Online Visibility–A Collection of Website Observations

Recently I was wandering around the internet looking at websites (as I am apt to do), I noticed two or three things. Okay maybe four things 🙁 The first thing I noticed was the tendency to hide the website’s owner’s name or not having a photo. Sometimes it was impossible to find their name and sometimes it was hard to find their first name but not their full name. I used my researching skills and...

Online Visibility–The Power of a Well-Designed Website

That moment you click on a link and are taken to a website and you say ‘WOW, I LOVE THIS!’ You love it instantly. You feel really good about it. But what’s really going on? You haven’t even read it yet. All you got was a wonderful feeling. Why does this happen? Is it magic? It is most likely that you are reacting to the images, color palette, fonts, the layout and its inherent...

3 Top Tips to Help You Get Your Online Business Off The Ground

The 747 was my favorite plane ever. I used to fly in it when I flew from Australia to the US and I always loved boarding the big, wonderful jet. It felt spacious and roomy and I loved the fact it had two levels. One of my favorite moments is when we are almost at the end of the runway and the engines came full on and for a few moments I could feel the power building up. Then it would start...

Increase Your Visibility–A Quick Method to Create Great Content

I am a verbal creator. Sometimes I am stopped as I stare at a blank screen, not knowing how or where to start writing. However, if someone asks me anything, I can easily answer a question without hesitation. We are used to talking about things that we are passionate about. I believe this to be true of many business owners. As an expert, you have a set of beliefs and knowledge around your...

Creating an Online Business – Don’t Do It Alone

There is no freedom when you feel you need to do everything on your own. Creating an online business has been made to seem easy. There is lots of technology available that lets you build your own websites, create your own blog, create sales pages to sell your products, services and programs and more. The truth is that although it seems easy, the devil is in the details. For instance, when you...

Keeping Your Business Simple is Beautiful (KISS)

It is very easy to let a simple plan get complicated because if a little is good, a lot is better. Keeping things simple is not easy but well worth our time to figure out. Your clients will appreciate the simplicity of your systems… > logging in > getting information > easy to find learning material > staying in touch > feeling appreciated and part of your community Keeping things...

Online Visibility – What is An SSL Certificate & Why Do You Need One

What is an SSL Certificate? SSL Certificates are small files that digitally connect a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. When an SSL Certificate is installed on a web server, it activates the padlock and the https protocol and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser. How do I know if my website is using an SSL Certificate? You know if a site has an SSL certificate...

Keeping Your Customer Support Issues to a Minimum

I was reading posts in Facebook and I noticed there was one for a T-shirt and because I am a curious person I started looking at some of the comments. Almost every comment focused on the fact that people could not figure out how to order a t-shirt version of the shirt rather than a hoodie. Message after message repeated this same issue and each comment had a reply with the directions for how to...

Building Your Online Business One Step at a Time

You are building your online business and there are many things that need to be done. Usually there is an order that works best. You don’t ice a cake before it is baked or ice it while it is still in the baking pan or while it is hot. There is an order that results in a beautiful cake. Additionally, training yourself to focus on one step at a time  and follow it through to completion before...

How to Set-up Paypal and Aweber to Work as a Shopping Cart System

I made this mistake and I wish I had been better prepared when I was starting out. There are many reasons why you should have a coaching or training program on offer and today I am covering the process of selling one on your website using Paypal and Aweber. I just had a client asking me about this today and I thought I would share this. You don’t need to have a shopping cart system or...