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Treading Water Or Making A Splash?

It seems like a lot of businesses are treading water. They have a way of doing things, and they show up every day and keep on kicking and paddling in order to keep their head above water.

Sometimes, they swim forward a little, almost by accident. They get some more clients or close a big […]

Choosing a Platform For Your Online Course

I’ve been looking into a lot of the options for online course hosting, and there seems to be a new one popping up every week! It’s getting to be like e-mail marketing platforms, where there are literally hundreds to choose from.

The good thing is that, if you are looking for basic functionality, a crowded […]

What Your Online Course Could Look Like

Having an online course or program can transform your business. It gives you something to offer everyone that comes your way. It allows you to work with lots more people without taking up all of your time. It’s a great funnel for your higher level work. And it brings more money to your business.

On […]

A Year Of Dancing and Growth

It’s been just over a year since I walked back into a dance studio for the first time in over 10 years. Last year at this time, I share an article called “I Hope You Dance”, and it generated some of the most powerful responses I have ever received.

Many people were touched and inspired and […]

It’s All Worth It When…

Creating and sharing content can be challenging. But it can also be incredibly rewarding!

I talk about the difficulties a lot, and how to overcome them. I help my clients get past their blocks, handle the technical issues, deal with the statistical challenges, and answer their questions about topics, formats, strategy and more.

So why do […]

If Frankenstein Was A Blogger

As business owners who are building an online platform, we are a bit like Viktor Frankenstein building his “monster.” My daughter is reading Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” in her seventh grade English class, and it got me thinking.

Every blog article is sort of like a single part of the body – an ear, a nose, […]

Do You Have Entrepreneurial Control Issues?

I’m having control issues.

As an entrepreneur and the only full-time person in my business, I have gotten used to being in control of what happens. If I’m completely honest, it’s one of the things I love about working for myself. I get to be in control!

Can you relate?

But recently, my sense of control has […]

The Solution To Online Software Overload!

What software are you using for your e-mail marketing? Does it do everything you need?

Starting off with a simple and inexpensive e-mail marketing program like MailChimp or Constant Contact is great for many businesses. It’s a good way to begin building your list and establishing trust and recognition through regular communications.

But when your business is […]

Becoming More Decisive

Decisions, decisions, decisions!

Maybe it’s selecting what to order from an extensive restaurant menu. Or choosing which event to attend when two are happening at the same time. We are faced with many decisions every day. Hundreds of them, if you really stop to think about it.

Some of them are easy, like what to have for […]

Winning The Content Game

I was at a great event in Milwaukee this morning, and one of the speakers talked about the difference between a “finite game” and an “infinite game.”

Most of the games we think of are finite games. The goal is to win the game. There are usually some winners and some losers. There are rules […]