Anyone else wondering how this happened?

Where did January go? It feels like only a few days ago that we were reading posts about starting off a sparkling new year with warm vibes and good intentions. I’m glad the days are getting longer, and that we’re inching closer to spring. At the same time, I’m looking at my planner and it’s…

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What model are you?

If you are building a new business or revamping an existing product or service a great place to start is by getting super clear on your business model. Landing your next 5 clients will be much easier when you nail down this part. Like lots of things, it’s simple once you know how. What is…

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Setting the Stage

Have you acquired your first 5 clients for 2017? I’m sure many of you have and some of you have exceeded that number. Way to hit the ground running! If you’re still working or just starting your efforts kudos to you, too! Many people dream but never do. Everyone has their own pace and we’re…

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Wishing for good things to come? Me too. But I’ve also got a plan.

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” ~Michael Jordan Which one are you? There’s nothing wrong with wishing for good things. Humans are hard-wired to think beyond themselves and ponder what could be. We’re taught to think of the possibilities. We celebrate a world with options and…

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When “ready or not” becomes bring it on!

We’re wrapping up the first, albeit short, week of 2017. How’s it going? How’s next week looking? Are you ready? I heard some kids playing outside the other day and one of them yelled “ready or not, here I come!” Which got me thinking. What does being ready really mean? Not in the hide-n-seek game…

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When the magic pill isn’t working (+ download)

Magic pills. The quick fix. The six-figure launch. The seven-figure blueprint. It’s no wonder many of us feel frustrated and misled. The promises and hype surrounding marketing information, and online marketing, in particular, is enough to make anyone a cynic. Which is why I want to encourage you to pursue strategies that are proven. That’s…

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Where will your next 5 clients come from? (+ tracking tool)

Where will your next 5 clients come from? Great question, isn’t it? I’m a huge fan of being open to all possibilities and I welcome the Universe to surprise me with new clients. That’s happened more than once. A completely unforeseen opportunity has landed in my lap. I love when that happens. I also know…

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How A Marketing Plan Keeps Me Sane

Yes, a plan. A marketing plan. One that keeps me on track and helps me focus. It also helps protect me from the new shiny thing…most days anyway.  And no, it’s not some 40-page document. This is the simplest version of a marketing plan. You’re welcome. ☺ I’ll explain how mine works, but first a quick…

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What Marketing Really Means To a Small Biz Owner

–>The money is in the list. –>Content is king. –>Social media everything. –>Share, serve, give. –>Selling is bad. –>Selling is good. –>Fake it till you make it. –>Get out of your own way. *Sigh* Stop the madness! As a fellow small biz owner I get it. So many voices and messages and shiny new things…

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How To Get Your Message Out To The World

You have a compelling message. How do you get people to listen? One of the simplest ways is to share your information where your ideal clients or target audience hangs out. It doesn’t matter if you want to sell something, get people to volunteer or engage a group of like-minded people around a hobby, cause…

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