Setting rates as a solopreneur is always a challenge. Whether you’re a freelancer, a coach, an indie author or a consultant, you have to decide what to charge for your products and services, and too many of us base that decision on shaky logic. There are three really good reasons to charge a decent rate… Read More Three Reasons To Increase Your Rates and Charge What You’re Worth
Today we’re welcoming Gloria Martinez to the blog, with a guest post on how to build and grow your business as a solopreneur. She shares her thoughts on marketing, building an online presence, and delegating the tasks that you’re struggling to do yourself. Over to Gloria… Building and Growing Your Solo Business Perhaps you operate… Read More Helpful Tips To Build and Grow Your Solo Business
Hustle culture teaches us that side hustles have to be both hard work and high tech, not to mention often overly complex. The hustlers also represent the hustle as mostly glamorous, even though we all know there’s nothing that sexy about hard work, most of the time. So I was fascinated to hear about this… Read More Is This Really America’s Simplest Side Hustle?
It’s daunting to think about offering a coaching program, or perhaps mentoring others in your niche, but if you’re currently doing an awesome job at something, you can probably help others ace it as well. It may be blogging, social media marketing or video production. It may be attracting clients on Instagram. It may be… Read More Offering Your Own Coaching, Training or Mentoring Program
There are hundreds of books you can read to fuel your online business success. So many you may not know where to start. So here are a few quick summaries of some of our favorite business books. Take your pick. Load your Kindle (or other device) or take a trip to the book store or… Read More Five Books That Will Fuel Your Online Business Success
One of the best ways to boost your business income is to figure out what’s working and do more of that. Sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? The problem is often finding out exactly what’s working and what isn’t. You’ve no doubt heard of the 80/20 rule: the principle that 80% of your profits often come… Read More Using The 80/20 Rule To Increase Business Income
You all know how much I love free tools. I literally wrote the book on them. So today I’m excited to welcome Scott Smith to the blog, with an excellent guest post, all about free tools you can use to rebrand your business. Rebranding is something many business owners end up doing, sometimes more than… Read More 10 Free Tools to Rebrand Your Solopreneur Business
The easiest way to make your business more profitable is to do more of what’s already working well for you, but do you even know what that is?The first step is to start tracking what’s working. What parts of your business actually bring in revenue? What projects and products are making you money? Which ones… Read More Increase Your Profits This Year, By Tracking What Works
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