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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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How to Systemize Everything

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 13, 2018
If you’ve ever looked at another entrepreneur and wondered how they manage to get it all done, the answer might surprise you: They've got good systems. It’s true. The most productive people all have one thing in common: they don’t reinvent the wheel every day. Instead, they’ve figured out the best, most efficient way to […]
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Do You Have A Business Or A Hobby?

  • Posted by Alaia Williams
  • On June 12, 2018
Online business owners – and even coaches – can easily “open their doors for business” without a firm business plan in place. Depending on the owner, this can be a blessing or a huge mistake. Some people may test the waters to see if they attract any clients and some start out doing this online […]
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