Juggling homeschooling and running a business

WHAT A START TO THE NEW YEAR

 

This week has been, well, let’s say – interesting. And so, if like me you are now in the process of juggling homeschooling and trying to run and grow a business during a global pandemic and if you live in the UK particularly, you’ll understand what I mean!

 

My almost 5-year-old son had one day back of his second-ever school term and now he’ll be home, it looks likely until at least March. For our little family, therefore, the unknown is ahead and for the first time I think I now truly understand the term ‘the juggle is real’. It’s typical that for me it would fall in what would have been my biggest month ever. That said, however, the enforced break and the (almost achieved) social media hiatus over the Christmas period did teach me a few things, one being that..

 

I can stop, I can take a break, (social media or otherwise) and the world won’t come crashing down around me.

 

THERE’S ONLY ONE OF ME

 

Instead, like many, for me, it’s now about priorities and time management and being kind to myself during this strange season. That is probably the only way to get through it and out of the other side in one piece whilst maintaining some kind of calm at home 😉

So, if you’re feeling the same, then don’t be alone. Make sure you take time for yourself amongst all of the crazy hours of the day. Reach out and ask for help where you can and I for one am always here to chat if you need to let off some steam!

 

 

GETTING CONNECTED, STAYING UP TO DATE WHEN YOU HAVE LIMITED TIME 

 

I look forward to bringing you more Pinterest gold over the next 12 months via the blog, my newsletter and my social media channels and now I have a new way to reach out to you.

Are you on Clubhouse yet? If you haven’t heard of it, Clubhouse is the latest must-have Social Media App!  If you’re there already then you can find me @georginawhite

I’d also love to have you join my FREE Facebook community, a place for you to ask questions to understand Pinterest marketing, and to learn how you can use it to grow your business all whilst making amazing connections!

 

DO YOU NEED A NEW YEAR CLEAN UP?

Pinterest accounts need a clean-up just like the house after the Christmas festivities. Fresh, focussed and ready to tackle the year ahead!

Here are a few tips to help you do this:

  • Firstly, do you really need all of those personal boards on your account? Switch to a business account and hide the personal ones OR set up a business account from scratch and keep them totally separate.

Start as you mean to go on.

  • Spend some time doing your keyword research as this will determine so much of what you do moving forward, and your success.

You can learn more about prioritising and cleaning up your boards and your account in my latest quick-read blog post HERE.

 

 

PINTEREST PLANNING FOR 2021

 

When you turn to content planning for 2021, what new trends do you need to consider? 8 out of 10 of Pinterest’s predictions for 2020 came true, which means that we can use Pinterest to find tomorrow’s ideas. Pinterest is always ahead of the curve. Some of Pinterest’s predicted trends for 2021 include…

– Embroidery is the new tie-dye
– Epic Charcuterie
– Low Key Weddings
– Rainbows
– Heart Schooling
– Invest in rest

Pinterest Predicts is a window into the future from the platform where people go to plan it, you can read the whole report HERE.

 

NEED IDEAS FOR PIN CREATION?

 

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These beautiful, peachy, clean and crisp templates are fully editable on Canva. Bespoke sets are also available upon request

 

 

*NEW* PINTEREST HOT SEATS! 

 

Throughout February I’ll be offering FREE ‘mini Pinterest hot seats’. These are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis. Interested? Grab your seat by booking a discovery call.

If you want to start, revive or take your Pinterest account to the next level in 2021 but just don’t have the time then you can also book in for a FREE discovery call with me and I’ll walk you through how my 1-1 Coaching, One-off Account Set-Up or Monthly Management service can help skyrocket your business.

 

JUGGLING HOMESCHOOLING AND RUNNING A BUSINESS

It is safe to say that juggling homeschooling and trying to run and grow a business during a global pandemic is a big challenge. Take each day at a time, prioritise the important tasks and manage those precious hours as effectively as you can and if you need Pinterest support and or want to learn about this different route to sales then reach out.

Stay safe guys, and please do also reach out if you just need to chat.

Meantime you can find me over here on Instagram or clubhouse @georginawhite – can’t wait to chat with you there.

 

all the best

Georgie

xx

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