I started my first blog back in 2007, before the entire world was blogging. Before most people knew what a blog was. Before I myself fully understood what a blog was (I remember being confused about the fact that my latest post was always displayed first – I think I kind of wanted my blog… Read More Things I’d Do Differently If I Were Starting a Blog in 2020
We’ve talked before, here at The Savvy Solopreneur, about how some solopreneurs fly solo by choice, while others are solopreneurs by necessity, intending to stay in solo mode only as long as it takes them to gather the resources they need to start building their team. If you’re in the second camp, Wendy Dressler is… Read More Is it Time to Hire an Employee?
We’ve talked before about the importance of backend sales, but how exactly do you make them? One of the keys to consistent (and automatic) backend sales is a well-designed, logical and automated product funnel. This simply means that instead of creating and launching random products that your audience might like, you need to come up… Read More Designing the Perfect Product Funnel For Your Online Business
Building a business takes time, and it’s easy to get frustrated if your growth seems slow. But sometimes you just need to learn to get out of your own way. If any of these issues are something you’re struggling with, you may be standing in the way of your own success. Disclosure: Links in this… Read More 20 Reasons You’re Not Building Your Business as Fast as You’d Like To
There’s an obsession with growth when it comes to business. Grow your company, grow your revenue, grow your team. While I’m more than happy to grow, both personally and professionally, I don’t believe in growth at any cost. Specifically, I don’t believe in growth at the cost of freedom. I’m a solopreneur, and I have… Read More Solopreneurship as a Long-Term Plan
If you’re new to online marketing you may be wondering what backend sales are. If you’ve been studying marketing and sales for any period of time, particularly online marketing, you’ve probably already heard the term. But what exactly are backend sales? A backend sale is an additional sale you make after a customer has bought… Read More What Are Backend Sales?
Today we’re discussing a not-particularly-well-kept secret here at The Savvy Solopreneur. We’re talking about why it’s always easier to sell to existing customers than to find new ones. Finding new customers, marketing to them, and getting them to spend money with you for the first time is a lot of hard work. Getting repeat sales from… Read More Repeat Sales Are The Key to Sustainable Profits
As we hit the half-way point of 2019, now is as good a time as any to start look back at our progress and make plans to stay on track (or get back on track if things got a little derailed along the way). One of the reasons we tend to be bad at sticking… Read More How to Measure Your Progress Towards Your Goals and Stay On Track
Finding a good product to sell when you first start affiliate marketing can be difficult, but it’s important to your success. There are thousands of products to choose from, and the competition amongst sellers can be fierce. Finding a strong niche, along with a relevant, high value product that actually converts readers to buyers, is… Read More The Smart Way to Choose an Affiliate Product for Passive Income
With one or two exceptions, almost all my solopreneur friends work from home. Some of them are location independent, carrying their office with them in a laptop bag, but pretty much all of them have some kind of home office setup, even if it’s a moveable one, and how healthy your home office environment is… Read More Make Your Home Office Healthier and More Productive