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Having an online business merchant account is imperative for e-commerce sites as more than 85% of purchases made online are paid for by credit cards. If your business is still insisting on getting paid through …

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3 Key Business Lessons I Learned From My Dog

3 Key Business Lessons I Learned From My Dog

I have the world’s best dog, and I tell her that every chance I get. Bexley isn’t just a pet, she’s family. She doesn’t know it, but she has taught me a lot about life …

Do You Know Your Why Behind Procrastination?

Do You Know Your Why Behind Procrastination?

Did you know there is actually a Procrastination Research Group? There is, and the group studies the causes and effects of procrastination on our well being.
The bottom line? It has a very real and negative …

Just Scratching The Surface Of Procrastination

Just Scratching The Surface Of Procrastination

Imagine this scenario: you have a program or offering to launch and you have brainstormed several ways to create visibility for it. Your ideas include social media outlets, article writing, and reaching out to your …

4 Attention-Getting Profile Features In LinkedIn

4 Attention-Getting Profile Features In LinkedIn

If you’re like many solo professionals, social media is part of your marketing and networking strategy. LinkedIn is one tool to use in creating lasting connections. Are you using your profile features to their fullest?
Whether …

Hiring Your Ideal Business Coach: 5 Decision Factors To Find Your Match

Hiring Your Ideal Business Coach: 5 Decision Factors To Find Your Match

I’ll always remember the day I called my manager to resign from my sales position and begin my new life as a solo professional. It was just before the Thanksgiving holiday. I had been planning …

Solo And Feeling Isolated? 4 Keys To Overcome Isolation And Thrive

Solo And Feeling Isolated? 4 Keys To Overcome Isolation And Thrive

As a solo professional, you’ve dreamed of that home office forever. It’s just the way you like it – no commute, no annoying office mates, and all of the uninterrupted time you need to work …

4 Tips To Creating Market Awareness For Your Sales Cycle

4 Tips To Creating Market Awareness For Your Sales Cycle

One mistake that many self-employed professionals make is the idea that if they create a product or service offering, that people will automatically become aware of it, trust its value, and purchase it – only …

7 Keys To Create Collaborative Partnerships

7 Keys To Create Collaborative Partnerships

“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples, then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an …

4 Keys To Understanding Why Your Customers Buy From You

4 Keys To Understanding Why Your Customers Buy From You

When creating your programs, products, or services, do you truly understand whyyour potential and current customers buy what you had to offer?
It’s easy to fall into the trap of creating something because we think it’s what …

3 Things Your Website Must Do For Your Business

3 Things Your Website Must Do For Your Business

A friend recently showed me an early version of her new website, still in the design process.
The colors were beautiful, the web copy was looking good, and the navigation was easy. But it was missing …

Pull, Don’t Push – 5 Better Ways To Build Your Network

Pull, Don’t Push – 5 Better Ways To Build Your Network

“Networking” is one of those words that gets overused, and for many creates a lot of anxiety. We envision schmoozing at an event, or feeling the pressure to constantly be on the social media circuit.
We …

Solo Professional Marketing – Are You Keeping In Touch?

Solo Professional Marketing – Are You Keeping In Touch?

As a solo professional, it’s rewarding to build your list of subscribers and clients. Your opportunities and income will grow exponentially as you reach more people.
You have been a potential client yourself, right? You opt-in …

Solo Professionals And Self-Doubt – Simple Strategies To Deal With Self-Doubt

Solo Professionals And Self-Doubt – Simple Strategies To Deal With Self-Doubt

My business victories, big or small, are sometimes an exercise in moving out of self-doubt.
Think of self-doubt like limbo. It’s this suspended state between absolutes. One absolute is positive belief; the other absolute is knowing …

Connect With Your Target Market – Do You Have A Target Market Story?

Connect With Your Target Market – Do You Have A Target Market Story?

I’m working with some sharp solo professional women right now to better define their target market. Like many, they’re wrestling with issues like “What if I choose the wrong one?” or “I’m concerned about becoming …

Creating A Personal Brand That Matters To Your Target Market

Creating A Personal Brand That Matters To Your Target Market

“Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got.” ~Janis Joplin
If you’re a self-employed service professional, you are your brand. Your brand is more than your company name, logo, or color scheme.
Your brand ultimately represents your values …

Solo Professionals And Profit – Make Sure You Know V + C = P

Solo Professionals And Profit – Make Sure You Know V + C = P

There are many business models out there, depending on your offerings, your expertise, and where your target market hangs out.
For most service professionals, there’s a simple equation to follow:
·V + C = P –> Visibility …