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#098: How Businesses Can Figure Out What’s Next Post-COVID with Connie Chesner

By | 2020-05-18T16:05:13+00:00 May 18th, 2020|Clarity, Execute Your Marketing|

At the time of this recording, we’ve been in lockdown for COVID-19 for two months and businesses are just starting to open up in phases across the country. With it comes a lot of uncertainty, fear, and even hope.What no one seems to be talking about, is What’s Next? And what do our world and businesses look like Mid-COVID, and eventually, post-COVID?  That’s why I knew I had to bring on Connie Chesner to talk about what’s next for many business owners. Connie is a market research consultant, strategic insights expert and the leader of Armored

#097: Everything You Want to Know About SEO with Meg Casebolt

By | 2020-05-07T20:52:36+00:00 May 11th, 2020|Nerd Alert, Visibility, Website Hacks|

Websites are magical. And beautiful. But just because you build one, doesn't mean people will come. That's where Google comes in. So how do you get your website to show up on the first pages of Google? If you want your website to get in front of tons of people, you need to pay attention to search engine optimization (also known as SEO).  In this episode, I was joined by Meg Casebolt, an SEO genius and founder of Love at First Search.  We explore the in’s and out’s of SEO and how to get your website

#096: How to Launch a Podcast

By | 2020-05-03T18:51:29+00:00 May 4th, 2020|How To..., Podcast|

Clearly, I love podcasting. A lot. And I DO recommend it over blogging to a lot of clients and guests. But how do you know if a podcast right for you?And How do you wrap your brain around what message you want to share?It’s honestly amazing how much reach a podcast can bring to you and your business. In this meta podcast episode all about launching a podcast, I brought on podcasting strategist, Kat Brendel to talk about why you might want to start a podcast, how you can get started now and how to get over

#095: Finding Your Voice with Maggie Frank-Hsu

By | 2020-04-28T02:50:55+00:00 April 28th, 2020|Creating a Personal Brand|

Have you ever felt tired of talking and talking and promoting that thing you’re really good at… because the thing you’re really passionate about is on the tip of your tongue but you’re too afraid to voice it aloud? Or better yet, have you ever censored yourself from posting something or piping up in a conversation because you discarded your thoughts as important enough? This is something that dawned on me a few months back at a conference. There aren’t enough loud, proud, female entrepreneurs that are sharing their voice with the world.  That’s why I

#094: Geeking Out on Google Analytics – Part 3

By | 2020-04-20T03:19:18+00:00 April 20th, 2020|Nerd Alert, Website Hacks|

Admit it. Google Analytics has you excited about data and nerdy stuff. It's ok! You're in good company. Today we are wrapping up our Geeking Out series on Google Analytics to walk through a few more ninja moves you can do and glean from with advanced reports, goals and conversions. But first... Analytics vs Reporting. What's the difference? Our brains glaze over when we start thinking about data because we consider it from a reporting perspective. Reporting spits out facts. Analytics tell us what happened and how much so we can use our brains to figure

#093: Geeking Out on Google Analytics – Part 2

By | 2020-04-13T17:46:22+00:00 April 13th, 2020|Nerd Alert, Tracking Metrics, Website Hacks|

Welcome back to part 2 of Geeking out in Google Analytics.  Last week we laid a foundation for Google Analytics by explaining the lingo, telling you how to set it up or make sure it was on your site and what’s possible with Google Analytics.  Today, we’re going to dive into some of the reports that you want to take a look at to see which ones are going to be most important for your business as you get started with Google Analytics.  Like I mentioned last week, my goal is not to tell you what

#092: Geeking Out on Google Analytics – Part 1

By | 2020-04-06T01:10:11+00:00 April 6th, 2020|Tracking Metrics, Website Hacks|

Let’s talk about Google Analytics and why it’s time to geek out over them today.  Google Analytics give you the answers about what you need to do or how to make money or what’s working and what’s broken on your website.  Even if you like data, the problem most business owners have is that we look at data like numbers and sometimes forget to reflect and analyze if what we were trying is actually working or not.  Just like the scientific process, it’s helpful to approach data by following (although, let’s be honest, I’m not going

#091: How to Quickly Move Your Business Online

By | 2020-04-05T14:54:51+00:00 March 24th, 2020|Getting More Clients, Local Marketing|

All of the businesses I work with are local businesses with physical locations or businesses that are working with local clients. That means with our country's current status of states sheltering in place, downtowns shutting down and businesses in the service industry involuntarily closing until we see what COVID-19 is going to do, figuring out how to adapt is paramount. So let's talk about practical ways you could move your local business online and still bring in revenue. Optimize your website for traffic Most businesses I work with have some kind of online presence, but they're

#090: Running a Business in Emotional Shock

By | 2020-03-20T19:59:31+00:00 March 23rd, 2020|Clarity|

Everything in the world feels like it's falling apart and you own a local small business. How in the world do you keep it going so that you're still standing when everything seems to calm down? Today we're talking about how to pivot your business and handle the chaos when everything in the world seems to stop. We're not going to dive into the C-word. But we are going to talk about how the heck do you keep your business going? And yourself going when everything in the world seems to stop. Now, I don't know

#089: Geeking Out on Google My Business

By | 2020-03-18T03:04:17+00:00 March 18th, 2020|Local Marketing, Nerd Alert|

Have we talked recently about how 100% of my clients are trying to find local clients in their backyard? That means whether you're an online business owner and have never tried or are curious about trying to figure out, how do I get clients in my own backyard? Or you're an actual business who depends on people coming into your storefront or getting business from you in your community in order to survive, then you're gonna want to hear how to supercharge your local marketing efforts with a free tool that I'm sure you've heard about