Blog a Book

What holds most would-be authors back from publishing? It’s not a lack of writing talent. It’s definitely not a lack of knowledge. And for sure it’s not a lack of desire.  If you asked most people why they have not finished their book, the answer is simple: time.  Business owners are busy people. You have […]

3 Reasons to Become a Published Author

Your presence on social media is a great representation of your brand. Your blog attracts and engages with new audiences. Your email list keeps you connected with fans and followers.  Each tool in your marketing toolkit has a job to do, but the one with the most power – by far – is your published […]

Keywords: 6 Places To Use Them

Keywords are the terms your ideal client is plugging into Google or Bing when an answer is needed. “Life coach in Alberta” and “business coach for virtual assistants” and “how to upload a book to Kindle” are all examples of keywords.  Knowing the keywords you’d like to be known for is critical for attracting “organic” […]

WordPress: Facts vs Myths

For something so popular, there certainly are a lot of myths surrounding WordPress, its uses, and its viability in certain situations.  If you’re searching for a website solution for your business, you’ve likely heard many stories – both pros and cons – about WordPress that have left you scratching your head in confusion. Here are […]

Blogging Basics: Doing It Right Brings More Visitors

The Internet has an insatiable appetite for information. Billions of searches are conducted every single day looking for everything from how to bake an apple pie to why zebras have stripes. For anyone who conducts business online, these searches represent a steady flow of potential customers who are looking for what you have to offer.  […]

Website Security: Protect Your WordPress Site

Are security concerns keeping you from enjoying the flexibility and power of WordPress? If you’ve bought into the hype that WordPress is inherently unsecure, then you’re missing out on all the great things WordPress has to offer, for no good reason.  The fact is, while WordPress sites do get hacked, they are no more dangerous […]

WordPress – Are You Using It?

If you are conducting business in this day and age, a website is a must-have asset. It’s where potential clients will find and get to know you. It’s the first place referrals will turn to learn more about you. It’s where you’ll sell your products and services, invite contact requests, brand yourself in your niche, […]

What’s Your Why?

When you first hung out your virtual shingle, you were most likely thinking: “I can’t wait to get away from this awful job.” “I just want to be home with my kids.” “This dead-end job is going nowhere.” “I’m tired of working crazy hours and holidays.” “I know I’m worth more than they’re paying me.”  […]

Stop Bootstrapping and Start Profiting

I get it. You’re a solopreneur.  You’ve bootstrapped your business from the ground up, tackling every task that comes your way, and you’re Proud of it (yes, with a capital “P”). You built your first website, dove in, learned how to edit and upload videos to YouTube, figured out how to format your email newsletter, […]

How To Prevent Negative Self-Talk From Destroying You

“I’ve never been good with money.” “I hate budgets.” “I’ll never be a 6-figure earner.”  “My market won’t pay premium prices.” If you’ve ever heard these statements come out of your mouth – or even in your head – then you’re engaging in a devastatingly damaging habit known as negative self-talk. By telling yourself these […]

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