When it comes to running a business, if you’re not making offers to an audience and closing sales, then you may find yourself quickly out of business. But if the idea of launching fills you with dread and you can’t ever imagine running those pushy sales emails and creating false urgency (as if there’s only really 9 ebooks left for a digital product…), then the actual process of creating a thing and selling it might stop before it really even starts. Continue Reading ￫
If spring cleaning has you thinking about scrubbing baseboards, mulching garden beds, and generally being covered in sweat and dust and grime, then I have good news!
You can spring clean your business before the weekend and household to-do list come calling. Today I’m sharing 6 easy tasks to get your business cleaned up. Let’s do this! Continue Reading ￫
Ask anyone who has known me for the majority of my 32 years and they’ll tell you I’m a Type-A, organized person who loves her systems and processes.
My parents could regale you with tales of me “hiding” papers when I would clean the house when I lived at home and finding me skipping naptime to clean out my closet.
My bookshelves are filled with organizing books and the rest of the shelves are nicely organized by genre and size.
It’s who I am! But there’s something that most “organized people” will never confess and it’s really important to understand if you look around your office or at your computer and think “I’m a mess today!”… Continue Reading ￫
Every prolific entrepreneur has their methods for coming up with topic ideas but mine is a mix between holiday calendars, Wikipedia’s “On This Day” and the lives of historical figures, all rolled into one.
Plus, it’s free. Continue Reading ￫
As entrepreneurs it can be easy to get stuck in indecision, confusion or suffer from a lack of clarity around what to do next or how to move forward but I actually got to thinking about this when I was, quite literally, stuck in the muck.
A few days ago I was driving around the rural back roads in my neck of the woods when I took a “shortcut” that I’ve driven dozens of times, only to find my car sinking inches into a mud puddle that I was unable to exit. Continue Reading ￫
When it comes to project, both personal and business, I have a strong urge to finish which is exactly the hardest part of any project.
Ever paint an entire room only to run out of steam when it comes time to wash the paint brush?
Or spend months working on the program content for your new launch and then not have any energy to do the social media marketing? Continue Reading ￫
I often think about my clients and upcoming work projects when I’m doing routine tasks around the house, like painting or cleaning. Since I don’t have to pay close attention to what I’m doing, I can allow my mind to wander.
It got me thinking about the ways in which social media allows us to celebrate progress instead of just seeing the final picture. Continue Reading ￫
No, I’m not selling a new app, or even an affiliate, I just love the one I downloaded a couple weeks ago.
In order to track my goals from day to day, I recently switched from tracking mentally or on paper, I started using the iPhone app Productive.
(Funny enough, I’d downloaded it years ago but then deleted it from my phone. This time I upgraded a few bucks to the paid version and am loving it!) Continue Reading ￫
Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about support – the kind you think you don’t need but maybe really do. We all know that you can hire an assistant – virtual or otherwise – maybe a project manager, online business manager, and team members for a myriad of assignments. Continue Reading ￫
January is the time when everyone is so gung ho. We’re encouraged to share our word of the year, big goals, intentions, plans, and make all kinds of commitment. Continue Reading ￫