Hints and Tips to Help You Build Your Business With Joy

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

Simply put a 'Lead Magnet' is simply 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;...

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...

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...

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...

Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Season

We are just heading into September 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

8 Ways To Promote a New Website

So you have your lovely sparkly new website. You are super proud of it and can't wait to see your potential audience checking it out. Naturally you want to give it the best start possible in terms of ranking in the search engines so to get you started I have created...

You Will Fall Down

At heart this website is about encouraging you to take action and build a business (and in the process life) you love. Maybe you want to escape a 9 to 5 that is just getting you by; maybe you want to explore a passion that you can turn into a business; or maybe you...

How Do I Get More Traffic to My Website?

I often get asked this question and it's one that website and blog owners ask themselves on almost a daily basis around the world. The problem with it is though is that when we ask the question in this way it's almost as though all the power is 'out there' with all...

Start From Where You Are

If you are in the process of building a business it can sometimes be disheartening to look around and see people who are further ahead in your journey than you. Maybe you feel that you aren't very good at the technical aspects of online business, such as setting up a...

How To Be More Productive Working From Home

Working from home is a wonderful thing but it can be easy sometimes to fall off the productivity wagon simply because you have less of a dividing line between work and non-work activities. My home has been my office for over 4 years now and so I thought I would bring...

Know Your Why

So, you want to start a business, grow your business, or just start earning some additional income maybe through blogging or offering a course in your area of expertise. You were probably brought to my blog for that very reason. Maybe because you were looking for tips...

5 Tips For When You Add Affiliate Marketing Into the Mix

Affiliate marketing can be a great way to add additional revenue streams into your business, without too much additional work. Even better, done right those links will remain on your site far into the future, earning you a percentage long after you took the time to...

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