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5 Steps to Setting Clear Expectations on Your Website

5 Steps to Setting Clear Expectations on Your Website

Manage your boundaries by setting clear expectations on your website  One of the challenges to being a business owner is maintaining and setting clear expectations with our customers. Living in an “always available” kind of world, we are accustomed to having what we...

Do Your Branding Elements Align?

Do Your Branding Elements Align?

Making sure your branding elements align after those, "tiny changes." Have you ever thought, "let me make this one little change," only to find yourself with a brand new design 30 minutes later? Maybe it is just me, and actually that is exactly what I did last week on...

Refresh, Renew & Revitalize Your Website

Refresh, Renew & Revitalize Your Website

3 benefits when you refresh, renew & revitalize your website. Today I am putting on my Life Coaching hat to talk about the personal benefits we all receive when we allow ourselves to take a step back and look at things through fresh eyes. Video recap Today for...

Time to Dust Off Those Unfinished Projects

Time to Dust Off Those Unfinished Projects

Time to dust of those unfinished projects and get them done or let them go. Confession time... I have the hardest time completing projects. There are so many things I have started that could truly be amazing. When it comes to the last 5% of a project, I am a serious...

Recover from Shiny Object Syndrome

Recover from Shiny Object Syndrome

Time to reclaim your sanity, finances and control of your business and recover from shiny object syndrome. In business there is always some fancy new gizmo that "YOU HAVE TO HAVE" in order to be successful in business. At least that is the lie we allow ourselves to...

Website Spring Cleaning

Website Spring Cleaning

Time to reclaim your sanity, finances and control of your business and recover from shiny object syndrome. In business there is always some fancy new gizmo that "YOU HAVE TO HAVE" in order to be successful in business. At least that is the lie we allow ourselves to...

A Fresh Look At Your Website Content

A Fresh Look At Your Website Content

Time to do a little website spring cleaning and rewarding! I love spring cleaning because it always offers me a fresh new look on the abundance of my life. All the things I have and have accomplished come to the surface to be polished and appreciated. This is true...

Don’t be “Salesy”

Don’t be “Salesy”

A Fresh Look At Your Website Content Through the Eyes of Your Customer This month we have been focused on connecting with our ideal customer through the pages of our website. Today, we are going to shift our view point and mind set, and take a look at it all through...

Who You Shouldn’t Be Selling To

Who You Shouldn’t Be Selling To

Don't be "Salesy" just have a conversation with your customers. This month we have been talking about connecting with our ideal customers, or our target market, and we have talked a lot about tuning into to what it is that our customer truly needs, and how we can make...

Who is Your Ideal Customer?

Who is Your Ideal Customer?

It's time to stop giving your energy on those you shouldn't be selling too. All too often I hear people say, "Teresa I want to help everyone. So everyone is my customer."  And my response is always, "That must be exhausting!" Being a business owner is hard enough,...

What Your Customers Are Actually Saying

What Your Customers Are Actually Saying

Getting to know Your Ideal Customer to connect more genuinely online. One of the most important aspects of building a business is creating relationships that will last, and the best way to do this, is to take the time to get to know your customer on a more intimate...

Break the Barriers of Competition

Break the Barriers of Competition

When you know what your customers are actually saying it is easier to speak their language... Marketing is one of the most important things you can invest in as a small business owner. As a small business owner, especially one just starting out, you know this, just as...

Defining Your Prices, Discounts, and Discount Policy

Defining Your Prices, Discounts, and Discount Policy

When we break the barriers of competition we discover greater levels of success. When we begin planning and building our websites and other marketing materials it is pretty normal and common to take a peak at what our competition is doing. There is nothing wrong with...

Treat Your Website as a Contract

Treat Your Website as a Contract

It's time to stop giving your energy on those you shouldn't be selling too. All too often I hear people say, "Teresa I want to help everyone. So everyone is my customer."  And my response is always, "That must be exhausting!" Being a business owner is hard enough,...

Create Your “About Me” Story Exercise!

Create Your “About Me” Story Exercise!

Treat Your Website as a Contract ... A contract with you! This is something I have been saying quite a bit lately and today thought I would clarify exactly what it is that I mean. Check out this Facebook Live conversation, or scroll down for the video recap!...

Share Your Story by Being Relatable

Share Your Story by Being Relatable

Check out this "About Me" Story Exercise In my last post I ways of being relatable when sharing your story on your about me page. Share your Struggle Be warm and inviting Connect through a shared desire Along with these examples I shared the about me pages of three of...

Focus on Your Value First

Focus on Your Value First

Creating your "About Me" page by Being Relatable When someone comes to your website, and wants to know more about you, they are looking to connect on a personal level. They aren't so interested in your story of perfection, or even your personal resume. After all those...

Capture Website Visitors Attention

Capture Website Visitors Attention

Time to reclaim your sanity, finances and control of your business and recover from shiny object syndrome. In business there is always some fancy new gizmo that "YOU HAVE TO HAVE" in order to be successful in business. At least that is the lie we allow ourselves to...

Before Offering the Friends/Family Discount

Before Offering the Friends/Family Discount

Time to do a little website spring cleaning and rewarding! I love spring cleaning because it always offers me a fresh new look on the abundance of my life. All the things I have and have accomplished come to the surface to be polished and appreciated. This is true...

Before Adding New Products/Services

Before Adding New Products/Services

Time to dust of those unfinished projects and get them done or let them go. Confession time... I have the hardest time completing projects. There are so many things I have started that could truly be amazing. When it comes to the last 5% of a project, I am a serious...

Turning Website Content into Facebook Posts

Turning Website Content into Facebook Posts

Making sure your branding elements align after those, "tiny changes." Have you ever thought, "let me make this one little change," only to find yourself with a brand new design 30 minutes later? Maybe it is just me, and actually that is exactly what I did last week on...

Discovering Fresh Content for Your Website

Discovering Fresh Content for Your Website

When you know what your customers are actually saying it is easier to speak their language... Marketing is one of the most important things you can invest in as a small business owner. As a small business owner, especially one just starting out, you know this, just as...

Setting Clear Boundaries from Your Website Pages

Setting Clear Boundaries from Your Website Pages

Time to do a little website spring cleaning and rewarding! I love spring cleaning because it always offers me a fresh new look on the abundance of my life. All the things I have and have accomplished come to the surface to be polished and appreciated. This is true...

She Didn’t Believe Anyone Would Want Her Services

She Didn’t Believe Anyone Would Want Her Services

3 Things to Consider Before Offering the Friends/Family Discount As business owners we are all approached by well intentioned friends and family members looking for a discount. It's tempting to say yes. After all we love our friends and family and we want to help take...

Rising Up from the Chaos and Clutter

Rising Up from the Chaos and Clutter

Susie was so surprised to learn discover how many were interested in her services! "Who's going to really want my services," Susie shared with me over a cup of coffee, and I understood her fear. As a metaphysical practitioner and healer, living in a small farming town...

Creating Fresh Website Content Easily… 

Creating Fresh Website Content Easily… 

Discover how Crystal created a thriving business and a life she loves by taking that critical step forward. Sometimes the step we need to take isn't so scary, but when it feels daunting and overwhelming we feel just as stuck. If you would have asked Crystal to...

Guest Post ~ Striving for Error Free Content

Guest Post ~ Striving for Error Free Content

Susie was so surprised to learn discover how many were interested in her services! "Who's going to really want my services," Susie shared with me over a cup of coffee, and I understood her fear. As a metaphysical practitioner and healer, living in a small farming town...

Guest Post ~ Creating Content That Entertains

Guest Post ~ Creating Content That Entertains

Discover how Crystal created a thriving business and a life she loves by taking that critical step forward. Sometimes the step we need to take isn't so scary, but when it feels daunting and overwhelming we feel just as stuck. If you would have asked Crystal to...

Have Your Defined Your Non-Negotiable Boundaries

Have Your Defined Your Non-Negotiable Boundaries

This week's post has been shared by Betty Hilliard of Mainstay Editorial Services, Betty is my Copywriting/Copy Editing expert who has an extensive background in corporate communications developing award-winning marketing campaigns, marketing pieces including...

Guest Post ~ Increase Productivity and Delete Digital Clutter

Guest Post ~ Increase Productivity and Delete Digital Clutter

Have Your Defined Your Non-Negotiable Boundaries One of the most important things you can do as a business owner is to create boundaries. Boundaries that define clearly who you are available to, when your available and exactly what you are available for. These become...

Guest Post ~ Does Your Home Office Inspire Productivity?

Guest Post ~ Does Your Home Office Inspire Productivity?

This week's post has been shared by Betty Hilliard of Mainstay Editorial Services, Betty is my Copywriting/Copy Editing expert who has an extensive background in corporate communications developing award-winning marketing campaigns, marketing pieces including...

Stop Negotiating Your Products/Services

Stop Negotiating Your Products/Services

Have Your Defined Your Non-Negotiable Boundaries One of the most important things you can do as a business owner is to create boundaries. Boundaries that define clearly who you are available to, when your available and exactly what you are available for. These become...

Stop Negotiating the Family/Friends Discount

Stop Negotiating the Family/Friends Discount

It's time to Stop Negotiating Your Products/Services Have you ever found yourself regretting a product and/or service you promised to offer?  If the answer is yes, you know how draining that can become as a business owner and you are not alone. It is pretty common for...

Guest Post ~ Creating Content That Educates

Guest Post ~ Creating Content That Educates

It's time to stop negotiating the Family/Friends discount Have you ever heard someone say, “Hey my sister does that, and she can give us a great deal!” Now have you ever heard that knowing you are the sister, expected to offer up that that great deal as a...

Determining Your Products and Services

Determining Your Products and Services

It's time to Stop Negotiating Your Products/Services Have you ever found yourself regretting a product and/or service you promised to offer?  If the answer is yes, you know how draining that can become as a business owner and you are not alone. It is pretty common for...

Guest Post ~ Go From To-Do to TaDa!

Guest Post ~ Go From To-Do to TaDa!

It's time to stop negotiating the Family/Friends discount Have you ever heard someone say, “Hey my sister does that, and she can give us a great deal!” Now have you ever heard that knowing you are the sister, expected to offer up that that great deal as a...

Improve Your Success Today

Improve Your Success Today

This week's post is coming to you from my organizational expert Crystal Nerpel of Cloud Nine Organizing who takes us through the process, sharing her own changes for going from to-do to TaDa! ____________________________________ If your To-Do List is overwhelming then...

Guest Post ~ Writing for the Web

Guest Post ~ Writing for the Web

You can improve your success, starting today!  As a busy woman, you know what it is like to be pulled in a million different directions. Whether you are coordinating your preschoolers spring program, organizing a community fundraiser or building a business your to-do...

Stop Negotiating How You Communicate

Stop Negotiating How You Communicate

This week's post is coming to you from my organizational expert Crystal Nerpel of Cloud Nine Organizing who takes us through the process, sharing her own changes for going from to-do to TaDa! ____________________________________ If your To-Do List is overwhelming then...

Guest Post ~ Be Productive While Working From Home

Guest Post ~ Be Productive While Working From Home

You can improve your success, starting today!  As a busy woman, you know what it is like to be pulled in a million different directions. Whether you are coordinating your preschoolers spring program, organizing a community fundraiser or building a business your to-do...

How to Say NO to the “Inside Advantage”

How to Say NO to the “Inside Advantage”

This week's post has been shared by Betty Hilliard of Mainstay Editorial Services, and was written by  my organizational expert Crystal Nerpel of Cloud Nine Organizing.  ___________________________________ 5 Tips for Being Productive While Working from Home  It’s a...

Guest Post ~ Be Intentional: Avoid the Busywork Trap

Guest Post ~ Be Intentional: Avoid the Busywork Trap

It is time to say no to the “Inside Advantage” When beginning a new project, whether it be a new volunteer opportunity or new business venture, it is wonderful to have family and friends who are as excited as we are. When they jump on board with us, we feel their love...

Stop Negotiating When You’re Available

Stop Negotiating When You’re Available

This week's post has been shared by Betty Hilliard of Mainstay Editorial Services, and was written by  my organizational expert Crystal Nerpel of Cloud Nine Organizing.  ___________________________________ 5 Tips for Being Productive While Working from Home  It’s a...

Setting Clear Expectations on Your Contact Page

Setting Clear Expectations on Your Contact Page

It is time to say no to the “Inside Advantage” When beginning a new project, whether it be a new volunteer opportunity or new business venture, it is wonderful to have family and friends who are as excited as we are. When they jump on board with us, we feel their love...

Sharing Your “Why” To Connect Authentically

Sharing Your “Why” To Connect Authentically

Clear up confusion by setting clear expectations on your contact page. Your contact page is more than a phone number, email address and contact form. Your contact page is an opportunity for you set clear expectations and boundaries with your potential customers. I...

Creating an Easy Flowing Home Page

Creating an Easy Flowing Home Page

You can improve your success, starting today!  As a busy woman, you know what it is like to be pulled in a million different directions. Whether you are coordinating your preschoolers spring program, organizing a community fundraiser or building a business your to-do...

Creating Clear Concise Content

Creating Clear Concise Content

It's time to Stop Negotiating Your Products/Services Have you ever found yourself regretting a product and/or service you promised to offer?  If the answer is yes, you know how draining that can become as a business owner and you are not alone. It is pretty common for...

Do You Hate Blogging?  You are not alone…

Do You Hate Blogging? You are not alone…

Creating clear concise content your ideal customers will connect with.  Writing website content is often one of the biggest struggles my clients face. Far to many of them come to me in hopes that I can create clear concise content that perfectly captures who they are,...

Does Your Responsive Web Design Look Amazing

Does Your Responsive Web Design Look Amazing

Clear up confusion by setting clear expectations on your contact page. Your contact page is more than a phone number, email address and contact form. Your contact page is an opportunity for you set clear expectations and boundaries with your potential customers. I...

Launch Your Website with Enthusiasm

Launch Your Website with Enthusiasm

Does Your Responsive Web Design Look Amazing on ALL Devices? One of the things that I promote with my clients is the fact that our web designs are responsive, which in a nutshell means your website looks good and easy to read on all devices.  This includes your iPad,...

Lead Magnet Traps to Avoid

Lead Magnet Traps to Avoid

Launch your website for maximum visibility! When it comes to getting your business, services, products and name out into the world, there are few things that can do what a website can for you.  Your website is your store front to the internet world.  It is your...

Engaging Your Ideal Customer: Evergreen Mini Course

Engaging Your Ideal Customer: Evergreen Mini Course

Have Your Defined Your Non-Negotiable Boundaries One of the most important things you can do as a business owner is to create boundaries. Boundaries that define clearly who you are available to, when your available and exactly what you are available for. These become...

Engaging Your Ideal Customer: The Interactive Quiz Lead Magnet

Engaging Your Ideal Customer: The Interactive Quiz Lead Magnet

Clear up confusion by setting clear expectations on your contact page. Your contact page is more than a phone number, email address and contact form. Your contact page is an opportunity for you set clear expectations and boundaries with your potential customers. I...

The E-book Lead Magnet

The E-book Lead Magnet

Respect your customers and avoid these lead magnet traps! There is no question as to how important lead magnets are to building your brand.  Especially if you are working with online clients.  This is why I have been sharing so much about lead magnets lately. Doing...

Engaging your Ideal Customer: Social Media Challenge

Engaging your Ideal Customer: Social Media Challenge

Creating a Great E-book Lead Magnet Your Ideal Customer will Want! A few years back it seemed that everyone was offering a free e-book lead magnet. Everywhere you looked someone had a book for you that promised to "change your life." The trouble with many of these...

Engaging Your Ideal Customer: One Page Checklist, Cheat Sheet

Engaging Your Ideal Customer: One Page Checklist, Cheat Sheet

3 Things to Consider Before Offering the Friends/Family Discount As business owners we are all approached by well intentioned friends and family members looking for a discount. It's tempting to say yes. After all we love our friends and family and we want to help take...

Lead Magnet Magic

Lead Magnet Magic

Simplify their life with a One Page Checklist, Cheat Sheet As I shared in my last post, one of the best ways to build your email list is to create a freebie your ideal customers will love, aka a lead magnet. There are a lot of freebie ideas out there, some great, and...

Top 5 Tips for Simple Website Maintenance

Top 5 Tips for Simple Website Maintenance

Creating a little Lead Magnet Magic your potential customers will love! There is no better way to build your email list quickly than an awesome freebie, aka lead magnet.  We are a society that loves to receive something for nothing, something the marketing world has...

Keeping Fresh Website Content Flowing with Ease

Keeping Fresh Website Content Flowing with Ease

Clear up confusion by setting clear expectations on your contact page. Your contact page is more than a phone number, email address and contact form. Your contact page is an opportunity for you set clear expectations and boundaries with your potential customers. I...

WordPress Theme Choice

WordPress Theme Choice

3 Things to Consider Before Offering the Friends/Family Discount As business owners we are all approached by well intentioned friends and family members looking for a discount. It's tempting to say yes. After all we love our friends and family and we want to help take...

Website Brainstorming

Website Brainstorming

Finding Perfect WordPress Theme for your website needs allows you create the website of your dreams! One of the first steps to creating a website, once the planning stage is complete is choosing your theme.  A theme is the design behind the over all look and feel of...

WordPress Plugins

WordPress Plugins

Creating an Interactive Quiz Lead Magnet  This week as we continuing our Lead Magnet series with one of the most fun lead magnets I have ever created and participated in - the Interactive Quiz Lead Magnet.  An interactive quiz is a great tool that can easily be shared...

A Trusting Business Relationship

A Trusting Business Relationship

3 benefits when you refresh, renew & revitalize your website. Today I am putting on my Life Coaching hat to talk about the personal benefits we all receive when we allow ourselves to take a step back and look at things through fresh eyes. Video recap Today for...

Enticing Newsletters Customers Want to Read

Enticing Newsletters Customers Want to Read

Creating a Trusting Business Relationship via newsletters I don't have to tell you how important it is to build a trusting business relationship with your clients.  When your clients trust you they buy from you, an if they don't trust you... someone else get's their...

Basics of Business Branding

Basics of Business Branding

Clear up confusion by setting clear expectations on your contact page. Your contact page is more than a phone number, email address and contact form. Your contact page is an opportunity for you set clear expectations and boundaries with your potential customers. I...

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