How To Get More Done In Less Time: From A Ridiculously Organized Work-At-Home Mom

I know there’s been a lot of this out there lately. I just listened to Amy Porterfield’s podcast on it, in fact. But I’ve had the idea to write this before I saw everyone was doing it… I just haven’t taken the time! So before I’m really out of date here… Let’s take a look at my day! Everyone’s day is different. And every person is different. But it helps

The “Mom Job” For An Introvert

I’m going to offend some people here. And for that I’m sorry. Please take this as my personality and trying to help others like me. That doesn’t mean I think ill of others who do this whole working mom thing differently… Just that it’s not for me and it’s not for everyone. The “Typical” Work-At-Home Mom Job What do you do when you have kids? Well, hopefully you’re a teacher

How to Be Organized and Get More Done

How to Be Organized and Get More Done

First question: do you know where your phone is? If you don’t, then you’re probably disorganized. Okay, terrible question. Because I don’t know where my phone is, and I am super organized. That’s not true. I am organized, but I also know where my phone is. I didn’t used to though. I don’t mean one of those, “where is my phone??” and you’re holding it. I mean when you really

Mance Rayder’s Freelancer Mantra

The freedom to make my own mistakes is all I ever wanted. -Mance Rayder & Freelancers Everywhere Mance Rayder said this in the Game of Thrones season 5 premiere “The Wars to Come”. I’m a little late in posting, because freelancing, but this quote jumped out at me as soon as he said it. Then again later in my husband’s GoT recap.  I think this is a new freelancer mantra.

We’re Expanding!

You heard right — Jackie McGinnis Marketing is growing! We’re starting to work with more clients and want to offer more marketing and designing services, so our team is growing into a team of experts. Not only do we offer branding, marketing strategy and copywriting… But we are happy to have graphic designer Ricky Maldonado join the team! About Ricky Ricky is a freelance graphic designer here in San Antonio

When You Become an Expert

Marketing is a lot of things. As in, not just advertising. I understood what that meant: branding, customer service, design, advertising, social presence. But it was only recently that I began to really experience it. Last month I did it. I ventured out on my own. This didn’t happen in the span of a week or two, but I was pretty sure that I was building up to it. Being

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Book Review + Giveaway: Framing Faith

I don’t know about you, but I’m a multitasker. And I am always attached to my phone (baby in one hand, phone in the other, a few “uh-huhs” to the three year old). If my phone isn’t within arm’s reach then I’m lost (also when I accidentally sit on it…but we won’t go there). I was recently homeless as far as computers go, and it was only when my laptop

Book Review: Creativity, Inc.

Pixar Animation Studios is one of my favorite companies. Not only do I love their movies (Finding Nemo is my favorite, but it’s a tough call), but their offices, creative process, and history are some of the best and coolest, ever. So how could I pass up reading a book about Pixar written by co-founder and President Ed Catmull (with Amy Wallace)? This isn’t just a book about the inner

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The Art of Marketing Yourself

Why do you need to market yourself? There are many reasons this should be something you’re always considering. Presenting yourself well can lead to new jobs and opportunities, give you the chance to pursue your dream, and helps with any future endeavors you may not even be considering yet. For some of us this is really easy. Others of us have to work a little harder. Donald Miller just this