Actionable Resources for Small Businesses

Trying to do it all by yourself can feel like you’re drowning at times. It can feel like you’re spinning your wheels and still not getting ahead.

I felt that way too, but I was tired. I was burnt out and didn’t want to keep feeling that way. So I took some time to figure out what was working and focus more on those strategies. I also found out what was not working, and I stopped those time-sucking habits.

With a new way of working, I felt inspired, rejuvenated, and more excited than ever. I knew that my precious time was spent on projects that truly made a difference.

Now, I want to share what I learned so you can feel rejuvenated too. You can thrive in your business – you just need the right strategy.

In this section you’ll find tips and tools to help you improve your online communications. I know you don’t have endless amounts of time or financial resources, so I promise I will:

  • Share information that will be useful to small businesses, and
  • Share actionable resources so you know exactly what steps you should take.

Check out the latest resources

The Best Graphic Design Solution I’ve Found for Small Businesses

When you start a business, it’s easy to underestimate how often you need a graphic designer. There’s your logo, business cards, brochures, website graphics, and banners for social media profiles – and that’s just getting started. You’ll inevitably want to update all of these designs to stay current, and there’s always more than needs to […]

How to use Google Analytics to discover audience interests

How to use Google Analytics to discover audience interests

One of the keys to writing effective content is to first know what your audience wants. They’re telling you what they want to hear by the actions they take on your website, blog, and enewsletter. Are you listening? In this article I will walk you through some specific places in Google Analytics to find out […]

Cross platform analytic tools for every budget

The Best Cross-Platform Analytic Tools to Monitor Your Web Presence (for Any Budget)

You won’t know if your online marketing efforts are successful unless you measure them. Compiling data by hand into spreadsheets or switching back and forth between platforms to try to get a complete picture of your online presence is not always a good use of your time. When you’re ready to step up your game, […]

Free Facebook Analytic Tools

9 Free Facebook Analytic Tools to Unlock Your Own Secret Sauce for Increased Engagement

It’s easy to learn more about your audience and boost engagement on Facebook if you have the right tools. With these 9 free Facebook tools, you won’t even have to open your wallet to get some great insights. (Plus, there’s two bonus tools at the end of this list!) As with just about anything, there […]

YouTube analytic tools

12 YouTube Analytic Tools to Track Your Video Performance

Visual media is becoming increasingly important, and incorporating videos into your online strategy will help you tell your story. These YouTube analytic tools can help you discover what kinds of videos will encourage your audience to take action. 51.9% of marketing professionals worldwide name video as the type of content with the best ROI. What does this […]

How I increased enewsletter susbcribers 56% in 9 months.

Email list building strategies: How I increased my signup rate 1,282%

Not all email list building strategies are created equal, and I found that out the hard way. For too long I had relied on strategies that just didn’t produce results. After a bit of experimentation, I was able to go from an average of 12 new subscribers per month to consistently adding 200+ subscribers per […]

5 Awesome Pinterest Scheduling Tools

Pinterest Scheduling Tools

I could get lost in Pinterest for hours! There is always more to see and discover. One thing I love about Pinterest as a social media tool is that it is a great place to share evergreen resources. Even so, it’s important to continue to add content on a regular basis. As you can imagine, […]

Email Segmentation in MailChimp: A Step-by-Step Guide to Help Boost Open Rates

We’re all looking for ways to increase email open rates. By far, the most effective strategy I’ve found is email segmentation. Doing things like experimenting with subject lines, A/B testing, and finding the optimal day/time to send your newsletter are all great ways to help you increase open rates. But if you’re looking for results, […]

BlueNod Twitter Analytic Tool

11 Free Analytic Tools for Twitter

You don’t need a budget to get started analyzing your tweets and followers. To help you navigate the world of Twitter tools, I’ve scoured the web to find the ones that are the most useful. This is by no means an exhaustive list of analytic tools for Twitter, but these are some of the best […]

Beaker and test tubes filled with blue liquid

A social media company didn’t publish new content for 30 days. Here’s what we can learn from their experiment.

Let’s face it – there’s enormous pressure to constantly add new content. The good news is you don’t need to reinvent the wheel every time you want to publish something new. Don’t feel like you can take a break from posting new content? Even the though it can be kind of scary, the only way […]