Welcome to One Woman Shop Weekly Finds- where we scour the web to bring you a curated list of posts, links, and resources that we think will help your business- and maybe even your life!
Ready to rethink and expand your revenue streams? Take note of these 9 ways to turn your knowledge and expertise into viable products and services (bring on the resales, shared resources, subscriptions, leases, and other often-overlooked ways to make money).
"If having a steady stream of part-time income would be in service to your peace of mind, DO IT." -Stephanie St. Claire shares 11 things she wish she knew when she started her business (and manages to echo all of our sentiments in one blog post!).
We love this lesson on marketing from James Bond movies on Go Fire Yourself. Takeaway: Bond movies are formulaic and that's okay- your marketing can be too.
Love time management tricks? Then test-drive The Pomodoro Technique, which encourages you to work in 25 minute increments with a 5 minute break in between.
"Empowering, inspiring, and championing are really great core values – but what’s the action?" -Braid Creative on figuring out what you want to spend your days doing.
Are you making use of your "Thank you page," the page people land on when they join your email list? Ali Rittenhouse lays out 7 creative ways to make the most of it (andddd our to do list just grew).
"I’ve talked to so many amazing women who have been brave enough to admit their secret dream to me. I’ve heard inspiring ideas that range from becoming a travel show host … to starting a home office decorating business … to moving across the world to teach and empower impoverished women. These comments usually slip out in a hurried tone and are prefaced by something like, 'I know this sounds crazy, but…'" -Kristen Walker on DC Ladies
And this week on One Woman Shop: we chat with copywriters about what you should know and do before hiring them, we want to hear your crazy/interesting/unique stories, we lay out the ins and outs of making an editorial calendar for your business, we share some wise words from Marie Forleo about making time your friend, Tara Joyce shares her best practices for pay what it's worth pricing, we highlight why we love FollowerWonk, and we share 9 easy ways to find and save money in your business- right now.
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