New Graphic Design Tool: YouZign

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I get a little pitter pat in my heart whenever someone releases a new tool for graphic design. Will this be the one?  Will I finally find the tool that does everything I need in once place? The answer is usually no – and with YouZign, the answer is still no –  but, I have […]

My Word for 2015: Awake

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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 […]