Solo Smarts #111: Why use aMember?

Lynette Chandler and I released Part One of our new Members Skills course in January.  It teaches you everything we know about using aMember in our online businesses. Why do I use aMember?  Oh let me count the reasons :) It’s my All In One solution.  For me, aMember serves as a: Client Information Manager Shopping […]


Do You Know What Your People Think?

We seek a lot of information in our business, from learning new tactics we hope will help us grow, to tackling the tech we’ve been told will make it all easier.  There are days when I feel like I’ll scream if I have to learn one more thing… thankfully, I spend more time Doing, than […]


My Word for 2015: Awake

2014 is all but over as I type up this blog post. I would like to say that I squeezed every good drop out of the last 365 days but I know it’s not true. Did I live more than ever before? Yes. Did I travel more? Yes. Did I earn more? Yes. Did I […]


Best of the Solo Smarts Blog: 2014

Looking back over the year, I thought it’d be fun to run through and choose my own favorite posts. I came up with a list of 10: This guest post from Paul Taubman: “Which WordPress Role Is Right For The Situation?” This post on how I collect handwritten testimonials at a live event   This […]


Two Ideal Clients

At some point over the Christmas holiday, have you found yourself explaining what you do to a friend or family member? It’s not easy, is it? I was trying to share how I work with other solopreneurs and in my effort to highlight and contrast the difference between coaching someone through my membership and taking […]


Do You Know Your Sweet Spot?

I’m curious.  Do you feel like you’ve found your Sweet Spot in business? In working with my coaching clients and chatting with contemporaries, I’ve found it’s not a single Sweet Spot that brings on deep satisfaction, rather it’s found in a convergence of three important areas. Three Questions: Sweet People: Are you serving a community you […]


Free 2015 Blogging Calendar

Lynette Chandler continues to release a totally free Blogging Calendar and this year I think it’s even more useful! The PDF is set up so that you can click on fields and enter your own text – so you can update your calender as needed and print out only the pages you’d like to see […]


Grab It While It’s Hot: Stretch Yourself Content Marketing Challenge Workbook

I’ve just held this beautiful print version of my Stretch Yourself Content Marketing Challenge Workbook in my hands and I’m grinning ear to ear. My Stretch Yourself Challenge is a Live Group Coaching Experience I host twice each year.  We create powerfully productive environment and gets better every time.  As awesome as this is, five months between Challenges […]

Upcoming VIP Days (Live in Person) Are Available

In person VIP Coaching Days are available on these dates in these areas.  If you’re interested in spending a full day brainstorming, plotting & planning – get in touch with me about the dates that bring me nearest to you :) I’m actually settled in at home for the Winter, so from December thru February I’m […]


Five Items On A Solopreneur’s 2014 Christmas Wish List

What do Solopreneurs want for Christmas this year? From my personal experience, they would love to receive simple, inexpensive gifts like these: This Flexible Tripod (Under $20) I bought this for shooting videos in my home office but I soon discovered I would need a second to keep in my car. This Folding Screen (Under $60) I […]

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Samantha Angel

Meet Solo Masterminds Member: Samantha Angel, of Advancing Steps Located in: East Wenatchee, WA, US Personal Bio: Samantha is a married mom of three. Living the solopreneurial life is sitting very well with Samantha and she loves the flexibility of working for herself. She enjoys feeding her creativity and her hobbies include photography, graphic design, […]


Tishia Lee

Meet Solo Masterminds Member: Tishia Lee, of Tishia Saves Time Located in: Haslett, Michigan, US Personal Bio: Tishia Lee is a single mom to one who got fed up with him being raised in a daycare center. She was tired of dead-end, low-paying, crappy hours jobs and knew something had to give. Thanks to a friend, […]


Shannon Smith

Meet Solo Masterminds Member: Shannon Smith, of Appetite for Design Located in: Valdosta, GA, US Personal Bio: A child of God and a single work at home mom of one recently turned teenage boy, Shannon has been a Graphic Designer for many moons and considers it her passion and hobby as well as her career. […]