5 Things that will never make the difference in your online business and the #1 thing that entrepreneurs get wrong

Entrepreneurs and online business owners often spend so much time worrying about the wrong things. Here are five things that will not make the difference in your business and the #1 thing entrepreneurs get wrong.

  • Entrepreneurs and online business owners often worry about the wrong the wrong things.
  • The five things I see them worry about and focus way too much time on are: A logo, A uniquely coded website, A fancy DSLR camera for livestreaming or capturing the perfect images for your blog posts, A certain online course.
  • Every business should have a website--including those in Direct Sales, MLM , Network Marketing.
  • Target audience and ICA are NOT the same thing! (I spend a great deal of time discussing what each of these is in the episode.
  • You cannot have a bunch of ICAs.
  • It's crucial that your marketing and messaging remain consistent so that you consistently attract your target audience online.
  • When you attract outliers, it's because your communication has been inconsistent.
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Excuses, Rabbit Holes, and Resistance and WHY your online course or program won't sell

It's simple...but not easy. Your business isn't growing the way you'd like, you're not making the sales you want and here's the reason.

In this week's episode:

  • It's not that hard to create an online course or program, but what IS difficult is the marketing so it actually sells!
  • You must have the correct messaging for your audience.
  • You've got to know WHAT to say to them!
  • It's not you, it's not your product, program or service...it's the communication.
  • You must have the correct messaging and marketing for that particular course or program in order for that course or program to sell.
  • When there is a breakdown in your online communication, the sales stop...or never begin.
  • You very likely have a pretty good idea of who your audience is, but if you can't effectively communicate with them, the sales won't happen.
  • NO ONE is a "born salesperson."
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Strategic Storytelling and How It Grows Your Online Business

Strategic Storytelling is key to growing a successful online business. Find out what it is, how to do it, and how it is a game changer. 

In this week's episode:

  • This episode is UNEDITED. (I've never published an unedited podcast episode--I'm apologizing in case it's obvious...
  • You've got to "tell your story" when you market, whenever you sell.
  • Everyone likes to hear stories!
  • I mention the Calm app. I use it to fall asleep--it's really good!
  • You must ignite emotions in order to sell!
  • People act, click, purchase from emotions.
  • REALLY knowing your "people" (ideal client avatar and target audience) are is key to being able to sell.
  • People purchase from having their emotions ignited and their WANTS--not needs.
  • You NEVER need to be "salesy" in order to sell, but you do need to tell your story to sell.
  • You simply need to tell your audience how you do what YOU do and the transformation they can go through by doing this, too.
  • You've got to reach people (communicate with them) in ways...
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LinkedIn vs. Facebook for Online Business Growth (part 1)

It's important to know exactly where you should be spending your time online to grow your business, podcast and social media followers! Is LinkedIn or Facebook better?

 In this week's episode:

  • If you have a business, you need to be on LinkedIn!
  • Save posts on LinkedIn and Facebook (strategically and with purpose)
  • Use hashtags on LinkedIn and Facebook, but these platforms may not be using the same hashtags at the same rate. (I detail how to determine this int he episode, which is the second part of this broadcast.
  • Use branded hashtags as well as content-driven hashtags.
  • You cannot own hashtags, but you can dominate them.
  • I provide much more information about hashtags in episode 70.
  • You can repurpose the exact same content, without penalty, on both LinkedIn and Facebook.
  • Best practices state that you should really change your hashtags and/or post copy as you repurpose your social media content.
  • Most recently, I've used SocialBee.io and Buffer for scheduling social media...
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Your online business is likely costing you money (and shouldn't!)

Your online business is very likely costing you more money than it should! This bonus episode is from a Facebook live I did that has lots of links and info. in it to save you money!

 In this week's episode:

  • What are you yearly, monthly and daily business expenses?
  • Can you write off more business expenses on your yearly tax return? (Consult your local CPA for info that applies to your business and your state)
  • Are your subscriptions costing you more money because you pay monthly instead of one yearly fee?
  • Do you suffer from "SOS?" (details in the episode)
  • What's the purpose of your business? Your mission?
  • Who is your ICA? 
  • To learn how to niche down more on your target audience, let's chat: bit.ly/talktobonnie
  • Canva
  • Top Cash Back
  • Dollar Tree
  • Social Media Marketing Cafe

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Four ways you're sabotaging your online business

Self sabotage can disguise itself in lots of ways. Find out the four ways you may be unknowingly self-sabotaging your online business! 

 In this week's episode:

  • Entrepreneurs typically self sabotage (without knowing it!) when they're about to "level up" in their business.
  • Self sabotaging can look like loads of other things, though--and often do.
  • Identifying how you may be self sabotaging is crucial to your business growth!
  • Find out four ways I have recently self sabotaged in my business and what I did about it,

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Four habits that will NOT help you or your business

You've probably been told to do at least one of these--and why it was never going to help you or your business grow.

 In this week's episode:

  • Mantras: Repetitive words or phrases used for manifesting what you want or while you meditate
  • Affirmations: Positive things that you'd like to happen but are not currently happening
  • "The universe" has your back...will provide for you...and other things people believe
  • Self development courses, books, conferences
  • I discuss each of these four things in detail and why none of them will help you personally or professionally.

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How I save hundreds of dollars every year with a couple of simple habits

You're very likely wasting money every single morning and this can greatly affect your business growth. Discover how I save hundreds of dollars every year!

 In this week's episode:

  • Business Fabulous is changing just a bit...and it's more fabulous for you!
  • The podcast will cover Business hacks, money hacks and fabulous life hacks for you!
  • This week's episode is all about saving money first thing in the morning.
  • Business owners often buy things for their business, but they purchase without a strategy and don't track how much money is leaving their bank account.
  • I reveal how I save hundreds of dollars each year. With coffee.
  • Get ready to take notes--loads of ideas in this one!

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Easily Increasing Online Sales During Tough Times

You may be surprised by what you hear in today's episode--and it's exactly what to do to increase your online sales NOW.

Mentioned in this episode:

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In this week's episode:

  • After analyzing the online landscape as a consumer and a producer since the start of Covid-19 (March 2020), I have noticed several trends in terms of what is working right now in online sales.
  • "Producer" means someone who is selling products, programs, or services.
  • "Consumer" means the person buying.
  • It is 100% appropriate to sell anything at anytime you want to; however, if you do not feel comfortable about sales at a particular time, you will likely not experience the level of sales you'd like.
  • Your "list" typically means people who have already signed up to receive emails from you--they are on your email list.
  • If you click on the blue button at this link and enter your email...
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How you and your customers can control your social media feeds and sales

In just five minutes, you will learn exactly what to do to make sure your social media posts aren't buried amidst political ads and posts of your competitors.

In this week's episode:

  • Your social media feeds (and those of your customers!) are likely starting to get filled with political ads and ads from your competitors.
  • This means that your posts are being buried by all of these other posts right now and not being seen!
  • In just five minutes, learn exactly what you can do to gain control over your social media feeds.
  • You can relay this information to your customers so they can get all of your valuable content!

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