small business growth strategies

Small Business Growth Strategies

So you want to challenge yourself and grow your business. Awesome! But before you dive right in, you’ll want to make sure you’re doing it in a smart…

identifying your ideal client

Identifying Your Ideal Client: Step-by-Step Guide

Before you begin marketing your services as a freelancer, you need to know WHO you’re marketing to! And that means identifying your ideal client. A big mistake that…

S1E10: Behind the Scenes of a Holistic Vet Business (Part 2)

In this episode of the Candid Conversations small business podcast, your co-hosts Dan and Sagan interview Dr. Linda Hamilton of Natural Healing Veterinary Care. Dr. Linda shares what…

time management tips

Time Management Tips: 5 Steps to Reducing Business Overwhelm

When most students sign up for one of my freelancer programs, they often do so because they feel overwhelmed and they don’t know what they should focus on…

handling controversial topics

S1E9: Behind the Scenes of Communications at a Nonprofit

In this episode of the Candid Conversations small business podcast, your co-hosts Dan and Sagan interview Amy Tuckett of the Women’s Health Clinic. Amy shares what it’s like…

how to make 1k each month

How to Make $1K Each Month

Got another freelancer case study for you today… this time, Yael of An Organized Mommy is sharing with us her story of becoming a freelancer, and how she’s…

dealing with unhappy clients

Dealing with Unhappy Clients: Top 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

Last month, one of my students messaged me with a question about dealing with unhappy clients: she wanted to know what she should do, because she had made…

podcast sponsor packet

How to Create a Sponsor Packet for your Podcast

So you want to get sponsors for your podcast! That’s awesome. One thing you’ll want to have is a Sponsor Packet: a document outlining what a sponsor needs…

art business podcast episode

S1E8: Behind the Scenes of an Artwork Business

In this episode of the Candid Conversations small business podcast, your co-hosts Dan and Sagan interview Elizabeth Patterson of Art.ByElizabethHope.com. Elizabeth shares what life is like as an…

how to get retainer clients

How to Get Retainer Clients: Copy & Paste this Step-by-Step Marketing Plan!

Last week I launched a free video training that’s now available year-round for your viewing! It’s all about how to create a strategic plan of action for your…

S1E7: Behind the Scenes of Life in the Agency World

In this episode of the Candid Conversations small business podcast, your co-hosts Dan and Sagan interview Stew Moffatt of Sherpa Marketing. Stew shares what life is like to…

how to quit your day job

How to Quit Your Day Job in Just 3 Months: Case Study

You really like the idea of quitting your day job… but you’re not sure exactly how to make it HAPPEN. How will you ensure you have enough money…

S1E6: Behind the Scenes of a Holistic Veterinary Care Business

In this episode of the Candid Conversations small business podcast, your co-hosts Dan and Sagan interview Dr. Linda Hamilton of Natural Healing Veterinary Care. Dr. Linda shares why…

how to write an about page

How to Write an About Page For Your Freelance Business

Last week we looked at why you NEED a website for your freelance business… so this week, let’s explore how you can make one of the most important…

why you need a website for your freelance business

5 reasons why you need a website for your freelance business

It’s tempting to forgo having a website when you’re a freelancer. You probably don’t want to have to deal with yet ANOTHER thing for your business. Does it…