All posts by Clarissa

Is it Possible to Have a Successful Business on a Shoe String Budget

Anything is possible if you really want to succeed. But then again, everyone’s definition of success is different too. So the first thing you are going to have to do is define what success means to you. What does having a successful business mean to you? What is a shoestring budget? A shoestring budget is one where you invest […]

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How to Use a Crisis to Build Better Business Money Habits

A crisis can happen at any time. It doesn’t have to be the pandemic that the world is currently going through. But I know the current pandemic doesn’t help much. What happens if you get sick and can’t work in your business? Or what if you get pregnant and have to take maternity leave after your baby is […]

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The Business Money Foundations You Really Need to Have in Place

As a business owner, there are some important foundations that you really should have in place in your business. These foundations are the parts of your business that will help it run like a well oiled machine. And make it so much easier for you and anyone else on your team. But having the money foundations in […]

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How can bookkeeping help you in your business

Bookkeeping is not something that you really enjoy doing. For most people, it’s really not that fun to do. It’s boring, tedious work. And you’re afraid that you are going to do something wrong. When you do something wrong, you may end up owing a lot more money. You really never thought about having to handle the bookkeeping […]

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Why paying taxes in your business is a good thing

There are not a lot of people who think taxes are the worst thing in the world. I’m not saying they are right or wrong. But you are a business owner and no matter what, you have to pay taxes. There are a few breaks that you have as a business owner though when it comes to […]

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Are you financially illiterate in your business?

I just read in one of my daily emails that a recent study by Intuit says that 40% of small business owners consider themselves financially illiterate. What that means is small business owners don’t know how to read their financial statements and tax returns. They just trust the professionals doing the work to do things correctly. It was […]

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Most Common Areas of Overspending in Business

It can be really easy to spend money in our businesses sometimes. There are so many amazing courses and products out there that can help us grow our businesses. When people write their sales pages and their message just speaks to us, it’s something that we really think that we need to have, because it will help […]

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Do you actually believe in your offer?

Actually take a minute and stop and think about that. Do you actually believe in what you have to offer? Do you believe that what you are selling is actually going to help someone change their life and/or their business? It doesn’t matter if your offer is an ebook that you wrote in half a day or 6 […]

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Should you show your prices on your website?

This question gets thrown around a lot in the online business world. Some people believe that you should never put your price on your website. Others believe that it should always be on your site. And even others say it depends on what you are offering. The bigger question is what do YOU want. Do you actually want to […]

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Should you get a Standing Desk? My Review

A little over a year ago, I bought a standing desk from Autonomous. Before I bought this desk, I had one of those desktop things that you could put your computer on and then you had handles that you just used to stand when you wanted to stand. This thing was sturdy, but it also slid around […]

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Find Your Best Business Bank Account

When a business owner is finally getting really serious about their business, they finally decide that it’s time to have a real business bank account, aside from PayPal and their personal bank account. So the question I usually get is what is the best bank to get a business bank account with?Shop AroundNo matter what account […]

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Are you sabotaging your business with your prices?

There is such a thing as charging too much or too little in your business. And both will sabotage your business. Let’s look first at not charging enough. When you don’t charge enough for your products and courses and services, you won’t be able to make that much money without burning yourself out. I know you want to be […]

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Are you judging other’s prices?

How often do you see what someone else is offering and think their price is too high or too low? They need to charge more.Or they aren’t going to get buyers because their price is too high? Or you wouldn’t buy it at that price point. Honestly, none of that ever matters. What someone else is charging is […]

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Why Your Best Clients Will Pay You Over and Over Again

You’ve heard about the 1000 True Fans. The people who buy everything you have to sell. They buy before you even finish creating the sales page or even know what the new course or product will be. No matter what you do, they will throw their money at you. Of course this is something that every business owner […]

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Is your pricing coming from your head or your gut?

Yes there is a major difference when you price with your head versus your gut. When you use your head, your ego is the deciding factor. So basically you are picking a number that your ego thinks will either:Keep you safe and complacent; orWill be out in left field because it keeps you stuck.This means that you […]

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Should you charge for the beta round of a product or course?

There are many course and product creators out there who like to give away the first round of their course or product for free. The premise behind this is to get the product or course into the hands of some of your ideal clients so that you can get feedback and testimonials on it. I understand this. But […]

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Do you discount your products and services when someone asks?

There are people out there who think they can always barter for your services and even your courses and products. They may see the real value in what you have to offer, but they are cheap and don’t want to pay full price. Or they are friends of yours and they think they should get a friend […]

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How to Price Your Services in Your Business

So you’ve decided to start adding services in your business. But you have no idea how to price them. That’s normal for most business owners. Maybe you’ve just started your business and you really just don’t know what to charge. Or maybe you’ve always offered products before and now services are a completely new ballgame to you. It really […]

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Is your ego affecting your prices and your profits?

We both know you have an amazing program to offer to your clients. But then when no one is buying, you start to think you did something wrong. Is my price wrong? Is my message wrong? Am I even targeting the right people? Am I charging too much? Or not high enough? Maybe my potential clients don’t even want this product? I […]

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Viral Content Templates: A Review

Almost a year ago, I purchased the Viral Content Templates from Katya Varbanova and Jamie Nudelman. I purchased these templates because I wanted an easier way to come up with content and to be more consistent on Instagram. When Katya first introduced the template idea, I knew I was in for these templates. I love when social media […]

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