Downtime Is Essential


Did you ever feel like you are just spinning your wheels and not making any progress?  Perhaps you need a break, a day or two of relaxation!   Seriously, too much work with no downtime not only makes you grouchy, but it is physically bad for your body.  We were not made to be in […]

Plan For Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday

Shop any retail store and you will find they are ready for the Christmas sales frenzy.  Have you started thinking about the holidays and what you might offer for a “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday” sale?  There is a tiny bit of work involved in preparing your website for a sale. This post about preparing for […]

Make Your Podcast Standout

There are many podcasts available for solopreneurs   Of course Solo Smarts is our favorite, but if you have time to listen to more than one, there is a wide selection to choose from. Some are interesting and packed with good information and some are a tad boring!   If you are into podcasting, how do you […]

Lean Business Plan Creation

Successful businesses deserve a plan.   Business owners sometimes don’t think they need or want a business plan.  They are hindering their growth without one.  It doesn’t have to be a detailed plan of old, but a lean plan is essential to growing your business and making it a success.  It is hard to reach your […]

Make Video Marketing Work For You


Have you considered how to add video into your business content marketing?  We found some very helpful advice on the subject today. Sujan says: “Answer Customer Questions In Video If your customer service or support team keeps getting the same questions repeatedly, answer each one in a separate video, making the title the optimized version of […]

When Can You Sell?


We all dream of making money with our blog, but when it comes time to sell we sometimes get cold feet!  We worry about selling too soon, that we don’t have enough experience or expertise.  Are we worrying needlessly?  Tiffany says:  “#3 – Many people won’t know you UNTIL they buy from you. Some people ONLY […]

Don’t Forget Small Reports

Joan Stewart, while blogging at The Future on Ink, reminds us that Small Reports are still a very useful info product option. One reason mentioned: Because they’re inexpensive, these reports are a great way to let a website visitor sample your offerings without spending a lot of money. And another: Customers looking for help with […]

Drop Kick Mediocrity & Finally Outsource

I found another blog today with a powerful message I couldn’t wait to share with my solopreneur readers! Maggie Patterson writes about needing to let go of activities that someone else can do better. “Life is too short to be mediocre. And really, there’s enough of that going around. Save it for your friends who hate […]