How to Build Your Audience Using a Proven Strategy!

How would you like to build your audience with a proven strategy?  Yep … something that actually works!

There are 5 major struggles that authors, bloggers and online entrepreneurs face when trying to grow their businesses.

Can you guess the #1 struggle?

According to a survey of over 10,000 authors and business owners that my friend Nick Stephenson ran in 2016, the top struggle (by a long shot!) is “growing my audience.”

Surprised?  Probably not, right?

I always have my eyes on processes, programs and products that will help you and add value to your life and business.

So, in that spirit, I want you to […]

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Monthly WordPress Updates Made Easy!

I have something brand spankin’ new to share with you today (…that I’m really excited about)!

You know how your WordPress website always has theme or plugin updates available? And how you’re scared to make them for fear of breaking your site (…rightfully so)?

And you may or may not even be aware how critical it is to make daily backups of your website (or that most hosting companies don’t do this, so you likely don’t have a backup of your site in case something goes wrong).

FACT: More than 30,000 webpages get hacked each DAY according to SophosLabs.

FACT: WPBeginner says 83% of […]

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The 29 Best Tools and Resources for Your Online Business

As I weave in an out of projects, constantly throughout the day, I use many different tools and resources. I thought today I’d send you a list of some of my best ones. 🙂

Bookmark, save, print this email – it’ll be a great resource for you to look back on as you move your business forward!

In no particular order, these are my MUST-USE tools and resources!

Carbonite – It just takes one computer crash before you’ll get smarter and invest in a computer backup program. I’ve tried many, Carbonite is the best!
KeePass – No cost password organizer. This program […]

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Social Media Marketing World Was a Game-Changer for Me! Register for SMMW2015!

I can’t wait to recommend something to you that was a total game-changer for me in early 2014.

It was an event I attended that allowed me to mastermind and partner with some of the biggest names in internet marketing history and changed the course of my business in a very positive way, forever.

(If you aren’t an event person, I hope to wake you up to how dramatically they grow your business and this one, is the best money you could spend on an event in 2015!)

Michael Stelzner of SocialMediaExaminer.com is someone I’ve been connected to from the very beginning of my online career almost […]

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Are You Missing the Will to Execute Your Remarkable Ideas?

There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas … what’s missing is the will to execute them. Seth Godin said that and he was right.

This week’s keyword is: Resistance.

You’ve heard the first step is the hardest and it’s true.

I’m like you in that I have tasks on my to do list that have been haunting me for WEEKS. I feel so dumb each day I don’t do them, yet something stops me. It’s sometimes like walking through sludge to do certain tasks.

The problem continues to be that distractions are at an all time high (and will only get worse). These distractions cause […]

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Freshbooks: The Best Program to Manage Invoices, Accounting and Reporting for Online Entrepreneurs and Coaches

I’ll never forget the moment I first learned about Freshbooks (accounting made for the non-accountant). I was reading an article from my iPhone on entrepreneur.com and was immediately inspired to check out what the fuss was about.

Freshbooks cloud accounting has become a dream come true for more than 5 million customers in 120 countries – myself included!

Why Freshbooks ROCKS

As an online entrepreneur, I have a lot going on (services, coaching clients, products, programs, affiliate marketing etc).

I struggled in two areas as my business grew.

Client billing. My biggest headache was client billing for our Read more

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12 Question Quiz: Is Your WordPress Website Secure?

Have you heard horror stories of websites being hacked and shut down?

It’s no joke and this is a real threat.

This quiz will wake you up to this reality and teach you exactly how to prepare so your site is safe from hacker attacks.

(Scroll down to see how we can make these updates for you!)

Go down this list of 12 questions and answer YES or NO.

Password: Are you changing your wp-admin password regularly?

Suggestion: Once per month

Password: Are you changing your FTP website hosting password regularly?

Suggestion: Once per month

Password: Are you choosing difficult passwords with uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and symbols?

Suggestion: I know you […]

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Pop-up Optin Boxes Using Optin Monster: Annoying or Effective?

When you go to a website looking for a solution to your problem, usually the last thing you want to see is a pop-up box blocking you from the answer you seek.

The pop-up box is usually an opt-in box inviting you to download a free report or subscribe to an ezine. Do you find these annoying?? Most do.

However, you would not believe the results entrepreneurs are getting by placing a pop-up optin box on their website!

Typical Optin Conversion Results

If you add a generic optin box in your header, on your sidebar, below blog posts, in your footer… you should expect […]

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Download Free Cool Fonts

Maybe you’re a beginner designer, or you are an author and just came out with an eBook you need a cool cover for. How can you get your design to stand out? I suggest, downloading free fonts – gothic fonts, script fonts, word fonts, handwriting fonts, tattoo fonts – all free for you to download depending on where you go.

I’ve actually researched a bit, where you can go to get free but SAFE fonts. I use www.UrbanFonts.com very often. You can search fonts by category and view the styles without having to go through a ton of hoops. I’ve download […]

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5 Tips to Manage Your Email Inbox to Reduce Stress and Stay Productive

Is your email Inbox making you stressed? Do you find it’s hard to get anything done because of this out of control monster? Enjoy 5 tips I use to stay on top of email:

Only subscribe to lists that provide absolute value and you really trust the advice given and that is pushing your business or life forward. (Most subscriptions are less than great and add clutter and stress.) I think I’m only subscribed to 3-4 email lists and I am a fan of a lot of websites online.If you want to stay connected to what someone is doing, follow them […]

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