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25+ Best Gift Ideas for Small Business Owners in 2024

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Finding great gifts for the small business owner in your life isn’t easy. In fact, sometimes it can be incredibly difficult. That’s why I’ve crafted this carefully curated list of the best gift ideas that’ll make your business-owning loved ones, both young and old, grin from ear to ear. Ready to become a gift-giving guru … Read more

20 Work From Home Tips That’ll Supercharge Your Productivity

Everyone who works from home eventually gets to the point where they’re searching Google for productivity tips. The emails and social media notifications keep piling up. Your calendar? Already full. And that comfy bed is just a few steps away, luring you in for a midday nap. But there’s good news — I’m here to … Read more

Bypass the Hype: How to Strategically Grow Your Online Business

The reason most people fail isn’t that they’re not taking enough action in their business – it’s that they’re taking too much of the wrong kind of action. And in this post, I’m going to cover something that not a lot of people talk about… but it’s so foundational that you “can’t pass go” without it. Something that every successful business is built on — the concept of sequencing or doing the right things at the right time to grow your business step-by-step-by-step. 

State of the Internet: 12 Expert Predictions for 2023 (& Beyond)

If you took English literature in high school or are a Sci-Fi fan, you might be familiar with Ray Bradbury’s short story, “There Will Come Soft Rains.”  It was first published in 1950 during the mid-post-war nuclear war paranoia and depicted a smart house powered by AI going through its daily routine in the year … Read more

4 Common Types of Intellectual Property (+ 4 Others to Know)

There are many types of intellectual property, and it can be confusing to know which ones apply to you and your business. In this post, we’ll go over the four most common types of intellectual property (trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and patents), plus four lesser-known types that may be relevant to you. But before we … Read more

20+ Small Business Ideas for Entrepreneurs in 2024

Looking for small business ideas to scratch your entrepreneurial itch? In this post, I’ve compiled 21 well-known (and even some lesser-known) business opportunities for 2022. So whether you’re a serial entrepreneur looking to launch another successful business or a complete novice brainstorming business ideas, there’s sure to be an idea (or two, or three!) on … Read more

10 Learnings From 10 Years of Launching & Scaling an Online Business

Ten years ago I definitely didn’t imagine that — 10 years later — I would have a multi-million dollar business that’s helped over 12K students launch their business and products online. All because — 10 years ago — I made the small, yet monumental choice to step out of my comfort zone… and into my genius zone. Now I know that this is a choice that’s not easy to make, so I wanted to share my Top 10 Learnings from 10 years of launching and scaling an online business.

15+ Best Business Checking Accounts for Entrepreneurs in 2024

Having a business checking account is a must for most small businesses.  You’re able to keep your business and personal expenses separate, prep for taxes (no fun… but necessary!) and legitimately establish your business’s financial presence.  And thanks to the internet, entrepreneurs and small business owners have many options for choosing a business checking account. … Read more

How to Grow and Scale a Business

Just like we need food, oxygen and water to survive, your business needs money, customers and support. And most people who want to grow and scale their business focus on what they want instead of what their business needs. But when you shift your focus to what your business needs, you’re able to take this longer-term view that sets you up for success — not just now — but in the future. 
Scaling your business is about taking the ceiling off, so you can continue to grow, and your business can continue to grow beyond your limits, beyond what you’re capable of doing on your own. And to do that, you’ve got to take consistent strategic action. So how can you take the ceiling off your business and grow and scale beyond what you thought was possible? By taking these 5 actions.

How to Get Powerful Client Testimonials

What do you do if you’re not getting enough sales?

The answer could be a lot simpler than you think because you might be missing just one ingredient in your sales and marketing message…

Social proof.

So that’s basically success stories and powerful testimonials from students and clients and it’s the credibility you get — not from what you say — but from what other people say about you and your work. In this post, I outline exactly how to get testimonials that will increase sales and grow your business.