How To Do A Mid-Year Reset For Your Small Business

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On July 9, 2018
Mid year is the perfect time to reevaluate your goals and plans for the year. Often times, business owners take the time to set goals in December or January, motivated by the promise of a new year. By June 30th, the plans have either look the same way as they did when originally set, or […]
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Featured on Modern Ontrapreneur: Build Systems and Processes

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 26, 2018
I was recently featured on Modern Ontrapreneur, a podcast and video series put out by the awesome folks at Ontraport. I sat down with Landon Ray, head of Ontraport after my workshop at Ontrapalooza, their annual marketing conference. We discuss mistakes I made while growing my business, changing my pricing, facing burnout and, of course […]
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Free download: What to do when business is slow

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 26, 2018
Ah, the summer slump. Ever heard of it? Maybe you haven't heard the term, but have felt its effects in your business. When people are dashing out of town or spending extra time with their kids because school's out, things may dip in your business (you know, unless you run a hotel, drive for Lyft, […]
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Is Bartering Putting You Out of Business?

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 25, 2018
  One of the many perks of owning and operating your own business is having the ability to barter with other business owners who are looking for cost effective ways to obtain the services they need—either personally or professionally. While bartering can be of great value (bartering services for spa treatments, haircuts, or marketing), it […]
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3 Ways to Block Tire Kickers

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 21, 2018
In any business, you’ll spend time on people who will never pay you. Website designers quote jobs that never come to fruition. Car dealers spend hours chatting up customers who will never buy. Book agents read mountains of manuscripts they will never be able to sell. And consultants and coaches spend time giving out free […]
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Your First Live Event: 4 Helpful Tips

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 20, 2018
Hands down, one of the best ways to boost your credibility as a coach or consultant (or any kind of business owner, really) is to host your own live events. They’re a chance for you to show off your expertise, provide social proof (your guest speakers will do that for you), and get your name […]
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5 Easy Ways To Boost Your Credibility

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 19, 2018
If you want to earn top dollar for your services, it’s clear you’ll first have to become a go-to expert in your niche. You’re likely already working toward that goal, and probably have been for some time, but if you’re not quite there yet, here are five ways to give your business a jump start. […]
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Solopreneur Business Makeovers: Time for Some Changes

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 18, 2018
When is the last time you updated your website? Changed your headshots? Refreshed your “About” page? If the answer to any of those is “more than a year ago,” listen up: if you're running an online business, bigger deals often require more than a fancy sales page and an email pitch. If you want to […]
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Quick and Easy Website Tweaks to Automate Your Sales Funnel

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 15, 2018
When it comes to leveraging your time, automation is one of the most powerful tools in your toolbox. It allows you to get more done in less time, and to smoothly move people through your funnel. For many small business owners, though, the one area that’s often overlooked when it comes to automation is your […]
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