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Style Expert and Online Business Personal Brand 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.

Snap, Ready, Go: If you’re not exploiting what you have in your pocket, you’re missing out on the most authentic way to have your personal brand shine. PART ONE OF TWO There’s no denying, research shows a pretty solid case as to why you simply cannot ignore your headshot… if you want to attract the right audience that recognizes your worth in your work and as who you are as a person. “When you undervalue what you do, the world […]

Snap, Ready, Go: If you’re not exploiting what you have in your pocket, you’re missing out on the most authentic way to have your personal brand shine. PART ONE OF TWO There’s no denying, research shows a pretty solid case as to why you simply cannot ignore your headshot… if you want to attract the right audience that recognizes your worth in your work and as who you are as a person. “When you undervalue what you do, the world

Original Post at Special Report: Why You Need The Right Headshot to Succeed (And Attract Your Correct Audience)- Part One

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 21, 2018, 11:35 pm

Humm, betcha don’t want your competitors to attract your prospects. Here’s the one thing that can give you the unfair advantage that’s totally unique to you! Your photo. A carefree snap or a thought out visual message that speaks volumes BEFORE you get to say a word. That same photo can be both easy and strategic, as long as it’s authentic.

Humm, betcha don’t want your competitors to attract your prospects. Here’s the one thing that can give you the unfair advantage that’s totally unique to you! Your photo. A carefree snap or a thought out visual message that speaks volumes BEFORE you get to say a word. That same photo can be both easy and strategic, as long as it’s authentic.

Original Post at Special Report: Headshot Advice to Position Yourself For Success by Attracting The Your Right Audience With Your Photo- Part Two

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 20, 2018, 10:16 pm

Have to share! I was poking around on my iPhone and stumbled upon this fun photo of me hanging out backstage in the green room while I was waiting on hair & makeup for a TV show I was on. Notice something pretty obvious? I’m holding not one, but two Emmy Awards! I couldn’t resist sneaking a photo with the Emmy’s (there were MORE)  just sitting there (they belonged to the show and sure they were there for the guests […]

Have to share! I was poking around on my iPhone and stumbled upon this fun photo of me hanging out backstage in the green room while I was waiting on hair & makeup for a TV show I was on. Notice something pretty obvious? I’m holding not one, but two Emmy Awards! I couldn’t resist sneaking a photo with the Emmy’s (there were MORE)  just sitting there (they belonged to the show and sure they were there for the guests

Original Post at And the winner is…

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 16, 2018, 9:51 pm

How to take dating profile photos that will help you find your sweetheart Dating profile photos, oh my. Why risk your success of scoring a sweetie just because of a dubious photo? Don’t worry, I have 7 tips to warm you up in the online art of swipe-right profile photo without having to use fancy equipment or hire a photographer. It’s not your fault if taking a great photo doesn’t come naturally to you. But it is to your benefit […]

How to take dating profile photos that will help you find your sweetheart Dating profile photos, oh my. Why risk your success of scoring a sweetie just because of a dubious photo? Don’t worry, I have 7 tips to warm you up in the online art of swipe-right profile photo without having to use fancy equipment or hire a photographer. It’s not your fault if taking a great photo doesn’t come naturally to you. But it is to your benefit

Original Post at Dating Profile Pic Tips: 7 Secrets to Swipe Right Photos

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: February 13, 2018, 10:37 pm

It was an early call today so I thought I would pop on a Facebook Live to share some behind the scenes makeup advice for TV, video, appearances + photos on my way back from my TV appearance. Join me on my snowy walk through Madison Square Park in New York as I talk about the reality of knowing how to do your own make up when you get yourself out there as an entrepreneur or the face of your […]

It was an early call today so I thought I would pop on a Facebook Live to share some behind the scenes makeup advice for TV, video, appearances + photos on my way back from my TV appearance. Join me on my snowy walk through Madison Square Park in New York as I talk about the reality of knowing how to do your own make up when you get yourself out there as an entrepreneur or the face of your

Original Post at Make Up Tips for TV, Video, Photos, and Appearances [Live Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 31, 2018, 1:38 am
If you are a woman entrepreneur either just starting out or wanting to get to the next level don't miss my fun and informative interview on at BOLD TV BUSINESS (ROKER MEDIA) with hosts David Grasso and Holland Haiis as I give simple style and branding advice for entrepreneurs and anyone looking to have a congruent business image and visual message. RELATED RESOURCES: I also give viewers a special gift of my How To Look Great In Photos Cheat Sheet, which [...]

Original Post at Personal Branding + Style Tips For Women Entrepreneurs: Interview on Roker Media’s Bold TV Business!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 30, 2018, 11:31 pm
I couldn't resist doing this live video and sharing my sale shopping strategy and why you should think of end of the season sales as incentive shopping to boost your wardrobe. It was a cold day in New York City and I'm still trying to shake the flu but nothing gets me out earlier than a great sample sale, especially when it's for a few good wardrobe boosting pieces. I'm often asked about how to wear good clothes, and truthfully [...]

Original Post at Sale Shopping Strategy- it’s that time of year to reward yourself!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 27, 2018, 12:27 pm
If you are an entrepreneur, coach, speaker or face of your brand, it's crucial that you know what a freemium is and how to successfully use them in your business. It may sound like some fancy buzz word, but freemiums are key to bringing in prospective clients and building your list, and although free, they are an excellent way to bring in long term financial results. Okay, so what is a freemium? Think of freemiums like a tasting appetizer... a [...]

Original Post at What is a Freemium + why your business needs one

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 24, 2018, 11:47 pm

How to stand out in a crowded market by starting the year your way. I’m starting the year my way! And I highly encourage you to do the same. 🙂 One of the business trends that I noticed in 2017 really broke my heart… It’s that so many of us, especially women entrepreneurs, get lost in the GENERIC JUNGLE. They lose their personality… they lose their soul.. they lose their star power simply because they are too afraid to stand […]

How to stand out in a crowded market by starting the year your way. I’m starting the year my way! And I highly encourage you to do the same. 🙂 One of the business trends that I noticed in 2017 really broke my heart… It’s that so many of us, especially women entrepreneurs, get lost in the GENERIC JUNGLE. They lose their personality… they lose their soul.. they lose their star power simply because they are too afraid to stand

Original Post at Stop the Generic Jungle! Start the year your way!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 3, 2018, 4:34 pm

How about making a New Year’s Resolution that will actually stick? Trust me, make this THE word to remove from your vocabulary if you REALLY want to move the needle forward in 2018. Okay dokey, some of you might find this livestream polarizing. Some of you make get your feathers ruffled, and some of you may get really pissed off. Good for you. I can’t hold it back anymore. After reading through the b.s. that shows up in my “business […]

How about making a New Year’s Resolution that will actually stick? Trust me, make this THE word to remove from your vocabulary if you REALLY want to move the needle forward in 2018. Okay dokey, some of you might find this livestream polarizing. Some of you make get your feathers ruffled, and some of you may get really pissed off. Good for you. I can’t hold it back anymore. After reading through the b.s. that shows up in my “business

Original Post at New Year’s Resolutions: Don’t do that, do this! [Live Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 28, 2017, 6:11 pm

Behind the scenes of personal branding photography with Caroline White, the brand photographer that top women entrepreneurs turn to. If you are wondering what is personal branding photography, how to get professional photos taken that represent you in your most honest and best self, then this episode of the 7 Days to Amazing podcast is for you! I first came across photographer Caroline White and her breathtaking photographs of real people back when I was in B-School and she was […]

Behind the scenes of personal branding photography with Caroline White, the brand photographer that top women entrepreneurs turn to. If you are wondering what is personal branding photography, how to get professional photos taken that represent you in your most honest and best self, then this episode of the 7 Days to Amazing podcast is for you! I first came across photographer Caroline White and her breathtaking photographs of real people back when I was in B-School and she was

Original Post at Personal branding photography tips with Caroline White, photographer for women entrepreneurs [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 13, 2017, 12:00 am

What the heck is b-roll and how to make it authentic to you? Yup, you hear about b-roll and have no idea of why it’s so important. B-roll are the takeaway shots that create a story and help your audience connect with your message, lifestyle, values. They are the images that speak for themselves without words. The easy solution is to just buy stock footage. BUT, not only does descent stock (not the creepy stock that looks like a bad […]

What the heck is b-roll and how to make it authentic to you? Yup, you hear about b-roll and have no idea of why it’s so important. B-roll are the takeaway shots that create a story and help your audience connect with your message, lifestyle, values. They are the images that speak for themselves without words. The easy solution is to just buy stock footage. BUT, not only does descent stock (not the creepy stock that looks like a bad

Original Post at How to create your own authentic B-Roll [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 5, 2017, 3:00 pm

There’s no need to feel shame when you can confidently wear something pretty… “Don’t make me pee!” That’s what I used to say to my husband every time he told a stupid joke when I was pregnant. We’ve all had moments. Accidents can happen. We’ve all laughed too hard, had that cough attack, and not quite been ourselves during pregnancy. One in three women have experienced bladder leaks. But for women who regularly experience a leaky bladder it’s no laughing […]

There’s no need to feel shame when you can confidently wear something pretty… “Don’t make me pee!” That’s what I used to say to my husband every time he told a stupid joke when I was pregnant. We’ve all had moments. Accidents can happen. We’ve all laughed too hard, had that cough attack, and not quite been ourselves during pregnancy. One in three women have experienced bladder leaks. But for women who regularly experience a leaky bladder it’s no laughing

Original Post at Let’s Get Personal: Women with leaky bladders can feel beautiful and protected thanks to Always Discreet Boutique

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 1, 2017, 10:01 am

Did you ever experience that feeling of lack? Something is missing, something is off but you can’t quit put your finger on it? In this Facebook Live I talk about how I felt that nagging sense of lack and what I did to thrive  again. Enjoy!

Did you ever experience that feeling of lack? Something is missing, something is off but you can’t quit put your finger on it? In this Facebook Live I talk about how I felt that nagging sense of lack and what I did to thrive  again. Enjoy!

Original Post at How to beat lack and find how to thrive [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 22, 2017, 12:01 am

So you want free publicity? You want to be seen as an authority? Well, someone has to be on TV… Today’s guest Geeta Nadkarni says, “Why not you?” There’s nothing more powerful than being seen in the right light in the media to gain authority and credibility. Which is why week’s episode is all about helping business owners get their names and stories out in front of the masses. Listen in and learn how my guest, Geeta Nadkarni, a speaker, […]

So you want free publicity? You want to be seen as an authority? Well, someone has to be on TV… Today’s guest Geeta Nadkarni says, “Why not you?” There’s nothing more powerful than being seen in the right light in the media to gain authority and credibility. Which is why week’s episode is all about helping business owners get their names and stories out in front of the masses. Listen in and learn how my guest, Geeta Nadkarni, a speaker,

Original Post at Become a Media Magnet: How Entrepreneurs Get Free Publicity with PR Pro, Geeta Nadkarni – [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 7, 2017, 7:14 pm

Camera Ready: If you want to know how to get fuller lips without injectibles or heavy makeup, this live video is for you. I was cleaning up my bathroom and thought this would be a great time to share how I get fuller lips for days when I know that I’ll be shooting a video, taking a headshot, or simply want to feel a little sexier. It’s pretty simple… no injectibles.. advanced beauty procedures… or any other hocus pocus, just a […]

Camera Ready: If you want to know how to get fuller lips without injectibles or heavy makeup, this live video is for you. I was cleaning up my bathroom and thought this would be a great time to share how I get fuller lips for days when I know that I’ll be shooting a video, taking a headshot, or simply want to feel a little sexier. It’s pretty simple… no injectibles.. advanced beauty procedures… or any other hocus pocus, just a

Original Post at Lip Plumper Review: How to make your lips look fuller for camera or video without injectables [Facebook Live]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 6, 2017, 11:03 pm

Today is your day! This quick tip is all about adding some luxury to your days by taking the little things and making them special. For example, I Iike to take my favorite Kombucha and put it in a fancy wine glass garnished with raspberries to add that special something. But that’s just me… There are millions of little things you can do to create the same effect in your life. The point is, don’t wait for tomorrow. You deserve […]

Today is your day! This quick tip is all about adding some luxury to your days by taking the little things and making them special. For example, I Iike to take my favorite Kombucha and put it in a fancy wine glass garnished with raspberries to add that special something. But that’s just me… There are millions of little things you can do to create the same effect in your life. The point is, don’t wait for tomorrow. You deserve

Original Post at Live it up: Adding luxury to your everyday life! [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 27, 2017, 9:59 pm

One Year Anniversary Episode: Role models to inspire you to live fully so you can get unstuck from what’s holding you back and be the best at being you!

One Year Anniversary Episode: Role models to inspire you to live fully so you can get unstuck from what’s holding you back and be the best at being you!

Original Post at Role models to inspire you to live fully – One Year Anniversary Episode [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 24, 2017, 6:12 pm

Tzuj it up to make your outfit pop with standout style! When you want your outfit to stand out, it’s the little things that make the biggest impact. Look for interesting, edgy and cool pieces that can accent your otherwise normal outfits. The little details make the biggest difference. And you don’t have to go out of your way to be over the top crazy or trendy. It’s all about fitting in the CHIC edge to transform your look into […]

Tzuj it up to make your outfit pop with standout style! When you want your outfit to stand out, it’s the little things that make the biggest impact. Look for interesting, edgy and cool pieces that can accent your otherwise normal outfits. The little details make the biggest difference. And you don’t have to go out of your way to be over the top crazy or trendy. It’s all about fitting in the CHIC edge to transform your look into

Original Post at How To Make Your Outfit Pop! [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 13, 2017, 9:05 pm

#BridgingTheGap – Age is really just a number. Age, does it define us? Should it shape the way we see the world? How much better would life be if we could only appreciate the knowledge of every generation so can learn from each other? What if there was a way to start bridging the gap? “Bridging the Gap,” where 100 Millennial and 100 Midlife Influencers are coming together to blur the boundaries as we believe we are stronger together

#BridgingTheGap – Age is really just a number. Age, does it define us? Should it shape the way we see the world? How much better would life be if we could only appreciate the knowledge of every generation so can learn from each other? What if there was a way to start bridging the gap? “Bridging the Gap,” where 100 Millennial and 100 Midlife Influencers are coming together to blur the boundaries as we believe we are stronger together

Original Post at Bridging The Gap: Age is Just a Number with Personal Style Blogger Laura Jansen [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 12, 2017, 10:21 pm

If you’re wondering how to create your own opportunities to get in front of the media, even if they are not calling you, then this episode of the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast with Sharon Haver is for you!

If you’re wondering how to create your own opportunities to get in front of the media, even if they are not calling you, then this episode of the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast with Sharon Haver is for you!

Original Post at How to get in front of the media even if they’re not calling you [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 10, 2017, 8:55 pm

Beginner tips to better SEO… If your just starting out, or not really well versed in SEO, I have a few pointers that can really make a difference and help get your name noticed on the web. Incase you haven’t heard the term before, SEO or Search Engine Optimization, is what helps you be seen online. Your level of SEO impacts google search and, ultimately, traffic to your website. So here are a few basic rules to follow if you […]

Beginner tips to better SEO… If your just starting out, or not really well versed in SEO, I have a few pointers that can really make a difference and help get your name noticed on the web. Incase you haven’t heard the term before, SEO or Search Engine Optimization, is what helps you be seen online. Your level of SEO impacts google search and, ultimately, traffic to your website. So here are a few basic rules to follow if you

Original Post at The top 3 SEO TIPS for beginners…

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 5, 2017, 10:55 pm

LinkedIn strategies to revolutionize your social media performance + positioning + branding tips + marketing and everything you need to stand out in social media… So much social media, so little time. BUT  “they” say how important LinkedIn to build your professional connections. No cute memes just a bunch of people who want to optimize their network to mutually benefit each other. Sounds cool, but I don’t know about you, LinkedIn confuses me. Not anymore! This week, my business bestie and […]

LinkedIn strategies to revolutionize your social media performance + positioning + branding tips + marketing and everything you need to stand out in social media… So much social media, so little time. BUT  “they” say how important LinkedIn to build your professional connections. No cute memes just a bunch of people who want to optimize their network to mutually benefit each other. Sounds cool, but I don’t know about you, LinkedIn confuses me. Not anymore! This week, my business bestie and

Original Post at LinkedIn Strategy & The Power of Connections with Karen Yankovich [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 3, 2017, 8:26 pm

Hire Smart… Time is of the essence when hiring a new intern or virtual assistant. You need to make sure they are a right fit for your and vice versa. One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make is putting up with an employee that does not match their business culture or work ethic. Here are a few things to look out for and make the hiring process much easier: Whatever system you use, MAKE SURE there is […]

Hire Smart… Time is of the essence when hiring a new intern or virtual assistant. You need to make sure they are a right fit for your and vice versa. One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make is putting up with an employee that does not match their business culture or work ethic. Here are a few things to look out for and make the hiring process much easier: Whatever system you use, MAKE SURE there is

Original Post at Copywriting Tip: The Difference Between Opened and Closed Loops

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 29, 2017, 7:28 pm
The set and setting of how you position yourself in a headshot or video is super important. You don't want your background to distract from you and you certainly want it to instantly convey the right image of who you are. So, you know when I shoot a live video in my hotel room with an unmade bed behind me and a pile of junk that's it to demonstrate how NOT to do this yourself. I shot this right before I [...]

Original Post at Video + Photo Tips: Your background counts + plus, what’s the ONE word?

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 27, 2017, 10:16 pm