Solo Secrets Weekly Newsletter 9/20/17
Terri Zwierzynski - The Solo-CEO: Content Marketing Strategist

Highlights:

  • 15 Years in Business! Interview with Janice Russell
  • FREE: Are You Creative? Quiz and Creativity Exercise
  • 5 Steps to Becoming a Social Medial Rock Star
By Terri Zwierzynski


Take a Small Step For a Big Change
Robert Gerrish - Small Business Speaker, Writer & Commentator - Supporting Those Going it Alone

If you’re contemplating another year in business with even a smidgeon of dread and foreboding, spend five minutes reading this.

Those who’ve devoured our little tome will be well aware of the emphasis we put on the need for a compelling business vision. Indeed we dedicate a chapter to the topic and even supply a template to get things moving.

Being realistic though, the majority of you haven’t bought a copy of our book, and you can relax as I’m not about to try and sell you one now.

Instead, I’d like to share with you what must be the world’s easiest business vision exercise and one I’ve used with clients time and again.

It’s called a Letter from the future and it works like this.

Sit yourself down, somewhere nice – a place where you feel calm, comfortable and creative. For many this is not the office, but might be another area of the house, at a public library, in a café, park or at the beach.

I’d like to share with you what must be the world’s easiest vision exercise and one I’ve used with clients time and again.

Turn off your phone, clear your mind and write me a letter. Yes, really.

But here’s the thing: the letter is from the future. One year from now. It’s a letter that describes your view of the ideal world. It’s not where you are now; it’s where you want to be.

In your letter tell me what you’re up to. How your business looks. Where you’re spending your time. I’d like to know about stuff outside work as well – friendships, relationships, your outlook on life and your health.

Name names, be specific, get it all down. Take your time and keep it real. You may even like to have a close friend, partner or family member undertake the same exercise.

When it’s finished, send it to me c/o your own address. When you receive the letter, I give you permission to open it, read it carefully and circle the major advances from your current situation in red pen. These are your goals for the year ahead, the areas of life and work that demand your attention.

Done well, your Letter from the future will reveal an inspiring destination to head towards. From there, you just need to start the journey.

Will you take that first step and if so, what does it involve? Share your thoughts and comments below.

Pick Robert’s brain in his new course, Work your way – The complete guide to going it alone in business!

By Robert Gerrish

Selling With Soul
Monica Shah - Business Mentor for Female Service Business Owners

Join Monica Shah for this complimentary online training to discover a peaceful pathway to creating more for the entrepreneur who is tired of fighting and pushing to get to the next level.

Led By Monica Shah


Managing Predictable Change to Free Up Time and Energy
Paula Eder - The Time Finder Expert, Founder of Finding Time

Predictable change is very different from unexpected change. Both present challenges. And both require different time and energy management skills.

As they say about our climate here in New England, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait – it’s sure to change!” That concept, applied more generally, can be a very helpful tip for living life in today’s culture.

By Paula Eder


My Proven Process For Effective Delegation
Fabienne Fredrickson - Founder of Boldheart.com (Previously ClientAttraction.com)

Do you dream of your next big level in your business…the one you haven’t been able to reach yet?

Then I hope this week’s teaching on delegating properly will inspire you!

By Fabienne Fredrickson


Simple Ways To Boost Your Social Media Creativity
Sophie Zollmann - Certified Online Business Manager/Social Media Manager

When it comes to building a new business, attracting and engaging your customers is crucial. That means that in today’s environment, entrepreneurs need to learn how to embrace social media in its many different forms. Social media’s inherent word-of-mouth quality can engage and attract potential customers at crucial stages in the buyer development cycle. However, you need to be creative with your posts.

By Sophie Zollmann

3 Steps to Get More Done in Your Entrepreneurial Day
Michele A Scism - The Results Lady, Social Media and Online Marketing Strategist

You start your day out with a list of must-do’s. Combine that with the overwhelm that most entrepreneurs deal with and you have a recipe for disaster. Michele A. Scism shares 3 steps to get more done in your entrepreneurial day.

By Michele A Scism


Marketing Essentials ‘Insider Tips’ – 9/11/17 Edition
Terri Zwierzynski - The Solo-CEO: Content Marketing Strategist

How Do You Gently Turn Away a Non-Ideal Client?by Christine Gallagher

How many times have you been advised to “only work with ideal clients?” If you’ve been in business any length of time, I’m sure you’ve heard it a lot. That’s all well and good, but what happens when you connect with a prospect who suddenly becomes non-ideal?…read on

By Terri Zwierzynski

Spirit of Women Conference
Monica Shah - Business Mentor for Female Service Business Owners

Join Monica Shah and some amazing powerhouse speakers for a live workshop at the Spirit of Women Conference in Atlanta. Imagine learning how to double your income in 12 months, instantly gain new clients, increase your brain power potential, strengthen your network nationally and MORE.

Led By Monica Shah


5 Steps to Social Media Success
Renee Garrin - Renée the VA, Virtual Assistant

Whether you love it or hate it, social media is here to stay! It’s a communication phenomenon—one that has quickly integrated into the fabric of our culture. But it’s not all about sharing cute cat videos or drooling over other people’s vacations. Social media is a huge piece of the marketing pie for any type of business out there.

By Renee Garrin

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