Measure Growth & Figure Out What You Should Be Working On

Measure Growth & Figure Out What You Should Be Working On

7 Day Challenge Business Planning to Rock Your Year, Tips and Tools
Are you ready to take your online business to the next level and watch some explosive growth unfold over the coming months? Great! Before you start to plot and plan what you want to do to make that happen, it’s important to stop and look at where you are right now. Business planning for future success is all about data. You can work most efficiently and spend your time and money most effectively if you know exactly where you are starting from. No time to read the full post? Listen via the podcast below: Lesson 2: You Have To Know Where You’re At Right Now To Measure Growth & Figure Out What You Should Be Working On By recording data, you can start to see what’s working, what isn’t, and…
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Why Business Planning Is The Secret To Success For The Coming Year

Why Business Planning Is The Secret To Success For The Coming Year

7 Day Challenge Business Planning to Rock Your Year, Tips and Tools
Do you set aside time regularly to plan what you want to do in your business? If it’s not something you currently do, I strongly encourage you to embrace it for the remainder of this year! Setting aside a business planning session to decide what I want to do and, more importantly, what growth I want to achieve in the coming year has been crucial to my own success. Sometimes I commit to (and follow through lol) planning at the end of the year for the upcoming year. Other times, life gets in the way and I don't get to plan when I want to. IMO, it doesn't matter when you plan, as long as you make time to plan. So, we're making time over these next 7 days, together.…
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3 Highly Effective Ways to Protect Your Small Business Online

3 Highly Effective Ways to Protect Your Small Business Online

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Oftentimes, we get so busy caught up in the day-to-day operations of running a business that we postpone the operational decisions until we “have enough time” to deal with them. However, we put ourselves at risk every day when working online without the proper safeguards in place. It's time to proactively protect your small business online. After all, nothing forces us to stop and take action quite like a cyber security issue. From a lost password, to a data breach, a security crisis can be stopped before it starts with a bit of planning and advanced preparation. 3 Highly Effective Ways to Protect Your Small Business Online You may be under the impression that your small business is safe online because of its size. We hate to be the bearer…
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How to Plug the Money Leaks In Your Business

How to Plug the Money Leaks In Your Business

Tips and Tools
Periodically, if you want to boost your profit you can do so by simply plugging money leaks. It happens to all businesses eventually; they find they're wasting an enormous amount of money on something they even forgot they were spending money on in the first place. This can happen to all kinds of businesses, whether bricks and mortar or solely online. How to Plug Money Leaks in Your Business As a business owner, it may feel like money is floating through your hands, instead of into your savings account. There are so many tools used to run the business, and so many trial offers that we have to keep track of, that there is likely a set of tools and services you are paying for that you have either forgotten…
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Marketing & Tech Essentials to Run Your Business

Marketing & Tech Essentials to Run Your Business

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For many people, owning their own thriving business is the American Dream. However, there is a lot of unseen work that goes into getting an idea off the ground. There is even more work to start turning a profit in a retail or ecommerce setting. One of the core elements to establishing a successful business is clear, consistent marketing. In today’s cluttered digital landscape, it can be hard for solopreneurs and small business owners to make an impact without spending beyond their means. Currently, one in five small or medium-sized businesses doesn’t invest in any kind of marketing. 1 in 5! In the United States alone, that means that those businesses are missing out on more than an estimated 290 million internet users. This number is only expected to grow.…
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Key SEO Activities You Should Automate (with Recommended Tools)

Key SEO Activities You Should Automate (with Recommended Tools)

Tips and Tools
Who doesn’t want to show up on the first page of Google? After all, when the average person is looking for a solution to their problem, they will typically perform a search and click on the top results that appear on the first page. Therefore, many businesses invest an extraordinary amount of time and money into reaching one of the top coveted positions on the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs) for their desired keywords. Earning yourself a prominent place in the SERPs requires lots of hard work. You need to plan your every step strategically, as well as constantly keep pace with the industry changes and monitor your site’s performance. And, no matter how knowledgeable and experienced you are, doing SEO manually may be overwhelming for you. Fortunately, there are…
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Transcribe Audio and Video Files with TEMI [Review]

Transcribe Audio and Video Files with TEMI [Review]

Reviews: Stuff I Love, Tips and Tools
Can you talk faster than you can type? How many pieces of content could you produce if you could simply transcribe your ideas and watch them come to life? If you’re like most business owners, you have a ton of info in your head, and not enough time to pour it all out in a useful, logical fashion that you can then review and repurpose as needed. Writing takes too much time, typing takes too much time. You could use speech to text, but that doesn’t work for me. As far as I am concerned, I speak the queen’s English and the speech to text tools never work for me! I’ve tried apps and software and they just don’t work for me. Besides, if I see what the app is…
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How to Use the Create Launch Profit eSubscription Box

How to Use the Create Launch Profit eSubscription Box

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If you are running a business and you do NOT have dedicated marketing support, the Create Launch Profit eSubscription Box is created for you!  What is Create Launch Profit? Fill in the blank, done for you marketing templates to copy, paste and convert fans into customers. Create Launch Profit is a monthly set of themed marketing templates. For small business owners doing it all, bombarded with too much to do and not enough time to do it.  For only $39 per month, get your systems up and running, to automate as much of your marketing as you can, free up some time, and make you (or your assistant) more efficient. [caption id="attachment_9411" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Take a peek into the members area[/caption] How to Leverage Create Launch Profit to Make Your Business Succeed…
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