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Year-End Checklist for Small Business Owners

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On December 27, 2018
Generally speaking, I'm not a fan of arbitrary deadlines and milestones. If you really want to quit smoking, why wait until January 1st when you can start changing your life today? I feel the same when it comes to business matters – why wait for next year to pursue your goals when you can start […]
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Best Planners for Small Business Owners: 2019 Edition

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On October 29, 2018
It's no secret. I love planners. I love using them, shopping for them and talking about them. Over the last few years, I've been writing about the best planners for business owners, freelancers and solopreneurs. Because I've been doing this for a while, in this year's edition of The Best Planners for Small Business Owners, […]
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Coaches: Stop Being Your Own Worst Client

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On October 11, 2018
Let's do a little mental exercise, shall we? Imagine you had a coaching client who consistently failed to complete her tasks for the week. She couldn’t find the time to get her email opt-in page completed. She was too busy to write the next chapter of her book. She was working too hard and completely […]
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More Than Money: Understanding Why You Do The Work You Do

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On October 9, 2018
What do super-successful small business owners all have in common? It’s not experience. It’s not extraordinary skills. It’s not even a powerful drive. Although all of these things can definitely help your business grow, they’re not a prerequisite for success. After all, no one is born with experience or skills, and plenty of successful people […]
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3 Great Places to Find Joint Venture Partners

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On October 8, 2018
No matter how proudly you embrace the “solopreneur” title, there comes a time when you absolutely must reach out for help. And for savvy business owners, that help often comes in the form of joint venture (JV) partners. Also considered affiliates in some cases, JV partners act as your own private sales army, spreading the […]
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7 Great Tools For Building Sales Funnels

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On October 3, 2018
Ready to start building out your sales funnels? There are just a few things you need before you can get started. Here are some great options for tools to use when building both free and paid funnels: Lead Pages—when it comes to building opt-in pages, LeadPages.net is one of the most powerful tools you have at […]
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3 Pages Every Sales Funnel Needs – And What To Put On Them

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On September 27, 2018
Confused about how sales funnels work? You’re not alone. In fact, that’s the number one reason small business owners I speak with say they can’t get their funnels set up—they simply don’t know what to include (and where). At the very least, your sales funnel needs three pages. Sales Page This one obviously comes first. […]
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Follow Up Sequences: Put Your Sales on Autopilot

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On September 20, 2018
Building a funnel for your online business? The web pages that make up your sales or opt-in funnel are only the beginning. To truly encourage sales, you need to stay in contact with your readers. The easiest way to do that is through your email marketing system – sending periodic emails with various related offers. […]
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