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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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Website Calls-to-Action Done Right

When it comes to your website calls-to-action, are you asking for something? Making the next step easy? Are viewers taking action? What if you can take things a step further—and use your website calls-to-action to seal the deal with ideal prospects? Alas, you can. And in this comprehensive post, I’m going … Read On ›

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How to push back with a client

I’ve talked about saying no and establishing boundaries with clients before, but it’s easier to do these things before you’ve actually worked with a client (on your website, in your free consults and in your contracts), or when you feel like a current client is being rude … Read On ›

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How to solve your lack-of-blogging problem

Sometimes fellow creatives and clients say to me:  “Wow, Jill. You’re so good at blogging. You’re so consistent! How do you get it done?” Well today, I’m going to tell you. Here’s my reality… Writing: Takes me forever Is not my passion Is not something I want to fill my … Read On ›

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How I named my business

Other creatives who are in the process of choosing a business name often ask how I chose mine, Jill Lynn Design. Today, I’m going to tell you this riveting (not!) tale… My naming wasn’t full of drama, research, excitement or nail-biting, because I guess I’ve always thought that ultimately, … Read On ›