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Creating Additional Streams of Income During the Downturn

Creating Additional Streams of Income During the Downturn

There is no doubt that the current crisis is having a huge impact on businesses, both large and small. Maybe you can no longer work directly with clients, perhaps shipping is a problem, or maybe you can no longer get access to vital supplies. However difficult it is...

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Virtual Assistant Tasks: 25 Tasks You Can Outsource

Virtual Assistant Tasks: 25 Tasks You Can Outsource

When it comes to building a business online many of us find ourselves bootstrapping as we establish our foundations. However, there comes a time when it's vital to start outsourcing some tasks if you want to continue to grow, while also being able to get some...

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10 Steps to Declutter Your Business for a Productive Year

10 Steps to Declutter Your Business for a Productive Year

I always see January as a fresh start and as it's usually a little bit of a quieter time of the year, it's the perfect opportunity to get organized and to dig deep into decluttering. When it comes to goal setting, which we'll talk about a bit more in a second, I...

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My 4 Favorite Newsletter Templates Available on The Web

My 4 Favorite Newsletter Templates Available on The Web

If your inbox receives close to Text Request’s reported average of 88 emails per day, how often do you make time for newsletters? Amidst important banking emails, conversations between clients and those exciting shipment notifications, most of us seldom take more than...

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The Pinterest Experiment: Part 2

The Pinterest Experiment: Part 2

It's been a little over a month since I started my Pinterest experiment - and you can read about my aims here if you want to catch up. The Main Things I Have Been Focusing on Are: Posting Regularly Every Day - at the moment I am averaging adding 12 pins per day...

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Running a Facebook Giveaway

Running a Facebook Giveaway

We are all aware that Facebook reach for pages is down, but that doesn't mean it's now impossible to get any organic reach at all. Sometimes you just have to incentivize people, and running a Facebook giveaway is a great way to do that. The important thing with any...

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The Pinterest Experiment

The Pinterest Experiment

I have long recommended Pinterest as a great way to grow the audience for your blog and to ultimately make more sales of your products and/or services. Pinterest however, is less a social media platform and more a search engine and that means that as well as great...

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Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Season

Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Season

We are already into August and believe it or not now is the perfect time to start making those holiday season preparations for your business Here are some quick tips to optimise your conversions in the coming months. Blog Posts Blog posts can take anywhere between 4...

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Convertkit Vs Mailchimp: Why The Choice Was Easy

Convertkit Vs Mailchimp: Why The Choice Was Easy

Mailchimp has recently changed its pricing structure and therefore I thought now is the perfect opportunity to examine Convertkit vs Mailchimp; and to dive deep into the real differences between the two platforms. While you can still get an account for free with...

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4 Mindset Authors Who Can Help You Build Your Business

4 Mindset Authors Who Can Help You Build Your Business

As I wrote over on social media earlier this week, in some tips to live by, building a business is hard! So hard in fact that we really do need all the help we can get. However, while building a business can be hard, what these authors show us is that it can also be...

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What’s a Lead Magnet and Why Do I Need One?

What’s a Lead Magnet and Why Do I Need One?

Simply put a 'Lead Magnet' is something you give away, in exchange for someone giving you their email address and signing up to your mailing list. It can take many forms: a written pdf; access to a video or audio; a short course delivered by email; a checklist; or...

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How To Keep Your WordPress Website Secure

How To Keep Your WordPress Website Secure

While it's something that we often don't pay much attention to, security is probably one of the most important aspects of owning a website. You might not have been in the situation yet where you get hacked, but I promise it's not a good place to be, and therefore the...

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It’s Time to Commit

It’s Time to Commit

There are lots of moving parts to building and promoting a business. There are also many ways to approach marketing. Should I head to networking meetings, jump on social media, start blogging, or even streak naked through the centre of my hometown to just get people's...

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What Are You Doing Differently in 2019?

What Are You Doing Differently in 2019?

As we start the year I thought I would put together my thoughts on how I want things to change in 2019. Many of these won't be right for you, but maybe one or two will strike a chord. Also I would love to hear in the comments section what you are going to be doing...

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It’s Ok to Disappoint Yourself

It’s Ok to Disappoint Yourself

Sometimes things in our life will just seem 'off'. Maybe there are events happening which are causing us real struggle. Health, relationship, financial issues - they can all take a toll on us and on our ability to live joyfully. Heck, you only need to ingest what's...

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8 Reasons to Publish Your Own e-Book

8 Reasons to Publish Your Own e-Book

Whether you are going to sell it from your own website or add it to the Kindle store there are a number of benefits of publishing an e-book. If you are writing non-fiction, you don't need to worry that this will need to be a weighty tome in the style of one of the...

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Way Back When

Way Back When

Do you remember when you were a little girl (or boy) and there were so many things you got excited about. I'm not talking here about absolutely MAJOR things like Christmas or your birthday. Why of course that sent you into a frenzy of excitement, I mean presents and...

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20 Ways to Grow Your Email List

20 Ways to Grow Your Email List

Ok so before we talk about growing your list it’s important to realise that you need an incentive to encourage people to sign up to your newsletter. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘lead magnet’ and it can be any of the following: a downloadable resource in a pdf...

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3 Tips to Improve Your Instagram Marketing

3 Tips to Improve Your Instagram Marketing

Today I have three fab tips which will help you make the most of your Instagram updates. 1 Research Hashtags You want to use hashtags which will help you to get discovered by new people. The easiest way to see what's working is to head to the profiles of your...

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6 Reasons to Get Started With Affiliate Marketing

6 Reasons to Get Started With Affiliate Marketing

Whether you are looking to add an additional stream of income to your existing business; or whether you want to start creating passive income from the ground up, affiliate marketing can be a great choice. Affiliate marketing (as is passive income in general) is not...

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