I had plateaued. My business wasn't growing, I was actually backsliding. My business was only operational because I had a few clients on retainer and a small hosting business. The other 90% of business, the new business, was coming from one referrals source. And that one source had dried up! I was still seeing enough cashflow to satisfy expenses but not leaving room for anything else. I had to do something. My initial step was to realize that I had left the growth of my … [Read more...] about How I Used Webinars to Double My Business
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WebPro Defined: An individual (freelancer, consultant, independent...) who is providing any or all of the following; website design, web development (yes, those are different things), hosting, and/or website support/maintenance.
If you're building an online business and you're selling digital products, podcasting, blogging, hosting webinars, offering courses and everything else, this is the software stack you should be using. The technology available today as opposed to five, ten years ago has made succeeding online more accessible for so many people. The best thing about every piece of software in this lineup, even the most tech-challenged individual can successfully start using them immediately! The … [Read more...] about The Software Stack for Digital Entrepreneurs
While I'm addressing "Freelancers", this doesn't just apply to Freelancers. Any business that needs a better system for billing, tracking expenses, collecting payments online and/or via your mobile (accounting software) can benefit by reading this article. When I first started my business there were several different "invoicing systems" available, however, there were two things I was looking for. No-to-low cost Something that was easy for my clients to use I decided I would build … [Read more...] about Accounting Software for Your Freelance Business
People are diving into online learning (education) more than ever. With sites like lynda.com, and independent program creators like Rainmaker Digital, it's so easy to find exactly what you need to improve personally and professionally. In a book I recently read, Paradigm Shift: 7 Realities of Success in the New Economy, there is a chapter titled, "Mentors Are the New College". In this chapter the author's wrote, "The Internet has changed what is even possible in education, and the … [Read more...] about New Trend for Online Education and How to Profit
Why would you want to increase your productivity? I'm sure you could come up with a couple different reasons to be more productive, and there isn't any one right answer because we're all at different stages in life and focused on different goals. However, I had two distinctive reasons why I wanted to be more productive. 1. get more done and 2. to feel more accomplished. I was tired of feeling like I didn't get anything done, and that I still had a mountain of work to be completed. I was … [Read more...] about 2 simple things I did to increase my daily productivity