How Do You Select the Right Software Tools for Your Online Business?

Want to know what everyone is always asking me? I get hundreds of requests for my recommendations for software tools and gadgets that will increase efficiency. Technology offers so many great ways to optimize the process of running your business and even putting some parts of it on autopilot. Payments, finances, scheduling, customer management & support, and...

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Your Business Can’t Survive Without These Systems

Ever feel like you’re running up a never-ending hill?  Like there’s just one thing after another with no end in sight? You’re not alone! Here’s why. When we’re just starting out and laying the foundation of our businesses by assisting our first clients, we’re busy, but there is a time and place for everything we do. But then things start to pick...

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What My 3-Year-Old Son Taught Me About Systems. . . .

As a child, I never wanted the summer to end. My brother, our 2 cousins, and I always spent 3 blissful months with my grandparents in their tiny Ukrainian village. I was responsible for the entire gang.  To keep the boys occupied, I’d come up with a themed game.  Our Summer Adventures  One year we had a farm. After cutting out and gluing together the houses and...

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Losing Clients Because You Don’t Have an Online Scheduler?

I bet you’ve experienced this maddening and very time-consuming sequence of e-mails. Prospect Client: I’d love to learn more about your services, can we chat?  Service Provider:  Absolutely! Would love to!  Are you available next week? Prospect Client:  Yes, next week sounds great!  Tuesday? Service Provider:  Oh, I’m sorry, I’m traveling on...

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Why We Resist Systems and What to Do About It

*I Have a System* I bet you’ve heard from someone you admire that their secret to achieving something exciting is in the system they’ve created. If they’ve shared the system with you, you probably noticed that it didn’t necessarily involve technology or complex diagrams. In fact, the “system” was really just a sequence of...

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Creating Your Ideal Assistant: Top Three Ways to Find Your Amazing Team Member (Part IV)

Now it’s time for the all-important question. What is the best way to find your dream assistant? Well, there’s not just one best way. In fact, there are three.

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