The real price of Free

Free is awesome. No extra bills or paying for things you don’t want to pay for. Free will attract almost everyone to your business. However when it comes to either getting things for free or giving out things for free there are downsides. The challenge of getting things done for free is the willingness to sacrifice your time and potentially …

Sell where people can find you

Without a strategic plan in place having a website and all these different tools can turn into pure frustration.  There’s a huge chance you will miss out on opportunities because you want everyone to go to your website becauseWilly outputting lot of money and time into it. When this happens you are driving traffic away from where you are to a website where your leads will …

You dont want to regret not taking the time to do the research!

It’s very easy to jump into something to try it out or see what you can find for your own curiousity but one thing that I’ve learned very early on as a business owner is that even though you may not make a ton of money right away, your time is extreme precious.  Solo entrepreneurs can get extremely overwhelmed launching …

The truth about building a website instantly.

The 5 minute website. The one hour website. Build your website today. Can this be done…..? Yes. But the truth is you need to prep ahead of time otherwise you’ll change you mind about the small details for hours while building your 5 min website. Here’s what you need to prep. You’re branding. This is the one that takes forever. …

Use the things you’ve been paying for

There are many things that small business owners purchase but never utilize. Domains… Software… subscriptions… Websites… You want to create habits early on to not only save but to make sure the money you’re spending is for things you need, or things that help your business grow. Create a list of things you’ve purchased…….scratch that…….use a finance tracker (preferably a …

I was a tool junkie and I still wasn’t making money

When I startedy first retail business online I was a hot mess.  Tools I used included:  •  Etsy (where I had to fight a ton of competition) •  Tumblr (where I could only add my posts and a contact form)  •  Flickr (where people could only see my work but couldn’t contact me for my services) •  RedBubble (I tried …

Do It Yourself but don’t suffer

This is the year of taking action. Which means people are taking what they have, to do what it takes, to get things done. DIY CULTURE IS REAL. Sometimes it’s phrased differently, a go-getter, a superwoman, entrepreneur (this can be argued), and other related terms. It’s all the same Why does this matter and what does this mean for those …

12 Reasons for Why You Cant do Video

Facebook Live launched, Snapchat is still a thing and Instagram obliterated them with Instagram Stories, YouTube is still up and running as the Grandfather of it all. VIDEO IS BIG. We all know this information already because according to the numbers a lot of us spend a lot of time watching them. We watch them to be entertained. To be …

Are you answering the right question for your clients?

The Facebook race to get a client in your inbox. You’ve seen it before. Especially if you are networking for clients online. Someone in a group or on their timeline posts a question that they need an answer to. Immediately I see people say “Inbox Me”. It’s a good strategy. It works but sometimes the service you’re offering may not …

Tools that will make your life easier

Doing anything all day every day can be exhausting here’s a list that can make your life a lot easier for creating content for your business. QUICKTIME PLAYER. SUPER OLD SCHOOL BUT IT RECORDS YOUR SCREEN. When you are doing tutorials and need to show your audience exactly what you need them to do to get things done. A video …