Posts tagged online marketing
5 Q&A Friday and how to stop procrasti-building your website

Hello and happy Friday!

WELCOME BACK to Day 5 of the Live Video Training Extravaganza, can you believe that I hosted a free live video training every day this week?

Ahhh it's been so much fun doing these live video trainings on my Youtube channel and sharing them with here on the blog, so I decided to continue these live video trainings into next week too! LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL!

So, be sure to tune back in after the weekend to watch even more of these daily lessons!

Not to toot my own horn but Day 5’s live video was a total blast and and I can’t wait for you to watch the replay.

In this video training, I answered 5 questions that came directly from YOU (my audience) - you emailed in these questions and I’m thrilled that I was able to answer them live today.

The fun thing about Q&As is that it’s basically an opportunity for you to pick my brain and get expert advice on something that actually applies to you…. so don’t be shy, please let me know if you have any questions you’d like answered on next week’s Q&A video! You can leave me a comment on this blog post or on the Youtube video, or just do what everyone else did an email me your question. I don’t care how you ask your question, I’m simply happy to answer and clarify!

Alright, that’s enough intro for one video… let’s get to the goods.

Click the live video training replay below to watch now!

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5 marketing features that every website MUST have

Welcome to Day 4 of my Live Video Training Extravaganza!

On Monday June 29, 2019, I kicked things off with the first daily live video training over on my Youtube channel and every day this week (and probably next week too!), I’ll be doing even more live video trainings for you… and then sharing the replays here on the blog.

Can you believe we’re already on Day 4?! Time flies when you’re having fun!

Day 4’s video training was a seriously so good and and I can’t wait for you to watch the replay.

In this video training, we talked all about the 5 marketing features that every website MUST have.

Whether your website is hosted on Squarespace or another platform (Wordpress, Shopify, etc.), consider these marketing features non-negotiable :)

In previous live video trainings this week, we talked about choosing the right Squarespace template and then moved on to the Squarespace template customization process. So Day 4’s video training, which is all about including marketing features and settings on your website, is a natural next step!

Here’s the thing: no matter what type of website you have, we can all benefit from better marketing! Whether your website supports a services-based business, or you have an e-commerce shop or sell products online, or if you are running an event, marketing plays a massive role in the success of your business and website.

Marketing is all about getting the right people in front of your offerings. Our goal is to connect our ideal audiences/dream clients with the content of our websites - so that we can better sell & promote our products, services, offerings and highlight the amazing value we bring!

So when it comes to your website, make sure that you have all these marketing features in place!

Ready to dive right in?

Click the live video training replay below to watch now!

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5 common myths about pitching your web design/development services

I’ve been thinking about pitching your services as a web designer/developer a lot lately.

Pitching is a topic that has come up many times in conversations as of late, whether it’s with my clients, my email newsletter subscribers, or even with my peers and fellow established web designers/developers. It seems to be on everyone’s mind!

If you’ve been following me and my business for a while, you might already know that I attribute my initial success and subsequent growth to pitching my services. Pitching is something I did to find clients, book out my calendar, take on the type of projects I wanted to do, and generally build up my experience and skills. It helped me leapfrog forward too and I know that I was able to achieve way more in a much shorter period of time because I took action and pitched my little heart out.

Was it easy or comfortable? Heck no! At the start, I pretty much hated pitching. The rejection stung and I felt like I was bothering people anytime I sent out a pitch email.

But do you know what? I kept with it, refined my strategy and started seeing amazing results from my pitches.

I was able to book loads more discovery calls which turned into secured web design/development projects. I started making good money. I was able to fill out my calendar in advance. My portfolio became more refined and targeted towards my ideal clients and audience/niche, which then made it even easier to sell my services in the future.

I am a HUGE fan of pitching because I know firsthand how well it works.

Which is why in this blog post, I want to address 5 of the most common myths or misconceptions I hear about pitching your services as a web designer/developer.

Most of these myths are based in fear, and I want to show you how powerful it can be to push past any awkwardness or hesitations you might have around pitching, because the results are totally worth it.

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Guide to pitching your web design/development services - new digital product is live!

In my humble opinion, pitching your services is the BEST way to launch and grow your web design/development business.

Pitching is something that differentiated me from many of my fellow web designers/developers, particularly those who specialize in custom Squarespace websites, and as a result I’ve received SO many requests for advice or tips. People want to try pitching out and see how it might work for their own business, but many of them don’t know where to start. They know that similar results are likely but beyond that, it’s not something many other people are talking about.

I’m thrilled to announce that my GUIDE TO PITCHING YOUR WEB DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT SERVICES is now live!

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