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. This post may contain affiliate links. This means that I may get paid a small sum of money that […]

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Creating a Weekly Financial Workflow in Your Small Business

The thing that gets ignored the most in small businesses is the finances. You have so many other things to do in your business, that keeping up with your finances is nowhere near the top of your mind. Plus the money stuff is something that just makes you feel “ugh, how can I avoid this for longer?”It’s […]

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Are the Free Bookkeeping Programs Actually Hurting Your Business Finances

There are a number of free bookkeeping programs out there that you can use for you business. I understand why you use them – to save money. But honestly, the bookkeeping for your business is one area that you really can’t afford to skrimp on. If it’s not done correctly, it could be quite costly for you. So are […]

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How do Affiliates Affect Your Taxes

Maybe you are an affiliate for someone else’s program promoting their stuff to your audience. Or maybe you have your own affiliate program that you have other people promote your business to their audience. Both of these will affect your business, but in different ways. Let’s look at them. You are the affiliateWhen you are the affiliate, you promote […]

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Giving Gifts in Your Business: Are There Tax Benefits?

In your business, you may like to give gifts to clients and even those that refer new clients to you and maybe even your own employees. I see this happen regularly. But the question then becomes, how does this affect my tax deductions? How much can I deduct? According to the IRS, you can deduct up to $25 […]

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What receipts do I need to keep for tax time?

I get asked this question a lot. What receipts do I need to keep for tax time? Honestly, the answer is quite simple – ALL of them. You need to keep copies of everything. Yes, that even includes the automatic charges that you don’t even actually get a copy of a receipt for. It includes all those $27 courses you […]

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Myths About Having Premium Offers

I see and hear people say all the time that they can’t charge higher prices or have high priced offers. They just name excuse after excuse of why they can’t offer premium offers, when in reality, the only thing that is stopping you, is that little voice in your mind saying that you can’t do it. You […]

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34 Lessons in Business I’ve Learned in the Past 34 Years

I turned 34 yesterday and since 2020 has been a major year of learning, I figured why not find 34 lessons I’ve learned in my 34 years here. These lessons are ones that I’ve learned about business over the years. I grew up on a dairy farm and have 3 degrees in accounting, so I’ve been […]

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How to Keep Your Business Spending in Check

It can be tempting to buy ALL the programs out there to continue to help you grow your business. You don’t need to be FOMO Francine all the time. The copywriting makes you think that you really need to buy that course or that ebook or hire that coach or consultant. But you may not always have […]

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Should you sell low ticket offers?

“You can’t sell just low ticket offers.” “You need high ticket offers.” “No one will buy that.” But you see, you started your business because you wanted more freedom, more creativity, just to be more you. So why are you following the rules of what someone else has said you “should” do in YOUR business?!This is your business, your […]

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Why you need a financial strategist for your online business

As an online business owner, there are some professionals that you need to have on your team. These professionals help you run your business more efficiently and even can help you make more money in your business. Business owners, online or not, have to wear a lot of hats. But there are some hats that you would […]

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Why you need to hire an accountant for your online business

As an online business owner, there are some professionals that you need to have on your team. These professionals help you run your business more efficiently and even can help you make more money in your business. Business owners, online or not, have to wear a lot of hats. But there are some hats that you would […]

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Why you need to hire a bookkeeper for your online business

As an online business owner, there are some professionals that you need to have on your team. These professionals help you run your business more efficiently and even can help you make more money in your business. Business owners, online or not, have to wear a lot of hats. But there are some hats that you would […]

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7 Types of Buyers that You Encounter in Your Business

As a business owner, you will get all kinds of clients who show up on your doorstep to work with you. It doesn’t matter if you are selling a single product, courses or services. They will always show up for you. You may not get every single one of these ladies every time you create a new […]

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Is pricing hard because of decision fatigue?

How often have you ever asked yourself “Why do I struggle to make simple decisions?” Decisions like: What to wear todayWhat to eat for dinnerWhat price to put on my new product or courseWhat movie to watchWhat content to create in your businessWhat is the next thing you should do in your businessHave you ever noticed […]

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Are you sabotaging your business with your prices?

You’ve created products and services to sell in your business. But are you actually sabotaging your business with the prices you are charging? If your prices are too low, you won’t really get the clients you really want to deal with. You’ll get 1 of 2 kinds of people: People who want you to deliver everything on a silver […]

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