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Marketing & Sales Ideas For Small Business Owners and Freelancers

Bold Ideas for building a more sustainable small business.

You Need a Bucket List

If you aren't clear about why you wake up in the morning, the surest way to get a semblance of an answer is to write down your bucket list. If you don't know why you just took it from that a-hole customer of yours, you need a bucket list. One of the most powerful ways...

Why I Created a Free Beginner WordPress Class by Email

Creating content instead of consuming it is a critical component to most marketing strategies. Just this week, I further-dipped my toes into the content creator world by creating a Free Beginner WordPress Class by Email. Honestly, I have no idea where this might...

Your Life & Business Needs a Cause

"If a customer is willing to pay for it, I will do it," I said 10 years ago in response to a friend who asked what I do for a living . In hindsight, this was idiotic, and my business and life suffered the consequences. How My Cause Transformed My Life & Business...

The 3 Reasons To Own A Business

There are only three benefits to owning a business: You get to decide where you work.You get to decide with whom you work.You get to decide when you work. If you aren't taking advantage of all 3, you are missing an opportunity. If you aren't taking advantage of any of...

My Value Proposition

Sometimes we small business owners just need to get our of our own way! Getting curious about my value has provided me with the right boundaries needed to be creative in my space.

Tech Solutions Aren’t The Answer To Your Revenue Problems

A quick primer on How To Break Through Your Blockers and Permanently Solve Your Business’ Revenue Problems.

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How I Built a $5,000 Product

I no longer write custom proposals. I found a better way to run my WordPress Design company. It all starts when someone asks to buy something from me.  Yesterday, an existing customer asked for a website redesign. Up until yesterday, I didn't have a product to...

All You Ever Need To Know About Responding to RFPs and Custom Proposals

Y’all who work at normal 9-5 jobs don’t need to deal with the B.S. that is an RFP process (or rather you get paid to deal with it).

But us freelancers gotta deal with a whole big bag of schtuff when it comes to custom proposals.

Here’s my quick-and-dirty RFP filtering process that I use every time.

(It’s about a minute read.)

Enjoy!
Toby

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