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Tonnia Matthews

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February 13, 2023

The Benefits of AI and Tools Like ChatGPT for Entrepreneurs

Hello Tribe! As an entrepreneur, you know that time is money, and finding ways to streamline your operations can be the key to success. That's where AI and tools like ChatGPT come in. By incorporating these technologies into your day-to-day operations, you can not only boost efficiency but also free up space for more creativity. Let's take a look at…
January 1, 2023

7 lessons, 7 years

Don’t skip the fundamentals Racing to the finish line will knock you out of the race before you get your footing. Make an effort to do simple things well, and master them before moving on to the harder or more challenging things. Being timid will get you nowhere The inability to make clear decisions will keep you stuck. You miss…
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May 12, 2022

A Step-by-Step Guide to Publishing via Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP)

Hello Tribe, here's a step-by-step guide to keep handy when publishing via Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), along with estimated times, resources needed, and tips on managing the relationship with Amazon, the product/book, and the seller: Step 1: Sign Up and Create an Account (Estimated Time: 5 minutes) Visit the KDP website ( and sign up for a free account…
March 24, 2022

Entrepreneurship is an inside job

Hello Tribe! Recently, I’ve found myself asking this question a lot more frequently - but is it you though? Just a mere five words that signals a pause for a quick evaluation to decide whether or not I dive in or move around and keep it moving. For instance, with the extra curves I’ve gained since our world got turned…
March 1, 2022

Bringing Your Ideas to Life: A Guide to the Product Lifecycle for Impatient, Idea-Driven Entrepreneurs

Hello Tribe!  Are you ready to turn your big ideas into a reality? If you're like most of us, you're probably itching to get started, but feeling a little overwhelmed by the process. Fear not! Understanding the product lifecycle can help you bring your ideas to life without breaking the bank or losing your mind. Here's a quick breakdown of…
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November 30, 2021

Set A Price That’s Right For You

Hello Tribe! Thinking about how to set a price that will reflect your business value while covering all the cost and expenses used to provide that value? Yes, ok keep reading because here is a great place to start. A pricing model that can be used across industries by small business owners is called the Cost-Plus pricing model. Here's how…
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November 8, 2021

Navigating Uncertainty: Actionable Steps for Creative Entrepreneurs Without Much Experience

Hello Tribe! Starting a business can be especially challenging for those without much experience. The uncertainty can be overwhelming and make it difficult to know where to start. But don't let that stop you from pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams. Here are some actionable steps to help you navigate the uncertainty and get unstuck: Gain knowledge and expertise Learning is a…