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Raise the Bar: Stop Worrying About This Right Now

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Today I’m starting a new series called RAISE THE BAR, where I’m sharing simple things you can do to raise the bar in your own business. After working in the online world for five years, I hear a lot of the same worries, fears, and complaints over and over. Many of them, with experience and [...]

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How Many Failures Can One Woman Survive? You’d Be Surprised (aka, I Eff’d Up, Part 2)

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Last week I shared with you more details of my entrepreneurial story than I’ve ever before shared publicly. You learned that my first half-year in business I only made $830 but spent $23,026.81 to get there. You learned that my first business actually failed! And that when I stopped focusing on income and started playing [...]

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I Eff’d Up: How I Failed My Way to Success

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Five years, two months, and one day ago I left my corporate job forever. I didn’t have a website, and I didn’t have any paying clients. But I did have a plan to make big bucks fast. When I announced my departure, some coworkers thought I was leaving to get pregnant. (I wasn’t.) Others thought [...]

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Steal This! My 14 Questions for Guaranteed Juicy Marketing Gems

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Last week I told you how using a survey to get into the minds of your readers doesn’t usually work. If you’ve tried it, you know exactly what I’m talking about. I promised that I’d come back this week to give you my proven Steal This! guide to asking questions that will actually help your [...]

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How Surveys Lead to Bad Business Decisions

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Using a survey to get into the minds of your audience usually doesn’t work. If you’ve tried it, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Your people say they want something, you create it, and then it doesn’t sell. There are two reasons this happens, and they’re totally fixable and within your control. I’m going [...]

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The Controversial Truth About Making It Online

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Starting a business is an emotional experience. No one can argue with that. There is, however, something that we all argue about. Whether you realize it or not, there’s an internal battle waging within you. You’re conflicted by two messages: first, the messages you read about how easy it is to make money online; second, [...]

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Easily Distracted? Do This

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Running an online business from a home office is a setup for mega distractions. One simple idea I implemented cut my distractions by 90% and doubled or tripled my focus. In today’s Build Your Business Challenge, Actionable Advice in 60 Seconds or Less, I’m going to share with you the simple thing you can do [...]

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Can You Have It All? The Answer in This 8 Letter Word

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Entrepreneurs want it all. Freedom. Autonomy. Good money. Great work. Creative expression. Downtime. And more. Can you really have it all? In today’s Build Your Business Challenge, Actionable Advice in 60 Seconds or Less, I have the answer for you in a simple 8-letter word. I can’t wait for you to watch my controversial opinion [...]

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Want to Sell Digital Products? You Must Consider This

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Many new entrepreneurs get excited about creating passive income by selling digital products and online courses. There’s one important thing most of these folks forget when they go to create their next big thing. If you don’t keep this in mind, I have a feeling you’ll fall woefully short of your revenue goal. I certainly [...]

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Even as a Calendar Ninja, I Forgot This

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I teach my clients and you, my viewers and readers, to block out times for things like client sessions, blogging, social media, and anything else you regularly do in your business. This ensures you get everything done that needs to get done each week without stress, hassle, or worry. In case you missed it, be [...]

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