Archives for Born in the Barn BLOG

3 Ways to Market Your Amazing Stallion

So you have this fantastic stallion and you are confident in his ability to produce quality babies; however, you are not sure to effectively get the message out to prospective mare owners. The big question is where to start. With the many marketing options, which are the most effective & affordable? We will give you, what we believe, are the top 3 ways to market your amazing stallion! #1 – Your stallion must have an
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Growing Your Horse Business with Video

Although we do not like to admit it we live in a generally lazy society. We want everything quick, fast and like 10 minutes ago. Would you agree? In the culture of social media you will find (if you have not already) that users are lazy as well. Consumers tend to look at the most recent, the most interesting or the post that catches their eye at that very moment. Video is a fantastic way
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Becoming a Remarkable Horse Business

You have heard about it, you have read it and many have experienced it.  That’s right folks.  We are talking about that two word phrase, Social Media.  If you were asked to choose between sitting in front of your computer or hanging out with your horse, most of you would choose your horse, hands down.  So, between riding, cleaning the barn, giving lessons, baling hay and all the other honors of being a horse owner,
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Using Hashtags Effectively for Your Business

There is a hilarious video on YouTube by Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake about hashtags and how NOT to use them.  The whole conversation during the video is them saying the word hashtag before every other word they want to use.  It is quite obnoxious, but drives home a good point.  Many people are confused by what hashtags are and how they are used.  They can play a huge role as a part of your
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The Lost Art of Honor

Is honor a lost art in your life? Today’s blog post is going to be a simple Vlog, otherwise known as a video blog.  I wanted to talk to you today about the lost art of honor.  If you are feeling stuck in your business or need to be encouraged this video will inspire you.  If you take a moment each day and step outside of yourself, give honor to someone that deserves it, I
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The key to becoming a leader in your industry

What inspired you to start a business?  Was it a driving desire to do something that will make a mark in the world?  Was it the passion to work for yourself and get out of a 40 hour work week?  In all of our lives as entrepreneurs there has been something or someone that has inspired us to greatness.  I wanted to touch on how you yourself can become a leader in your industry and
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Responding to Challenges in Your Business

You know that feeling you have when you have crafted the perfect plan for the most productive day ever?  And how about that feeling when a wrench is thrown into the wheel of the bike you are riding?  Those two feelings are totally opposite of each other and of course the first feeling is so much better. Let’s  just say my business “bike” got introduced to a wrench this morning…. I am a mompreneur which
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3 Tips for LinkedIn Success

With so many social media platforms available to a business owner, sometimes its challenging to decide where to utilize your time.  We highly recommend investing time on LinkedIn and here’s why.  If you are looking to set yourself apart in your industry, you MUST have a profile on LinkedIn.  This is a platform that allows you to connect with like minded individuals and potential clients alike.  Unlike, Facebook or Twitter for example, there is not
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3 Steps to Creating Positive Habits

As I sit here on a Friday night, I am reflecting on the first six months of 2015. What did I accomplish? Who did I help? How do I want to get better? Tomorrow will start the second half of this year. For me, it feels like New Year’s Eve. I am more motivated than ever before to grow my business and my hope is that I will inspire greatness in you as well.  As
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2 Ways to connect with an Industry Superstar

Do you know someone in your industry that is just killing it?  They are not only a great leader, but someone you aspire to be like.  When you see their social media posts or hear them speak at an event, you yourself are motivated and inspired to greatness.   You may know exactly who that person is or you may have a  list of those types of individuals in your life.  I want to talk
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