There are so many ways that coaches and holistic healers can get a website today. You can go the 'old fashioned' route and have a website designer build a pages in HTML. You can use some of the pre-made services you'll find on any number of hosts (though most of the designs look like they're 10 … Read more about 15 Reasons to Move Your Coaching Website to WordPress Today!!
7 Reasons Not to Link with Click Here
Do a Google search for click here. What you'll find is around 1.7 billion (yes billion) instances in Google's database where website owners have used "click here" as linked text on their website. Let me guess, that includes you, right? But click here is seldom the best option for linked text. Take … Read more about 7 Reasons Not to Link with Click Here
Can Your Website Do This?
I think most of you who are reading my blog have heard of WordPress. Many know it as blogware (blog software) and some - especially my clients - know it as a full content management solution (meaning you can easily edit your content using it). But I know there are some people who read my blog … Read more about Can Your Website Do This?
You Do Know That Social Marketing Isn't A Fad, Right?
It's funny to me that people are still asking whether social media is viable for business. Obviously, the advertising industry picked up on blogs and social media pretty early on and revenue streams based on advertising has matured quite rapidly. And like with anything on the web, the internet … Read more about You Do Know That Social Marketing Isn't A Fad, Right?
Without a Community, Your Website is Useless
Imagine if you developed subdivisions and built houses for a living. What would it be like if you built a bunch of beautiful homes complete with garages and drives, but didn't build the streets that connect them? How could you possibly sell all your homes and develop a thriving community if people … Read more about Without a Community, Your Website is Useless
Remember, Your Website Is a Sales Tool – Don't Be Afraid to Use It!
If you have a website, it serves one purpose - to sell something! Whether you're selling goods and services or ideas and opinions - websites are about selling. If you have an offer, you want people to buy it. If you like something, you want people to try it. If you believe something, you want … Read more about Remember, Your Website Is a Sales Tool – Don't Be Afraid to Use It!
What Keeps You (& Your Business) Going?
If you're running a business you've undoubtedly faced difficult times. Your plans fall through, launches go less than expected, and clients take more of your time then you'd like. The list goes on, right? It's just the nature of creating something - specifically creating something that involves … Read more about What Keeps You (& Your Business) Going?
You Only Live Once…Why Not Do What You Want?
Are you doing what you want with your life? I know it's a big question. And I know it's a question that you can break down into categories. However, for just these next few moments, don't think about the parts of your life that you can answer yes about. And, don't consider that you're sort of … Read more about You Only Live Once…Why Not Do What You Want?
What Confucius Has to Say About Running Your Business
I love philosophy. I think it's because I love to contemplate the nature of things. And that's what philosophy is ultimately about - studying the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Studying philosophy makes you think. It opens and expands your mind to all sorts of different, … Read more about What Confucius Has to Say About Running Your Business
Successful Coaches Know When to Do It Themselves, and When to Get Help
It seems I've always been an do-it-yourself type. Whether it's been remodeling my kitchen, building a pole barn, learning to kayak or developing websites, I've been one of those people who like to do things myself. Usually I read a little, research a little, make a plan and jump right in. And it's … Read more about Successful Coaches Know When to Do It Themselves, and When to Get Help
5 Essential Steps to Being a Successful Coach
Being a successful life coach or business coach is within your grasp. Read on! So what is it exactly that separates you from the life coaches or business coaches you see being more successful than you? While you may think that successful coaches are such because they have some advantage over you - … Read more about 5 Essential Steps to Being a Successful Coach
What You're Not Measuring In Your Business Doesn't Exist
Are you one of those business owners who's not tracking your business activity, tracking your marketing or recording how you spend your time each day working on your business? If you are - you're certainly not alone. Very few small business owners are measuring their business activity these days - … Read more about What You're Not Measuring In Your Business Doesn't Exist