I’m switching it up a bit this week and, instead of sharing another educational video about Instagram strategy…I’m sharing a personal one! Since announcing my move to Charleston, SC last year, I’ve received HUNDREDS of emails and DMs asking me so many questions about the process. Why did we move? Why did my whole family […]

I think we all know by this point that Instagram algorithms are making small business owner’s lives VERY hard. Instagram used to be the app that we all relied on to show our followers our content when Facebook started to hide our posts…and now Instagram is almost worse. The app is determining which content is […]

This blog post and this entire session are so special!!! If you don’t already know him, Reed is an amazing photographer based in Texas who also just so happens to be an online course student of mine!! I met him for the first time at my alumni retreat in Nashville a few years ago. And […]

This episode is easily my FAVORITE episode about Instagram that I’ve shared so far. And, that’s because it’s breaking down my FAVORITE tool on Instagram right now…Instagram STORIES! The algorithms are making it harder and harder for small business owners to get their follower’s eyes on their content when sharing to their feed…but Instagram stories […]

It’s a Monday…so you know what that means! A brand new episode of my weekly YouTube series is here and I’m breaking down pieces of my Instagram strategy for the entire month of March. In today’s video, I’m sharing the 3 things EVERY business owner should have in their Instagram bio…and why it’s SO important […]

HAPPY HOUR WITH HOPE IS BACK! Ya’ll, I am celebrating big time today!!! I began my Youtube channel at the beginning of 2019 and put out consistent weekly videos for about 6 months. But, then life hit me with a curveball and I moved states away…which meant I had to take a break from filming […]

If you follow me on Instagram, then you probably saw that I just got back from visiting PANAMA earlier this week!!! My best friend Morgan (who I also traveled to Greece and Argentina with in the last two years) has been serving in the Peace Corps in Bocas del Toro for a little over a […]

Annie and Benny’s engagement session was my very first shoot of 2020, and I couldn’t have asked for a better way to kick off the year! I was traveling to Richmond last weekend to celebrate my sweet friend’s engagement dinner, and the trip happened to perfectly align with Annie and Benny’s availability! So, we met […]



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