As a coach, a healer or professional service provider, do you know why you have a website? You know the answer to this, right? You have a website to get more clients. Well, what if that's not realistic? What if that's not the true purpose of your website? What if your website isn't meant to … Read more about Why Your Coaching Website Is NOT About Getting Clients
It's difficult to develop a website to promote your practice without clarity. Clarity in vision. Clarity in message. Clarity in audience. Clarity in need. So often I talk to people who are fuzzy about having a website. They know they need one. But their lack of clarity stops them from moving … Read more about 7 Steps to Clarifying Your Website Needs
I want to share a business secret with you. It's a secret that you may know already - a least mentally. Yet it's a secret that often separates highly successful businesses from the less successful ones. Are you ready? Okay... No matter how well developed your business is; no matter how many … Read more about Why You Want Your Business To Forever Be Unfinished
I was reading from Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching last night when I ran across an interesting quote: He who knows others is wise; He who knows himself is enlightened. The passage made me stop and contemplate my own life. How well do I know myself? I went down that path for a bit of time; looking at my … Read more about Small Business Advice: Are You Enlightened?
I was reminded of something the other day - that I am in business to make people's lives better. Lots of people are in business for the same reason. Heck, if you're a coach, holistic practitioner or any type of service provider, it's likely that at least part of the reason you're in business is … Read more about Are You Making a Difference in Your Clients' Lives?
THIS OFFER HAS ENDED! You may have heard that I'm expecting our fourth child sometime in the next couple of weeks. My kids and I are extremely excited and are looking forward to meeting this new little Miracle (sorry, couldn't resist). At the same time, I've been looking for an interesting and … Read more about Here’s How You Can Get a Business-Ready Website For $350 – 1 MORE DAY ONLY!!
Positioning is one of the biggest, most foundation keys to success. It's certainly true in sports. In baseball, if your defense is positioned wrong, the other team can more easily score runs. In basketball, both offense and defense are decided by how players are positioned on the floor. Get it … Read more about Is Your Business Out of Position?
In truth, having a web-based business isn't difficult. What's difficult is getting really clear about who you are, what you do and who you do it for. The problem is, there are tons of approaches for doing this which sometimes leads to confusion. Do I need to write a business plan? What about … Read more about 3 Easy Steps to Creating a Web-based Business
A couple of days back I was speaking with a client of mine. She's a life coach who wants to know better how to use the web (and soon her blog) to increase her marketing reach and, ultimately, her business. We spent the better part of an hour talking about how a blog, when used well, can become a … Read more about In Business, Make It About The Relationship First
I can't tell you how many calls and emails I get from small business owners who have had a bad experience with their web designer or their marketing coach. It seems so common. Maybe 1 in 3 of the people who contact me do so because they've not gotten what they've needed from the person they're … Read more about Be Careful Who You Ask For Help With Your Business
Don't you want your blog to be noticed? Sure, we each blog for different reasons. Some of us want to express our views or write about something we love. Others of us want make a buck or promote our business. And some just want to share their lives with others. Regardless of why you're blogging, … Read more about What To Do When People Aren't Paying Attention To Your Blog
You'd think the latest question Liz asked me would be simple to answer. And on the surface it is. Yet, I've needed an extra day to think about where to take this one2one conversation next. When you go around the Internet, what mistake do you see most often? That's her question. Think about it for a … Read more about Are You Having A Conversation With Your Niche Audience?