069: Dare to Create - Two Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Create New Content

Creating content consistently is important but the road is filled with challenges. I share a few thoughts from my two years of building my business and creating content and the two questions that guide me when I create a new video or blog.

My biggest lesson was "Show up consistently." For the full story, click to see the rest of my blog + video.

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068: How I increased my pageviews by 113% in 5 months

Creating content for your readers is an important part of growing your business and website traffic. That's something I learned first hand this year after analyzing my website stats (statistics). 

In this blog, I share with you the exact numbers from my Analytics panel (yes, screenshots are included) and the exact steps that I took to achieve a 113% increase in pageviews when comparing the first five months of 2018 and 2019.

My biggest lesson was "Publish useful content weekly" and "Look at your own path of progress." For the full story, see the rest of my blog:

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067: Three things you should know about doing a live workshop series

Recently, I conducted a three-part live workshop series (90 minute each) called “Host Your Course”. I enjoyed doing it very much but also learned some important lessons. I’ve decided in which scenarios I would use a live workshop method and in which scenarios I’d rather use the online course method. I share all of that in this blog article to help you in your business when it comes to creating paid information products.

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065: Why you should batch process everything you can in your business

One of the best things I learnt about running a business is the importance of creating good content for my audience. It is a powerful way to make a connection with exactly those people who are looking for solutions that your content can help solve. Email makes if possible to keep your business “top of mind” for your readers/clients.

The other best thing I’ve learnt is to organize and streamline my business activities using batch processing. This can be done very easily using automation tools that are already in place. Case in point: scheduling out emails in advance.

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064: How to tweak the design of your Mailchimp opt-in form on your Squarespace website?

In this video and blog article, you will see how to make your opt-in form a little more pretty. Change colors of the form or make it completely transparent. You will do this all without any code. All you need is to follow the steps and play around with your settings under Design> Site Styles.

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063: How to embed an Mailchimp opt-in form on your Squarespace website?

To make the most of your website, it is important to collect emails and build your list. This not only allows you to continue the conversation with your site visitors who now become your email list members, but also enables you to build trust and continue to offer your services, offers, products and other free and useful content such as videos, workshops and live trainings. In this video + blog article, I show you just how to do that.

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062: How to schedule your emails in Mailchimp

Sending regular content to your email list is how you can continue to offer useful content to your readership. I aim to send out emails once each week and I have found batch processing a great time saver. I wrote another blog post about the many benefits of batch processing and how you can implement such a process in your business. In this post + video, I want to show you how you can technically set up the scheduling of your emails in advance.

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060: Why is the Cart Icon Not Showing up in My Top Navigation?

After I design a website, my clients can still work with me by hiring me on an hourly basis. This blog+video is a direct result of a request my client had after I completed her site. I had created an e-commerce site for her that had a shop with multiple products. My client wanted to have the cart icon show up for her. But she found that to be not a simple click and activate situation. There was one more step to take care of.

If you are using any of the Brine Family of templates and have a product page but your cart icon is not showing up in Design and then Site Styles, then follow the simple step in this video to resolve it.

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059: How to Activate Cart Icon in Your Top Navigation in Squarespace

One of the benefits of a Squarespace site is the ease of the shop functionality. You can have your digital or physical products on sale or you can sell your 1 to 1 services, online workshops (like I do) or coaching sessions.

Now if you want to have a cart icon enabled in your navigation, this blog + video is for you. In this example, I am working with the Rally template but it applies to any template within Brine.

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