1 Choice That Changed My Life In 2016

One Choice That Changed My Life In 2016

Life is full of choices. Little choices that steer how your day goes. Big choices that steer how your year goes. And then, there are the ginormous choices–the ones that can literally change your life–for better or worse–in a matter of seconds. 2016 gave me the opportunity to make a lot of choices. The ginormous kind. Tonight, I spent some time …

25 Holiday Networking Conversation Starters

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Chances are, you’ll attend more parties, special events and get together’s of various kinds in December than any other time of year. That also means you’ll have more opportunities to network like a ninja this month than you have since last Christmas. With that being the case, there’s never been a better time than now to arm yourself with conversation …

How To Get More People To Open Your Emails

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If you’re like a lot of the small business owners we talk with, email marketing is low on your to-do list. It feels old, congested, and well, not as exciting as the Facebook ads everyone is talking about. We want to challenge you to think differently about email marketing. Here’s why: Email is still the preferred way consumers like to interact with …

15 Free Tools Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Live Without

15 FREE TOOLS ENTREPRENEURS SHOULDN'T LIVE WITHOUT-4

There are few things I love more than finding a tool that simplifies my life. Maybe it’s because I have four kids and a business and my life is, well…CRAZY. Regardless, today I want to tell you about 15 of my very favorite online business tools, because if you’re a small business owner, you need to know about these. Simply …

How To Get More Referrals In 10 Simple Steps

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So you’ve built a product or created a service that your customers are crazy about, eh? Awesome. Now, it’s time to get them to tell their friends. Because we all know the likelihood of closing a lucrative sale skyrockets when a happy customer refers you to someone they know. The problem is, most people simply don’t get enough referrals. And some, don’t …

FREE TOOL: 75 CASH GENERATING EMAIL SUBJECT LINES 

75 Cash Generating Email Subject Lines

It’s never been easier to write email subject lines that your ideal clients can’t help but click! These completely customizable email subject lines have generated millions of dollars in revenue!If you’re ready to kick your email marketing campaigns into high gear, download your 100% FREE copy of this power tool! Get It Now 4 Surprising Reasons Why Subject Lines  Really Matter… 35% of email …

Five Attributes of an Unforgettable Name For Your Company, Product or Service

5 Attributes of an Unforgettable Brand

So you’re ready to launch that brand new company, product or service, eh? Good for you! Before you hit the “go” button, make sure you nail your name. Read on to learn five attributes of an unforgettable brand name. 1) It showcases your brand promise For example, there’s no room for speculation when you hear the name QuickBooks. The name …

5 FREE Marketing Tools You Need

5 FREE MARKETING TOOLS YOU NEED

I love it when I find a marketing tool that makes my life easier. I love it even more when I find FREE marketing tools that make my life easier. And I bet you do, too. That said, today I want to share 5 of my absolute favorite freebies with you. Let’s go… Hubspot’s blog topic generator Don’t know what …

How To Make Your Website Generate More Leads And More Sales

HOW TO MAKE YOUR WEBSITE GENERATE MORE LEADS & SALES

Is your website generating new leads and converting browsers into buyers for you? If it isn’t, something needs to change—fast! After all, what’s the point of having a website if it’s not helping you grow your business? I’ll answer that question. None. There is no point whatsoever to having a website if it’s not generating new leads or converting sales …

6 Business Choices You Need To Make Right Now

6 Business Choices You Need To Make Right Now

I’d be a big fat liar if I told you things have always been peachy. There have been days, weeks and even months when putting my head in the blender seemed like a better idea than this entrepreneur thing. Owning a small business can be both exhilarating and exhausting. This year I celebrated my 6th year in business. That’s why …

How To Write Like A Rockstar

How To Write Like A Rockstar

Does your brain freeze over when it’s time to write content for your website, a new ad or flier? You’re not alone. In fact, most of my clients feel this way. Writing is one of those love it or hate it things. When you love to write, you really, really love it (like I do.) And when you hate to write, you really, …

How To Do Email Marketing Right

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Did you know e-mail marketing is still one of the most powerful and cost-effective ways to market your company?  In fact, here are a handful of mind-blowing statistics you need to know: According to the Direct Marketing Association, e-mail marketing yielded an average 4300% return on investment for businesses in the United States. Research by ExactTarget indicates for every $1 …

5 Reasons Why Authentic Marketing Works

5 Reasons Why Authentic Marketing Works

I often hear people say marketing feels kind of “yucky” to them. As a marketer, this makes my heart hurt because marketing doesn’t have to be yucky. And quite frankly, it never should be “yucky.” So why do so many people think it is? Here’s my two cents: Marketing feels yucky when it’s unauthentic. Let’s consider the facts. Fact: You’re …

The Best Free Small Business Plugins For WordPress

I’m always on the hunt for new apps and WordPress plugins that will make me more productive. Those little tools that give you amazing insights and just make this small business thing a little bit easier. So, what are the best free small business plugins for WordPress? I’m so glad you asked. Read on… Let me start by reviewing SumoMe‘s collection of plugins designed to …