Here’s Why You Need to Do Those Damn Brand Exercises

Diving in and getting started growing your business online can feel incredibly easy and fun. Until it’s not. You throw up some content. Send out a newsletter. Write a blog post and wait. But suddenly you’re not seeing the results you’d hoped for.

You find yourself struggling.

You wind up frustrated and wondering why things aren’t working as you had expected.

And there’s most likely a very real reason why it’s become difficult.

You haven’t clarified your brand strategy.

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Let’s Put an End to the Fear of Being Annoying or Too Sales-y

If it’s one stumbling block I see time and time again when growing one’s business online it’s the fear of being annoying and/or too sales-y online. I get it. I see it. And I know it well.

Because I have been there.

One story I love to tell my clients and workshop attendees is that it took me THREE YEARS to mention that I had any services to offer in my newsletter! And I sent it twice a month back then!

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One of the Best Things You Can Do for Online Growth (& a System to Help!)

Yesterday, was officially my first full day back and the very first thing I did was track my marketing and website growth, otherwise known as my stats (statistics).

OK, that's not totally true, the first thing I did was answer emails and plan my day. But I'm trying to be more intentional with my days as I head into 2019 - so numbers was the first *real* work I did when I sat down at my desk (and not the couch - also trying to switch things up with how I work too!).

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Relationships are Integral to Your Success

Building and creating relationships is critical to one's success in business. It is an integral part of your business online to make connections and network with others.

Luckily, we live in a time that now more than ever it's easier to build valuable, supportive relationships both online and off. We have an army of tools at our disposal to help us connect with others in and outside of our businesses!

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Here's Why You Should Stop Saying “I Hate Marketing”

I hear it all of the time from people: “I hate marketing.” Or some other rendition of why they don’t “do” marketing or why it doesn’t work for them. And maybe once upon a time I would let it slide. But friend, no more. We’re coming up on a new year and I’m not going to let you work with the same ol’ mind tricks anymore.

Because if nothing changes, nothing changes. And telling yourself you hate marketing is not serving you, and it’s certainly not helping your business.

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