How to Make Your Small Business Why Actionable
small business why

Want in on some exciting news? I’m starting on a new business adventure. That venture doesn’t mean The Focus-Driven Biz is going away anytime soon. What it does mean is that my focus will be even more narroed in on business growth, and you’ll get to reap the benefits. I’ll be sharing a behind-the-scenes look […]

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How to Find Where Your Buyers are Hanging Out Online
Finding buyers online

There’s something so empowering about finding where your buyers are hanging out online and gaining clarity in your business. You stop wasting time guessing what people want, leaving you more time to create and sell what your audience craves You save yourself the heartache and mental bandwidth wondering why things didn’t go as planned, and […]

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Building a Small Business in Uneasy Times
building a small business

Today marks the start of INDEPENDENCE WEEKEND, which this year, for anyone building a small business in these uneasy times, feels a little different. If you’re not in the United States, this is the weekend we shoot off fireworks, go camping (my favorite), or head to a friend’s house for a pool party and barbecue […]

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That Awkward Moment When You’re Not Sure How to Talk to Your Ideal Customer
talk to your ideal client

As a super savvy business owner, you’ve heard the advice: To manifest sales you’ve gotta talk to your ideal customer over and over again. That’s great and all, but how? That’s where things get sticky. Instead of sounding like a smooth talking, ultra-confident sales powerhouse who KNOWS HER STUFF, you’re left fumbling around with a […]

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On Taking Action
taking action

I had something completely different scheduled for this week but 2020 has clearly shown us that we need to change how we interact with each other. This week (and well beyond), I’m choosing to silence the regularly scheduled broadcast to embrace a more colorful world. For businesses, we have a prime opportunity to amplify the […]

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The Power of Grit: Content Marketing Ideas to Keep You Showing Up Consistently
content marketing ideas

If you’re looking for content marketing ideas, look no further than…grit. Stick with me here because even though those two concepts seem unrelated, there’s a direct correlation that can multiply your online marketing efforts without costing you extraordinary amounts of time. Before we get into the specific ideas, let’s talk about grit and how it […]

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The Comparison Game in Business: When It’s Toxic and When It’s Helpful
comparison game in business

Can the comparison game in business be both toxic and helpful? Why sure, but (like all great things), it depends on how you’re framing the question in your mind and the lens you’re using to view your competition. Allow me a few minutes to explain (it’s worth the read to save you another night of […]

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