Here’s the thing; if you don’t see self-love as an essential business skill, we need to talk right now. As the title suggests, I do think self-love as a business owner is a key in helping you find the success you’re looking for. Sure improving your sales funnel or conversion rates matter – actually they matter a whole lot – but you can’t grow your business without confidence, and that’s where self-love comes in!
I’m sure as an online business owner you’ve asked yourself how to stand out from the crowd and gain recognition among your target audience. The not so secret way is to channel your authentic self, story and the purpose of why you started your business. Whether we’re talking about your overall brand, your website, landing pages, webinars blog post, even social media, speaking your message from the heart is a great way to express yourself authentically. Let’s call this branding from the heart as authentic branding.
I haven’t done a list post like this in such a long time! I’ve been chatting with a few fellow businesswomen about how we turn our business, and it got me thinking, why not share with you too!? And, that’s how this post was born. I’m going to write down every tool I use to run my business and as you’ll shortly realize it really isn’t that much.
This one is going to be short, sweet and to the point. Kindness is a powerful competitive advantage. You don’t have to be a saint, Mother Teresa or bend over backward for anyone in order to be kind. By no means, I’m telling you to get pushed over either. But, being kind is a smart thing to do; the more you give, the more you can receive in the most expected, and unexpected ways.
I tend to write more technical, business strategy focused posts. However, there is a lot more to running a successful business than a good website, or social media campaigns. I’m a firm believer that mindset is too. As the title of this posts suggests, I want to talk about what it’s like being a depressed entrepreneur.
I don’t believe we talk openly enough about what it’s actually like being an entrepreneur (or a business owner) as a community. That’s why today, I want to just lay it all out. Being open and transparent about what it’s like can help the collective community cope with their own journeys better. Let’s face it, the journey is a cocktail full of all kinds of emotion.
Believe it or not, websites are not all made equal. Many people don’t realize this. Often times, a client is prescriptive in what they want and a designer obliges with some creative suggestions. But that approach is 100% wrong; let me tell you why I don’t actually sell websites.