New Year’s Roundup: Get Your Biz Into Shape

Around this time of the year, we start a process of looking back and ahead at the same time. Reminiscing on the good and bad of the previous year, while also creating new goals for the upcoming one. It can be an awkward limbo at times, but all we can do is put our best foot forward and celebrate what has happened in the past and learn from the tougher seasons we experienced.

One big area entrepreneurs, bloggers and creatives have on their mind is their business – and rightfully so! It’s a huge part of our lives and we want to take this chance to freshen things up, reflect, and celebrate our successes! We begin asking questions like, “What am I aiming for this year? What can I do differently than last year? This worked last year, will it work again?!”

Well, today we want to show off a few products (all under $100!) that can help your business (and you) stay on top of this year’s dreams and goals, or just to give yourself a little treat after all the holiday hustle and bustle.

Printable Wall Calendar

A minimal, watercolor calendar to help you keep track of your days when things get busy, plus daily visual inspiration!

Printable To Do List

Keep track of your tasks (by the week and day!) with our clean, new and free printable to do list! Scroll to the end of the post to download these freebies and jumpstart your productivity.

Social Media Superhero

You’ve got the business basics down, now you just need to figure out social media. Well, Melyssa from The Nectar Collective goes through steps to “craft a stronger, smarter, and more authentic social media strategy.” Soon you can be powering through your social media like a champ!

Start Small Dream Big

Maybe you haven’t started your business yet or you’re trying to get your new business on the right track? Elsie and Emma from A Beautiful Mess provide tips on how to set yourself up for success in your new venture through their new course Start Small Dream Big.

Mockup Creator Toolkit

If you’re a blogger, freelancer or creative hustler you’re sure to need some complimentary imagery to make your content pop! Our new mockup toolkit might just be your secret weapon for creating eye catching images for your portfolio, Instagram feed and blog header, sure to get you plenty of repins and admirers.

We hope one (or all?) of these treats can help you feel good about your business and new goals this new year. Don’t forget to do your best and let the tough times roll off your shoulders. Keep those dreams in mind, because you’re doing great!


What are your business goals for 2016? Have any secret weapons in your back pocket to kick start your creativity? Share how you are going to rock the new year in the comments below!

Author: Alex Austin

Alex is Station Seven’s right hand gal hailing from the friendly Midwest and now living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. A strategizer at heart and social media wiz, Alex has a passion for engaging with creatives and empowering them to accomplish big things in biz and blogging. When she’s not busy being awesome online, Alex loves to spend time reading, in good conversation and exploring. She’s also a talented creative herself and the maker behind Midland Candle Co.!

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