Tara Reid | Marketing and Content Creation

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Top Reasons Why Your Sales Funnel Isn’t Converting

Top Reasons Why Your Sales Funnel Isn’t Converting

Let’s chat about the top reasons why your sales funnel may not be converting your subscribers into clients or customers. If you have a sales funnel created – way to go, it’s a huge accomplishment. Creating a sales funnel that works is not one size fits all, but there are some of the main and important factors that matter when it comes to creating a sales funnel that is actually successful.    What is a Sales Funnel? If you’re asking what is a sales funnel and you don’t currently have one set up, let’s dive into that first. A sales…

5 Productivity Hacks to Help Entrepreneurs Scale Their Business

5 Productivity Hacks to Help Entrepreneurs Scale Their Business

Entrepreneurship is great! You get to be your own boss, you set your own rules, and you can choose how your day at work will look like. There is a lot of freedom coming with this dream lifestyle you create yourself, but even though all this sounds amazing, there is another side of the coin, too. With all this freedom, there are also a lot of responsibilities, decisions to be made, and things that you need to take care of on your own. You are the boss, but you’re also a problem solver, accountant, project manager, and tech wizard. It’s…

How to Save Time and Repurpose Your Blog Posts

How to Save Time and Repurpose Your Blog Posts

Do you have a lot of old content but you can’t come up with any new ideas for posts? REPURPOSE! I’m sure there is so much valuable information in your previous blog posts/social media posts/or podcast episodes, so why not use it again? Especially the blog posts, these are usually longer chunks of text and they can definitely be repurposed into social media posts or even new blog posts. Therefore, next time when you feel stuck on what to post next or not having enough time to produce new quality content, think about the material that you already have and…

Why Batching is the Best Way to Save Time and Be More Productive

Why Batching is the Best Way to Save Time and Be More Productive

We, as entrepreneurs, do a lot in a day! We are juggling customers/clients, families, marketing, accounting, receivables, payables… the list goes on. Don’t even get me started on emails. When it comes to doing all of these things as an entrepreneur, it is more important than ever to have a fantastic project management software (like ClickUp), so you can delegate appropriately to your team and know where your business is sitting. Also, another trick of the trade is to implement batching. Much like setting boundaries with clients and loved ones, it is a way to set limits to your precious…

How Service Based Business Owners Can Use Dubsado

How Service Based Business Owners Can Use Dubsado

Are you using more than one CRM? As a new business owner, there is a lot you need to deal with. Some activities around your business are fun, some not so much. Paperwork or in other words administrative tasks is one thing that you as an entrepreneur might struggle with or try to avoid for as long as you can. To start off your business, you most likely don’t want to spend too much money and rather use free platforms that will do the trick. It’s not bad to think about it this way, but what about efficiency? Is it…

How to Make Room in Your Budget for a Virtual Assistant

How to Make Room in Your Budget for a Virtual Assistant

With the beginning of any entrepreneurial journey, it all ends with you. You started the business; you are the Accountant/Marketing/Customer Service department head plus head of purchasing, sourcing, etc. plus sometimes web designer and so many other hats. As a business owner, you have to realize that doing this for the long term is inevitably the ultimate way to crash and burn. You also responsibly cannot have the best interest in your business in the long run.  So what does that mean, hiring help? The choice now becomes one of necessity but also one of what works for your business…

Why Using a CRM System Can Expand Your Small Business

Why Using a CRM System Can Expand Your Small Business

As an entrepreneur, there are a great many tools and software you come across that help you make sure your business runs efficiently, at optimum pace, and in compliance – with the federal/territorial governments as well as your industry. There is one tool that is a must-have to make sure you can continue to grow and expand your small business.  That tool is a trustworthy CRM. By using one from almost day one, not only does it help you organize your contacts but it also can ensure that each department is handling that contact properly. From Marketing to Customer Service…

How to Figure Out Who Your Ideal Client Is

How to Figure Out Who Your Ideal Client Is

Let me start with the fact that most entrepreneurs aren’t clear about their ideal client, so you are definitely not the only one trust me! Figuring out who your ideal client is can be challenging, especially at the beginning of your business. Many of us might feel like working with anyone for the sake of getting the client is okay. However, even though many businesses may need your help, niching down your ideal clients helps to deliver your services to the right target market and saves you wasted time or money. Here are a few steps you can follow when…

How to Keep Work-Life Interesting When Working From Home

How to Keep Work-Life Interesting When Working From Home

Working as a freelancer, for some, is the dream. The ability to choose the hours worked, be there for the family when need be and still earn an income and be independent. Now, who wouldn’t want that! So you made the jump and started up the business. You made sure to create the boundaries to ensure success – setting up a dedicated workspace, setting office hours, making sure clients know best practices when it comes to workload sharing and communications each day. But after 3 months, 6 months, even a year – you are noticing that you are becoming “stagnant”…

How to Create a Mindset Strategy That You Can Stick With

How to Create a Mindset Strategy That You Can Stick With

Mindset. The kryptonite to any Entrepreneur, trying to balance personal goals and business. Mindset can make or break a person when it comes to achieving goals, both personal and professional, as it helps in how you approach tasks as well as maintain focus for the future. It is impactful how your mindset affects your approach to goals, situations, and momentum through each phase of personal growth and in business. With saying that, why not dive into ways to keep you killing it as you a #BossBabe. What do you need to do to create a Mindset Strategy that you can…

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