Something I get asked a lot is "how did you get your email signature that way?" And, guess what, it's SO easy! Oh, and if you're using Gmail for your business withOUT some of the amazing extensions out there, you're missing out. I've put together a FREE guide just for YOU that outlines the most used extensions and what they do! [thrive_leads id='6297'] Listen up, this thing is EASY. Like crazy easy. All you have to do is create a new Google Doc and then insert a table. I usually insert a ... Read More about How to Create an Interactive Gmail Signature
So, I know a lot of you design your own Facebook timeline cover photos for your group or for your business page and I also know a lot of you get frustrated because it gets pixelated or loses quality, right? Guess what, even as a web designer, this was happening to me! [the horror!!!] When I was designing our graphics for the All Up in Your Lady Business podcast, I designed a group cover photo for our Facebook group with all of the "normal" specifications I used - the right size, the right ... Read More about Facebook Timeline Cover Photo | Reducing pixelation
As a small business owner, your website can be your most valuable employee or some bitch that backstabs you every chance it gets - don't let your website be the last one! It's ugly. Alright guys, this one is sort of a big one for me - Ugly websites are so 2004. We've all seen them: the websites that are all primary colors, using a million fonts or just use really crappy photos - they're so ugly. You have three (yes...3!) seconds to gain the attention of the person visiting your ... Read More about How your website is working against you
After last weeks' topic of what to give away to your subscribers, I had a few requests to dive a little deeper and explain what exactly you need to do with that list once you have them, so, here we are. Like I mentioned last week, if you don't have (and use) a newsletter subscription list, you are missing out on dollars, like, a lot of them! Your subscription list is, or at least should be, full of your loyal customers - people who are in your ideal client mold that will want to buy what you're ... Read More about What to do with your subscription list
As a small business owner, the money is in the mailing list. Let me repeat that: THE MONEY IS IN THE MAILING LIST. It doesn't matter who your target customers are or even if you're a location specific business, you need a mailing list and you need a way to get people to subscribe to it, right? But, you don't just want ANYBODY signing up for your newsletter list, you want your ideal customers subscribing - the people who are going to buy your stuff. So, for example, let's say you're a wedding ... Read More about What Can You Give Away?
One of the biggest things I see small business owners struggling the most with is what content they should share on their blog and what they should share on their newsletter. This, honestly, is going to be different depending on what industry you're in but there are a few "rules" you can follow or guidelines you can use when trying to decide what to share where. Let's talk about each one a little first though: BLOG: Your blog readership is going to range from your previous customers to ... Read More about What to share on your blog vs. your newsletter