Category: Good Business

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Client Green Flags: 11 Signs of a Good Client

I’ve been freelancing full-time for 17 years, and it took a while (and a bunch of not-so-great clients) to realize: You can have really good clients—and only good clients! Sure, maybe you need to sow your oats with some bad clients to realize what good looks like. But if … Read On ›

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The secret to content marketing: consistency

The lovely content writer, Wendy Jacobson of Incredible Content, featured me in a one of her Content Case Studies. I attribute much of my success as a WordPress designer to producing ongoing content (this blog, my newsletter, and my lead magnet) over the past 8+ years. About 50% … Read On ›

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Listen to how I earned $10K in passive income

I had the privilege of chatting with Ilise Benun of The Marketing Mentor Podcast recently about how I've earned $10K in passive income on my Client Onboarding Toolkit. As you may know, “passive income” isn't exactly passive. You do have to work for it. The key … Read On ›

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A simple formula for firing clients

I’ve done a ton over the years to make sure my clients are pre-qualified and a good fit. I’ve made sure my intake process alerts me to red flags in advance—and that there are rules, boundaries, contracts and deposits in place to weed out un-ideal clients and … Read On ›

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How I started creating passive income

You think “passive income” and you might think, “Ooooh, making money while you sleep. That’s easy!” Sure, the making money while you sleep part IS easy—but everything it takes to get to that point? I’ll call it labor intensive.  Recently Ilise Benun of Marketing Mentor interviewed me for … Read On ›

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Out with the old (socks). In with the new.

Have you rolled into 2021 with a to-do list that’s longer than ever? It’s March—how much have you accomplished? Do you keep piling things on your plate, and trying to do it all? How about we replace this? Yes. Apparently, we don’t have to keep doing this. We can (and … Read On ›

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What is the CCPA—and does it apply to you?

Have a website? Can people in California see it? Then you might need to be compliant with new legislation called the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA gives Californians the right to know about the personal information a business collects about them, and how it is used and … Read On ›