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Are you a solopreneur who sometimes finds it challenging to run your business with confidence? Does doubt, worry, or fear creep in? Do you worry about not finding clients or meeting revenue goals? If you deal with self-doubt, then you are not alone. Starting a new business can be intimidating because the health and wealth […]


September 30, 2020

Find the Confidence You Need to Thrive in Business

Find the confidence you need to thrive in business.
To Sell Is To Serve

To Sell Is To Serve

Shift Your Mindset from Desperate Sales Tactics to Serving Your Clients with Excellence. Marketing and selling your services can be a challenge, especially for new business owners. Most of us want to avoid becoming that desperate salesperson that we’ve encountered way too many times. This avoidance can eventually lead to not selling or marketing your […]

September 12, 2020


How can an email list benefit your business? Having an email marketing list is important when running a small business. An email list is how you build your target audience so you can directly sell your services to them. Email campaigns have become a proven way to increase business sales. An email list also allows […]


August 28, 2020

Build Your Email Marketing List For Free

Woman on computer building her email marketing list.
photo of great stock photos

Find Free Stock Photos and Fonts

Where can you find free stock photography and free fonts? High-quality photos make for a great website. I highly recommend personalizing your website by including professional photos of yourself so your audience can connect with you. If you ever need additional photos for your website, blog, or social media, there are great stock photography websites […]

August 12, 2020

Web Design

How to connect with your audience so they will listen and buy what you’re selling.  Do you feel like you’ve done your best to showcase how great your business is and how you can help your customers? Maybe you have a lot of experience in your industry, a beautiful website, and a great product or […]

Brand Voice, Business

July 29, 2020

Feeling Ignored By Potential Clients?

Feeling ignored by potential clients?
Find your target audience by creating your ideal client avatar.

Know Your Ideal Client

Create your Ideal Client Avatar Do you know your target audience for your brand? Your target audience includes people who value your products and services and will pay for them. You can identify people in your target audience by creating your Ideal Client Avatar (ICA). This is a profile of a single person who represents […]

July 12, 2020


If you’re open to getting a little personal with your target audience, it can help build your brand.  You don’t have to be an open book. You can begin with sharing your journey to starting your own business. Telling your story will allow people to connect with you and understand more about you. People love […]


June 28, 2020

Build Your Brand with Your Story

Melanie's Story with multiple pictures from her life.
How to craft your brand statement

How to Craft Your Brand Statement

Your brand statement is different from your vision or mission statements. All of these statements can complement each other, however, on your website you want to put your brand statement on the home page, preferably at the top of the page. Your brand statement will help people understand what your business offers and the benefit […]

June 12, 2020


What’s the purpose of having a website? You may hear people say there’s no need for a website and that you only need to use your free social media accounts. Social media is great for bringing awareness to your brand and your business, however, since you don’t own your social media accounts or followers, the […]

Business, Web Design

May 28, 2020

Is Your Website Working for You or Against You?

Make sure your website is working for you and getting results!
Why your website has a low SEO ranking

Why Your Website Has A Low SEO Ranking

Ok, so what is this SEO you keep hearing about? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. It’s a fancy term for how your website gets found on the internet. When people search for your products, services, or business name, you want your website to appear on the first page results. You want your website to […]

May 12, 2020

Web Design

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