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Introducing Ponderstream: A Webinar Show for Creative Entrepreneurs

Introducing Ponderstream: A Webinar Show for Creative Entrepreneurs

If you’ve spent time browsing my blog archives, you know I love talking about creative entrepreneurship, and I jump at every opportunity I get.

So I am excited to announce my newest resource: Ponderstream!

Each week, I am hosting a live webinar show filled with high-quality content to help you in your business endeavors. I wanted to create this new form of content to transparently share even more insights and strategies with you. I love how easy and enjoyable it is to learn with video, and I can’t wait for you to see what’s in store.

Think of Ponderstream as a video podcast series that you can return to each week for new content, all designed specifically for creative entrepreneurs.

And the best part is, it’s an interactive livestream!

Ponderstream features the in-person feel of live video and a chat feature. So you can take part in the episode, too, by asking questions you have about each week’s topic.

With time dedicated to Q+A towards the end of each livestream, you can come away with personalized tips and ideas for your business each week. (Almost like a mini coaching session.)

I hope to see you there!

Find details for Ponderstream episodes here.

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17 Ways I’m Improving My Productivity this Quarter

17 Ways I’m Improving My Productivity this Quarter

Do you ever find yourself struggling to make progress? With countless distractions and ways to wander from the path, it’s easy to fall behind.

The ability to work in a productive capacity can make or break any business. In fact, much of your success likely rests in this skill.

I’ve been focusing on maintaining its momentum over the past several months, and in this mega-packed blog post, I’ve rounded up 17 ways I’m improving my productivity this quarter.

I guarantee you’ll want to start implementing some of these strategies today!

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What is a Newsletter and an Email List? And 15 Reasons to Utilize Them

What is a Newsletter and an Email List? And 15 Reasons to Utilize Them

The “newsletter” and the “email list” are talked about a lot these days. And it’s no wonder because they come with countless benefits.

Even if you aren’t quite sure what they do or why you need them, you’ve likely come in contact with these tools before. (Ever get emails from your favorite stores?)

But newsletters aren’t just for big, established businesses.

In fact, they’re one of the best tools for creative small businesses and start-ups, too. And the sooner you start building yours, the better off your business will be.

Read on to learn the principles of a newsletter and an email list.

And if you still aren’t convinced or simply haven’t jumped on board, I’m also sharing 15 indisputable reasons to start your newsletter today!

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An Inside Look at the Strategy Behind My Homepage

An Inside Look at the Strategy Behind My Homepage

Last week, I shared a post about the 7 essential pages to include on your website. As I was writing, the content I wanted to share about the strategy behind a homepage kept growing, so I decided to create an in-depth post dedicated just to this one topic.
 
If you're itching for a look behind the scenes at the thought process and purpose behind an effective homepage, this post is for you!
 
If you already have a website, or if you're are just getting started with one, I hope you enjoy today's insights as I spill the beans on the strategy behind my homepage.

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7 Essential Pages Every Website Needs (and the Strategies behind Them)

7 Essential Pages Every Website Needs (and the Strategies behind Them)

It’s no secret that every business in 2018 needs a website.

It’s the best place to build your online presence because you own and control your website.

. . . And because you won’t have to worry about changes to algorithms on social media.

While the possibilities are endless for designing and setting up your brand’s website, there are 7 pages in particular that are critical for a successful site

Keep reading to learn how you can implement these essential pages on your business’s website.

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How to Transform Your Service (or Course) into an Experience

How to Transform Your Service (or Course) into an Experience

People want to buy an experience--not just a service.

An experience elevates your service to something extra special.

It makes your service more beneficial and enjoyable for clients. It provides more value, which it makes your service worth more. And when clients get more out of your service, it helps you get better reviews and testimonials.

In today’s post, I’m sharing how to turn your service into an experience in 9 simple steps. (This system applies to courses, as well!)

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How to Stay Motivated in Your Creative Business

How to Stay Motivated in Your Creative Business

Chasing your business dreams is an adventure. There’re bends in the path, forks in the road, and rocks you might stumble over.

One of the biggest pitfalls is losing the excitement and desire to work hard and pursue those dreams. And unfortunately, it’s often an easy path to find yourself on.

Motivation is what gets you from point A to point B. It’s essential to the success of your business because it sustains you along the trail to your X’s on the map.

Today’s blog post is for the times you experience a lull in your drive for your creative business (or if you just want to give your motivation a boost).

Dive into 10 ways to stay motivated and help you spring into action each day.

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