Well done! You're on your way to massive success!
You've no doubt got some good systems in place and you're seeing consistent results. But if you're like most small business owners, you're probably working harder than you thought you would.
Now is the time to really focus on optimizing your processes and leveraging the assets you've created so you can work less and earn more.
I hand picked these articles and podcast episodes to help you get started...
Think creating a marketing calendar is hard? It doesn’t have to be. Follow this simple framework to develop your own repeatable marketing plan that gets results.
Fire up your favorite search engine and type in “membership sites” or “email marketing” or even “website builder” and you’ll find dozens–in some cases hundreds–of options to choose from. You might think all these choices would make it easier to bootstrap an online business, but what it really does is create even more confusion.
If you’ve been told that the only way to earn “real money” online is with a big launch and all the fanfare, stress, and expense that goes with it, then you’re in for a treat. In this episode, I’m pulling back the curtain on the tiny course business model, and revealing what’s really possible with bite-size digital products that sell for less than $50.
Next-level tools for your growing business
Grow your email list with ActiveCampaign
Every business needs a way to stay in touch with their community, and that means building your email list right from the start.
Active Campaign is the tool I use and recommend at any stage in your business. It's newbie friendly and affordable even on a small budget, plus it scales as you grow. You can't go wrong with this email platform, but check it out yourself with a 14-day free trial.
Grow your sales with aMember
If you sell courses, done-for-you content, services, a membership, or digital products of any kind from your own website, you're going to need a way to take payments and deliver your product files or access.
I've used aMember since 2009, and it continues to be my number one recommendation for anyone who needs a shopping cart. It's endlessly flexible and scalable, and the team behind it offers top-notch support, too.
Uplevel your funnels with Thrive Suite
Automation is a powerful way to grow your small business, and one tool that will help you get there is Thrive Suite.
This collection of WordPress plugins makes it easy to capture leads, create compelling quizzes, design eye-catching sales pages, and even build your own courses.
Systemize your processes with Trello
Better organization is a must-have when your goal is fewer working hours and a bigger income. Trello makes it easy to visualize every step with an intuitive drag-and-drop Kanban style that lets you manage everything from a blog post to a new product launch, and its free version is robust enough for most users.
Find your hidden profits
You've probably heard the phrase, "don't leave money on the table," but what does it really mean? It turns out there are lots of places in every business where a tiny tweak can make a huge difference in your bottom line, and that's what Uncovering Hidden Cash is all about. With just a few simple strategies, I'll show you how to increase your profits without working more hours.