Once upon time, there was this talented, fierce + amazing girl who felt like it was time for her to act on those aspirations she had to start her own business.
She knew she was awesome + she figured if she did her homework, hustled hard + put herself out there, other people would be able to see that, too. Soon enough, she too would be posing in front of the Eiffel Tower with all the other 6-figure success stories.

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You had a plan. You were going to GROW YOUR LIST like sea monkeys, you were going to SELL LIKE HOT CAKES + this was totally going to be THE BEST YEAR EVAH!
…until it wasn’t + it didn’t + you didn’t. Womp! Womp!

When your growth + your bottom line don’t go quite as planned, there’s usually a damned good reason for it :: you had a goal without creating the strategy to make all of that happen.

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Goal-setting is great. But you know what’s even better? Getting what you actually want out of those goals!
I see it all the time :: amazing, brilliant, talented online freelancers like you, working hella hard… on the WRONG thing. Womp! Womp!
Today’s post is about creating a 90-day plan that will get you to wherever it is you + your business are trying to go this quarter, at autobahn speed.

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So you’ve made list-building one of your top #2017goals – good decision! Having a list is great for nurturing leads + fostering those relationships that will help you maintain your success over the long-haul. BUT! Your list size doesn’t have to be a reflection of what’s happening in your bank account.

Even if your mom is the only person on your list right now (thanks mom!), you can totally book your next client – today!

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I’ve said it before + I’ll say it again :: the creative entrepreneur’s inbox is the very definition of modern-day warfare. It feels impossible to control, even harder to gain any leverage on + it sure as sugar is central to dictating everything else that is going on around us.

Fortunately, there are some amazing tools to make you feel that despite the battle, you are winning the war. Here are a few of those soldiers to help you come up on top.

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Dear service providers – are you :: Struggling with clients who ask you to deliver more than they paid for?
Or worse, for services they’re about 3 weeks late paying you for
How about all the back-and-forth emails you have to send to get the information you need to do the job… how are those treating you?  What about the dreaded “this isn’t what I signed up for” emails – ever get one of those?

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Being able to deliver great customer service requires that you are able to deliver on the million + one things that go into each project + client, without missing a beat, a deadline or a deliverable. #nopressure

Actually, it can be a total “no pressure” situation because I have a super-sweet solution that is a game-changer for service providers looking to next level the way they operate.
Oh, and P.S. it’s free!

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You are busy as all-get-out + you need some help… but how the heck do you make sure you hire THE perfect person to suit your personality + your very real business needs? No problem – THIS is how you will score a dreamy Virtual Assistant (AKA :: VA) you can’t even imagine ever being without again.

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There comes a time in every boss lady’s life that it happens :: she channels that inner ex-girlfriend who was wronged + translates those cyber-stalking skills to research her competition’s social media presence.
It’s ok, we’ve all been there + we’ve all done that, to one extent or another.
Just like that cheating dirtbag you wasted the best years of your life on, it’s always a bad idea to compare yourself with others you consider to be your competition.

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