The Secret to HAPPINESS (with your website) 🎉😘 #SavvyScopeSeries

Happy Monday friends! I did a scope this morning that’s a part of the #SavvyScopeSeries about the Secret to HAPPINESS (with your website).

Watch the video above to hear all the lovely content, including my metaphors to bring it home! Here’s the cliff notes below:

This morning I heard on the radio about this study here, in it they say that MONEY CAN BUY happiness, but only if used a certain way.

In it they say, “After analyzing people’s personalities and money habits, the researchers found that people who spent more of their money on the activities and causes that were important to them were more satisfied with their lives. Researchers conducted a second experiment where people were given money and required to spend it a certain way. Again, people who had to spend the money in a way that fit their personalities were more satisfied with their experiences.”

It got me thinking, that’s very in line with why people LOVE their websites and what they do differently to love them.

The secret to happiness with your website, is a website that:

Gets the job done, and gets it done WELL

It looks great and works great. It attracts your IDEAL clients and it converts those clients into paying clients. In the video I talk about why it’s important to narrow and focus in your net.

It is AUTHENTIC to you

It feels like you, it helps the people you want to help, it showcases your passion. In the video I give a tip on how to hone in on your visual identity.

It is a little bit HIGHER level that you’re currently ready for

It fits you for the next level, and beyond. You can grow into your web presence as it’s already at that next level. In the video I explain more of what this means, and why it’s SO incredibly important for a growing business.

 

Thank you to all of those who joined us live and who watched the replay! Happy Monday!

xo!


 

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future-proofing your {small} business

Us small businesses have to worry about sustainability – especially when WE are the cornerstones of our businesses.

Watch the scope above for explanations on these 3 tips on how to future-proof your business:

  1. Start getting OUT of your own biz (it’s not what you think)
  2. Offer next-level (or pre-level) products & services
  3. Create passive profit income streams

xo!
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Last call! Create Passive Profits enrollment CLOSING soon until 2017.

 

There are 4 levels to choose from for different levels of implementation. There are also payment plans available, so enroll asap, as we won’t be offering this course again in 2016.

If you enroll before TONIGHT at midnight, you’ll receive the SNAIL MAIL fast-action bonuses (USA ONLY), including:

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  • Brilliant ideas Notepad

 

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Her success is not your failure.

Sweet friend, please tell me I’m not the only one feeling this.

That every time you see someone similar (either in your same industry, your same age bracket, or who started their business when you did) SUCCEED in a big way, it feels like a jab to your gut.

You hear that voice: “Look at ALL that she’s accomplished, and here you are. Still in the same place. Still haven’t MADE it. Wasting your life, your talent, your money.”

I heard these voices this morning. “What has she done differently that made her SUCCEED and you FAIL?”

These are total LIES friends. We all have a part to play and we all are WHERE we are for a reason.

Let me prove it to you. I did a Periscope on it this morning, and would like to share it with you.

 

Today I did an impromptu Periscope about the saying currently circulating:

“Her success is not your failure”

– and an amazing verse that coincides with this topic and has a big lesson for us.

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If you enroll before FRIDAY, April 15th at midnight, you’ll receive the SNAIL MAIL fast-action bonuses (USA ONLY), including:

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  • Brilliant ideas Notepad

 

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Invest your time instead of just spending it

I taught a LIVE training on Passive Income for Creative Businesses and it was a huge success! Since the replay is an hour long, I wanted to break up the key sections so that you can still learn these principles in bite-sized pieces. This is the Key #3 to breakthroughs in creating passive income for your creative business, taken from the live training.

Key Tip #3: Invest your time instead of spending it



Create Passive Profits enrollment closes in just a few days!

There are 4 levels to choose from for different levels of implementation. There are also payment plans available.

If you enroll before FRIDAY, April 15th at midnight, you’ll receive the SNAIL MAIL fast-action bonuses (USA ONLY), including:

  • Printed + Bound CPP Workbook
  • Brilliant ideas Notepad

 

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Breaking it down and getting started

I taught a LIVE training on Passive Income for Creative Businesses and it was a huge success! Since the replay is an hour long, I wanted to break up the key sections so that you can still learn these principles in bite-sized pieces. This is the Key #4 to breakthroughs in creating passive income for your creative business, taken from the live training.

Key Tip #4: Break it down, Now


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There are 4 levels to choose from for different levels of implementation. There are also payment plans available.

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  • Printed + Bound CPP Workbook
  • Brilliant ideas Notepad

 

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I don’t have a big enough audience to make Passive Income (key tip #2)

On Wednesday I taught a LIVE training on Passive Income for Creative Businesses and it was a huge success! Since the replay is an hour long, I wanted to break up the key sections so that you can still learn these principles in bite-sized pieces. This is the Key #2 to breakthroughs in creating passive income for your creative business, taken from the live training.

Side note: In this video, I share a little snippet of my story and what happened to me to create Design Life Project. If you’d like to read the whole story, I share it here.

Key Tip #2: Helping People is the Great Audience Builder



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  • 2 of my FAVORITE Passive Income books
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My product won’t sell, I’ve wasted my time

When asking them about why they hadn’t started a Passive Profit income stream, several people told me:

The reason they hadn’t spent the time or energy creating a Passive Profit product because they were afraid it wouldn’t sell, and they’d be out all that time, energy and resources.

Yesterday we had a free training on Passive Income for Creative Businesses and it was a huge success! We had over 300 people show up live and it’s already been replayed by another 100 people. We’ve gotten glowing emails in our inbox about how helpful it was. Over the next week, I’ll be sharing some of the key takeaways with all of you, broken down into parts. This is the first in a series of 7 Keys to breakthroughs in creative passive income for your creative business.

Key Tip #1: Develop a Product that you Know will Sell



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Perhaps you are getting busier than ever before, and you are SERIOUSLY worried about sustainability. Maybe you’re feeling limited in how much income you can earn in your current role and with your current offerings. Possibly you’re like most of us, and feel like your true potential isn’t being utilized, but you’re stuck on how to start. This course will give you the BRILLIANT IDEAS and EXACT TOOLS to define the perfect passive income offerings FOR YOU, and walk you through the steps to sell them, in just 4 weeks!

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How passive income fits with an established business

When the success of your business is RELATIVE to the hours YOU put into it, you can quickly get burnt out.

But maybe you LOVE what you do, and can’t IMAGINE stopping.

But what if you could take on LESS clients, WORK less, maybe have TIME OFF and STILL make more money?

The secret is Passive Income. Setting up a system of income that takes your hours spent, and grows your reach AND your money.

I’m teaching a FREE training tomorrow, Wednesday March 30th at 12pm PST / 3pm EST. Sign up here to grab a spot. We will be giving away free stuff to the live viewers only, so make sure you join us live!

In my Periscope above, I talk about the 3 ways that creating a passive income stream HELPS your current business. Watch the video above or read the notes below.

You will be able to have seasons of slow (and be JUST fine).

Your business should serve your life. You can run a thriving business AND live your life. Life is too short to miss all the beauty. Having a passive income stream will help you to be able to take breaks, whether it’s for pleasure or for life’s disasters. I created my first passive income stream because of a medical emergency in which I knew I’d need to be out of the office. It was the best decision I’ve ever made for my business. Not only can I take breaks and take time off, it’s also helped grow my business in other ways, like:

You can demonstrate your expertise.

Passive income streams can help demonstrate your expertise. You can choose to sell your products TO your current customers, or people who serve your current customers. You will grow your clout and be known as an expert.

You can build an amazing community.

Because you are no longer working one-to-one, instead you’re working one-to-many. That means you’re able to help more people in less time, and GROW your audience. You can now help people who then tell other people, and your influence exponentially grows. My community has grown to international friendships because of my passive income streams. I’ve had in-person opportunities as well as online opportunities because of connections I made, that wouldn’t be possible if I was helping one-to-one.

Passive income does not have to be your full-time gig. It can be your side thing – that helps grow your business and it’s potential, and helps you live the life you deserve.

 


Join us TOMORROW, March 30th for a FREE training on Passive Income for Creative Businesses. This is a one-time lesson, and we are giving away prizes to live viewers. Grab a spot so that you don’t miss it!

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myth busting: I’m not ____ enough to teach

In Create Passive Profits, we are going to start the course by pushing past the fears that have stopped us in the past. I’d like to dispel some fears here, to encourage you to start those things you’ve been dreaming about, including teaching an e-course (watch my Periscope above).

Myth busting: I’m not {blank} enough

We really seem to psyche ourselves OUT of the good ideas, don’t we? There are lots of excuses we give ourselves about why we aren’t enough to pursue our idea. I’d love to debunk some of these now.

  • I’m not EDUCATED enough

Why is it that we all think we need degrees in anything we do? Maybe it’s the old school way of doing things. It’s never been easier in history to learn how to do something. Hey, I even have a couple degrees in graphic design – but I know a LOT of my colleagues don’t. Since I worked very hard for it, I’m proud of it. But guess what? On the web – no one really cares. I don’t think people hire me because I have a degree – they hire me because they like what I produce, and they know that I can help them. No one cares about your background – they only care if and how you can help them. It’s really, really true.

  • I’m not OLD enough, or YOUNG enough

This can be added on to the above – the web is the great equalizer, and nobody cares how old you are. The web is completely merit-based. Age just doesn’t matter anymore. And if for some reason, your ideal clients are looking for age – they are going to be your same age. So even if that is a factor (which it’s probably not) then there will be an audience and market just like you. Maybe that’s part of your niche – and that’s okay too! It’s just a selling point instead, and no reason to be afraid.

  • I’m not TECHY enough

Simple software solutions are constantly being built for those who aren’t as technically inclined – as well learning programs for those who want to learn how. You can learn just about ANYTHING on the web these days. And even for free if you’re willing to dig. There’s no excuse any more – they are breaking down the tech barriers as we speak.

  • I’m not RICH enough

I have some REALLY great news for you. Remember how I said it’s never been easier in history to learn something? Well it’s also never been cheaper to sell something. Informational products especially are DIRT cheap to produce – and the profit margins are close to 100%. You can get a site started with everything you need for less than $100 these days. You absolutely do not need a lot of money to start your idea. Even crowd-sourcing sites make it easy to gain funding if your project does need it.

So have I convinced you that you are enough? Well, of course you are. You are amazing and ONE of a kind!

 


Join us on March 30th for a FREE training on Passive Income for Creative Businesses. This is a one-time lesson, and we are giving away prizes to live viewers. Grab a spot so that you don’t miss it!

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Are you TIME-Poor? Living hour-to-hour?

Sometimes instead of being money-poor, we are time-poor. Living check-to-check is eclipsed by living hour-to-hour.

We never have enough time to do what we love, to be there for the people we love, because we are so busy trading hours for dollars. Creating passive income is a real way to create more balance in our lives, work less for more money, and develop a business that supports our lifestyle, rather than the other way around.

If you’re like I was, you may think:

“I’m busy (aka my business is thriving). Why would I need to develop a system for passive income?”

I’ve thought this over and over – and figured the whole “passive income craze” had no relevance in my service-based, client-based, CUSTOM, built-from-scratch, one-of-a-kind business. But I was totally wrong. It is relevant – to ANY business, but especially creative ones, and here’s why:

  • Invest your time instead of just spending it

The biggest case for creating a passive revenue stream in your business is it’s an amazing INVESTMENT. Not investment of money in the traditional sense, though. As your business grows, you’ll realize your most precious asset is time. You may think time is time and goes by no matter what – but it’s not really true. There’s a way to invest your time – and it’s in developing a passive income system. You spend the time ONCE and it keeps working for you – without you spending the time over and over again. Your time is exponentially MORE valuable when spending it creating a passive income system. It can potentially grow and grow, unlike how you’re spending time now. Time is finite in the trade-hours-for-money scenario.

  • Easiest time in history for passive incomes

Right now is the easiest and most fertile planting ground for developing a passive income system. It’s a bit ridiculous how easy it is to start. The cost is super low, and you can start it RIGHT NOW. You don’t need a degree, or even a specialty. You just need a passion – ANY passion. If you know anything about anything – there’s a profit to be made on it. There are people out there who want to know what you know, or want to buy what you make. And connecting those clients with you and your offering is the easiest it’s EVER been. NOW is the time to start. It truly is the future, and the entrance gates are unlocked and are wide open right now. Why NOT start now?

  • Business “insurance” plan

As women, building a business can be particularly scary. We have an extra set of worries when it comes to starting a family. There is such an uncertainty. If you already have children, you already know how big of a change happened in your life. If you don’t already have kids, you can only imagine how your life would change. For all of us though, when a business depends on only us – we get worried something could happen to us and render us temporarily unable to work. Developing a passive income system is a way to serve as a backup plan – or an insurance type business for us. It reduces our client dependency for our business to thrive. And who doesn’t want a little extra security right?

  • Helping other people isn’t limited

The businesses that do the best, are those that HELP people. It is fulfilling as a business owner, and a as person, to be able to help people. As it currently stands though, you can only help so many people, because you’re just one person. When you develop a system, it can grow and grow and help many more people than you could ever handle on your own. Your reach is spread to the sky – and you can truly feel amazing about that! It is worth it!

 


 

So now that we’re in agreement – you may be wondering where to start? How do you develop a passive income stream in YOUR businesses? I can help you navigate WHAT to sell and HOW to sell it in my course, Create Passive Profits. You may be on information overload and have NO clue where to start. I’ve worked hard to devour all the information, speak to those currently doing it, and clean it up in an easy to understand and customizable way for CREATIVE businesses. There’s a lot of junk information out there, car salesman type techniques and just generally outdated information. I created a course that I wish was out there. This course will help you to develop the idea and hit the ground running with it. This is my 3rd time running the course, but I’m doing it differently this time with keeping the class small, and adding in the group coaching element. I’m opening registration VERY SOON, so make sure you’re signed up to be first to know when registration opens, so you can be guaranteed a spot and can get started on creating that revenue stream ASAP.

Cheers to a bright future – filled with passive incomes, fulfilling work, and being with the ones you love!
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