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female brands

5 Female Brands Making A Big Difference

In 2021, this is hardly a secret, but just in case anyone out there missed the memo: women can do pretty much anything we want to do. Of course, there are plenty of women who already knew that, including the ladies behind so many of the powerhouse female brands we’ve had the pleasure of working…

Membership Site Design Secrets

So you’ve got plans for an epic online membership, but you’re not really sure how to make it look damn fine? Don’t fret! Your friendly local experts in membership site design have got you covered in just seven quick questions… 1.  IS YOUR MEMBERSHIP SITE DESIGN ON-BRAND? When you purchase something online, you expect the…
AccessAlly Membership Sites

5 Beautiful AccessAlly Membership Sites 

Planning a new online course? Once you’ve decided what you’re going to cover (and whether it’s going to sell), the next big decision is where to build it – and once you see a few of the beautiful AccessAlly membership sites we’ve had the pleasure of creating, you won’t look anywhere else.  In case you…

5 Bold Personal Brands We Love 

It’s no secret that the thrill of building personal brands for powerful women is what gets us out of bed in the morning… But sometimes a client comes along with such a bold, exciting vision that it’s all we can do not to drop everything and follow them into the sunset.  Boldness means different things…
content marketing

5 Reasons Why You Need To Start Content Marketing

Content marketing is the brussel sprout of the online business world: it looks pretty intimidating and it can be hard to “get into”, but it’s also really good for growing strong, healthy business bones.  In fact, if you’re not already in the thick of a content marketing strategy, there’s a good chance that your business…
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How to Find Your Unique Selling Proposition

Once you have formed a solid foundation from your own values and beliefs, your business needs a backbone – and that backbone takes the form of your Unique Selling Proposition. This single sentence will help you stand out in a crowded market and give potential customers a reason to choose you over everyone else, which…
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How to Boost Your Email Open Rate 

Your email open rate is sort of like your high school GPA.  If it’s not great, it gets a heck of a lot harder to achieve what you want (i.e. more successful sends and a piece of that sweet, sweet email ROI pie).  And just in case you have no idea what “ROI pie” is,…
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How To Write An Awesome Bio 

Most people hate writing bios so much that the idea of writing an “awesome bio” seems like an activity for sadists and celebrities. It feels SUPER weird and icky to write nice things about yourself and to list off all the excellent things you’ve done – mainly because of the global phenomenon that is Tall…
social media marketing

The 2021 Guide to Social Media Marketing: Instagram

When you’re in the process of growing your business online, social media marketing is one of those words you’ll need to know.  The thing is, it’s not quite as simple as whacking together a few memes, putting them all up at the same time, and LOLing your way to the bank.  The key is to…
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5 Signs Your Branding Is Holding You Back

In an ideal world, your branding would be like the perfect partner: moving through life alongside you, taking you on exotic holidays, and encouraging you to make your mark on the world.  In reality, it can seem more like that one boyfriend you had in high school who never wanted you to go to parties…
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Brand Tips for Lover Archetypes

As important missions go, “spreading love” is pretty high on the list, and for Lover archetypes, there’s nothing quite so exhilarating as sending the good stuff to every corner of the world.  But, before you can get started, there’s something slightly more pressing demanding your attention:  Your brand. If you’re not attracting the right people…
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Copy Secrets for Lover Archetypes

As a lover, you might be tempted to think that you can woo your ideal clients with heart-eye emojis and boxes of chocolates. The problem is, if you struggle to communicate All The Feels in your copy, it will be a short-lived relationship. The way you write determines the kind of clientele you attract, so…
Membership site ideas

Membership Site Ideas: 8 Ways To Build Your Own Online Empire

A well-made membership site is like a licence to print money (and save your own sanity).  Think about it: how much time, energy and money could you save by skipping the traditional sales model?  Instead of chasing one-off purchases in a crowded market, you’d have a guaranteed stream of income and a captive audience.  If…
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5 Opt-in Ideas to Triple Your Email List in 2021

So we all know we need to build our email lists, but a lame little pop-up that says ‘Hey subscribe for weekly updates!’ just doesn’t cut the mustard anymore. Most of the visitors to your site will just ignore it, or worse – be super annoyed. What you really need is an opt-in – but…
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Brand Tips for Explorer Archetypes

Life as an explorer is never boring. There’s so much to see and do that sleep becomes an afterthought – something to get around to after the next three holidays you have booked.  But, if you want your financial prospects to be there when you get back from your next trip, there’s something slightly more…
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Copy Secrets for Explorer Archetypes

By their very nature, an explorer is a vibrant, charismatic person, but unless you can learn how to infuse your copy with these addictive traits, you’ll have a hard time convincing your ideal client to follow you up the mountain. The way you write determines the kind of clientele you attract (well, that and the…
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Membership Sites That Actually Make Money

Membership sites are ALL the rage right now, but many businesses remain sceptical about this model. ‘Aren’t subscription models kind of dodgy?’ ‘Do customers really keep paying for things like that?’ ‘How many chicken nuggets is too many? The answers to these questions are no, yes, and more than you think. The fact is, subscription…
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Brand Tips for Sage Archetypes

Life as a sage can feel like one big expedition in search of the truth – and once you have an irresistible brand, others will feel compelled to join you on your journey. Who knows? They might even bring brain food to share.  But before you go rushing to give all of your knowledge away,…
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Copy Secrets for Sage Archetypes

When so much of your personality centres around sage wisdom and wit, writing amazing copy must come easily…right?  That is, until you need your writing to make an emotional connection (and, eventually, a sale…). The way you write determines the kind of clientele you attract (well, that and the awesomeness of your website design) so…
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Brand Tips for Creator Archetypes

The life of a creator is not for the weak: just the thought of laying your best ideas out in the open as criticism bombs fall from the digital heavens is enough to turn most people off.  If you’re reading this, you’re probably well-accustomed to preparing yourself for that battle – but, before you can…
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Copy Secrets for Creator Archetypes

If you identify as a creator, you probably fall into one of two categories:  You love writing colourful copy.  You love reading other people’s creative copy and then using it as inspiration for your next big idea.  Category 1 people, this is your chance to prove that the pen (read: keyboard) really is mightier than…
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5 Ways To Tell If You’re a Queen Archetype 

We know Queens are busy people, so we’ll get straight to it: here are a few telltale signs you’re definitely a Queen archetype:  You currently own (or have previously owned) a tiara. You not-so-secretly believe you’re in charge of everything. You wouldn’t hate it at all if everyone called you Your Majesty. You’re driven, you…
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5 Ways To Tell If You’re a Hero Archetype

If you see someone in distress, are you the first person to help out? Do you wear a cape? Have you ever lifted a car with your own brute strength to save a trapped person underneath? Do you respond to the Bat-signal?  It sounds like you might be a Hero brand archetype.  You’re disciplined, focussed,…
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The Dream Team for Online Businesses

The other day, I was deep in conversation with one of my business besties, talking about how hard (and exhausting) it is to grow your business when you are still stuck doing all the things IN it, and it got me thinking about just how common her problem is.  Most of the women we work…
healer brand tips

Brand Tips for Healer Archetypes

Being a healer at heart leaves you with a long to-do list: what other archetype would take on the task of resolving hunger and eradicating poverty and still have time to get dinner together?  But, before you can start healing the world, there’s something slightly more pressing demanding your attention:  Your brand. If you’re not…
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5 Ways to Tell If You’re a Healer Archetype

Let’s be honest: the world isn’t always an easy place to live. This is especially true if you’re a healer archetype, but we’ll get to that in a moment.  You’re surrounded by angry drivers, hindered by endless to-do lists, and weighed down by the disapproval of general strangers.  There’s no magic pill that fixes everything,…
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Copy Secrets for Healer Archetypes

Healer archetypes like yourself are renowned for two things: magic hands (whatever that means) and a serious WOO vibe, but it takes more than that to grow a brand…starting with smart copy. Here’s the thing about copy: if it doesn’t capture your personality, your audience won’t feel the pull. The way you write determines the…
impostor syndrome

Your 7-Step Guide to Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Let’s face it: building a personal brand is an intensely…well, *personal* experience, and it can leave you feeling pretty raw – even before the dreaded impostor syndrome creeps in.  Before you know it, you’re asking yourself unhelpful questions like “What if I don’t have enough knowledge/power/money/[insert valuable commodity here] to make it online?” and “WHY…
website pages

What website pages do I need?

Setting up and filling out the website pages that represent your personal brand is the first step towards a life filled with luxury vacations and sheets with a super high thread count.  There’s only one problem: getting started can be REALLY hard. If the title of this blog had you drawing a blank, don’t stress…
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Welcome emails: Why you need one (and how to write it)  

If your inbox was a party, welcome emails would always be the favourite guest. They show up right on time, dressed to impressed, and they somehow give you exactly what you want – even things you didn’t know to ask for.  Not sending welcome emails is sort of like missing the party altogether – you’ll…
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Here’s the real reason your personal brand sucks

If the phrase “personal brand” sends you into hyperventilation mode, then it’s time to get real. You’re probably doing it wrong! Building your brand shouldn’t feel icky. It can even be sort of fun if you go about it the right way, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be a few challenges. Here are some…
web design

Why Web Design Is So Important (And How to Nail It)

Ah, the internet – it’s a mixed bag of code strings, cat videos, and designers fighting a war against web design fails. The online world has always been a great place for self-expression, and site builders have made it possible for even the least tech-savvy amongst us to get online… …only it’s not always for…
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How to Choose a Business Name

By the time you decide to take the plunge and turn that amazing idea of yours into a business, you’re probably already thinking about names – and why wouldn’t you? Choosing a business name is like choosing a baby name: you should take the time to sleep on it. No one wants another X Æ…

What is a Brand Archetype (And Why Should You Care)?

So you put all of this time into building a brand you could be proud of, but now that it’s time to find your ideal customers, you’re not sure where to look. You might not be able to pick them out of the crowd in a bar, and unfortunately, there’s no such thing as a…
brand purpose

How to Work Out Your Brand Purpose

Deep questions can be scary – you know the ones: “Who am I?”, “Why am I here?”, and “Where are my keys?” – but they’re also really important, especially when you’re building a brand. If your brand purpose lacks clarity or personality, finding customers is sort of like tracking down that tiny container of mints…
black friday

How to Run a Black Friday Offer

Black Friday is upon us once again, and you know what that means: time to do everything in your power to net yourself as many new sales as possible. Your challenge, should you choose to accept it (and you should), is to convince all those Owners of Wallets out there that they should send the…
member's portal

How a member’s portal is helping our clients

Do you ever wonder about how things work behind the scenes in someone else’s business? Then you’re in luck – because we’re lifting the curtain on our member’s portal to show you how we have automated our intake process!  It takes some serious talent to bring a client’s vision to life – we’re talking the…
computer on desk facebook strategy

How to Create Your First Facebook Strategy

Facebook is one of those business tools you wouldn’t want to be without – but if you don’t have a Facebook strategy, you’re probably missing out anyway. Soz. Unfortunately, missing out isn’t really an option – so if your current “strategy” is to sit in front of the empty Facebook content box with a look…
woman on laptop business growth plan

Business Growth Tips For Slow Times

We all have slow periods in business, and whilst making sales and delivering services and products is where it’s at, having a slow period can be a good thing for your business growth, as long as you use it well. It’s time to work on your business rather than in it! Here’s a quick and…
everyman archetype

5 Ways To Tell If You’re an Everyman Archetype

What is the Everyman archetype? In a nutshell – it’s the guy or gal next door. Drew Barrymore or Tom Hanks. Likable, relatable. Pisses very few people off.  What kind of customers flock to the Everyman? People who have a desire to connect and belong (a.k.a. everyone). If you’re an Everyman, you make everyone feel…
innocent archetype

5 Ways To Tell If You’re an Innocent Archetype

It’s easy to spot an Innocent archetype. They’re usually surrounded by puppies or woodland creatures, and their eyes probably take up about 90% of the real estate on their face.  Being an Innocent is excellent for 2 reasons:  Innocents are basically sunshine in human form  There aren’t that many of them in the business world…
explorer archetype

5 Ways To Tell If You’re an Explorer Archetype

Before we get stuck into the Explorer archetype, let’s have a quick word… Do you sometimes go on Instagram and find people who just radiate brilliance? Like they always know the right things to say and their Instagram feed is so pretty and planned and they have a hot husband and three sunkissed children who…
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Personal Branding: 5 Ways To Rule Your Niche

The internet is filled with nay-sayers spouting claims like ‘Personal branding is dead!’ and ‘Personal branding is inauthentic!’ and ‘Bring back Toobs!’.  To that, we say ‘Wrong, wrong and we concur!’. The thing is, personal branding is essential to your business and you should take it seriously. Almost as seriously as buying your year 12…
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21 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Brand

Jeff Bezos (CEO of Amazon) says ‘Your personal brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room’. He’s the boss of a company that’s worth over a trillion dollars so I reckon he’s spot on there.  So how does this apply to you?  Imagine you’re not in the room and your…
rebel archetype

5 Ways To Tell If You’re a Rebel Archetype 

If you’re a Rebel archetype, it’s honestly quite surprising you’re even reading this. Rebels aren’t really the reflective type, nor do they like to be labelled or categorised.  They’re the James Dean of the business world. Charming, mysterious, leather-jacket clad cool kids who don’t have time for woke business quizzes that are supposed to tell…
alchemist archetype

5 Ways To Tell If You’re an Alchemist Archetype

It can be hard to run a business when you’re not quite sure what your angle is. Like a teenage girl who goes through the stereotypical feminine/goth/skater/glam looks that seem to transcend time and space, we’re all just trying to figure out who we are – and since you’re here, there’s a chance you could…

What Can A Branding Service Do For Your Business?

‘Branding service’ is one of those weird phrases you’ll stumble across when you first start out in the online entrepreneur world. You’ll probably see it and think ‘What even is that? Do I need it? Hold me.’ Stress less, sweet cinnamon roll, as all will be explained. Branding services exist to help people create a…
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Masterminds Retreat: How To Run One

Running a business seems like the dream – until you realise that it’s weirder/wilder/scarier than you can describe to anyone who hasn’t done it. Masterminds give people the opportunity to hang out with people who Get It. Case in point: If you ever want to test the boundaries of your sanity, work by yourself from…

7 Fun Email Autoresponder Ideas

An email autoresponder is the “call waiting” of the online business world. When you get sent an email auto-reply, it’s exactly like when a call operator says ‘Can I put you on hold?’ and then just does it without even waiting for a reply. Rude. Email autoresponders are dead useful though, especially for business owners.…
sage archetype

5 Ways To Tell If You’re A Sage Archetype

Ahh, the Sage archetype – endlessly wise and honest, you give the best advice in town, and you know it – but unless you know yourself and what you have to offer, there’s still much to learn, young grasshopper. Do you sometimes wonder if you need to re-adjust your schtick so you’re a bit more…
lover archetype

5 Ways To Tell If You’re A Lover Archetype

Is your day made when you see an old couple holding hands? Are you the only person who asks to hear your friends’ proposal stories multiple times? Did you low-key mourn the end of Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan’s marriage because if they can’t make it, no one can? It’s highly likely you’re a Lover…
jester archetype

5 Ways To Tell If You’re A Jester Archetype

If there’s one thing the world needs way more of, it’s laughter – and that’s exactly what the Jester archetype is here for.  They’re the ones with the sense of humour that makes you forget about the fact that you put your red sock in the wash with the whites this week (and they might even help…
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5 Reasons Why You Need An Online Business Manager

If you’re in the online business world (which you most likely are otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this) you probably get told several times a day what you ‘need’ for your business. Systems, people to outsource to, a virtual assistant, a full-time masseuse, an office happiness animal (actually you should definitely get one of those…
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Privacy Policy: If Those Words Sound Boring To You, Read This

When the whole privacy policy, GDPR thing went crazy a few months ago, it divided the online world into two camps. 1. Those who got right on it updated their policies and sent out emails to their followers 2. Those who stuck their fingers firmly in their ears and went ‘La la la, I CAN’T…
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How To Get People To Actually Complete Your Online Course

If you run an online course, dropouts are a certainty. In fact, some studies show that only 1 out of 10 students will complete an online course they enrolled in. Yikes. If we’re going to be logical about this, on some levels, it doesn’t really matter if people drop out because they paid you the…
online learning

5 Ways To Create a Killer Online Learning Experience For Your Students

We’re not about to sugar-coat anything here: there’s a stigma attached to things that exist ‘online’, including online learning opportunities. If you admit you got something online, be it electronics, medication, or even a lover, there’s an unwritten expectation that the thing you got was dodgier than a knock-off Louis Vuitton bag. This makes people…
creator archetype

5 Ways To Tell If You’re a Creator Archetype

The life of a Creator archetype is more than just colourful Instagram posts and fascinating blog posts that never go the way you expect. Sure, those things exist – and they’re pretty magical, TBH – but there’s also a lot of hard work involved in channeling your creativity into a business and branding strategy that…
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5 Quick Branding Strategies You Need To Know Now

Without a few branding strategies on hand, running a business feels kind of like trying to round up a herd of drunk kittens. You’re trying to find and engage customers, sell without actually ‘selling’, run your accounts, stay on top of social media and marketing, and that’s before you’ve even started on customer inquiries… So…
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Email Marketing: How To Create A Nurture Sequence

You know what kind of sucks about running a business these days? Most of the time you have to do your own email marketing. What’s bizarre about this is that most people don’t have qualifications in marketing. You’re most likely a personal trainer, life coach, business coach, designer, or copywriter. You’ve probably been to a…

Personality Quiz Maker: Why TryInteract Is The Bees Knees

So have you ever tried to make your own quiz for your business? Did one of the following things happen? 1. You downloaded a free quiz maker software package, but it was SUPER buggy and looked like a vision impaired chimp had designed it 2. You paid money for a WordPress plugin, installed the whole…
woman in glasses niche business

7 Reasons Why You Should Run A Niche Business

You know what is pretty awful? When actors try to sing. Especially if said actor actually can’t sing *cough* Russell Crowe *cough*. Now Russ is a solid actor. Probably one of New Zealand’s best (caught you there, you didn’t know he was a Kiwi did you?) but his tactic of career diversification wasn’t his greatest…
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9 Killer Ideas To Help Build Your Email List

Urgh. The dreaded email list. It’s such a necessary beast that you have to continually feed to keep working. Unfortunately, it’s essential for the running of an online business. You also can’t just build it up and then stop and think ‘Sweet! Done!’. Nope. Your email list will lose about 20% of its efficacy every…

Page Load Speed: 5 Reasons Why It Matters

Have you ever had a conversation with a slow talker? Someone who takes their time answering your questions? Regular talker – ‘Do you want milk in your coffee?’ Slow talker – … Regular talker – … Slow talker – … Regular talker – … Slow talker – ‘….Yeah.’ Regular talker – repeatedly slams head on…
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Niche Marketing: The New Secret For Small Business Growth

Well, it’s not exactly a ‘new’ secret, but it’s important to wave a reminder about now and then. Niche marketing is productivity 101. Concentrate on one thing at a time. Easy right? Wrong. When you’re an entrepreneur, and in the service based or e-course sector, chances are you have around three UH-MAZING business ideas every…
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The Personality Test That Will Totally Change The Way You Run Your Business 

I know that heading was click-baity, but I promise you, it’s true. We’ve put together a personality test for your brand. That sounds a little weird like we’re offering dog astrology, but stay with me. It’s useful and fun, I promise. It sounds a little quirky, but imagine that your brand is a person –…
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How To Choose A Colour Palette For Your Business

Choosing a colour palette for your business might feel like being a little kid at the toy shop and screaming ‘I WANT A PURPLE ONE!’ because you like purple… But it’s a touch more complicated than that. Colours are very powerful, and when people look at them, they can feel certain emotions. Ideally, those emotions…
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Brand Archetypes: 5 Reasons Why You Need To Know Yours Now

Have you ever worked in a corporate environment? These days, the moment you step in the door you’ll be given a Myers-Briggs/DISC/Four Tendencies personality archetype quiz before they even offer you a cup of coffee. Brand archetypes are literally a higher priority than getting your bank details to HR. Most people feel one of two…
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5 Copy Pieces You Probably Need to Update, ASAP

This probably sounds super dramatic, but left to its own devices, your copy will cause some of the most uncomfortable moments you’ve ever experienced. Don’t believe it? Try answering these two questions: 1. Who was your first celebrity crush? This is unrelated to your copy, but if the answer isn’t Dieter Brummer, we can’t be…
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Is There A Market For Your Business Idea?

Truth bomb: Businesses only succeed if there’s a market for them. It’s a comforting but also slightly terrifying reality. Oprah once said ‘If a man wants you, nothing will keep him away. If he doesn’t want you, nothing will make him stay.’  This advice is specifically crafted for Bridget Jones-esque ladies burying their sorrows in…
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Pop-Ups: How to Use Them Without Annoying People

Picture this. You’ve arrived at a cafe to have lunch with an old friend. You haven’t seen each other in ages, and you start catching up on each other’s news. She’s midway through a juicy story about her brother’s divorce and all of a sudden a random man shoves his head in-between you and says…

7 Social Media Trends To Pay Attention To In 2018

Social media. Amiright? LOL. ON FLEEK! If you’re a grown-up person with a business and you’re trying to crack the social media code, it can feel like talking to a French two-year-old. Which is obviously super adorable but unless you’re also a French two year old that conversation isn’t going to go very well. Thankfully,…

5 Sales Page Tweaks To Make Right Now

Online entrepreneurs often assume that more products on their sales page equals more money. This might be true, but why would you spend time creating and developing new products when you could just make a few clever sales page tweaks? Right – you wouldn’t. Remember when you were a kid and you walked into a…

9 Super Effective Ways To Get Popular Online

Unfortunately, being popular online is slightly more difficult than being popular in high school. It takes more than a second-hand Corolla, a pony-tailed boyfriend and a massive CD collection to gain notoriety in the online entrepreneurial world. Annoying right? If only a Rachel Hair Cut and a pair of 501s would solve your business woes.…
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Are You Making These 5 Mistakes On Your Sales Page?

Life is full of opportunities to make mistakes, and a sales page is no exception. When you’re setting up your sales page, there’s a lot of stuff to consider. It’s kind of like learning to drive a car for the first time. You’re all ‘Clutch in, hand break off, indicate, head check, glance in the…

5 Ways To Totally Nail Your Branding Strategy

‘Branding strategy’ sounds like a class everyone skipped at uni. I’m yawning right now, for real. I haven’t been bored since the Internet happened and now I’ve just broken my own streak. Damn it. Maybe we need to change it from ‘branding strategy’ to ‘super fun thing to do’. To be honest, it’s a lot…
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24 Things To Do After Your Business Launch

An online business launch is kind of a big deal. The moment when your web designer sends you that fateful email saying ‘We’re live!’, there’s a premature sense of satisfaction. I’d forgive you for leaning back in your chair, putting your feet on your desk and smugly smiling to yourself as you wait for your…

How To Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Profitable Business

Does anyone else think ‘side hustle’ sounds like a dance you’d do at a wedding? No? Just me? Cool. Hey look! A banana! If you’re reading this, you most likely have (or are planning to have) a side hustle that you want to want to turn into a full-time business. That’s the dream, right? Running…

9 Sales Page Hacks You Need To Bookmark Right Now

First up, stop thinking of your sales page as a sales page. Start thinking about your sales page as a celebrity. Imagine your sales page is Ryan Gosling. Not only is he a total fox but he’s also just an excellent guy as well. Gosling’s got that thing. Have you ever seen him on the…

7 Reasons Why Your Side Hustle Needs A Professional Website

Have you noticed that ‘side hustle’ has suddenly become a thing in the past few years? Along with ‘disrupt’ and ‘redefine’ it just seems to be one of those words that trendy guys with non-ironic, long hair say in cafes while drinking almond milk lattes. If you are currently unfamiliar with the term ‘side hustle’,…

How to Put Together Your Content for a Killer One-Page Website

When you need to create an online presence FAST, a one-page website is a perfect solution. You’ll look like the real deal, and have just enough internet cred to nab some quality clients while you build out the rest of your platform. The thing is, your one-pager has to work just as hard as you.…

How To Save Image Files From The Internet (Mac & PC)

For whatever purpose, you will find yourself wanting to save image files from the internet. There are a variety of ways to do this, and the steps may differ depending on your computer’s operating system. In this post, we’re covering some of the most common ways to save images from websites and social media. You’ll…

How To Autoplay Vimeo And YouTube Videos On A Website

Video platforms like YouTube and Vimeo offer several features that make watching videos easy and more fun. One of these features is Autoplay. For a business, it’s important to consider the customer’s convenience every time, so putting videos on autoplay can be a necessity. Read on to learn how you can easily autoplay Vimeo and…

How To Empty Browser Cache And Do Private Browsing

  How To Clear Browser Cache And Cookies   Google Chrome Click the Tools menu (three dotted lines in the upper-right corner) Select Settings Scroll down to the bottom of the settings page Click Show advanced settings… Scroll down a little bit until you see the privacy category Click Clear browsing data… Using the drop…

How To Download Google Fonts On Mac & PC

2 Ways To Download Google Fonts On PC   Manually Download Google Fonts Head over to the Google Fonts website. You’ll find a scrollable list of fonts with the live preview. Now choose the ones that you like and add them to your collection by clicking the plus button on the upper right corner of…

5 Ways to "Show Up" more in your business

Pretty much 8 out of 10 times a new client comes to us one of the biggest issues is that even though they have been working in their business for years, they aren’t “showing up” in the online space. Having an online presence is so much more than having a website, a Facebook page and…

What do you want to be known for?

One of the first things I ask my clients, and the first thing I talk about in my Free Mini Course “The Big Five” (get it here) is: What do you want to be known for? A lot of my clients really struggle with this, and to be honest so did I.  You can often…

The business five tools we use everyday

For those of you managing clients and project work, we thought we would put together list of the five business tools that are essential to our business. We’ve tried various programs to keep our business running smoothly, and it is a real process of trial and error!  Our business is constantly evolving and we are…

Our Favourite Places for Stock Photography

You’ve written the content for your blog or design project, now where to find the perfect image to match your awesome content? You need images that won’t take too long to find and that will capture exactly what you want to say without looking too “Stocky”. There are several sites around that offer stock photography. Here’s…
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Five Signs That You’re Ready for a Professional Website

A gorgeous, professional website is a seriously valuable commodity in the online world, but when that value doesn’t match what’s in your bank account? Well, it’s much easier to justify your decision to stick with the same old dodgy code and cringe-worthy copy you’ve been using since you launched your business. But, since you’re here…

Kathryn Hocking: Lady of Leverage

This week I had a chat with Kathryn Hocking, Lady of Leverage from The eCourse Launch Formula. Kath and I are working together on her personal rebrand for KathrynHocking.com, but she is best known for her role as the Commander in Chief at the “eCourse Launch Formula”.  Earlier this month I worked on some tweaks…

The End of the Blogging Challenge!

Well this is it!  The last day of the 21 Day Blogging Challenge. In retrospect – it was a hard slog.  21 blogs in 21 days AND the development and execution of 21 emails, blogs and videos?  What was I thinking? The good news is that the Blogging Challenge inspired many bloggers, and that I…

The Launch: How to Launch Your Website

The hard work is done – now it’s time to generate a little bit of excitement within your fans and tribe. Here are some free ways that you can show off your site to the big wide world. Ask your designer to take a sneak peak of your site and leak it on social media…

Did you know: How to change the date in a blog post?

  Here is a great tip in the case that you are wanting to backdate blog posts, or set blog posts to publish in the future.  No plugins required! This is great if you are scheduling posts to happen while you are away, or – god forbid- you ever get ahead of your blog posts…

How to Build a Stronger Visual Brand in 3 Easy Steps.

Personal Branding and Brand Confusion If you are suffering from “Brand Confusion” you are at serious risk of diluting your brands message and missing out on awesome clients! I find that when women are starting out in their businesses as a solo-preneur, they are often quite confused about what is “their brand” and what is…

She’s On Fire: An interview with Belinda Whelan

Belinda Whelan is a Health Coach and Blogger from Healthy, Loving Life.  She loves helping brilliant women create their perfect lives, by guiding them to discover their outright ultimate version of themselves. [sws_grey_box box_size=”auto”] I designed Belinda’s website in 2013 – taking her from an ugly IIN site to a beautiful website that reflected her personality.…