Tourbillon Blog

5 Business Books Every Business Owner Should Read

By Emily Netti | February 20, 2019

Luke and I believe there are certain books every business owner and creative should have on their bookshelf. We are advocates for continuing to grow yourself and business through quality training and education. One of our favorite mediums of learning is through reading books. Where else could we connect with powerful thought leaders of our generation and the generations before? We get the privilege of peering into their mind and…

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30 Motivational Quotes To Keep You Inspired

30 Motivational Quotes To Keep You Inspired

By Emily Netti | February 13, 2019

We have a running list of motivational quotes at Tourbillon. If we are honest some weeks are harder than others, but a simple quote can keep us inspired to finish the week strong. We hope whether you’re crushing the week or praying you make it to Friday, you find a quote that encourages you. “You have to understand your own personal DNA. Don’t do things because I do them or…

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New Website

3 Signs You Need A New Website, and What’s Holding You Back.

By Emily Netti | February 6, 2019

We encounter brands that have beautiful branding, products, and marketing content. However, the beauty and functionality end there. To make it in ANY industry you need a functional website that you can monetize. There are hundreds of reasons that your website needs an update, but here are 3 key signs you need a new website. Number 1 – Your website is slow Are you losing thousands of dollars in a…

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5 New Habits For 2019

5 New Habits For 2019

By Emily Netti | January 29, 2019

There is nothing special about January.  Lara Casey Do you believe that? We do. Whether you started the year out the way you wanted or quit your goals January 2nd. You can start today. We are here to cheer you on in business and personal goals. It’s better to create new habits than break old ones. We are sharing 5 new habits we are hoping to hone during the year.…

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The Human Attention Span, and Why Your Website Content Matters

By Emily Netti | January 22, 2019

Studies show that from 2000 to 2016, the average human attention span has dropped from 12 seconds to 7 seconds. That’s right, you have 7 seconds to impress incomers and spark a potential client to stay on your website.  7 seconds. The typical load time for a website is around 2-3 seconds. So, that leaves you with roughly 4 seconds to grab someone’s attention. No pressure. Attracting people to the…

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5 Reasons You Should Use WordPress for Your Business, Number 5 May Shock You.

By Emily Netti | January 10, 2019

Questions we get asked regularly: Do I really need a new website? Why, is WordPress better than Wix or Squarespace? Can I switch my website from a different platform to WordPress? But isn’t WordPress just for blogs? If you’ve asked any of these questions, fear not, you’re in the right place. In this article, we are answering these questions and discovering 5 reasons you should use WordPress for your business. …

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Holiday Website Traffic

How to handle holiday website traffic

By Emily Netti | November 16, 2018

What would be the worst time for your website to crash? The holidays? Don’t let a good thing – website traffic, become a bad thing – your website crashes.  The holiday website traffic should be an exciting and profit-driven experience for your business. Most business use web traffic as a measure of success.  But what happens if the website crashes? Let’s avoid unhappy customers, site crashes, and unnecessary stress. Ready…

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why I hated my website

Why I hated my website!

By Emily Netti | November 7, 2018

Cats out of the bag, I used to hate my website. I’ll take you back to not so long ago when wedding photography was my main gig. It was January (aka offseason for photographers) and I did what most photographers do. I started analyzing the backend of my business. Busy season only allows for photographing, editing, and e-mails. Minimal time for creativity to flow, and especially hard to make updates.…

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Working From Home

Tips for working from home and staying productive!

By Emily Netti | October 30, 2018

Is working from home as glamorous as it seems? Do you spend time scrolling through Instagram instead of finishing that project? Do you leave Facebook up in the background while you work on emails? Welcome to the amazing AND challenging world of working from home. Have you seen the articles painting a picture of working from home as everything but work? There is probably a picture of a laptop with…

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Top 5 Business Podcasts

Top 5 Business Podcasts

By Emily Netti | October 23, 2018

If you aren’t listening to business podcasts, you’re missing out. It’s one of the most efficient and best ways to learn, strategize, and grow your business. Podcasts are a convenient way to get value from experts in all different industries. We are sharing our top 5 business podcasts. There are thousands of business podcasts out there, but these are five that have directly correlated to our business growth. They speak…

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