurs

Got a tarot business or trying to get one started?  Wondering how to maximize your potential without killing yourself (or spending a fortune)?  Looking for info that will actually help you elevate your biz?  I’ve got the Mad Hookups for tarotpreneurs and aspiring tarot pros.  Whether you are new to the game or an old hat, check out my latest recommended posts ‘n classes ‘n tools just for you:

Curious about SEO?  Don’t miss this helpful post by Nathalie Lussier: SEO Basics – Why SEO is a Feminine Approach to Getting Traffic.

An inspirational interview with Hibiscus Moon over at Betty Means Business.

Great strategies from Racheal Cook of The Yogipreneur: Fill your calendar with amazing private clients, STAT.

Amulet magazine just launched this fabulous program: Gold.  Know your worth.  Because when you know your worth and  honor yourself, you should up as a better entrepreneur.

From Seth Godin: Worried about online trolls?  It’s the trolls in your head you need to be more concerned with.

Are you using Instagram for your tarot biz yet? Here are some smart Instagram tools worth checking out.

Ever get a “NO” when a client contacted you?  I wrote a post on when your intuition says no over at the Coaching Blueprint blog.

Also at the Coaching Blueprint blog: The 6 clients you don’t want to work with. Even tarot readers will relate to these!

Need help coming up with blog content? Sarah Von Bargen has an offer that may turbo-boost your blog!

More bloggy goodness! You may want to take a peek at Bre Pea’s post 70+ ideas for any blog’s editorial calendar.

I think tarot conferences are great for tarotpreneurs!  Grow your skills + network.  Win/win.  Here’s my post on how to make the most out of tarot conferences and a list of some of the most popular ones in the US.  (PS the annual Reader’s Studio is getting close to selling out.  Get in before the doors close!)

How do you run a meeting with your team?  Danielle LaPorte gives a glimpse into how she does it.

New from Unconventional Guides: Live and Work from Anywhere.  Get virtual with your tarot biz!

Outsource.  Yeah yeah…outsource your work.  Blah blah blah.  But Susan Hyatt lays out this truth: You can’t “outsource” all of the hard work.  Can I get a hell yeah?!

Smart advice: Small business action plan for the Twitter-Google firehose deal.

Learn how to hire your dream team with this very wise piece from the remarkable Hiro Boga.

I am in LOVE with this Make It Happen!: A Workbook & Productivity Tracker for Getting Stuff Done from Kari Chapin.  Also, her The Brilliant Ideas Launch Pad: Generate & Capture Your Best Ideas is a MUST HAVE for all creative entrepreneurs and tarot peeps!

From Anne Samoilov – why you need a side hustle after you leave your day job.  Weaning into full time tarot work is a great strategy.

Tara Gentile has some great ideas here: 5 Ways to Generate Revenue Now Without Having to Have a Sale.

Want to see how I read tarot on the road?  Take a gander at My Portable Tarot Office. (You’re going to love my bags!)

HOT TIP:  Your tarot business should reflect you – and your real life.  Write from your heart.  Share your stories.  Post real pictures of your life.  Be intimate. Let your readers + clients get to KNOW YOU.  Don’t hide behind your tarot cards – be the face in front of them.

Newsletters to read: Speaking of Tara Gentile, her newsletter is one of the best for any small biz.  I adore her business philosophy and have become a much better entrepreneur by following her recommendations.

Listen up: if you have a website or want one, you do NOT want to miss this month’s episode of Talking Shop with Theresa and Bri. We are featuring web designer and security expert Alison Monday of Tiny Blue Orange for Getting Your Website Right + Tight.  Learn how to make your site gorgeous, functional and, most importantly, secure!

On my beside reading stack: Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style by Carson Tate. I did productivity books and this one has some good ideas!

Don’t forget: I have sweet little business ebooks just for you.  At only $15 a pop, these gems will give your mystical biz a mega boost.  Check out the ala carte biz goodness at Professional Mystic’s Guides. And be sure to check out my new email biz mentoring services – priced at a low $25 per question.

Go on and succeed wildly, hot stepper!

Theresa

© Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2015

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Talkin’ Tarot with Mary Nale

by Theresa Reed on March 4, 2015

Talkin’ Tarot With is a monthly feature designed to introduce my readers to different tarot readers from our wonderfully diverse community!  Each month, I’ll be asking various tarot readers 3 questions about their tarot philosophy and style, plus pointing you to their websites and blogs so that you can learn more about them!  I like to hand pick tarot readers that I feel are talented and interesting.

mary nale attune magazine

Some tarot people are out there in a big way – you can’t miss them.  Then there are the others…quietly working away and doing something great.  That describes Mary Nale, the creator of the quarterly digital metaphysical magazine, Attune.

Mary’s popular magazine features voices from many people in the mystical community and covers a rainbow of topics including healing, paranormal, angels, and, of course, tarot!  Her goal: to shine a light on more of the gifted teachers who make up the metaphysical world.  She’s doing a lovely job at that.

She’s also expanded into radio and video! Attune now has a Blog Talk Radio show and a YouTube channel, which gives old fans new places to connect and creates alternate spaces to attract new faces.  Mary says: “We welcome all who have like minds to join us and become part of the Attune Magazine Community.” She also shared that her dream is to “empower and enlighten by sharing content and information.”  She’s doing both.

Attune magazine welcomes guest posters and considers all articles.  This gives people who are newer to the community a platform to introduce their work.  She’s also working on another bigger project which will feature author interviews with popular self-help and spiritual authors.  Attune intends to be a bridge between established practitioners and the newbies.

And that’s the beauty behind her work: she’s creating a genuine and friendly community that makes everyone feel welcomed and heard.

Check out her work and become a part of her thriving tribe:

Website: www.attunemagazine.com

Radio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/attunemagazineradio

Face Book: https://www.facebook.com/groups/attunemagazine/

Twitter: @attunemagazine

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/user/attunemagazineTV

Google +:  +Attune Magazine

Pinterst: http://www.pinterest.com/attunemagazine/

Email: marynale@attunemagazine.com

Check out Mary’s answers to my questions:

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Q: What is your philosophy about tarot reading?

Mary: My philosophy about tarot reading is that it’s a lifelong journey, a learning experience and always an adventure.  For me, a tarot reading is a map that can show us how something may turn out if we stay the course.  We should always remember that the future is not set in stone, a tarot reading can offer ideas of how we might make better choices.  A tarot reading can be serious and it can also have a great sense of humor. If you want to learn more about yourself just pick up a tarot deck and the layers will start unfolding.

Q: How do you feel a client might get the most out of a reading with you?

Mary: To get the most from a reading with me I think you need to be open to dialogue.  The more we talk about the clients challenge, the more I will see in the cards. This of course makes it difficult for me to set a time limit but for me the most important part is that I help the client feel empowered and give them some clarity about the challenge they’re facing.

Q: What is your best piece of advice for an aspiring tarot reader?

Mary: My best advice is to use a tarot journal, keep learning and practice as often as you can.  Your journal will show your progress and help you to make all manner of connections…think of this as your trusted friend.

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Big props to Mary for taking time out of her crazy-busy world to share her advice with us!

Learn  more about Mary and get acquainted with Attune at: Attune Magazine

Blessings!

Theresa

© Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2015

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Tarot Tip 3/3/15

March 3, 2015

Tweet Weekly tarot tips, thoughts and tidbits for tarot enthusiasts and wannabe readers. Blessings! Theresa © Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2015

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Soul Proprietor – Sob stories at the business table

March 2, 2015

Tweet A few years ago, I sat down for dinner with a group of dynamic entrepreneurs who were excited to talk about business. And we did. But it wasn’t brainstorming or high fives for good work. The conversation got hijacked by two people who were frustrated with their lack of success and ready to dump […]

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The Hit List – Straight yoga mats and neurotic thoughts

February 28, 2015

Tweet I’m the first to admit this: I’m a wee bit neurotic. (Hubby would also add control freak to that but that’s another story.) I’ll get hung up on an idea and then obsess over it.  Until a new whim comes along. I’m especially compulsive about my yoga mats.  When I’m teaching a class, every […]

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March Preview – Big wheels keep on rolling

February 27, 2015

Tweet Although it’s still frigid outside, things are rolling here.  Ideas are churning, things are moving in and out of my world. There is no hibernation here. I’m not napping at the wheel. My big wheel are turning.  I might just be turnt up!  And oh…I have stuff to share. What am I rolling out […]

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Easy Ways to Promote Your Tarot Business

February 26, 2015

Tweet   You took the time to set your tarot business up right (aka legit). You have a sound structure, a gorgeous website, a comfortable office, and your favorite tarot deck. Yet…crickets. You may have thought that if you built it, they would come. But nada. Nilch. No fish are biting in your tarot pond. […]

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Gender Bending the Tarot

February 25, 2015

Tweet When I began my study of tarot, I learned the traditional interpretations of the Court Cards: Kings were older males, Queens were women, Knights were young males, and Pages were children. I read this way for a long time.  Until one day I sat down with a gentleman and began describing a needy, clingy, […]

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Tarot Tip 2/24/15

February 24, 2015

Tweet Weekly tarot tips, thoughts and tidbits for tarot enthusiasts and wannabe readers. Blessings! Theresa © Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2015

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Soul Proprietor – How to deal with brain pickers

February 23, 2015

Tweet Braiiiinnnnnnssssss…..I want to pick your brain! Sounds like a scene straight out of The Walking Dead, right?  But I’m not talking about zombies – I’m talking about the people who come into your business orbit asking to “pick your brain” for free. If you’re rocking your business like a boss, you can be sure that […]

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