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Style Expert and Online Business Success Strategist for fellow women entrepreneurs, Sharon Haver shares expert fashion, business and lifestyle tips to step into your STAR Power. The FocusOnStyle fashion blog was founded in 1999, and includes the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast, and Quick Tips how to video series.

It’s National Selfie Day! I thought I’d take the opportunity to share some simple tips to take a better selfie. Honestly, the first time that I heard the word “selfie” I thought it was a joke. But since 2012, the word “selfie” grew in popularity more than 17,000% with 93 million selfies taken every day, and over 304 million posts on Instagram alone that use the #selfie hashtag. The folks at YouCam app report that 36% of people use filters […]

It’s National Selfie Day! I thought I’d take the opportunity to share some simple tips to take a better selfie. Honestly, the first time that I heard the word “selfie” I thought it was a joke. But since 2012, the word “selfie” grew in popularity more than 17,000% with 93 million selfies taken every day, and over 304 million posts on Instagram alone that use the #selfie hashtag. The folks at YouCam app report that 36% of people use filters

Original Post at How to take better selfies

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 21, 2017, 8:51 pm

Being an early adopter of the idea of a personal brand, I’ve picked up a few pointers to help bloggers or business owners take the steps to truly stepping into a personal brand and becoming an influencer:

Being an early adopter of the idea of a personal brand, I’ve picked up a few pointers to help bloggers or business owners take the steps to truly stepping into a personal brand and becoming an influencer:

Original Post at How to Become An Influencer: Website vs Personal Brand [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 13, 2017, 9:00 pm

Watch today’s video for my behind-the-scenes vlogging tips on how I make quick videos on my computer for Youtube and social media– and why I like recorded videos over livestream. Lately, one of my top frequently asked questions is how I make the Quick Tips videos that I use as content here on FocusOnStyle for video blogging, youtube, and social media videos rather than solely written blog content. I’ve been asked if I record my one-take videos in clumps, one […]

Watch today’s video for my behind-the-scenes vlogging tips on how I make quick videos on my computer for Youtube and social media– and why I like recorded videos over livestream. Lately, one of my top frequently asked questions is how I make the Quick Tips videos that I use as content here on FocusOnStyle for video blogging, youtube, and social media videos rather than solely written blog content. I’ve been asked if I record my one-take videos in clumps, one

Original Post at My Vlogging Tips: How to create videos for youtube and social media [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 9, 2017, 7:27 pm

How you should avoid website shame and why logo, brand or website design shame is killing your business… If you cringe every time you hand out your business card, tell someone your url or apologize for how your visual image is perceived, you want to listen to today’s Quick Tips video. Let’s face it, every aspect of your visual image speaks volumes before you even get to open your mouth to say something.

How you should avoid website shame and why logo, brand or website design shame is killing your business… If you cringe every time you hand out your business card, tell someone your url or apologize for how your visual image is perceived, you want to listen to today’s Quick Tips video. Let’s face it, every aspect of your visual image speaks volumes before you even get to open your mouth to say something.

Original Post at Are you suffering from website shame? [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 7, 2017, 9:25 pm

How do the colors you use in your business visually connect to you and your brand? I’m not going to get all spooky on you but there is a subliminal, hidden meaning of what your brand colors say about you. The colors that you use to represent yourself in your business and online are part of the instant visual message that that you send. Before you have time to say a word, people assume different things about you from the […]

How do the colors you use in your business visually connect to you and your brand? I’m not going to get all spooky on you but there is a subliminal, hidden meaning of what your brand colors say about you. The colors that you use to represent yourself in your business and online are part of the instant visual message that that you send. Before you have time to say a word, people assume different things about you from the

Original Post at The hidden meaning of what your brand colors say about you [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 3, 2017, 7:16 pm

It can get very confusing to know what a personal brand is, but once you understand its massaging, the results are invaluable. In this Quick Tips video, you will learn how a personal brand is more than you think it is and how it comes into play when you position yourself as the face of your brand.

It can get very confusing to know what a personal brand is, but once you understand its massaging, the results are invaluable. In this Quick Tips video, you will learn how a personal brand is more than you think it is and how it comes into play when you position yourself as the face of your brand.

Original Post at Reinvention Advice to have a relevant personal brand so your small business doesn’t fall behind! [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 3, 2017, 5:43 pm

It can get very confusing to know what a personal brand is, but once you understand its massaging, the results are invaluable. In this Quick Tips video, you will learn how a personal brand is more than you think it is and how it comes into play when you position yourself as the face of your brand.

It can get very confusing to know what a personal brand is, but once you understand its massaging, the results are invaluable. In this Quick Tips video, you will learn how a personal brand is more than you think it is and how it comes into play when you position yourself as the face of your brand.

Original Post at Reinvention Tips: What happens when the something you do is not the something you’re known for? [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 1, 2017, 10:32 pm

It can get very confusing to know what a personal brand is, but once you understand its massaging, the results are invaluable. In this Quick Tips video, you will learn how a personal brand is more than you think it is and how it comes into play when you position yourself as the face of your brand.

It can get very confusing to know what a personal brand is, but once you understand its massaging, the results are invaluable. In this Quick Tips video, you will learn how a personal brand is more than you think it is and how it comes into play when you position yourself as the face of your brand.

Original Post at Personal Branding 101- How your personal brand is more than you think it is [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 31, 2017, 9:40 pm

Then, there’s something NEW here at FocusOnStyle! It’s the BIG rebrand! So, some of you may be thinking, “what the heck is a rebrand,” and others may say, “why are you telling me?”. I believe that style is how you show up every day, in every way… in your business, in your life, in how you present yourself. Well, we all need to stay relative, to be vital, to stay ahead of the curve, and live elegantly as our best […]

Then, there’s something NEW here at FocusOnStyle! It’s the BIG rebrand! So, some of you may be thinking, “what the heck is a rebrand,” and others may say, “why are you telling me?”. I believe that style is how you show up every day, in every way… in your business, in your life, in how you present yourself. Well, we all need to stay relative, to be vital, to stay ahead of the curve, and live elegantly as our best

Original Post at The BIG Rebrand! New Look, New Resources

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 30, 2017, 7:02 pm

There is one business tool I could never ever live without…. MY CALENDAR. I’m the type of person who needs to have something in my calendar for it to actually exist. (Otherwise I would be running around late, early and misinformed like a chicken with their head cut off.) So I wanted to create this Quick Tip to show why I love Google Calendars so much. I personally like Google calendars because they offer the easiest interface and have great […]

There is one business tool I could never ever live without…. MY CALENDAR. I’m the type of person who needs to have something in my calendar for it to actually exist. (Otherwise I would be running around late, early and misinformed like a chicken with their head cut off.) So I wanted to create this Quick Tip to show why I love Google Calendars so much. I personally like Google calendars because they offer the easiest interface and have great

Original Post at How to organize your life with a Google calendar: Best productivity and life hack, ever![Quick Tips Video]

Author: michael bunn
Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:49 pm
Secrets to living a cheap chic and elegant life. I’m often asked how to have a sophisticated, upscale lifestyle without spending a fortune. This really resonates with me as it’s how I grew up.  My mom wanted to us to appreciate the aesthetics in life to enjoy art, culture, luxurious living, and designer clothes even when we couldn’t afford it. How we enjoyed the pleasures of an elevated lifestyle within our budget was easy. We didn’t sit home and ruminate [...]

Original Post at How to live elegantly on a budget [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 23, 2017, 10:25 pm

Closet organization tips with my favorite Huggable Hangers! If you have a lot of clothes like me, your closet space is at a premium. The best closet organization tip I have are fuzzy hangers!You can find fuzzy hangers at Bed, Bath and Beyond, The Container Store, or on the Home Shopping Network. Versions are available at almost any home goods store. My favorite red ones are from Joy Mangano on HSN. The hangers are slim, so don’t they take up […]

Closet organization tips with my favorite Huggable Hangers! If you have a lot of clothes like me, your closet space is at a premium. The best closet organization tip I have are fuzzy hangers!You can find fuzzy hangers at Bed, Bath and Beyond, The Container Store, or on the Home Shopping Network. Versions are available at almost any home goods store. My favorite red ones are from Joy Mangano on HSN. The hangers are slim, so don’t they take up

Original Post at How to organize your closet with the best Huggable Hangers! [Quick Tips Video]

Author: michael bunn
Posted: May 18, 2017, 8:25 pm
How many takes does it take to get a social media video right? Vlogging is a great way to connect with your audience. But how to record videos for youtube and how many takes does it take to get a social media video right? You may haver noticed that I've been creating more video blogging, youtube, and social media videos rather than just written blog content.   Vlogging is a fun way to connect as a “real person” to your audience. [...]

Original Post at My Vlogging Tips: How to record videos for youtube and social media [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 15, 2017, 6:53 pm
Here's my best style hack to remove the unsightly fuzz from sweaters. I don't know about you but sweater pilling drives me nuts! There are some wool and cashmere sweaters that no matter what, they accumulate those nasty fuzz balls called pilling under the arms are wherever there is friction from wear. Don't worry, this sweater shaver hack really works! FocusOnStyle Quick Tip Videos with Sharon Haver are on the go (unedited, undone, real life) one take, one minute videos [...]

Original Post at How to remove fuzz from sweaters [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 11, 2017, 9:40 pm
Think like a stylist and learn how to accessorize your outfit in a snap! When you're packing for a business trip, like I was for a speaking engagement, you want to add interesting accessories but don't want to go overboard. Here's my video quick tip to create a pretty pussycat bow from a men's scarf. MORE scarf tips, here. FocusOnStyle Quick Tip Videos with Sharon Haver are on the go (unedited, undone, real life) one take, one minute videos designed [...]

Original Post at Pussycat Bow, no problem! How to instantly accessorize your outfit and think out of the box! [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 9, 2017, 9:38 pm
If you're looking for a productivity hack that won't stress you out, you'll love to discover how to "work" without really working... like I am on this super hot Florida day. Sometimes we come up with new ideas or thoughts when we least expect it. Today's Quick Tip shows you how to capture your brilliance even when you're not in "work mode." The Note App on your phone a must- have gamechanger for bringing your Ah-ha ideas into fruition. Try [...]

Original Post at It’s an App! My favorite productivity hack for taking notes when I’m on the go [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 5, 2017, 10:34 pm
Business Building Style Tips for entrepreneurs! Listen to my Savvy Business Radio interview with Christina Nitschmann talking about the importance of your visual message as an entrepreneur. Episode Original Broadcasts - May 4, 2017: Live and syndicated on: Savvy Business Radio iHeart Radio Tampa, FL: 102.1 FM and 1630 AM Las Vegas, NV: 1520 AM and 107.1 FM Lancaster, PA: 102.1 FM & 1640 AM Macon, GA: 98.3 FM & 810 AM Boulder, CO: 100.7 FM Milwaukee WI: 104.1 Pittsburgh, [...]

Original Post at Savvy Business Radio Interview – Style Tips for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 4, 2017, 7:00 am
What would your life look like if you saw The Art of the In-Between in your every day life? I've been pondering this idea as a metaphor since I saw a sneak peek of the Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons exhibition at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier today. The Art of the In-Between is the exhibition name which examines the "in-betweenness' of Kawakubo's collections... meditations of the endless possibilities for creation and re-creation in the [...]

Original Post at The Art of the In-Between: Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garcons at The Costume Institute

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 1, 2017, 1:14 pm
Show and tell, ladies! When it comes to wearing glasses, I'm sure you want to wear eyeglasses that make you look younger or at least glasses that don't make you look old. So, what's with the rimless glasses and farty, dated frames? Here's the thing, the financial expense of a good pair of prescription eyeglasses is actually in the prescription itself and not the frame. So by not modernizing your frame and skimping on style, you are creating an impression [...]

Original Post at What eyeglasses to wear if you want to not look old [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 29, 2017, 2:33 pm

How to avoid information overload and conquer overwhelm… Don’t let information overload ruin your learning experience… I recently attended a mastermind training session where I had first-hand exposure to the feeling of overwhelm that can arise during “intense learning situations”. If you find yourself in a situation like this, the best way to let all that good information sink in is to take a step back, free your mind, and just relax. Get outdoors and do what you love. It […]

How to avoid information overload and conquer overwhelm… Don’t let information overload ruin your learning experience… I recently attended a mastermind training session where I had first-hand exposure to the feeling of overwhelm that can arise during “intense learning situations”. If you find yourself in a situation like this, the best way to let all that good information sink in is to take a step back, free your mind, and just relax. Get outdoors and do what you love. It

Original Post at How to Avoid Information Overload: The best way to process what you learn and conquer overwhelm

Author: michael bunn
Posted: April 27, 2017, 8:31 pm
Video tips to be real, relevant, and stay on brand... In this video, you will learn if being too much of your authentic self is holding you back on video? So much of our lives is captured on camera these days. As a small business owner, entrepreneur or free-lancer, we tend to broadcast ourselves on a daily basis between Facebook Live, Skype, Youtube, Instagram, etc. Lately, I’ve been getting asked so much about how “authenticity” comes into the picture as we [...]

Original Post at Video Style Tips for Social Media: How authentic should I look on camera?

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 24, 2017, 10:51 pm

We get so many emails every day but the ones we read the most sound like a conversation from a friend and not a sales pitch. So, how do we know how to write better email copy? How to sound conversational, like you are talking to one person rather than an e-blast to many? The best email marketing advice I can give is to set your intention that you are writing to one very specific person, as if you were […]

We get so many emails every day but the ones we read the most sound like a conversation from a friend and not a sales pitch. So, how do we know how to write better email copy? How to sound conversational, like you are talking to one person rather than an e-blast to many? The best email marketing advice I can give is to set your intention that you are writing to one very specific person, as if you were

Original Post at How to write conversational emails

Author: michael bunn
Posted: April 19, 2017, 4:35 pm

FocusOnStyle Quick Tip – How to Get Your Mojo Back As a woman entrepreneur, you just forget about yourself sometimes. You put other needs in front of you, other people needs, business needs… And you lose yourself. So how to actually get that mojo back?

FocusOnStyle Quick Tip – How to Get Your Mojo Back As a woman entrepreneur, you just forget about yourself sometimes. You put other needs in front of you, other people needs, business needs… And you lose yourself. So how to actually get that mojo back?

Original Post at 5 Simple Shifts To Get Your Mojo Back! [Quick Tip Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 7, 2017, 2:57 pm

Budget fashion tips for life secrets to look great on the cheap.Top Ten Stylist Tips for Living Fashionably Large on a Lean Budget

Budget fashion tips for life secrets to look great on the cheap.Top Ten Stylist Tips for Living Fashionably Large on a Lean Budget

Original Post at Discount Designer Style Tips- Life secrets for looking great on the cheap(er)

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 6, 2017, 3:00 am

Quick tips to feel and look natural on video and make the camera or smartphone your friend. Connecting with your audience either in a live video or recorded to essential to your personal brand. Like it or not, being on camera is part of our lives now, especially if own your own business, are an entrepreneur, coach or consultant. Videos are used on not only your web site but on social media so instead of freaking out learn how to […]

Quick tips to feel and look natural on video and make the camera or smartphone your friend. Connecting with your audience either in a live video or recorded to essential to your personal brand. Like it or not, being on camera is part of our lives now, especially if own your own business, are an entrepreneur, coach or consultant. Videos are used on not only your web site but on social media so instead of freaking out learn how to

Original Post at How To Set Your Intention to Look Natural on Video [Quick Tip Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 4, 2017, 8:06 pm