Do you know your audience? Whether you've got an existing one or none at all, there's a clever and free way to find the people you want to target your marketing to, and grow your business with. Includes SEO keyword-finding and more.Read More
What are your goals and objectives for all your platforms?
I know you've got a goal or two in mind for your business, but what about your platforms—your blog, social media accounts, etc.?
If you’re leaving them behind you’re wasting your time and energy. But, there’s no better time than now to change that.Read More
Does your email list suck? (Or maybe it's just non-existent...?)
No worries. I've figured out 3 keys that'll unlock the potential of your future email list packed with high-quality subscribers.
Here are my simple, rock-solid factors to re-building my stagnant email list into an engaged, opening, clicking, buying, and sharing community of doers.Read More
You're not "lost", but can feel a little directionless at times.
Whether or not you'd consider yourself a prepared person—preparation and information are the 2 biggies separating you from a goal-achieving, successful business.
Right now you may have a new business, a struggling one, you're getting prepared, or you're tossing around the idea of starting a solo gig—but here's the deal:
You'll go nowhere without niche-specific information and preparation.
But don't fret over those brooding words just yet.
They're only as distant as you let them be.
And that's what this post is for—to bring you some perspective on those quasi-intimidating little entrepreneurial necessities.
Tackle them hard with my 8 keys to planning your powerful solo entrepreneur business.Read More
What if you could balance your life and business like a time management genius?
Well, you can.
You just need the right mindset, the right tools, and the right schedule for you.
As Part 2 of the previous post on organizing your work-from-home schedule, here's a deeper exploration into building your own schedule, including step-by-step directions and a free workbook [with subscription].
Because, as a mompreneur, we have a lot relying on us:
Sure, you could totally pack up shop and be a stay-at-home mom, but that's not what you really want, is it?
I know. It's not what I want either.
I'm a better mom when I have my work in addition to my family.
But, it's tough to do both.
So, when I found a stellar way to set up my schedule, I had to share it with other mompreneurs. And that's where this post comes in...Read More
Being a mompreneur is tough.
Finding that illicit "balance" is near-impossible when the demands of motherhood are thrown in.
So, how do you do it?
How do you manage everything?
It's not easy, that's for sure.
But we're mompreneurs.
We love our children and we love our work.
Whether you're a stay-at-home-mom ready to break into a work-from-home business, currently a work-at-home-mom (WAHM), or are simply wanting to find a better way to juggle it all—this post is for you.
Read on (and don't forget your free action planning worksheet).Read More
"...so, what do you do?"
Do you readily have a killer, engaging answer dancing on the tip of your tongue?
Or did your heart just skip a beat at the thought?
If you could deliver a captivating answer to the inevitable "what do you do?" question that you'll know like the back of your hand, would you feel more confident talking about your business?
I remember exactly the moment in my sales career when I went from feeling like I may vomit all over their shoes to assuredly seeking and chatting with prospects.
What if you could recite your brief business introduction repeatedly and naturally so that it sparks a conversation and potentially seeds a new customer?
The goal of networking isn't to strum up numerous leads, but to spark a conversation.
Your introduction is your chance to start a substantial business relationship.
Just like with your website, you only have a few seconds to get people to care about you and what you do.
Build your natural, targeted and repeatable business intro using the key formulas in this post.Read More
As an entrepreneur, there are vital tools that help to continually propel your business forward.
I love it when someone I follow puts out a post on what they use that helps their business run smoothly.
I'm sure I found out about 1 or 2 of these tools from other entrepreneurs.
Their lists helped me, so I'm going to pay it forward.
Snag my 12 tools (and comparable tools for all users if I've listed an Apple-only product—I won't leave you hanging, promise) and see if you can apply any of them to your business.
*This article was written for the purpose of sharing the tools I use that help me grow my business. I was not commissioned to write it, nor was I paid by any of the product manufacturers (other than myself) on this list.*Read More