I love Chris Brogan. No, really. I know you may think that everyone loves Chris Brogan, but you really have no clue how much I love him. He's been a great friend and mentor over the years, and I really think that my world would totally suck if for some reason he had never come into it. If you need a kick in the pants or some inspiration, please... go get to know him. He'll let you, I promise. Every year since … [Read more...] about My 3 Words for 2015
I wrote this post exactly three years ago, and offered with it a free download for helping self-employed people do annual reviews and goal setting. I've had a fantastic response, and have decided to update the spreadsheet (since the old one ended in 2015), and post it here for free, for you! Annual Review and Goal Setting for Self-Employed People 2014-18 I can't stress enough how important it is for you to … [Read more...] about Update: How To Do End of Year Reviews and Planning for Self-Employed People
I think sometimes when you're the kind of person who's been making a living online for nearly 20 years like I have, you tend to have this, "I can do that for you!" mantra that pops out of your mouth every time someone tells you what they need. Sometimes it's happened on coaching calls. It's determined the person needs a new branding package, so I hand them a deal since they're a coaching customer. Other times, … [Read more...] about How and Why I’m Cutting Back My Services for 2015
WOW! First, I'd like to thank all of you who purchased the 2015 Creative Entrepreneur Planner Pre-Sale! You guys have honored me in a way I can't even begin to put into words. I can only hope that I can live up to (or better yet, exceed) your expectations! Now that November 1st has come and gone, and the download links have been put out there for everyone who purchased, it's time for me to turn this whole thing … [Read more...] about 7 Things I Learned Doing My First Pre-Sale
It's one of those things that everyone with a blog has read about at least 100 times already, this whole "be authentic" thing. It was a trendy thing that actually started out as really great advice, but has been so overused that it's just become something that makes you want to roll your eyes at this point. But let's get back to the nugget of good advice that it all started with. In my opinion, the true … [Read more...] about The ONLY Honest Way to Connect to Your Readers & Customers
I am unbelievably excited to announce a brand new product here, designed to help creative entrepreneurs manage their time, their businesses, their finances, and much more! I know I'm not alone in my struggles with "doing it all" so I wanted to share my tools with you, dear readers! It's the 2015 Creative Entrepreneur Self-Employment Planner! I decided I wanted to do a huge launch discount bonus thing, so … [Read more...] about Yippee Skippy! New Tool with a HUGE Presale Offer!