The key to client attraction (or if you are a nonprofit, creating buzz and getting more support) is 100% primarily based on your FOOTING. I did a big ole post about footing way back. But basically when I say FOOTING, I’m referring to having an extremely solid and connectable MISSION STATEMENT. And even if you … Continue reading Mission Statement Template – FREE For You!
Frasier: I signed up with a matchmaking service. Niles: Frasier… a matchmaker? I’m surprised you’d use a professional for something as personal as your love life. Frasier: Well, I could say the same thing about you and your doula. Niles: Well, our professional comes highly recommended. Frasier: So does my professional. Niles: Well, my professional’s … Continue reading How Much Should I Charge: Product and Pricing
Why be an entrepreneur? These perks might sound familiar. The reasons why you started your business is… 1. Because having a boss sucked. 2. Because you were always late for work anyway. 3. Because you couldn’t make it in show business. 4. Because you like shopping in the middle of the day. 5. Because. SHOES. … Continue reading 19 Reasons Why You Started Your Business
So it is with great sadness that The Fame Kit will soon go into retirement (say it ain’t so!) BUT – it is going to be replaced with something much more badass: Liz’s Bonafide Website Guide, The Guide You REALLY Need to Read Before You Buy That Sexy New Site. In celebration of this new … Continue reading Liz’s Bonafide Website Guide Release Party Giveaway!
Struggling – the battle of being both an entrepreneur living your dreams / passions and still being in the “real” world aka the world where bills are due, there are things like student loans, rent, groceries, transportation, car payments, cell phone bills, and, hopefully, the occasional beer. Now we all know it’s not pretty nor easy. We … Continue reading Guest Blog: 10 Reasons YOU Don’t Have to Struggle
I went to Nashville recently with Drew. Since the Air Force moves us around a lot, we decided to take the opportunity to explore the area. After an amazing meal at Peg Leg Porker (ridiculously good dry ribs by the way), we headed to the Silver Dollar Saloon to listen to a country music band. We go … Continue reading I used to want to be a Country Western singer. (Don’t laugh… OK, you can laugh now.)
I once had a client tell me at the beginning of our working relationship to “overcommunicate” with her. I remember thinking, “What? Why?! Do I undercommunicate? Is it even possible to undercommunicate something? Do I talk funny? Do I talk too quiet? Am I speaking Italian right now? WHAT CAN THIS MEAN!?” Then, in the … Continue reading A valuable lesson a business rockstar once taught me
Networking is one of the most important parts of building a business. It’s a way to meet people, expand your professional circle, and bolster your name in the community. Unfortunately, networking is also one of the most time consuming marketing activities you can do for your business. Here are some hacks to make your networking … Continue reading Guest Blog: Networking Hacks for Entrepreneurs
Sometimes it feels like marketing is trying to out market marketing. As marketing professionals we’re constantly hit with articles, blog posts, webinars and conferences that will help us be better B2B or B2C marketers. What if I told you that the best way to engage your audience (and your prospects) was to talk “human” to … Continue reading Guest Blog: Please Talk Human To Me!
Are you a part of #TheAfter5Club? It’s a free 14 day challenge hosted by Kelly Lynn Adams — today, she asked us which word we want to embody. I chose EMPATHY. Here’s why… One of my clients recently asked me to take an Emotional Intelligence Assessment. At the idea, I was like, “Psshaww, I’m like … Continue reading 7 reasons to make empathy your business’s top priority
This debate is a super hot-button issue in the blogging world. So hold on to your undies, tighten your shoelaces, and secure your spinny-chair. I surveyed as many people as I could on this issue because I think it’s an important one — and found that exactly 100% of them keep comments enabled. Of course, to disable comments … Continue reading Wondering if you should keep comments enabled on your blog? Read this.