Entries by SophiaWorld

The Perfect Year: Welcome 2014

As the new year draws closer, it will be natural to reflect on the year that has gone by. Last year I wrote the post Something Big, where I discussed my hopes and my dreams for the upcoming year. Well how was this year for me? Expectations It is easy to become excited when making […]

Fix Me

Advertisements are a part of life. You have people selling to you all the time in different formats, from magazines to the feeds that appear on FaceBook. The purpose of an advertisement is to tap into your needs. Get you thinking that you need this item that can either be a product like iPad, or […]

Be Happy

If you ask a person what one thing they want, that is valuable to them after good health, is happiness. We can see this when we are hearing statements such: “happily married” and “happily ever after”. Okay, the last statement was from a fairy tale but happiness is what most people are striving for. “Happiness […]

Mr Prince Harming

I first came across Karen Salmansohn, a year ago in my FaceBook feed. I was curious about her tag on her website, “Self Help for People Who Wouldn’t Be Caught Dead Doing Self-Help”. The line was catchy, and I liked how she played with the area of self-help, that seemed to become increasingly popular. People […]

“I’d like to connect” – LinkedIn Story

I was first introduced to LinkedIn back in 2006 when I was being made redundant from my last permanent job. I attended one of those work-related workshops on “what next, after redundancy”. The trainer invited us to LinkedIn and recommended that we should connect all connect there. I soon found friends, former University friends and […]

Twitter is were it got started

It is interesting how in day 4 of the suitcase entrepreneur challenge that it is to about Twitter, the place where my social media journey began. It is also where I created the Avatar SophiaWorld, as I was looking for a shorten title to my full name Sophia Husbands. I later followed with creating my […]

I want some more Likes

When I originally launched SophiaWorld, it was mainly for a creative output. I did not see it as a business; a way of monetization. 3 months later, I was still enjoying the writing and was building up my regular readers. One editor of an e-zine, described me as a “life-style” writer. I then had the […]

Going where my customers hangout

It’s all about social media these days, you can not ignore it. I have even designed an introductory course to  deliver in colleges; highlighting the influence of social media in not only your personal life, but also your business and work life. And here arrives day 2 of the suitcase entrepreneur’s social blog challenge. Question: […]

Becoming the savvy traveller

It is nice to receive deals when they are presented to you. Sometimes you may have to be “active” and go out and get them. This leads me to day 27 of the suitcase entrepreneur blog challenge: Name 2 ways in which you’re going to become a savvy travel hacker in the next 6 months […]