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Reflections on Business

How do you know you’ve got a great idea?

You know you’ve got a good idea when your ideas are all of a sudden everywhere! Two things happened this week that made me think about ideas and originality and how we can have the SAME idea as someone else, the SAME business, and offer the SAME service AND we can do it in our…

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A Heart & Gut-Based Business Plan

Last week, I attended a four-day event for women business owners. It was a small mastermind group led by an amazing coach who confirmed for me something that I know but that can also be scary and really hard to do. Here it is: Trust yourself. When I first began my journey in this online…

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2018, ooooh what a year…and what’s next?

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Like many, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the coming year, but before I could even begin to look forward, I had to spend the past few weeks looking back. 2018 was my first full year in business with Entwine Web Design, and it was a year that took my business to places that I…

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Can YOU do tech too?

When I was teaching full-time, I often heard my students say things like, “I can’t do _______.” Fill in the blank with math, writing, taking a test, sports…whatever they felt challenged by. Often, they would justify their perceived inadequacies by blaming them on genetics by saying something like, “Yeah, my mom/dad/sister/brother can’t do _______ either.” As…

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7 Tips to Get Visitors to your Website

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In order to get your website to work to build your business, you’ve got to get potential clients TO your website. This is all about the math. If you have more visitors to your site and those visitors are clearly targeted, you’ll have more conversions which means you’ll convert more people to clients. Unfortunately, when…

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Can you ignore the GDPR law?

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The GDPR. Ugh. Have references to it been filling your inbox over the past few weeks like they have mine? If you have no idea what I’m talking about or have ignored the whole thing, if you’ve got a website and you collect information from visitors (like emails) you’ve got to pay attention…for a minute…

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Unexpected Biz Lessons from 2017

Every year, I spend time during the month of December reviewing my year. I go through old notebooks and planners, taking notes, journaling, and reflecting on the lessons in the words I wrote. It’s always an eye-opening activity, and it helps me to focus and plan for the upcoming year. In 2017, I launched Entwine…

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7 Steps to Naming Your Online Business

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[Article updated Feb. 2019] You’ve got a great business idea. You’ve even worked with some clients and tested your idea. It’s a good one, and it’s time to make it official. You need a name and a website. But, how do you go about naming your online business? It’s a process that you want to take…

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Overcoming Your Fear of Starting a Business Online

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I’ve spent the past month doing website reviews and also talking to women who have amazing business ideas. They’re energetic, excited, bright, and….stuck. The fear of starting their business by building a website with the necessary technology and the prospect of clarifying what they do and who they serve is overwhelming. The result is that…

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