Posts Tagged ‘online business’

How To Work From Home And Avoid Getting Distracted

This episode is really for you if you find yourself getting distracted while working from home …especialy when you’re in the early stages of setting up your business. As a solopreneur who’s now home full time, you might notice quite a bit of a change in your working habits, especially if you’re used to working…

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Scheduling Your Days Post Baby

Welcome to the next episode in the Business and Babies series, where I’m joined with my husband and co-parent, Robin Li. In this episode, we’re talking all about scheduling your days post baby so that you can take care of your baby, yourself, and your business. Plan on Being Absent From The Business For At…

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i030 Susan Drumm – Why You Can’t Afford Not To Have a Team

Today’s episode with Susan Drumm is all about the importance of building a business team! To get her business from zero dollars to over a million dollars, Susan shares that she had to start thinking from a “team” mindset. At the end of the day, it’s the quality of your team and the leadership you…

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How To Make Your Goals Happen

If you’re reading this, it’s likely because you have a vision for your business. You’ve made big bold goals. But you’re a little stumped because you don’t quite know how you’ll make it all happen. You might have heard the advice to focus on your “what” and that you shouldn’t get caught up in the…

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How To Start The Right Business

Successful businesses are the ones that are consistently there for their customers and clients. Year, after year. Day, after day. Cultivating your staying power is how you STAY in business. No business is guaranteed to be around forever: markets change, things fall out of favor, and new ideas emerge. It’s a constant evolution. But if…

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A Human-Centered Formula To Make More Sales

At Off The Charts Live in June, I spoke with one of our speakers, Rebecca Rapple, who is an amazing business strategist and serial entrepreneur. In her presentation Rebecca shared the keys to making more sales using a simple human-centered formula… click play to find out what it is! Make More Sales With This Simple…

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When You’re Bootstrapping Your Business

The definition of bootstrapping your business is to use existing resources to go from startup to successful enterprise. Most of us solopreneurs and small business owners don’t pitch our companies to big venture capitalists to raise funds, and as a result we tend not to grow as quickly. But we also retain full ownership over…

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How To Stay Ahead Of Competition and Copycats

Imagine this: you get an email from a friend with a screenshot and a link to a website that seems suspiciously familiar. The blood drains from your face and it hits you in the gut: someone copied your stuff. It happens more often than we think in this online world of ours because it’s so…

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Go behind the scenes of an online business…

I’m an engineer at heart, and one of my favorite things is looking under the hood to understand how something works. A lot of times we look at other people’s businesses and they’re all flashy red cars that drive fast… But what makes them successful? What’s the engine under the hood that powers the whole…

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One Simple Tip That Leads To Excellent Customer Service Skills

If you’re looking to improve your own or your employees’ email communication… this one tip is going to help you develop excellent customer service skills in your company starting today. First, let me ask you a simple question… Have you ever received an email that made you feel awesome? I sometimes feel like the art…

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