If you’re going through a quiet period in your business right now, you are not alone. Even the most successful business owner you can think of has periods which are quieter than others and feels the quiet thoughts of “what if it never picks up?” creeping in. But you can tell those thoughts to get right back in the hole they came from, because there are lots of ways to get the ball rolling again…Read More
“Well it’s great that you’re so passionate and everything, but…you aren’t going to make much money from this, are you?”
”It’s really risky to be self-employed, you know. Wouldn’t you be better off with a secure job?”
”Work is called work for a reason. It isn’t supposed to be fun.”
These are all things that people have said to me when I’ve told them about my business, and if you’re a fellow solo business owner I’d hedge a bet that you’ve had similar comments. Here’s why they’re wrong.Read More
Pricing is by far the topic you guys ask me about the most, and with good reason - it can be tricky to get it right! Set the wrong price and your previously keen new client will suddenly disappear in a puff of smoke. In this post, I’m going to share how you can set prices that attract your dream clients.Read More
A question I’m asked a lot is “why is talking about money still such a taboo?” So today, I’m going to talk about why this taboo still exists, why it’s important that we break it and how to feel confident talking about money.Read More
In any business, especially in the online world, it’s essential to find the balance between offering things for free and making money from whatever it is that your business does, and where the line crosses from free to paid work.
It’s a frequently discussed topic that I recently shared my thoughts on in an Instagram Story, and today I want to share where my own boundaries lie and my advice for setting your own boundaries. I’ve also covered this topic in today’s podcast episode, which you can listen to below.Read More
If you've been feeling less than confident about your prices, you aren't the only one. It's tricky trying to work out how much to charge - you want to avoid undervaluing what you bring to the table while making sure your customers feel like they're getting a good deal.
Here are three things you need to take into account if you're thinking about changing your pricing up.
Clickbaity and boastful sounding title aside, I genuinely haven’t ever been paid late by any of my clients and today I want to share why I think that is with you in the hope that we can all go forth and live happy, late fee-free lives.