There’s an old saying that say to be considered an expert you only need to know one more thing than the average person. In other words it’s all relative!
Everyone can be an expert at something as we all have talents. Believing in our own ability and having the courage to admit to being an expert is one thing that often holds back budding entrepreneurs.Read More
Have you experienced the brain picker yet?
You know, the well meaning friend who just has a ‘quick question’!
It’s an age-old dilemma – on one hand you want to be helpful (they are friends after all!) but on the other hand the knowledge you have collected over the years has cost you a small fortune to gather and well frankly, you don’t want to give it away for free.Read More
I’m sure everybody has probably heard of the 80/20 rule. If you have or if you haven’t you need to read on – it could potentially change your life. It is fundamental to every person whether a business person or not!
Now don’t be put off if you’re not a big fan of numbers. The 80/20 rule, although based on mathematical foundations, is more of a concept. But just in case you want the history here goes…Read More
Opt-ins are the life blood of your business. You can have the most successful blog in the world, in terms of visitors reading it, but if they don’t opt-in to your mailing list you are losing the opportunity to convert those readers to clients.
We have all heard the saying ‘The money is in the list!”, right?
Well it may be a cliche, but it’s true.
So how do you make sure you get people to opt-in?
To be successful in marketing and consequently selling and making money, you need to have a marketing mindset. That means you need to think a little differently to the average person. You need to be receptive to growth and learning new skills and banish any negative thinking or fear of failure. You need to be…Read More
Having an online business requires a definite skill set. Your customers are buying from you ‘sight unseen’. In order for them to do that it takes a certain level of trust. Trust that you should have built up with them, prior to them purchasing from you.
So just how do you go about building that trust?Read More
“If you build it – they will come”
Well that might be true of a baseball field but it’s not necessarily true of a blog or website. You may have the best site in the world with the most amazing products but if nobody knows about it you are simply whistling in the wind!Read More
If you are doing the same thing over and over again, you should ideally take the time to write a ‘How To’, step by step guide so that you could easily pass the task off to someone else.
Now, you may not want to pass the task off to anyone at this stage in your business because you’re not ready or funds don’t allow you to. But getting into the habit of writing down your systems is a great way to eliminate disorder and chaos from your business.Read More
If you’re a new blogger (and also a blogger with a budget!) you will know how important it is to get eyes on your posts without breaking the bank. We don’t all have huge marketing budgets for Pay Per Click campaigns or paid adverts.
So how can you get some QUALITY free traffic to your blog?
I created this infographic to summarise 10 ways to get more eyeballs on your blog!Read More
So you’ve decided to try your hand at network marketing!
Good idea – it’s a great business model and there are a lot of excellent opportunities out there.
You sign up and the first thing they offer you is your OWN website. Find out why you should avoid using your MLM replicated website at all costs!Read More
There’s an elephant in the room and for me it’s blogging and religion!
Would you still do business with me if I was a different religion to you?
I may be your ideal customer. Every ‘tick box’ checked EXCEPT the religion one!Read More